Beauty Tips

Cucumbers Were Never This Great – Here’s To a New Topical Best Friend!

Cucumbers make everything better. If you don’t agree with us, sushi rolls could bring us on the same page.It goes without saying how inculcating cucumbers into your diet leads to numerous potential health benefits, including weight loss, increased internal hydration, digestive regularity and lower blood sugar levels. However, if you are looking for those hidden facets of this popular identification, then you’re on the right page on the Internet.To begin with, here’s a fun fact - cucumber is full of water, ascorbic acid and caffeic acid (amongst other antioxidants), vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes. To name a few, you’ve got iron, potassium, magnesium, folate, molybdenum, and silica – all in one simple fruit (yes, it’s a fruit).Caffeic Acid is a hydroxycinnamic acid derivative and polyphenol, with potential anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, and antiviral and antineoplastic attributes (backed by evidences). Upon topical administration, it prevents oxidative stress, thereby preventing DNA damage induced by free radicals. Manganese is an essential co-factor for the enzyme prolidase, which in turn is responsible for production of the most pronounced structural component of the skin, collagen. Consequently, it makes the skin [...]

Ideal Skin Care Routine Order: Cleanser, Toner, Moisturizer

Wonder what is the correct method and perfect time to use cleanser, toner and moisturizer?We have all heard about cleansing, toning and moisturizing but what most people don’t realize is that this routine is the most crucial one for maintaining healthy, clear and glowing skin as you age.Let’s go through each step and the right method of application. To get the best results you need to understand your skin, your products,  and their proper use. Steps to figuring out your ideal skin care regimen order: People often confuse cleansers and face-wash. Although both products have the same goal of cleaning the skin, cleansers are far more effective. They clean more deeply and are more moisturizing and gentler on the skin. Your skin type will help determine which one will be most effective for you. If your skin is dry, you will most likely want to use a cleanser only. If you have oily skin or are exposed to high levels of dust and pollutants, you may need both a face-wash and a cleanser to fully clean and protect your skin.Choose your [...]