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Empowerment to embrace your natural beauty

Many women especially celebrities were encouraged to wear makeup in order to perfect all the time. The race towards today’s beauty standard can increase your insecurities to the point you don’t have the courage to walk out of the house without makeup. Women often feel that makeup is the perfect shield against judgment and often opt to put on this mask to feel comfortable and hide their insecurities of not being beautiful enough. The unrealistic beauty expectations that no human can achieve completely is a lost quest.

In 2016 Alicia Keys stopped wearing makeup in public in her journey toward self-empowerment to show her true face, mind, soul, thoughts, dreams, struggles, and emotional growth.  Keys only focus in enhancing her natural glow with a complete skin care regimen, serums, masks, rollers, oils, facials, spf, healthy meals and exercises. Many artist followed her path posting bared faced Instagram pictures.

True confidence and empowerment is to accept ones flaws and work to fix your skin issues instead of using makeup to cover it up to exude confidence. Many skin issues are due to bad habits that we need to fix from the inside out and protect the skin from the harsh environment. This will help to decrease the signs of aging in the long run, something that makeup won’t be able to cover.

In addition, love yourself and stay positive to supporting each other in the realization that worth isn’t based on looks. When you chose to wear makeup once in a while on a fancy occasion to change you look and have a dramatic red carpet entrance is awesome but not to depend on makeup to feel beautiful to please the tough audience.

Embrace your natural face with flaws and all.

Be proud to be you!

Korean skin care routine for radiant skin

 

They follow a multi-step regime

1. Double step cleansing – Cleansing two times is an important step of the skincare regime. The first step removes all traces of makeup, oil, and dirt with a liquid cleanser. Then a cleansing oil treatment eliminates bacteria and impurities from the face and neck. The second step use the mild foaming cleanser to wash the face in circular motion, using fingertips or use clarisonic’s brush to deeply clean pores and exfoliate your skin.

2. Korean women massage their face. Facial massages can increase blood circulation to give the skin a healthy glow. Massage your face following the contour of the facial muscles. begin from the cheekbones towards the temple. Then massage the the nose, forehead and the edge of the face. Lastly, use fingertips to massage the eyes to reduce puffiness.

3. Apply toner to clean face to help nourish the skin and reduce pores. The toner help hydrate and balance the skin pH level.

Elemis nourishing toner effectively tones skin, balances its pH level and preserves the natural oils, without the use of alcohol or harsh detergents, to reveal a radiant and hydrated complexion. Contains Extracts of Korean Ginseng, Quillaja Wood and Sweet Betty Flower help to revitalize and moisturize skin, leaving a radiant and hydrated complexion.

4. Essence is a nourishing liquid filled with nutrients for the skin. They contain ingredients that increases cell turnover to revitalize the skin.

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Mileox Pro Infutox Serum

5. Serums contains concentrated key active ingredients to address specific issues like brightening, dark spots, wrinkles, etc.

Mileox Pro Infutox Serum has photon red LED light has the most rejuvenation effect of the skin and increases the absorption of the serum to reduce aging fine lines, acne and pores.

Phyto Stem Cell Serum contained one of the most advanced formulas in cell growth repair and anti-aging. When used in combination with massager, the serum may penetrate effectively.

 

PBR Ampoules

6. Ampoule is a supercharged serum with even higher concentrations of active ingredients to give the skin an extra boost to help certain skin crisis in a shorter period of time.

PBR ampoule phyto placenta contains high concentration of botanical extracts with naturally occuring antioxidants which intervene in the metabolism of free radical and other substances produced by the oxidation of lipids at the cellular membrane level. Rich in amino acids and antioxidants, PBR helps protect your skin from being exposed to harmful pollution and enhances your beauty.
7. Face mask face mask infuse the active ingredients into the skin. It takes half hour for the ingredients to really penetrate your skin.
SwissZell Eyecream

SwissZell eye cream

8. Eye cream The skin around the eye is pretty thin. This area need to be hydrated and protected all day long. This will help reduce the appearance of fine lines.

