Posts Tagged ‘age reversal’

Natural Skincare: Exfoliation as part of your Antiaging routine

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

What is exfoliation:
Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest outermost skin cells which are dead and in the process of flaking off. Exfoliation removes these cells evenly to allow for the newer skin cells to be revealed. While the skin naturally sheds skin cells, it can do so unevenly causing different problems for the skin and overall lack of luster and radiance. These dead skin cells can also interfere with the absorption of your facial treatments.

The skin cells that you see on the very surface were born approximately 30 days ago in the deeper dermal layer. They have been growing and working their way through the layers of the skin and becoming more keratin rich, thereby becoming more protective. The skin is continually shedding these cells …

Exfoliation as Part of Anti Aging Skin Care
As part of the natural aging process our cellular regeneration slows down and the shedding of dead skin cells tends to become uneven. This causes dullness and the appearance of dryness and wrinkles is more pronounced. These additional dead skin cells can also hinder the absorption of anti aging treatments to the deeper layers of the skin. Exfoliation helps to restore luminosity and luster as well as enhancing the penetration of anti aging treatments, making them far more effective.

Exfoliating Techniques and Products for Aging skin:
Exfoliating treatments come in a variety of strengths and range from over the counter products to professional services. Some off the shelf products that might exfoliate are: cleansers, masks, scrubs, peels. Professional treatments include facials, peels and microdermabrasion.

To scrub or not to scrub:
We are focusing mainly on facial skin and the question of whether to “scrub” is essential, because while the right type of exfoliation can benefit the health and beauty of your skin, the wrong product or technique can cause damage it and have unintended results. At Organic Apoteke we do not recommend any mechanical forms of exfoliation on the face unless performed by a professional (even then we suggest you proceed with caution).

Scrubbing the skin can cause minute tears, not visible to the eye which can do two things, cause dehydration and expose the skin to bacterial infection. It can also result in excessive thinning of the skin.

Organic Apoteke offers two products which exfoliate the skin in the correct way.  Buttermilk Cleanser, an organic facial cleanser that uses lactic acid from organic buttermilk to remove and prevent the build-up of dead cells, making it the perfect initial step  in anti aging skin care. And the Rejuvenating Face Mask a nourishing  organic face mask, which provides an  intensive weekly hydration which results in the removal of surface damaged cells , revealing healthy , radiant skin below

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Argireline versus Natural Skincare

Friday, November 13th, 2009
Amino acids from potentized fruits and vegetables go into making Organic Apoteke's advanced Natural Peptide Complex.

Amino acids from potentized fruits and vegetables go into making Organic Apoteke's advanced Natural Peptide Complex.

Argireline

Argireline, is the trade name for the synthetically derived peptide called acetyl hexapeptide-3. The company selling acetyl hexapeptide-3 is Centerchem, an ingredient manufacture based in Spain and, according to their Web site, “Argireline works through a unique mechanism which relaxes facial tension leading to a reduction in superficial facial lines and wrinkles with regular use. Argireline has been shown to moderate excessive catecholamines release.”

These effects are not good news for your body. Catecholamines are compounds in the body that serve as neurotransmitters such as epinephrine, adrenaline, and dopamine.

• Epinephrine is a substance that prepares the body to handle emergencies such as cold, fatigue, and shock.

• A deficiency of dopamine in the brain is responsible for the symptoms of Parkinson’s.

Do you want a cosmetic to inhibit your body’s neurotransmittors? What if you accidentally apply too much?

The manufacturers of Argireline claim that it works by relaxing facial muscles. Clients have found that these effects last for only a few hours.

Why subject yourself to a risky, temporary wrinkle fix when there are proven, safe and long term wrinkle cures out there.

Organic Apoteke uses a Natural Peptide Complex that is shown to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles for the long term.

How does it work?

Peptides are made up of amino acids. Amino acids are made by your body and supplied by your diet. Our body then supplies these amino acids to various organs and tissues within the body to support healthy function and build tissue.  As we age, our bodies become less efficient at supplying peptides to the skin, collagen begins to degenerate, causing wrinkles.

The Natural Peptide Complex found in Organic Apoteke’s rejuvenating range supplies the skin with peptides from potentized fruit and vegetable sources to rejuvenate collagen and erases wrinkles. Think of it as a supplement for your skin.

