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Resveratrol to help fight dark spots and age spots

WHAT IS RESVERATROL?

 Resveratrol is a phytoalexin, which is an antibiotic substance that is produced by the plant when it is attacked by a microorganism. Its release in the plant helps limit the spread of damage caused by aggression.

Resveratrol is a chemical molecule from the polyphenol family. Polyphenols are molecules present in plants, known for their antioxidant properties.

This molecule exists in two different forms: a cis- form and a trans- form. We are talking about isomers. It is the trans- form which has the most effective antioxidant action and the one that we use in our Morganna’s Express Spot remover

What are the properties of resveratrol?

There are over 3 million studies currently that have been done showing its beneficial properties and how Resveratrol is now considered to be a “Youth Molecule”

  1. The properties of resveratrol may not only confer cardiovascular benefits in grapes and red wine, but also be the source of the therapeutic potential of several fruits, super-foods and medicinal plants.
  2. Antioxidant power. Resveratrol is often touted as a powerful natural antioxidant. And for good reason, since numerous studies have shown it to be able to oppose the accumulation of free radicals, these hyperactive elements responsible for a lot of damage within the body.
  3. Anti-aging effects. Its antioxidant properties give it an anti-aging action. By countering the damage caused by free radicals, resveratrol helps to fight against the premature aging of body tissues. In addition, some studies show that it may be able to activate certain longevity genes. It is for these different reasons that this active principle is used in cosmetic anti-wrinkle creams.
  4. Anti-inflammatory activity. Several studies have shown that it limits the secretion of pro-inflammatory substances. In this way, it can reduce or even prevent certain inflammatory reactions
  5. Anti-cancer action. Studies show that its anti-inflammatory activity also helps it fight against the development of cancer cells. This anti-cancer action of resveratrol has aroused the interest of many specialists.
IT’S A GREAT SHIELD. “it is also effective against pigment disorders by inhibiting an enzyme that causes dark spots,” adds Dr. Baxter

Resveratrol protects us from oxidation, this process of cell alteration caused in part by external aggressions and which the body cannot channel. Four out of five wrinkles are due to this phenomenon.

 

 

A study published in The Lancet shows that the antioxidant power of these molecules would be 10,000 times more effective than that of vitamin E. To benefit from it, do not put your nose outside without having applied a dab of cream rich in this substance on your face, cleavage.

 

 

In skincare:

Resveratrol fights Glycation: A phenomenon of “caramelization” of fibers under the effect of sugar which leads to the intensification of wrinkles and to an accelerated loss of elasticity and firmness. It is again a surprising capacity of protection that this marvelous molecule offers.

It also stimulates the production of two kinds of collagen. Type I collagen, present in the deep dermis, which maintains the skin.  As well as type III collagen, present between the cells, which ensures the density and the “bounce” of our features.

 

 

To understand the actions of Resveratrol we must also understand oxidation in particular skin oxidation.

 

 

What is skin oxidation?

Take an apple, cut it, and leave it in the open air … after a few hours, its flesh turns brown and dries up. Its oxidized.

Unlike the apple, our skin naturally produces antioxidants to protect itself. But these molecules reduce activity when the body is exposed daily to oxidizing factors such as stress, fatigue, pollution, smoking and of course the sun. To defend itself, the skin emits free radicals, in excess. These are the ones that over the long term eat away at the cells of the epidermis and cause age spots, hyperpigmentation, dark spots, wrinkles, and folds.

 

Why use antioxidant treatments?

To combat this phenomenon of skin oxidation in a targeted manner.  This is where the ‘Youth Molecules “ like Resveratrol come in.

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Click here for Natalie’s testimonial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WExhJ00_-s&t=15s

What is the One Product That Can Be Used on Virtually Every Part of Your Body?

It is the Dry oil of course.

 

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Well, it is an oil that does not leave a greasy feeling on the skin while providing your skin with nourishment. Dry oil is fluid and penetrates quickly.  Its application is pleasant and leaves a satin finish that appeals to women.  It has the same benefits as the classic body oil without the disadvantages (not greasy, does not leave marks on clothes …)

This product is quick and easy to use every day. In addition, it is suitable for all skin types! It mostly contains organic vegetable oils that are bursting with benefits.

The oils contained in dry oils are particularly rich in unsaturated fatty acids (omega-6). They each, have specific properties for targeted actions.While vegetable oils have an oily texture, dry oils penetrate quickly because they have more affinity for the skin. A dry oil will therefore be easily absorbed by the epidermis, leaving a slightly satiny effect.To obtain a dry oil, a vegetable texture agent and an emollient agent derived from coconut are added to the vegetable oils, which will make it possible to reduce the fatty aspect of the oils and give a slippery effect.

 

 

For satiny looking skin

On the face or body, alone or mixed with your daily face cream, apply to the skin to moisturize, nourish it, protect it from drying out.Sometimes when you apply it on your face, it may be better to use it at night, mixed with your cream.