SwissZell unique formula contains active ingredients that instantly tenses up and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. They target the delicate eye area and fight the tiredness responsible for dark circles and puffiness.

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Gernetic Synchro

9. Face moisturizer Apply soothing moisturizer for long lasting hydration.

Gernetic Synchro rejuvenating, revitalising, nourishing cream, reestablishes the pH of the skin.

10. SPF Applying sunscreen everyday will protect your skin from UV rays to avoid the development of dark spots and wrinkles.

 

 

The difference between essence, serum and ampoule. The level of concentrated active ingredients and what issues you want to target more. When there are several issues with your skin you can target them individually. Use essence to shrink pores. Next use a serum to target fine lines and acne in higher concentrations. Then use ampoules for a supercharged boost of complete anti-aging skin cell rejuvenation. This powerful combination will show radiant skin within two weeks while multitasking products might take longer.

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6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. Sure, growing older affects nearly every part of your body—including your hair, skin, heart, muscles, and more—but aging well may be as simple as adopting these (mostly) easy everyday habits.

1. Maintain a positive attitude.

You are what you think you are when it comes to aging. Seniors who think of age as a means to wisdom and overall satisfaction are more than 40 percent more likely to recover from a disability than those who see aging as synonymous with helplessness or uselessness, according to The Journal of the American Medical Association.

2. Eat Healthy

Nutrition plays a major role in how your body ages. The latest research shows that a low-glycemic diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein is healthiest. One great example is the Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, whole grains, nuts, and red wine (in moderation!). It also involves eating fish twice each week and cutting back on salt. Research shows that this type of diet may help you age better by warding off heart attacks, strokes, and premature death.

To age well and live longer, it’s best to stick to a balanced diet that consists of about 2.5 cups of vegetables, 1.5 to two cups of fruit, six ounces of grains, three cups of dairy, and five ounces of protein each day.

3. Exercise regularly.

Staying active is a vital part of aging well. The average woman can lose 23 percent of her muscle mass between ages of 30 and 70. You lose muscle more rapidly as you age, but exercise—resistance workouts in particular—can increase mass and strength, even well into your 90s. Staying fit may also reduce age-related memory loss, according to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. Plus, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for approximately 60 to 70 percent of all dementia cases, adding that increasing physical activity can decrease this statistic by 25 percent. That’s because exercise strengthens the hippo-campus, the region of the brain associated with learning.

4. Skincare routine.

Being a creature of habit can work in your favor—at least when it comes to your skin. Add eye cream to your skin care, if you don’t have a quality eye cream in your skin-care arsenal, you’re seriously missing out. Some of you may be struggling to get rid of puffiness and dark circles under and around your eyes. We created Swiss Zell Instant Eye Wrinkle Defense Cream for morning and evening ($125, swisszell.com).

5. Protect your skin from the sun.

Too much time in the sun can cause wrinkles, not to mention cancer. But wearing sunscreen can help prevent your skin’s aging. And while the sun’s UV rays do trigger vitamin D production, which is essential for bone health, that’s hardly a good reason to expose yourself. After a few minutes of sun, your skin stops making vitamin D…and starts making skin cancer. Most people get plenty of Vitamin D, but if you think you’re not, try eating more salmon or even eggs (also eat the yolk).

6. Get beauty sleep.

You probably know that you should snooze for seven to nine hours each night. But did you know that not sleeping enough may mean a higher risk of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Plus, naps can improve memory and even help make up for missing nightly sleep. And it turns out that “beauty sleep” isn’t a myth. During sleep, your body releases a growth hormone that helps restore collagen and elastin, the essential building blocks of young, healthy skin. Recent studies have also shown a connection between insomnia and accelerated aging of the brain.

In other words, chronic lack of sleep adversely affects your brain’s function and speeds up the aging process.

My 5 Skin Secrets

The older I got the wiser I became towards my skin. I remember the days when I would run out of the house without sunscreen or purposely tan for hours in the early afternoon wearing nothing but just a bare face. Although I thought I would never use anti-aging products or wear a hat in the sun, I will admit that I have changed my ways. I now spend my days finding the perfect products that have become part of my lifestyle.

