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Vitamin A Benefits

Posted on 23. May, 2011 by .

Vitamin A is a dominant vitamin of the skin. It is because it has fundamental role in control of normal activities of the skin cells. Vitamin A controls normal activities of the DNA of the nucleus of the cell as well as the mitochondria (powerhouse of the cell). It is normally found in the skin predominantly…

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Environ Skincare Products in Boston

Posted on 02. Sep, 2009 by .

  Environ – a beautiful skin for a lifetime: There’s no such a thing as a quick fix when it comes to achieving healthy, beautiful skin. Since ancient times, people have used cosmetics to try to improve their skin and to hide the effects of ageing. While offering the hopeful user the promise of being…

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Antioxidants and Vitamins in Skincare Products and Facials for Youthful Skin Facials in Boston

Posted on 11. May, 2009 by .

Antioxidants are substances that prevent oxidation damage to cells. The highest concentration of antioxidants in the body is contained in the epidermal layer (first layer; dermis is second layer) of the skin, forming a protective barrier for the living dermal layer and the internal body. With age and environmental damage, the concentration of antioxidants in the…

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How Does Pigmentation Occur and How To Treat It?

Posted on 28. Apr, 2009 by .

Pigment melanin gives our skin protection against harmful ultraviolet rays. Melanin production can increase or decrease beyond normal, creating a change in the skin color.  The overproduction of melanin, or hyperpigmentation (dark spots), is related to sun exposure (direct sunlight and artificial sunlight), acne scarring, hormonal changes, nutritional deficiency or prescription drugs. The problem with hypopigmentation (white…

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