On Your entire body

Use it on all dry areas using light massages. It can also be used on exposed parts for a touch of shine.

Enjoy some with your bath Pour a few drops and take full advantage of the moisturizing properties of dry oil. Close your eyes and enjoy its delicate fragrance… relaxation awaits you  

Dry oil is best applied on damp skin

To make your dry oil more easily absorbed, do not hesitate to apply it to lightly moistened skin, right after a shower 

 

Apply to your nails

Do proceed finger by finger and rub for a few minutes while lingering on the cuticles. You will be surprised how much they grow longer and stronger.

Apply to hair

Before shampooing, on dry hair, leave on for an hour , or overnight, for a reinforced hair fiber.

• Before blow drying, apply on the entire length and ends to protect from drying out and to repair damaged ends.•

As a finishing treatment, just after blow drying, to revive shine, provide softness and suppleness to the hair and facilitate styling.

 Always be careful on which dry oil you choose

Oils are sometimes, hydrogenated, esterified or refined. This means they are obtained through chemical processes with harmful environmental impact.Hydrogenation is a chemical reaction. This involves adding a molecule of dihydrogen by catalysis in order to modify the structure of fatty acids contained in vegetable oil. This industrial technique has the consequence of producing an instability of the molecule composing vegetable oil – transformed into saturated fatty acids -, deteriorating it and therefore altering its virtues.

 

Always look organic and non-refined oils.  They have not lost any of their original fatty acids and properties.Look at Morganna’s Majestueuse Dry oilhttps://www.morgannasalchemy.com/product/majestueuse-oil/

Did you know that orgasms are just as good as a skin cream?

Some Scottish researchers did a study that says “At least three sexual relationships a week help to slow aging” concluded by the researchers at the Royal Hospital in Edinburgh.   Regular sexual activity makes you appear 5 to 7 seven years younger, so keep at it…..

Dr. David Weeks says in the British Psychological society says the pleasure we get from sex is a definite way to reduce skin aging.  His team has even conducted a study by following over 3500 people aged between 20 to 104 years of age.  After 10 years of following those people, the team concluded that aside from people who exercise, only those who have regular sex have beautiful glowing skin.

Imagine having great pleasure and, getting firmer more plump skin.  When we orgasm, we produce more Oxytocin, a neuropeptide that is commonly called the hormone of love.  It helps to keep the uterine walls firm as well.

Sexual activity does increase the secretion of hormones.  The one that is of interest to us is Estrogen, the female sex hormone; it improves the production of natural collagen, the cement that makes our skin supple. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19138375

During an orgasm, the body temperature also rises and causes some sweat. As it  has a sauna like effect, by detoxifying and, cleansing skin and cleaning pores.

The blood flow goes to the surface of skin, making it brighter with fresh complexion.

Of note, another benefit of orgasms is that is also help in getting better sleep. Over 70% of women polled say that after an orgasm they sleep a lot better.

Even before or during menopause it is always recommended to try and maintain a very active sex life.  It will reduce your hot flashes, and any other aches and pains related to that time period.

Take a look at our Luvoil Venus for more information on how to get help with better orgasms.

How to treat dry skin in the winter?

8 tips from Grandma’s secrets!

During the winter months our skin tends to feel very dry due to the drier air because it lets out more water. Skin becomes rough, it is uncomfortable, it pulls, it itches. The parts that are the most exposed are the most prone to drying out: hands, feet, legs, face … And with age, the sebaceous glands that produce a large part of the fats of the skin, become scarce and are less active. For them, the barrier function of the skin is impaired and water losses are even worse

1.The benefits of vinegar

If you really want to take a hot bath, you can add vinegar. This is actually cider vinegar, in which we have macerated flowers during a fifteen day period. This used to be a very prominent during the mid-nineteenth century, and was very popular. Then completely fell into disuse. Still, it is very interesting for dry skin. Mainly because it neutralizes the limestone (we will find it solid in the bottom of the bathtub) and it makes the water less hard.

To prepare it You have to heat 1 liter of vinegar until the first signs of boiling. Then add a good handful of softening flowers (burdock, mauve, verbena, lavender …). Once the vinegar is cool, pour it into a large jar and let it sit for two weeks. Then filter and pour scented vinegar into a glass bottle. A cup in the bath is enough.

2. Use moisturizing products adapted to your skin, ideally based on urea.Apply your moisturizing product to skin that is still we regularly and generously apply a moisturizing product to the face, hands and the rest of the body.

3. Apply your moisturizing product to skin that is still wet

4. Regularly and generously apply a moisturizing product to the face, hands and the rest of the body.

5. Use a neutral or slightly acidic cleanser

6. Take showers rather than baths, lukewarm (or cool) water in hot water. Space them and limit their duration.

7. Pat dry rather than rub

8. Wash your hands in cold water

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