I recently started using a product called Swiss Zell Transdermal Cellular Therapy Serum which is a lightweight Swiss made serum formulated with tomato stem cells to visibly reduce deep lines and wrinkles in just two weeks! I want to share my 5 skin tips for obtaining youthful skin as well as ways to incorporate Swiss Zell Transdermal Cellular Therapy Serum into your daily routine, here it goes:

Eat Well

 

We are what we eat which is why it’s so important to maintain a well-balanced diet. There are many benefits to eating fresh fruits and veggies such as fueling your body with antioxidants. Your skin will be bright and glowing in no time.

Exercise

Working up a good sweat has been linked to smoother more radiant skin. When our pores dilate, sweat expels trapped dirt and oil. Aerobic exercise provides your body with a heavy dose of oxygenated blood. Your skin instantly glows more and that glow is maintained for hours after a workout.
Exercise helps the skin to produce collagen, which is a protein that helps to keep your skin supple, firm, and elastic.

Drink Water

Water is essential to maintain the skin moisture and deliver essential nutrients to the skin cells. It replenishes the skin tissue and increases its elasticity. This helps delay the appearance of signs of ageing like wrinkles and fine lines.  Adding lemon to your water adds a boost of vitamin C which is needed for the synthesis of collagen. Lemon is also known to clear acne and blackheads creating a youthful glow.

Exfoliate

Weekly facial scrubs are an essential way for removing dead skin and blackheads. By gently exfoliating dry skin cells, the skin will appear to feel smoother and look refreshed as the cells are newer.

Night Routine

This routine is very important since your body naturally enhances its ability to fight environmental and natural damage while you sleep. Sleep also increases melatonin (the sleep hormone), which acts like an antioxidant to fight age spots and lines.  You can read more about the 8 hour beauty sleep secret here.

It’s important to hydrate the skin and use products that aid the skin in repairing its self from within. I typically use an anti-aging serum such as Swiss Zell Transdermal Cellular Therapy Serum.

I follow this up by a hydrating under eye cream.

What do you guys do to keep your skin looking young? Share your comments below 😉

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5 steps to healthy legs

Most women aim to have a nice pair of legs including myself. It is attainable but requires lots of disciple and daily care. Read on to find out how to treat bad circulation, swollen, tired legs and varicose veins.

  • Hit the gym or take light walk- When you walk or exercise, the blood is pumped back towards your heart and swelling is reduced.  Avoid prolonged sitting or standing as this may increase leg pain and swelling. Stretch and Flex those lower leg muscles to keep your blood moving.
  • Warm Bath and Massage – A warm bath can relax tense or overworked leg muscles. Bath salts are available to help energize and reinvigorate the legs. A massage by a certified therapist may relieve tired legs by stimulating circulation.
  • Avoid heat – during the summer try to avoid extended exposure of heat from tanning. hot baths, or the sauna as excessive heat will lead to veins dilation and induce swelling. You can try some cool shower bath to refresh your legs.
  • Compression stockings –Gravity can cause poor circulation by making the body fight hard to move blood up the legs. If tired legs are caused by circulation problems, such as chronic venous insufficiency, compression stockings may help. These stockings prevent blood from pooling in the feet.
    Putting your feet up for just ten minutes a day can help – lie down on the sofa and make sure your feet are raised higher than your heart. Or raise the end of your bed by six inches for extra drainage while sleeping.
  • Diet – I love eating junk foods at night and watch my favorite show. Later on, I woke up swollen up like a whale. So it is very important to eat a diet low in sodium. Caffeine, alcohol, junk food and smoking abuse can lead to fatigue. A healthy diet can also prevent obesity; carrying excess weight can be very tiring on the legs.

Make it an habit to follow these effective tips along with moderate exercise. Soon, you’ll experience a big difference in how your legs feels, you’ll have healthy leg veins that can stand up to a full day again.

For less pain and relaxing we recommends using Lympho (tonic lotion) which brings relief to tired legs and accelerates micro circulation.