Skin Care for Your Skin Type

Skin Care for Your Skin Type
The skin is our largest organ and taking care of it is important. The skin ages in two ways- environmental factors and biological aging. A comprehensive skin care routine will address both factors.

The American Academy of Dermatology tells us the slowing down of elastin and collagen production between 20 and 80 years of age with a decrease of 65%. Thickness of the skin decreases by 6% every 10 years. 

Intrinsic aging, which are hereditary factors, account for 10% of the visible signs of aging. Darker and thicker skin types typically show less aging signs. Actinic (external factors) can be caused from smoking, excessive alcohol, improper diet, and sun exposure. These external factors can be from free radicals which bring about visible pre-mature changes to the skin.
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What Is Dry Brushing and Why Is It So Important For Your Body?

What Is Dry Brushing and Why Is It So Important For Your Body?
Dry brushing isn’t just something trendy that ‘crunchy’ people do, it’s a great way to exfoliate your skin, reduce the appearance of cellulite, and promote lymphatic drainage. After all the skin is our largest organ, with a total area of about 20 square feet. One third of our body’s toxins are eliminated through the skin and dry brushing helps unclog pores and eliminate toxins that become trapped in the skin. 

The Benefits….
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