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Fruit peel: One of my favorites is to exfoliate with a fruit mask. To make a fruit mask, mix a small amount of apples, oranges, strawberries, and grapes in a blender or food processor--about 1/2 cup of each. Clean your face and apply a thin coat of honey and the fruit mixture. Allow the mixture to set for 12 to 15 minutes and rinse. This natural mask is good for all skin types and will leave your skin glowing. ...Read more
Anthocyanins: The roles of anthocyanin pigments as medicinal agents have been well-accepted dogma in folk medicine throughout the world, and, in fact, these pigments are linked to an amazingly broad-based range of health benefits. For example, anthocyanins from hibiscus sp have historically been used in remedies for liver disfunction and hypertension; and bilberry (vaccinium) anthocyanins have an anecdotal hist. ...Read more
Regarding the vitamins that keep skin healthy, where i can find them in food and how i can incorporate these vitamins (in the food) into my diet?
Too much here.: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
A healthy body: The skin is derived from the same structures as the nervous system. Keeping a healthy mind and body goes a long way to having good skin. Daily exercise, healthful eating: of fruits, veggies, low sugar foods, little carbonated soft drinks, not eating fried foods and taking vitamins are helpful. Likewise, skin care with sun-block and proper lotions assist. ...Read more
Quercetin: Flavonoids, such as quercetin, are antioxidants -- they scavenge damaging particles in the body known as free radicals, which damage cell membranes, tamper with dna, and even cause cell death. Antioxidants can neutralize free radicals and may reduce or even help prevent some of the damage they cause. ...Read more
Good lifestyle habit: Skin quality has to do with both genetics, and lifestyle habits. What we put into our bodies reflects in our skin. Lots of water is i portent, as well as a nutritious diet. Tobacco and excessive alcohol do age the skin and eyes prematurely. Your best plan would be good diet, lots of water, good skin care plan, and to work on reducing the alcohol and tobacco. ...Read more
Not always possible: Acne is not a hygiene or lifestyle-related disease. Fitness and reasonable sun exposure may help but only modestly. If you have acne, get it treated, either with topical benzoyl peroxide or another medication supplied by your physician. Anyone telling you otherwise is misleading you. Acne is chronic, serious, and potentially disfiguring. Do what you must. ...Read more
What is the best way to keep face skin healthy and shiny ? I use under eye gel for my eyes and toner every night to clean my skin
Multi-Vits: All vitamins are helpful for ggod skin and health in general --a good multi-vit is usually all you need. ...Read more
Not necessary: The key to healthy skin is avoid sun exposure & smoking. Important skincare includes exfoliation, collagen stimulation & sun protection on a daily basis. Antioxidant serums can help prevent sun damage & skin cancer, & some contribute to collagen stimulation. If you use a vitamin c based serum make sure it is a stable product, otherwise it can accumulate free radicals (the opposite of antioxidant). ...Read more
Hi, I have dandruff problem , even my mom has the problem(my age:18, my mom:53)i have pores and pimples and how to keep healthy skin?
I need to know what I can do to keep my skin extremely healthy, young and glowing?
Please revert with some non-expensive and home remedies too.
Thanks in advance.
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