Vitamin K
Oct05

Vitamin K

Vitamin K plays a key role in protecting skin elasticity and could soon be the latest nutraceutical appearing in savvy cosmetic lines.  There are two main forms of vitamin K: phylloquinone (vitamin K1) which is found in green leafy vegetables such as lettuce, broccoli and spinach, and makes up about 90% of the vitamin K in a typical Western diet; and the menaquinones (vitamins K2), which make up about 10% of Western vitamin K...

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Konjac Sponges
Nov12

Konjac Sponges

From Japan and created from the naturally antimicrobial fiber of the konjac plant, and come in either wet or dry varieties. Wet varieties are already spongy as soon as they come out of the packaging. They are pre-moistened during the packaging process in a liquid that contains preservatives and antibacterial ingredients. The dry konjac sponges come hard and dry, and need to be soaked in warm water before using. Read full...

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Drinkable Sunscreen?
Jun18

Drinkable Sunscreen?

  Not so fast!  A topical, barrier sunscreen is still the best thing protecting your skin from the sun’s damaging effects. Some sun protection can come from the inside out. There’s evidence that key nutrients found in certain foods, like phytochemicals in grapes, berries, and walnuts, and sulforaphane in broccoli, can offer some degree of protection. But these are supplemental. Your best bet is to follow Day’s advice: “You...

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Minton Interview with Dr. Howard Murad
Jun10

Minton Interview with Dr. Howard Murad

Board Certified Dermatologist, pharmacist, aesthetics visionary and holder of numerous international patents, learn about the artistry of the life of Dr. Murad and his many coined insights into health and happiness. Please click here for...

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