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IS SUGAR BAD FOR YOUR SKIN?

Photo Credit: Morinda.com

Posted by 07.18.14

Glycation, the effect of excess sugar on the body, is a process I expect we will hear more and more about in terms of its aging impact on the skin. Glycation actually happens when excess sugars in the bloodstream bind with proteins and form advanced glycation end products, called AGEs for short, which cause protein fibers to stiffen and the skin looses elasticity. AGEs also cause skin cells to become more vulnerable to free radicals.

Obviously, white sugar and high fructose syrup contribute to glycation, but the process is actually inevitable. Whole grains, fruits, and vegetables turn to sugar too when digested. Enter the age of AGE fighting products and skin care.

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LIERAC GIVES THE 40S SKIN CARE OF ITS OWN

Posted by 07.15.14

True or false: women in their 40s like the way they look? The BITB team votes for a resounding “True,” noting that women in their 40s know who they are and possess the type of confidence that makes them strong, beautiful, and often in the best shape of their lives.

The challenge is staying that way. Enter the new Lierac Magnificence skin care line. Formulated to fight wrinkles, loss of firmness, and lack of radiance, the four-product collection has been created specifically for women in their 40s, and targets a process called glycoxidation.

Glycoxidation is a combination of two biological processes: glycation and oxidation. Part of natural aging, glycation occurs when sugarsbuild

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GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY: CAUDALIE VINEXPERT FIRMING SERUM

Posted by 11.04.13

In celebration of the $1,000 Caudalie contest going on right now, the grape-loving French brand is giving Beauty in the Bag three Caudalie Vinexpert Firming Serums (an $88 value) for this week’s Gorgeous Giveaway.

Like all Caudalie skincare, Vinexpert is based on the fruit of the vine, not for its delicious wine making qualities, but for its anti-aging benefits. Vinexpert Firming Serum contains the line’s largest amount of resveratrol, the uber antioxidant derived from grapes. In addition, the serum contains 95% natural ingredients including anti-gravity peptides and moisturizing hyaluronic acid, olive squalane, and plant glycerine.

The results are firmer more elastic skin, reduced w

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#Gorgeous
Giveaways

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BEAUTY   |   AESTHETICS   |   WELLNESS

IS SUGAR BAD FOR YOUR SKIN?

Photo Credit: Morinda.com

Posted by 07.18.14

Glycation, the effect of excess sugar on the body, is a process I expect we will hear more and more about in terms of its aging impact on the skin. Glycation actually happens when excess sugars in the bloodstream bind with proteins and form advanced glycation end products, called AGEs for short, which cause protein fibers to stiffen and the skin looses elasticity. AGEs also cause skin cells to become more vulnerable to free radicals.

Obviously, white sugar and high fructose syrup contribute to glycation, but the process is actually inevitable. Whole grains, fruits, and vegetables turn to sugar too when digested. Enter the age of AGE fighting products and skin care.

Superfruits like c

Read More


LIERAC GIVES THE 40S SKIN CARE OF ITS OWN

Posted by 07.15.14

True or false: women in their 40s like the way they look? The BITB team votes for a resounding “True,” noting that women in their 40s know who they are and possess the type of confidence that makes them strong, beautiful, and often in the best shape of their lives.

The challenge is staying that way. Enter the new Lierac Magnificence skin care line. Formulated to fight wrinkles, loss of firmness, and lack of radiance, the four-product collection has been created specifically for women in their 40s, and targets a process called glycoxidation.

Glycoxidation is a combination of two biological processes: glycation and oxidation. Part of natural aging, glycation occurs when sugarsbuild

Read More


GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY: CAUDALIE VINEXPERT FIRMING SERUM

Posted by 11.04.13

In celebration of the $1,000 Caudalie contest going on right now, the grape-loving French brand is giving Beauty in the Bag three Caudalie Vinexpert Firming Serums (an $88 value) for this week’s Gorgeous Giveaway.

Like all Caudalie skincare, Vinexpert is based on the fruit of the vine, not for its delicious wine making qualities, but for its anti-aging benefits. Vinexpert Firming Serum contains the line’s largest amount of resveratrol, the uber antioxidant derived from grapes. In addition, the serum contains 95% natural ingredients including anti-gravity peptides and moisturizing hyaluronic acid, olive squalane, and plant glycerine.

The results are firmer more elastic skin, reduced w

Read More


#Gorgeous
Giveaways

  • New year, new beauty launches! Here are all the exciting new drugstore makeup releases for 2021 you need to know about!
  • GET THE SALON LOOK WITHOUT THE TIME, DAMAGE, OR COMMITMENT Static’s award-winning reusable pop-on nails give you a perfect, non-damaging manicure in seconds for a fraction of the salon cost. Wear them weeks straight or a few days at a time—you decide. These universal milky nude nails can be removed, reapplied, painted, and even reshaped for full customization. IN THE KIT 24 Universal nails in 12 sizes — fits average, petite, and larger sized nails Static Nails' Non-Dama
  • 9 Biggest Makeup Trends 2021 - Your Classy Look
  • Pink Pumpkin Pitaya Smoothie Bowl


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