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What you are putting inside makes a difference on the outside!

Want healthy skin? Treat it right and it will respond. What you eat and drink  all affect your skin. Forget the pop and drink ONE cup of coffee a day.  Drink tea and lots of water the rest of the day. The caffeine in the coffee and tea may help protect you from skin cancer. They are a great source of antioxidants.   Think fruits and veggies like grapefruit  and watermelon that are high in lycopene. The lycopene may shield the skin from  UV damage and smooth the skin. Carrots, spinach, broccoli and pumpkin are powerhouse protectors for the skin. Don't skip the protein like tuna, egg yolks and sardines.  Remember what you are putting inside makes  a difference on the outside!

Sea Buckthorn with Goji Berries Tea

                                                                    Sea Buckthorn is an excellent nutritional resource. The leaves contain most of the biologically active compounds in the fruit with even greater concentrations of flavonols and sterols.  High in protein, the leaves are also an excellent source of important vitamins and minerals, most notably calcium, magnesium, beta carotene and folic acid. Goji berries are also an amazing little superfruit. It contains natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal compounds. Their powerful antioxidant properties and polysaccharides help to boost the immune system. they contain all essential amino acids. Goji berries also have the highest concentration of protein of any fruit. They are also loaded with vitamin C, contain more carotenoids than any other food, have twenty-one trace minerals, and are high in fiber Sea buckthorn tea is a nourishing, flavorful drink while goji berries have a mild tangy taste that is slightly

Chocolate rose mask

What To Do With Your Left Over Valentine's Day Gifts !   If you were lucky enough to receive roses and chocolates for Valentine’s day then here is a great way to treat your skin with a gift.  Instead of eating the chocolate and letting the roses just wilt in a vase you can make a antioxidant mask out of them. Even if you did not receive any you can still make this at home. Think of feeding your skin with these two great ingredients. Nowadays, chocolate and rose facials are gaining popularity due to there high skin benefits. But now lets combine the two. Cocoa powder, which is what chocolate is made of, is known to be a powerful antioxidant. Using a chocolate on your skin can help keep skin clear and hydrated. It helps in reversing the signs of aging. It moisturizes the skin and protects the skin from sun damage and also tightens the skin by maintaining the collagen production.   Not only do roses smell and look great, but their petals actually have significant, amounts of