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An extremely potent antioxidant derived from grapes, blueberries and even cocoa, resveratrol was catapulted into the spotlight in 2006 when a National Institutes of Health study found that it improved the health of overweight aged mice. Further research concluded that resveratrol can extend the lifespan of fish, flies and worms, and this unique quality immediately caught the attention of skincare scientists who have since started incorporating it into creams and serums in the hopes that it has an anti-aging effect on the skin as well.
While it’s important to remember that these findings were based on ingesting resveratrol (and organisms other than people), dermatologist Dr. Bradley Bloo
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Antioxidants are widely used in beauty products due to the fact that they’re known to stop and even help reverse oxidative damage from free radicals as well as promote the proliferation of healthy cells. Arielle N.B. Kauvar, MD, Clinical Professor of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine and Director of New York Laser & Skin Care says “anti-oxidants and sunscreen are the most important skin care products to use during the day when exposure to environmental effects, such as sun and pollutants are highest.”
There are a limitless number of antioxidants to be found in beauty products–everything from vitamin E in the form of alpha-tocopherol, vitamin C, coenzyme Q10, lycop
Pinot, cab, merlot…I like a good glass of wine as much as the next woman, but what I like even better are the amazing anti-aging properties to be found in red wine. According to scientific research, one glass a day is all it takes to reap the benefits. Wine, particularly the red varieties, is rich in polyphenols, antioxidants and resveratrol, a potent antioxidant known to protect cells against oxidative damage, stimulate cell turnover and reduce inflammation so your skin stays younger looking for longer.
A nice glass of vino is one thing, but recent research suggests that topical resveratrol is one of the most powerful antioxidants available which would explain the abundance of skin c
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In honor of the Academy Awards next Sunday, March 2, Resvology wants to share with Beauty in the Bag readers the tools to attain an award-worthy red-carpet glow. The company is offering three Resvology® with 4-AR Molecule™ Age Corrective Kits (a $247.00 value) for this week’s Gorgeous Giveaway. The kit contains a wrinkle treatment, an eye cream, and a cleansing gel.
The line is built around the patented 4-AR Molecule™, touted to be the first ever stabilized form of resveratrol—the powerful antioxidant responsible for red wine’s health benefits. According to the company, the 4-AR Molecule™ is scientifically proven to activate 85 key skin genes to help prevent visible signs of
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