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IS HYDROGEN THE NEXT “IT” BEAUTY INGREDIENT?

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Posted by 05.18.18

Lighter than oxygen and the air we breathe, hydrogen has begun quietly throwing its weight around in the beauty and wellness worlds. The Japanese have long been drinking and bathing in water infused with this element. Korean beauty brands have embraced it as well, but only now is it starting to flow into a variety of products on this side of the world. From topical skincare to supercharged drinks, could hydrogen be the next big thing?

According to New York City dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Brauer, “There is data in the scientific literature to support the idea that molecular hydrogen acts as an antioxidant, and more specifically may protect cells from UVB-induced inflammation and damage, ho

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THERE’S THE SCRUB – 6 EXFOLIATORS WE LOVE

Posted by 12.12.13

This time of year wreaks havoc on your skin. Stressing out over what to do for New Year’s, last minute gift decisions, combined with colder temps and drier air, plus the party season kicking into high gear take a toll on an otherwise smooth and toned complexion.

Going far beyond garden variety facial scrubs, this fresh crop of microbeads, gommages and super sloughing agents can reverse the signs of dull, dry and winter skin.

Malin+Goetz Jojoba Face Scrub is formulated with gentle jojoba meal to give the sensation of a good exfoliation but without irritation. When used with light pressure, it’s ideal for sensitive skin. Cilantro is added to calm and amino acids hydrate. It can even

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GETTING FIGGY WITH IT

Posted by 01.12.13

Deliciously fresh and in tarts, figs are much more than a fruity Mediterranean treat. They are one of nature’s most powerful sources of antioxidants, containing vitamins A, C, and E. Good for you and scrumptious, did you know that fig oil and fig extract can also be beneficial to your skin? The naturally-occurring antioxidant vitamins in figs help fight free-radical damage, which causes aging and other degenerative diseases. Figs contain other skin-friendly vitamins like niacin, folate, as well as omega 6 fatty acids that keep skin moisturized and hydrated from within. From body butters to buffing cloths, figs can be effective in any body product. Here are a few of our favorites.

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