Month: January 2010

Fight Skin Aging with La Roche Posay Derm AOX

New La Roche Posay Derm AOX is a novel treatment that incorporates 3 active ingredients to fight oxidation and glycation, two major causes of skin aging. Derm AOX contains: Carnosine. Originally from diabetes research, carnosine fights glycation, a process that causes sugar molecules naturally present in the skin to attach to collagen fibers making them… Read more »

Naturally Fresh With Dr Hauschka Deodorants

Though the debate regarding the safety of aluminum found in traditional antiperspirants and Alzheimer’s Disease rages on (evidence regarding the link is inconclusive at best), many individuals are looking for natural alternatives. If that description fits you, you may be interested to learn more about Dr Hauschka Deodorants. Formulated without the use of ingredients designed… Read more »

Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid (NDGA): What It Can Do For Skin

Nordihydroguaiaretic acid, also known by the short form NDGA, is a potent antioxidant found in the creosote bush, a flowering plant from the deserts of the western USA and parts of Mexico. A relative newcomer to skin care, NDGA is believed to reduce free radical damage in skin cells, thereby keeping them healthy. In addition,… Read more »

Hyaluronic Acid (Sodium Hyaluronate): A Skin Moisturizer

Hyaluronic acid (sometimes listed as sodium hyaluronate) in skin care products, is found in connective tissue, neural tissues and skin. It is a major component of the synovial fluid found between joints and is essential for lubrication. In addition, hyaluronic acid forms an important component of cartilage, helping to coat each cell, giving cartilage resilience…. Read more »