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Ingredient of the Week: Avocado

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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 “Ingredient of the Week: Avocado”

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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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