Are you looking for a risky, quick fix or a safe, lasting solution that erases wrinkles and supports healthy skin and overall well-being?

Get your highest dose of Natural Peptides from: Rasayana Rejuvenating Serum.

Other collagen boosting products include: Rejuvenating Face Cream, Rejuvenating Face Mask, and Rejuvenating Eye Cream.

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Anti Aging, Organic Eye Cream – I’m Hooked

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

RECI have been known to tout the glory of getting older and embracing the aging process but I have a confession: I am addicted to the Organic Apoteke Rejuvenating Eye Cream. I don’t mind the gray hairs that are beginning to show here and there (though I secretly hope they grow in a nice streak), but the thought of no longer being as wide-eyed bothers me.

About a year ago, I thought: I am not as vain as I used to be, but it turns out I was just too busy to care. As soon as life mellowed a bit it, it turned out I was as vain as before. It grabbed me when looked in the mirror and I saw my age for the first time around my eyes. I decided that when it came to my eyes I would rather defy my age than embrace it and now I apply our eye cream whenever I think of it.

Thank goodness – I slammed on the brakes and kicked it into reverse: wide-eyed again!

I imagine myself many years from now, sitting on my rocking chair with my silver mane and the eyes of a thirty-something. I’ll take pleasure in knowing I did it without Botox! Yes I’ll still be able to smile – isn’t that what it’s all about?

Who is it for:

Everyone
The skin around the eyes is so thin and delicate, it is never too soon to start protecting it by keeping it nourished, firm and smooth.

Why I love it
• Reduces Wrinkles in as little as two weeks
• Diminishes dark circles by strengthening the tiny capillaries under the eye
• Reduces under eye puffiness
• It is a bargain! Organic Apoteke products don’t aim to be the “budget” option. After all they use certified organic, fair trade ingredients in recycled glass bottles, and a patented production process, but I have to say it: at $27, this is the best value you’ll find.

Key Ingredients:
• Natural Peptide Complex boosts collagen to smooth and firm the skin
• Bilberry extract is a super antioxidant that helps to build capillary strength

What about you?

Do you defy your age or do you embrace it?

Maybe a bit of both?

Please share you views on aging and vanity.

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Argireline vs Natural, Organic Skincare

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Argireline, is the trade name for a synthetically derived peptide.  According to the Argeline website “Argireline works through a unique mechanism which relaxes facial tension leading to a reduction in superficial facial lines and wrinkles with regular use. Argireline has been shown to moderate excessive catecholamines release.” Refer to the following website for more details: http://www.centerchem.com/PDFs/Argireline%20NP%20Ed8Ds.pdf

Releasing catecholamines is not good news for your body. Catecholamines are compounds that serve as neurotransmitters such as epinephrine, adrenaline, and dopamine.  Just consider …

  • Epinephrine is a substance that prepares the body to handle emergencies such as cold, fatigue, and shock.
  • A deficiency of dopamine in the brain is responsible for the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease.

Do you really want a cosmetic to inhibit your body’s neurotransmittors? What if you accidentally apply too much?

The manufacturers of Argireline claim that it works by relaxing facial muscles. Clients have found that these effects last for only a few hours.

Why subject yourself to a risky, temporary wrinkle fix when there are proven, safe and long-term wrinkle cures out there.

A natural peptide complex is a more credible alternative as it can reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles on an ongoing basis.

How does a natural peptide complex work?

Peptides are made up of amino acids. Amino acids are made by your body and supplied by your diet. Our body then supplies these amino acids to various organs and tissues within the body to support healthy function and build tissue.  As we age, our bodies become less efficient at supplying peptides to the skin, collagen begins to degenerate, causing wrinkles.

A natural peptide complex supplies the skin with peptides from fruit and vegetable sources to rejuvenate collagen and erases wrinkles. Just think of it as a supplement for your skin.  It is a safe solution that erases wrinkles, supports healthy skin and promotes overall well-being in the long-term.  Surely this has to be better than a risky, short-term fix provided by synthetic peptides?

Organic Apoteke produces an organic anti aging skincare range containing natural peptides. Get your highest dose of natural peptides from Rasayana Rejuvenating Serum.

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