For this post, instead of preaching to you about taking care of your skin, I’d love to tell you a story. This is the story of a real man who refused to use a good skin care regimen because it wasn’t manly enough. If you’re the wife, girlfriend or significant other of a guy that won’t take care of his skin, or if you’re the guy that won’t take care of his skin……..having bad skin is not manly, having good skin IS! Try it, what do you have to lose?
So you think you know what SPF is? I did, until I read an article that told me different. So I started looking into it to see what the real story is. You’d think that with a name like “Sun Protection Factor”, it would mean how much you’re protected from the sun, right? If you do, you’re only 1/2 right.
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In Part One, we got an overview on why oxidation is bad for our body. Since antioxidants can boost our skin health and overall body health, let’s look at some amazing sources of antioxidants to see the benefits in our health, as well as our skin. Read More →
Aging is a normal process, but is there something we can do to slow down the process a little? Some scientists think that antioxidants are the key to helping us look and feel younger, and I’m starting to think they’re right. So how do antioxidants actualy help us in the search for the fountain of youth?Read More →
Like this? Then share it on Facebook! “Botanical skin care”. Wondering what that means? It means skin care that is based on one or more botanical ingredients. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll recognize every ingredient in the list, since some ingredients have both common names and chemical names. For example, if you notice one of your products has Tocopherol in it, don’t throw it out! Tocopherol is another name for Vitamin E . In the last 10 or 15 years (or longer), Americans have been discovering the benefits of botanical ingredients in their skin care regimen. I’m not sure why it took us so long to figure itRead More →
Like this? Then share it on Facebook! Helloooooo world! Can you tell this is my first blog? I’ve been thinking about writing one for a while, but I didn’t really know where to start. I guess you’ll have to sit through listening to my background story first, then I’ll move on to some of the subject matter that you really want to hear. So here goes. As many of you may (or may not) know, I used to work full-time as a computer programmer. I loved what I did, but I got really tired of the rat race. I’m also an avid crafter, scrapbooker, jewelry-maker, candle-makerRead More →