I have to admit that I was disappointed to learn that seaweed had limited nutritional value as well as a troubling downside. But I was then thrilled to discover that seaweed is a skin care superstar. Different forms of sea plants have long been used in the manufacture of creams, lotions and balms to provide natural thickening and emulsification ( eg keeping oil and water together). In the past decade, peer reviewed published studies have shown that seaweed varieties can benefit skin in four much needed ways:
Seaweed for Super Hydration
Sea plants helps the skin hold moisture in two ways. The gel-like properties of seaweed acts like a shield to prevent water evaporation from the skin– sort of the way plastic wrap … Continue Reading… →
I have been trying out cutting edge anti-aging tools for my face and I love the results. Clear and Brilliant laser, Retin A, Botox, and IPL have made a lovely change in the quality, tone and color of my facial skin. My neck is another story.
The sallow color, little bumps as well as crinkles and wrinkles, make my neck look decades older than the rest of my head. It’s almost like a younger face is now on top of an older neck. Not good. As a child I remember an aunt who worked hard on her neck. Each night she slapped on a thick, heavily scented cream with a steady rhythm and slept with a chin strap to hold everything together. It didn’t really work … Continue Reading… →