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June 2, 2011

How to have healthy and beautiful skin.

Health from inside

Health and beauty

Step 1 – Cleanse: Using the right cleanser twice a day will help remove dirt and impurities that have accumulated throughout the day, while simultaneously moisturizing and protecting your delicate complexion. This leaves your skin feeling soft, soothed, and refreshed.

TIP: Be sure to remove your makeup and cleanse before you go to sleep each night.  Not cleansing properly can cause you to look older than your years.

Step 2 – Tone: you should be using one that will tone your skin while preserving its natural moisture. Using a gentle, effective toner is a must to preserve the delicate moisture barrier in your skin and prevent long-term dehydration.

TIP: Be sure to choose a toner that delivers the nutrients your complexion needs to protect it from outside damage and preserve its youthful look.

Step 3 – Moisturize: Dry skin is less prepared to withstand free radical damage from the sun and environment.  Moisturizing after cleansing will keep all skin types in balance and reduce the risk of premature aging.

TIP: After cleansing and toning, be sure to moisturize – even if you have oily skin. Oily skin can still become dehydrated and produce even more oil as a result, leaving you worse off than you started! Choose a moisturizer that penetrates deeply into the skin to slow down the aging process, promote healthy cell growth, and improve the quality of skin tissue – ensuring that your complexion remains youthful and wrinkle-free.

We suggest the 100% organic products from Herbs of Kedem.

Start with cleansing your skin with Aviv – evening floral cleanser & make-up remover, then toning it with Boker – morning floral water. Every evening nourish your skin with the wonderful Meshi – regenerating serum. Enjoy adding Tsukim to your daily skin care routine as a skin toning ointment on wrinkles and to protect skin around eyes. Every 10 days use exfoliating and deep-cleansing Tishrei Regenerating Peeling Mask.

Maintain your skin from the inside. Most experts say eating a balanced diet is the best way to get healthy skin. “Everything you eat becomes a part of not only your inner being, but the outer fabric of your body as well. The healthier the foods are that you consume, the better your skin will look,” says Samantha Heller, MS, RD, a clinical nutritionist at NYU Medical Center in New York City.

Food for better skin: Blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, and plums. The common link between these four foods is their high antioxidant content. In a study recently published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, these four fruits weighed in with the highest “total antioxidant capacity” of any food. The benefits of these foods for healthy skin are plentiful.Fish contains oils that will help nourish your skin.

Healthy Oils. These contain more than essential fatty acids. those labeled cold pressed, expeller processed, or extra virgin are the ones to look for.Flaxseeds are an excellent source of omega-three fatty acids, which promote good skin health.

Vitamin A is essential for healthy skin. This includes plenty of dark orange (carrots, sweet potatoes, winter squash) and dark green (broccoli, spinach, kale) vegetables — all of which are high in vitamin A.Vitamin E helps promote great skin, which is why this includes nuts such as hazelnuts and almonds — which are high in vitamin E — as snacks.

Green Tea. This beverage deserves a category all its own in any article about foods for healthy skin. The skin-health properties in this beneficial drink just can’t be beat. “It has anti-inflammatory properties, and it’s protective to the cell membrane. It may even help prevent or reduce the risk of skin cancer,

Detoxification teas. reinforces the external treatment of skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis, acne, etc.). This tea helps during weight loss period to drain liberated materials, it stimulates metabolism.
How stress affects your skin

The stress response also helps you rise to meet challenges. Stress is what keeps you on your toes during a presentation at work, sharpens your concentration when you’re attempting the game-winning free throw, or drives you to study for an exam when you’d rather be watching TV. But beyond a certain point, stress stops being helpful and starts causing major damage to your health, your mood, your productivity, your relationships, and your quality of life.
Stress Contributes to Eczema, Psoriasis and DermatitisStress Contributes to Cold Sores and AcneStress Causes WrinklesStress Contributes to Skin Cancer

So healthy diet and lifestyle with less stress are the best ways to stay healthy and good looking! And of course good skin care products help.

November 24, 2008

meshi1.jpgThe body has many lines of defense to help protect itself from harm. The skin is the first line of defense. So it is very important to teke care of your skin.
There are many factors affecting the condition of your skin. Such as lack of moisture. Dry skin isn’t just uncomfortable – it’s also a sign that your skin isn’t holding on to enough water to allow its repair enzymes to work properly. That means that your skin is less able to naturally heal the inflammation caused by external attackers like the sun, excess sugar intake, and pollution.

The solution: Moisturize! Not all creams and lotions are created equal, though: Ideally, a moisturizer should not only temporarily hydrate, but also strengthen skin so that it can retain moisture more effectively.

You need all natural effective ointments protecting the skin of lips, hand palms, toes, and heels against cracks. Products that nourish skin, creates a protective layer to prevent further dehydration
Enhances recovery and skin regeneration. Calms (against itching).

The products we suggest contain exclusively edible ingredients, of vegetal origin.  They contain no preserving ingredients, artificial fragrances or solvents.

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