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Tag: Vitamin C

Sun protection for this summer

Sun protection for this summer

 SUN PROTECTION You are not wearing sunscreen because it is cloudy!???? Let me ask you if can you can see and feel UV rays? No, you can’t! Sunlight can be seen and infrared rays are felt as warm, but you cannot see or feel UV rays and up to 90% of UV rays can get through light clouds! And beware of those holidays! UV rays…

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VITAMIN C AND SKIN

VITAMIN C AND SKIN

Vitamin C is an antioxidant, used to treat and prevent changes associated with sun related ageing and hyperpigmentation. WHAT IS IT? Vitamin C is one of the naturally occurring antioxidants in nature. Plants can manufacturen Vit C but humans cannot, therefore, we must consume citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, strawberries, papaya and broccoli to get our daily quota of Vit C. WHAT DOES IT…

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WHY DO NECKS AGE?

WHY DO NECKS AGE?

Our necks do not have fatty tissue, the skin there is drier, more delicate and less elastic, thus making it more lined, saggy and ‘crepy’. Like the face, the neck is at high risk of UV  damage because it has fewer melanocytes cells – the ones that make the pigment that protects our skin from sun damage. This makes it…

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