Pumpkin and your skin

Pumpkin and your skin Autumn can play some nasty tricks on your skin with its winds and chilly weather. But you can give your skin a treat by using the perfect ingredient of the season, pumpkin, to reveal glowing new skin underneath. Pumpkin contains a lot of amazing properties that benefit the skin in many … read more »

Food and your skin

Food and your skin You are what you eat is truer than true. Especially when it comes to your skin. Your body’s largest organ is directly affected by the foods you consume. Here are some foods that will contribute to your beautiful glow!  1. Carrots: They say they’re good for your vision, but they’re also … read more »

Sweet Tea!

Sweet Tea! A study of 2,200 adults found that drinking tea can lower your risk of getting squamous cell or basil cell carcinoma, the two most common types of skin cancer. The study suggests that EGCG, an antioxidant in tea, is effective at reducing the burn of UV-exposed skin. The study did not entail differences … read more »

The Beauty in Champagne

The Beauty in Champagne It is fitting that champagne is the beverage of choice most often affiliated with celebrating, because we now know that it can help the appearance and condition of our skin! Because champagne and sparkling wines pass through a second fermentation process, the antioxidant properties in the grapes is further enhanced. As … read more »

Energy Drinks: Good or Bad?

Energy Drinks: Good or Bad? It has become all too common to grab your favorite energy elixir when you’re experiencing dragging in the afternoon, are needing to get through a busy day, or you’re having a case of the Mondays. Yes, energy drinks do give you a boost, but the effects are only short term. … read more »

Chocolate: enemy or ally?

Chocolate: enemy or ally? In honor of Valentine’s Day being this week, and also because we just love chocolate, we want to put to rest the myth that chocolate, while tasting oh-so-good, is bad. Chocolate is actually made from plants, meaning it contains many similar health benefits of dark vegetables. The benefits derive from flavonoids, … read more »

Blue-Berry Good for You!

Blue-Berry Good for You! Adding blueberries into your diet can strengthen your immune system, keep colds away, cleanse your blood, and repair and protect your skin! Blueberry Facts: Strengthens blood vessels (leads to healthier blood pressure levels and a healthier heart) Improves memory, balance, and coordination Improves eyesight Prevents and relieves arthritic symptoms Lowers blood … read more »