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Following our blog post on 5 bad skin habits that can wreak havoc on your skin, here is a follow-up post with five good habits to keep your skin healthy and bright. Drink plenty of water Drinking lots of water is not only good for your skin, but it is also a key habit for maintaining your overall health. The cells in our body are mostly made up of water and keeping them hydrated is integral to your physiological balance. One study explored the relationship between the skin-hydrating effect of drinking plenty of water. In the study, healthy women were...

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While the winter months are beautiful and playing outdoors can be a lot of fun, the season can also be harsh on your skin. By following some of the tips below, you are sure to protect your skin from winter’s harsher elements. Change things up Most likely, your summer skin care routine will not suffice for the winter months. With less moisture in the air, you may have to change up your lotion for a moisturizing cream. Our Age Definer™ Moisturizer is perfect for keeping skin hydrated, while also reducing the appearance of fine lines. Choose your cleanser carefully A...

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We all want glowing skin, but there are some habits that will cause harm to your complexion. By avoiding the habits below, your skin will thank you! Keep your complexion on track and know which habits to break. Not washing your face before bed After a long, hard day, we can understand the urge to hit the pillow without washing your face. Unfortunately, your skin can suffer as a result. Throughout the day, dirt, oil and pollution can build up and lead to both inflammation and breakouts. It’s best to wash your face with a gentle cleanser and moisturize before...

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Nutrition for Healthy Skin – Part Two Last week, we investigated how proper nutrition can alter your skin. In the second of our two-part series, we will be looking into additional nutritional power houses, which have an impact on how healthy your skin will look and feel. Sweet potatoes Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of beta-carotene, which converts into vitamin A in your body. A half cup serving of baked sweet potato contains enough beta-carotene to provide nearly four times the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) of vitamin A. Carotenoids like beta-carotene help keep your skin healthy by acting as...

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 Proper nutrition is important for a healthy body, but did you know that it also has a huge impact on your skin? In this two-part series, we will explore some nutritional and powerhouse foods that are sure to keep you skin healthy and craving more. Fatty Fish Fatty fish, such as salmon, mackerel and herring, are excellent foods for healthy skin. They are great sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for maintaining skin health. Let us explain: Omega-3 fatty acids help keep skin thick, moisturized and improve elasticity. They also help to reduce inflammation and can even make...

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