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Coenzyme Q10 For Skin | 8 Stunning Benefits You'll Love

FIND OUT HOW COQ10 CAN DRAMATICALLY CHANGE YOUR SKIN One of the top skin care ingredients sought after by skin care experts is Coenzyme Q10.  It has been a hero in Japanese skin care and there are so many good reasons why. What is Coenzyme Q10? Coenzyme Q10, also known as CoQ10, is a compound that helps generate energy in your cells. Your body produces CoQ10 naturally, but its production tends to decrease with age. Fortunately, you can also get CoQ10 through supplements or foods.Health conditions like heart disease, brain disorders, diabetes, and cancer have been linked to low levels of CoQ10. Where can you find Coenzyme Q10?  In foods like cauliflower, broccoli, oranges, strawberries, spinach, and soybeans.  You can...

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What is Trichloroacetic Acid?

There Are Many Impressive Benefits of using TCA On Your Skin If there’s one acid ingredient that I could recommend, to someone who is hoping to make significant changes to their skin, it would be trichloroacetic acid, also known as TCA.  Glycolic acid is a close second, based on it’s versatility and because like TCA, it’s so easy to use with the right plan in place. TCA can help with a myriad of issues – ranging from acne, acne scarring, dull skin, wrinkled skin, sagging skin, sun spots, discoloration, patched of dark skin, and large pores.  Importantly, it has also been used to treat and remove precancerous growth, which is a great option for you and your medical provider to...

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Trichloroacetic Acid Uses, How It Works & Facts

Impressive Trichloroacetic Acid And It's Many Uses According to Allure Magazine, chemical peels are the secret to better looking skin.  TCA peels are in our opinion one of the best, most effective options. Peels can make your skin—and skin-care products—work better. In minutes, acids lift away dead cells and trigger a lovely chain reaction: "As that topmost layer is shed, signals are sent to the living cells below to multiply and move up, to increase collagen production, to make more hyaluronic acid—to act younger," says David Bank, an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Columbia University/Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. A thorough sloughing also offers one very immediate upshot: smoother skin that's both more radiant and more receptive. "Your...

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Best Skin Lightening Cream | Two Organic & Healthy Product Options

Historically, skin lightening dates back very far - but this is not a blog post supporting the idea of whitening skin or changing the overall color of your skin.  Instead, this is about the option to lighten and correct sun spots, sun damage, and bringing our skin back to its natural color – not changing the color.  We embrace all shades of beauty, from very dark to very light, and encourage everyone to feel the same way.  Gone are the rules about what society should expect.  The things women did a long time ago to lighten their skin was considered quite extreme and downright dangerous in some ways. During the Nara Period (710–94), women painted their face with a white...

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Organic Skin Care | 20 Nasty & Potentially Bad Chemicals to Avoid

There are so many skin care brands out there that miss the mark when it comes to avoiding the most unwanted chemicals.  Their products might have a nice feel, scent, or look well branded, but low and behold: the label indicates they are not truly green or participating in what many people refer to as "green washing".  Yes it's true that some natural or organic products might not have as long of a shelf life, but they are so much better for you. In their everyday life, people are exposed to a great range of chemicals most of which occur naturally in the environment, but others are derived from human activities, being present in foods, water and various daily use...

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