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Why mushrooms will give you better skin

Eating healthy is one way to have great skin, though you can also benefit by having skin care products made from some natural ingredients that you may not typically associate with skin care. Mushrooms have become one of those items that taste good in recipes, and when used in skin care products can produce amazing results.

Shiitake mushrooms have been used throughout ancient Japanese culture for centuries as a skin care product. The mushrooms are rich in naturally exfoliating nutrients due to the high levels of L-ergothioneine which is an antioxidant. This use can aide in the breakdown of dead skin cells and help in removing them to uncover brighter, healthier skin underneath. This is an organic option for exfoliation, as the mushrooms can be used in lieu of harsh chemicals.

One of the other uses of products containing shiitake mushrooms is the benefit of naturally occurring Kojic acid. Kojic acid is useful in lightening dark spots on the skin, brightening the tone and appearance of skin and even helping to fade sun and liver spots and reduce the appearance of acne scars. Though chemically induced forms of skin rejuvenation can be found, opting for a mushroom based solution is gentler and more effective on your skin.

The ability to help reduce inflammation, offer anti-aging benefits, brighten skin tone, improve skin elasticity and provide an allover radiant appearance are one of the reasons why skin care containing mushrooms are useful in having better skin. Mushrooms have been used for centuries due to their amazing skin care and beauty abilities.


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Preventing Skin Aging with Pomegranates

The fight against skin aging is never ending.

Countless groups, including our practice, have been trying to find some of the best anti skin aging tools that nature has to offer. One of these tools, Pomegranate, has been shown to have many health and beauty benefits. These benefits come from the high levels of vitamins and antioxidants that pomegranate contains.

Some of the problems that a pomegranate can help fight against are dry skin and age spots. Pomegranate has properties that can help promote cell rejuvenation by healing the skin and aiding in repairing tissue. Besides its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, pomegranate promotes the production of elastin, which gives support to the skin. That way, it can slow down the formation of wrinkles related to aging.

Pomegranate is used in many skin care products today. These products combat sun damage, dry skin, oily skin, and helps to create firm, youthful looking skin. The pomegranate’s unique characteristics and benefits can help one’s body more than most products on the market today. It fights against the aging process with to help anyone’s skin feel healthy and youthful. If there was ever a product that’s helpful in making someone look a little bit younger, pomegranate is one of them.

Contact your favorite dermatologist at our practice to learn more about your specific skin’s needs!

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