Green Tea: Healthy Skin with Benefits Did you know drinking 2-3 cups of Green tea could radically improve your skin, fight dementia, and keep allergies at bay? Green tea is naturally rich in catechin, a powerful antioxidant. Splash some lemon juice in your cup and the vitamin C will synergistically maximize your body’s ability to absorb those free-radical fighting goodies. Applied topically, it boosts sun protection factors. I use Osmosis Skin Care at the Sanctuary Day Spa (formerly Skin Therapy by Errin). Each facial ends with the application of Shade, a physical sunscreen enhanced with green tea extract. Should you choose Green tea over Black tea? Yes! Green tea is.
I talk a lot about lifestyle and its correlation to healthy skin. Beautiful skin is about so much more than what products we put on our skin.One of the most relaxing ways that certainly contributes to glowing skin is yoga. Unfamiliar with yoga? First, ask your doctor if it’s okay to do yoga. Once you get the go-ahead, it’s easy to access yoga through cable t.v.’s On Demand channel, DVD’s (I learned watching Rodney Yee), or a local class (check out www.headingom.org) Yoga promotes detoxification through the breath and sweating. It helps you center and release stress, an important factor when it comes to hormonal balance. Inversion yoga poses can.
How can you eat and drink your way to beauty? This winter try beets. This amazing superfood brings a powerful punch to the table. Loaded with minerals and vitamins, it naturally fights wrinkles and skin conditions. Lycopene, found in beetroot juice, has been found to prevent skin sag. Its anti-inflammatory properties help prevent acne breakouts. Powerful anti-oxidants and phenolic compounds neutralize free-radicals. Beets are the perfect food to detox this winter. It has been used for centuries to cleanse toxins and purify the blood and liver. Pregnant ladies rejoice in the abundance of folate! Other benefits are derived from lutein and zeaxanthin, which assist in eye health. Roasted beets are.