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Live Bacteria and Your Skin: What You Need to Know

Posted by on 7/20/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
Live Bacteria and Your Skin: What You Need to Know
Probiotics are a new trend in skin care, which also means that there’s a lot of conflicting evidence and claims about their potential benefits for your skin. Before you decide to try new products that claim to contain live bacteria, here’s what you need to know.

Do Detox Diets Do Anything for Your Skin?

Posted by on 7/19/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
Do Detox Diets Do Anything for Your Skin?
Detox diets for your skin are huge trends right now, but the question is: do they actually improve the health and beauty of your skin? Before you hop on board and start planning your skin care detox diet, take a look at what it means to “detox” and why you might want to consider some healthier alternatives.

Why the Hottest Skin Care Trend of 2017 Matters for Your Skin

Posted by on 7/18/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
Why the Hottest Skin Care Trend of 2017 Matters for Your Skin
While not all skin care fads are necessarily the best ideas for everyone’s complexion, the latest think with Google™ trend in skin care can be beneficial for any skin type and condition. Read on to learn more about this trend and why you might want to adopt it to help you achieve and maintain brighter, healthier-looking skin.

What Are Parabens, and Why Don’t You Want Them on Your Skin?

Posted by on 7/17/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
What Are Parabens, and Why Don’t You Want Them on Your Skin?
Parabens are the subject of countless debates regarding their use in skin care and other cosmetic products. Despite their popularity, though, many consumers are still not familiar with what parabens actually are and why you might not want to slather them on your skin. To help you make informed decisions about your skin’s health, here’s what you need to know about parabens in skin care.

Why Your Skin Needs the Genetic 20 Amino Acids

Posted by on 7/14/2017 to Amino Acids      Share  | 
Why Your Skin Needs the Genetic 20 Amino Acids
Long considered the “building blocks of life,” amino acids are the small molecules that come together to form every single protein that exists within living organisms. It would stand to reason, then, that amino acids also play a major role in maintaining the health and beauty of your skin, as human skin is largely comprised of the proteins collagen and elastin. But not every skin care product that contains amino acids is the same. In order to reap the many benefits of amino acids in skin care, you need to find a product that contains the genetic 20 aminos. Here’s why.

Prescription Skin Care: What You Need to Know before You Opt-In

Posted by on 7/13/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
Prescription Skin Care: What You Need to Know before You Opt-In
These days, nearly any visit to your dermatologist’s office or other skin care professional ends with a push toward using a specific prescription skin care product or treatment, or even an entire regimen. While there is certainly a time and a place for prescription treatments, the average consumer generally doesn’t need to spend an arm and a leg on prescription skin care products to get the clear, healthy-looking results they want. If you’re having trouble deciding whether or not you need prescription skin care products, consider these three factors before making a decision.

Are There GMOs in Your Skin Care Products? (And How to Avoid Them)

Posted by on 7/12/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
Are There GMOs in Your Skin Care Products? (And How to Avoid Them)
GMOs, which stand for genetically modified organisms, have been getting lots of attention lately in the food industry for their potential link to a number of health concerns. But many consumers are unaware that GMOs could also be lurking in their favorite skin care products, potentially putting their skin at risk for adverse side effects to their skin’s health and appearance. Read on to learn more about the role of GMOs in the skin care industry and what you can do if you want to avoid using products that contain them.

3 Phenomenal Reasons to Start Using Amino Acid Skin Care

Posted by on 7/11/2017 to Amino Acids      Share  | 
3 Phenomenal Reasons to Start Using Amino Acid Skin Care

You’ve tried every skin care product under the sun, yet you just can’t seem to get the dramatic results you want. Or, even worse, your skin reacts negatively to many of the common products out there, so you’re left in a constant battle just trying to normalize your skin again.

If this sounds like you, the answer you’ve been looking for could be much easier than you might think. By upgrading your skin care routine to include amino acids, you can achieve these three crucial components of healthy skin -- all at the same time.

5 Common Skin Care Ingredients Sensitive Skin Types Should Avoid

Posted by on 7/7/2017 to Amino Acids      Share  | 
5 Common Skin Care Ingredients Sensitive Skin Types Should Avoid

For people with sensitive skin, finding the right skin care products can be quite a challenge. Even some products labeled as “safe” for sensitive skin types may not be the most effective or appropriate, as they could contain some of these all-too-common ingredients that have been shown to cause irritation, dryness, and other adverse effects on the skin.

New Research Says This Amino Acid Could Potentially Cure Eczema

Posted by on 7/7/2017 to Amino Acids      Share  | 
New Research Says This Amino Acid Could Potentially Cure Eczema
Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition characterized by patches of dry, red, itchy skin. An estimated 28 million Americans of all ages have eczema, although there is currently no cure for this condition and, until recently, its causes have been largely unknown and poorly understood [1]. The latest research, however, has uncovered a specific genetic mutation that could be the underlying cause of eczema symptoms, and scientists believe that a particular amino acid may be the solution.