Can Arctic Cloudberry Prevent Wrinkles?

arctic cloudberryArctic  Cloudberry is an especially hardy berry that grows in the bogs and forests  of Finland, Newfoundland, and Sweden. The harsh climate is challenging to any plant and scientists have found that those that do survive  have super high levels of antioxidants. Its really impressive that Arctic Cloudberry  has 2X the vitamin C  found in oranges.   Since  studies like NHANES have shown that people have  diets  high in natural vitamin C have less wrinkles, this is certainly  interesting  for an anti-aging ingredient.  But wait there’s more.  Arctic Cloudberry  also  has vitamin A, vitamin E, Omega 6, Omega 3, citric acid, and disease fighting polyphenols  like anthocyanins, quercetin  and ellagic acid.  Impressive!  Some researchers have reported  that Arctic Cloudberry can fight oxidative damage and strengthen  the skin.

Adding Arctic Cloudberry to Your Skin Care Routine

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Budget Beauty Guide:Moisturizers

I often get the sense  that  my friends have an almost mystical faith in moisturizers.  While they avoid taxis and  stagger home  from Costco  with 10  pounds of rice, they  have faith that a $300 moisturizer  is the key to beautiful  young skin.  If  only it  was that easy.

First, a little back story.   Water is essential  for healthy skin.  It promotes normal  metabolism   and keep skin cells organized and flexible.  The mission of a moisturizer is to simply help the skin maintain a healthy water balance. The  most basic   water and oil formulas act  like Saran Wrap to prevent  evaporation of water from the skin.   And the  simplest moisturizers will do  just that.  But there are three affordable and effective ingredients which  crank up   water attracting and holding powers in a moisturizer.  Hyaluronic … Continue Reading…