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Beauty at Every Age


Your skin always needs great nutrition—beauty from the inside out is key to ensure beautiful skin at every age.

In Your 20's
Thanks to plentiful youth hormones such as estrogen, women in their 20's should enjoy radiant, luminous skin and shiny hair. If you maintain a healthy lifestyle, get enough sleep and don't smoke, you should have abundant energy and will show rapid results with any fitness routine.

Unfortunately, many women in their teens and twenties do not protect their skin from excess sun exposure and often can be found on the beach or in tanning salons. This will rapidly age your skin—use a self tanner instead. Skin breakouts can still occur so be sure to keep skin clean, follow the anti-inflammatory diet and use oil-free products. And don't forget the non-chemical sunscreen.

In Your 30's
By the time you are 30, you should make sure that you have left poor eating habits behind because the first place they will show is in your face. Your skin always needs great nutrition—beauty from the inside out is key. Your diet needs to include the following:

  • High-quality protein, like that found in fish, shellfish, poultry and tofu
  • Low-glycemic (will not provoke a glycemic response when consumed in moderation) carbohydrates including colorful fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains such as old-fashioned oatmeal, legumes such as beans and lentils
  • Healthy fats, such as those found in cold water fish (especially wild Alaskan salmon, halibut, sardines, herring, anchovies, etc.), nuts, seeds, and olive oil
  • 6-8 glasses of pure spring water per day
  • Antioxidant rich beverages such as green tea

Collagen production decreases as you age, so nutrients such as vitamin C, which help with collagen formation is beneficial as you move into your 30s and 40s.

In your 40's
Be sure to take fish oil capsules and eat foods rich in the healthy fats to help keep skin supple and youthful.

Also it is vital to include many brightly colored fruits and vegetables to prevent free radical induced inflammation. Don't forget the protein—necessary for cellular repair. Watch alcohol intake, which is damaging to skin and internal organs and stay away from sugar and high glycemic carbs which will rob skin of youthful contours.

In your 50's and 60's
Products containing natural and non-toxic neuropeptides play important roles in the beauty and appearance of the skin. As we age, the levels of natural neuropeptides, produced by the body, diminish.

When we get older, our skin cell turnover decreases, we lose the thickness of the dermis through the loss of collagen and elastin, and we experience a decrease in important blood vessels which carry nutrients to the skin cells - all of which can be greatly ameliorated by the application of topical neuropeptides.

Additional tips to restore radiance and keep skin supple and youthful during the menopause years and beyond:

  • Take omega 3 fish oil capsules
  • Regular exercise will increase circulation to the face, thus promoting a glowing complexion
  • Avoid smoking, which restricts the blood flow to the skin and can cause sallowness and dullness - as well as premature wrinkles, deep lines (especially on the upper lip), and loss of suppleness
  • Don't go "fat-free" which will make your skin dry and dull. Choose healthy fats as listed above for radiance and suppleness
  • Get enough sleep! Nothing is worse for your complexion than sleep deprivation—which will also cause you to crave sugary starchy food
  • Limit alcohol consumption
  • When we get older, our skin cell turnover decreases, we lose the thickness of the dermis through the loss of collagen and elastin, and we experience a decrease in important blood vessels which carry nutrients to the skin cells - all of which can be greatly ameliorated by the application of topical neuropeptides
  • Collagen production decreases as you age, so nutrients such as vitamin C, which help with collagen formation is beneficial as you move into your 30's and 40's

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