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What is Lurking in Your Makeup Brushes

Germs, Germs and more Germs! EEEwwwhhhdirty makeup brushes

Are you keeping your makeup brushes on the counter in your bathroom? When is the last time you cleaned your makeup brushes?

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Retinol vs Retin A

Rejuven-A is an excellent retinol product that is easier to use for those people who are sensitive to Retin A (tretinoin). Available by calling Skin Deep 970-250-9249 $59.00

Rejuven-A is an anti-aging treatment formulated with Retinol, CoQ10, collagen stimulating peptides and Vitamins C and E. Rejuven-A enhances cell growth, improves skin elasticity and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This light, gentle formula contains Retinol, a mild, yet effective form of Vitamin A that is kinder to all skin types than Retin-A which can cause irritation. Safe for even sensitive skin, Rejuven-A hydrates and helps reverse damage caused by sun exposure and the passage of time.

• Anti-aging treatment improves skin elasticity, tone, texture & appearance
• CoQ10 & Collagen Amplifier System help stimulate collagen production
• Lipophilic Vitamin C moisturizes & helps stimulate collagen production
• Retinol enhances cell growth, retexturizes skin & improves photodamaged skin

Key Ingredients

Retinol
(Vitamin A) Cell growth enhancement, retexturizes, anti-aging
CoQ10 Improves cellular energy and encourages new cell growth
Beta Glucan Stimulates skin immunity, anti-aging, UV protectant
Vitamin C Protects, heals and stimulates collagen production
Allantoin Biogenic, softens and soothes skin
Lecithin Enhances transdermal delivery, anti-irritant

The Positive Effects of Vitamin A on Your Skin

VITAMIN A. Otherwise none as retinoids, vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is not present in the body. It is important not only to general health systems, but also for the skin.  You will find it present in these foods: Liver, oils, egg yolk, milk and various vegetables. Vitamin A should be applied topically in order to perform its essential purposes. The sun depletes the skin of vitamin A, thus why people who tan age faster than those who don’t. Good skin care products will contain vitamin A in their formulas due to its significance in preventing and healing sun damage. Vitamin A will prevent, restore, normalize and help repair damaged skin. You will find it listed on your labels as: retinyl palmitate, retinyl acetate and retinol, along with the more traditional perscription form, retinoic acid. When using vitamin A enhanced skin care products you must always remember to apply sunscreen.

Using chemical peels to aid acne clear up

acne5Chemical peels using either alpha hydroxy acid or beta hydroxy acid are both highly effective in treating mild to moderately severe facial acne, researchers at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine have found–the first study to compare the two different types of acid peels as therapies for the skin disorder.

Peels using beta hydroxy acid (or BHA) had slightly fewer side effects and results that lasted a bit longer than did peels using alpha hydroxy acid (or AHA), the study found. But overall, both types of treatments were similarly effective in reducing lesions caused by acne vulgaris, the medical term for common facial acne, which affects some 85% of all people 12 to 24 years old.

What do Retinol’s do? Anti-Aging!

Retinol is an antioxidant, which means it helps to neutralize substances call free radicals. Free radicals destroy healthy skin cells. By neutralizing free radicals, retinols calms the skin, decreasing stress factors that may damage the skin .

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