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anthocyanin, ferulic acid, flavonoids, phenolic acids, Quinic Acid, Skin Soothing, Strawberries, Strawberry, Strawberry Kiwi Gel Masque, Strawberry Mask, Strawberry Skin Care, Vitamin C -

Did you know its national strawberry month? Strawberries are a delicious superfood packed with health promoting bio-actives including vitamins, minerals, phenolic acids and flavonoids, especially anthocyanin, a phytochemical responsible for the red color of the berries. Strawberries in Skin Care With an acidic pH ranging between 5 and 6, strawberries, naturally promote a healthy acid mantle, the ideal skin surface pH in well balanced skin, which should be between 4.5 and 6.3. Strawberries have one of the highest concentrations of VITAMIN C. Some people even go as far as calling Vitamin C the holy grail of preventing premature wrinkles. All...

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growth stretchmarks, home treatment for stretch marks, hormonal stretch marks, how to get rid of stretchmarks, how to improve stretch marks, non invasive stretch marks treatment, pregnancy stretchmarks, stretch marks, stretch marks home treatment, Stretchmarks, Stretchmarks be gone treatment -

Did you know that over 80% of women have Stretch marks? The most common areas are on the stomach, waist, thighs, hips and on the breasts, but they can appear anywhere. What happens is there develops ruptures in the extracellular matrix which is made up of collagen & elastin fibers. This is especially a major concern for Moms, who are more susceptible to Stretch Marks due to the changes in hormone levels and stretching of the skin during pregnancy. Let’s take a deeper dive into understanding the actual epidermal issue. Stretchmarks, much like scars, are compacted compromised collagen fibers. When...

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Anti-Aging, Antioxidant, Beta Carotene, BioActive, Botanical, Carotenoids, Folic Acid, Healing, Hippophae, Magic Berry, Malic Acid, Omega 3, Omega 6, Omega 7, Omega 9, Orange Berries, Quinic Acid, Scar Healing, Scar Removing, Sea Buckthorn, Siberian Berry -

Hippophae berries, a gift from Mother Nature, also known as sea buckthorn are nature's exclusive supplier of the  rare Omega-7 fatty acid with powerful anti-aging abilities among many digestive and urinary tract health benefits. Hippophae berries are also most densely concentrated with other antioxidants and substances supplying skin with Vitamin C,Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Folic Acid, Carotenoids, Omega-9, Omega-6, Omega-3,Quinic Acid, Malic Acid, and Flavonoids.  Studies have shown an impeccable therapeutic ability of these small orange berries to repair damaged DNA. It enhances and enables the skin barrier to protect itself from environmental toxins.  Hippophae berries primarily in the form of an oil contain a “bioactive skin soothing complex” used for many centuries in Siberia...

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Acne Rosacea, Arnica, Arnica Montana Flower, Arnica Serum, Rosacea, Rosacea Skin, sensitive skin, skin bruising, skin inflammation, skin irritation -

If you are wondering what is the best botanical ingredient to help with sensitive or inflammatory skin conditions like rosacea, LISTEN UP!   ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER 🌼   The delicate yellow flower, is considered part of the sunflower family & is native to mountainous areas of Europe where the climates are moderate.   Arnica is best know for its use in homeopathy, but it has so  much to offer when used in the treatment room & as part of a home care regimen to help with inflammation and other vascular related skin conditions.   Arnica promotes healthy capillary function, which...

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Acne Rosacea, Inflamed Skin, Inflammatory Skin Condition, Inflammatory Skin Disease, Rosacea, Rosacea Skin -

Frequent redness in the center of the face, focused-in on the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin area, sensitivity, an irritated ruddy appearance are usual symptoms of rosacea. April is ROSACEA awareness month! Rosacea is an extremely complex skin disease that is continuously being researched by scientists, who still have not been able to indefinitely claim what in fact causes rosacea. Based on the account of millions in the United States alone that suffer from this skin disease, we can at least have a better understanding about the primary triggers and how to help decrease and lessen their symptoms. Rosacea can...

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