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Ingredient of the Week: Alpine Rose

137054229-alpine-rose-alpstein-pink-color-appenzell.jpgAlpine Rose is not only a beautiful flower that grows at high altitudes in the Swiss Alps, it also has powerful youth enhancing properties!

Its regenerative characteristics and resilience to harsh environments helps this flower flourish and thrive in extremely cold, dry surroundings. To adapt to its treacherous environment, Alpine Rose has sponge-like scales on its leaves to help limit water loss. In addition, it has the ability to synthesize protective proteins which resemble tiny sponges and helps retain water around the plant’s cell membrane.

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Benefits of Ceramides in Skin Care

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Ceramides are naturally occurring fats in our body that serve as the main component of skin’s outer structure. They protect the delicate surface of the skin and help to lock in moisture. Ceramide lipids (along with cholesterol and other fatty acids) are basically the glue that binds our skin cells together, creating a strong and protective barrier against external damage.

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