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Skin Care Tips — Free Radicals

10 Reasons Why I Use Rhonda Allison Antioxidant Complex

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10 Reasons Why I Use Rhonda Allison Antioxidant Complex

My reasoning begins with the following facts about the aging process. The human body ages through 2 physical processes, intrinsic aging and extrinsic aging Intrinsic aging, the natural aging process is characterized by 3 features: decreased collagen production, degeneration in the elastic fiber network and loss of hydration (hyaluronic acid).  Dry, intrinsically aged skin appearance is thin, atrophic and finely wrinkled.   Extrinsic aging referred to as photoaging is due to environmental factors.  Ultraviolet (UV) exposure is the principal cause of extrinsic aging.  In contrast to intrinsic aging,  the characteristic element of photoaging is a substantial buildup of elastotic material in the upper and  middle...

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LED Light Therapy For Wrinkles and Acne

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LED Light Therapy For Wrinkles and Acne

LED Phototherapy Repair Increase circulation and strengthening of capillary system Deliver energy to stimulate a response from the body to heal itself; Healthy skin cells grow 150-200% faster Increase collagen production Allows for deeper penetration of active ingredients Increase phagocytosis (for fighting infection) Stimulate fibroblast activity Increase in RNA and DNA synthesis Red LightThe calming and relaxing red light penetrates the skin to a depth of 8-10 mm which then increases circulation by the formulation of new capillaries. These new capillaries then speed up the healing process in damaged skin. The light rays stimulate the production of collagen, a protein with...

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Lycopene - A Powerful Antioxidant & Free Radical Fighter

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Lycopene  -   A Powerful Antioxidant & Free Radical Fighter

 When our skin is damaged by UVA & UVB rays from that big yellow ball in the sky, called, the sun.  All sorts of bad things all starts to happen to our skin.  Some people will react quickly to the UVB rays with a sunburn.  But what about the UVA rays?  While everyone tries to avoid a sunburn, the UVA rays are doing major damage to our cells. Collagen and elastin fiber cells are weakened  These weakened cells lay deep within the dermis waiting for their turn to come to the surface as lines, wrinkles and sagging skin. Oh my,...

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Antioxidants Your Defense Line Against Free Radicals

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Antioxidants Your Defense Line Against Free Radicals

In order for the skin to function properly, there must be a balance between free radicals and antioxidants.   The steps you  take to reduce or decrease their rate of production can slow down aging and have a positive impact on one’s life span. Free radicals have a negative effect on  skin cells.  They can harm the skin cell’s proteins, lipids and DNA, thereby increasing the risk of diseases.  The damage done to the body  by free radicals accumulates as we age.   Your skin’s health is affected by  internal nutrients as well as topical applications of antioxidants ingredients when they...

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A Few Basic Facts About Vitamin C & Skin

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A Few Basic Facts About Vitamin C & Skin

  Vitamin C is: One of nature’s natural antioxidants. Can be used to treat and prevent changes associated with environmental aging.  Essential for collagen production. The active cosmetic form of vitamin C is ascorbic acid. Safe for daily usage. Helps correct hyperpigmentation Side Effects: On rare occasions vitamin C has been known to sting, cause erythema or dryness.  This slight reaction can be corrected by adjusting your moisturizer.   Be careful when you apply vitamin C around your eyes.     Should You Use A Vitamin C Serum?  Yes,  Vitamin C can be absorbed through the skin with topical applications.   Exfoliating...

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