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Ingredient of the Week: Alpine Rose

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Alpine 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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Anti-Aging · Beauty · Ingredients · Nutrition · Skincare

Avocado: Nutritious and Good for your Skin!

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We all know how delicious avocados are in guacamole or on toast but did you know that avocados have numerous skin benefits?

Avocados are very rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals which is why it is highly beneficial in skincare. Due to this fruit having natural anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and moisturizing properties, it is able to soothe and hydrate dry, itchy skin. Continue reading “Avocado: Nutritious and Good for your Skin!”