The aging process is inevitable and it usually starts in your mid-twenties. Some of the first ways you will notice aging is from the changes that appear in your skin. There are two main factors that cause your skin to age: they are the genetic factors (intrinsic) and the environmental factors (extrinsic). You can do a lot to influence both and remain youthful longer!!
We take special care of our skin because it's the most visible part of who we are physically. But, do you know exactly what your skin does for you? Why does collagen matter? And what happens within your skin that causes wrinkles and other changes?
Healthy, radiant skin must start on the inside. Like the body, your skin must be well hydrated and nourished to age gracefully. Eating a diverse diet of nutrient-dense, whole foods is the key to time defying skin. Here are my top 10 foods for natural beauty (in no particular order):
Sprouted flax meal is one of the main ingredients in this yummy cookie recipe. They taste like a decadent treat from the finest bakery, but are a much healthier, guilt-free option. N'oatmeal cookies for everyone!
Is your skin in need of a nice scrubbing? The purpose of a body scrub is to exfoliate the outermost layers of dead skin cells, revealing your softer, younger cells just below. But, there's no need to spend top-dollar at a spa when you can have the same treatment at home. It's something that can be romantic, too, if your sweetheart does the scrubbing!
Does your deodorant stink? The underarm sticks on store shelves are loaded with toxic chemicals that are designed to be absorbed into your skin. Today's the day your family switches to a much healthier alternative!
It isn't every day that you meet someone you instantly connect with. But, that's what happened when Militza Maury introduced herself to me...
When fall and winter roll around, that's when people often get sick. It's also the time the health-conscious reach for their vitamin C. It's pretty famous for keeping germs at bay or helping fight a bug. And as a big bonus, vitamin C is also a wonderful nutrient that keeps your skin healthy and youthful.
How's your energy lately? If you're feeling sluggish, what you're eating could be to blame. Thankfully, you can make some pretty simple shifts in your diet that significantly improve your energy and overall well-being.
When it comes to skin care, it seems the face gets the most attention - and for good reason! Your face is the feature which best distinguishes you as a person. It can also reveal a lot about your emotions, lifestyle, and your health. So, here's a recipe for a skin serum that helps your face radiate beautiful health!
Jenny Yelle, MHNE Holistic Wellness Educator
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