C for Collagen! Vitamin C and Your Skin

Every morning during my teen years, I would awaken, carry out my morning “beauty routine”, and then proceed to brush my teeth.Bella Terra Mineral Cosmetics Lifting Eye Serum Nightly Restoration Cream Whenever I would notice what appeared to be bleeding gums, from wisdom teeth coming through, I would complain to my Mother that I feared the worst; Scurvy! I would shudder.
She would laugh at me, knowing very well that it was not the case, whilst my younger siblings enquired what exactly this elusive, strange, mysterious, and slightly picky disease (why was I the only one who got it?) was; To which I would willingly explain:
“It’s like when Sailors were exploring the world in the 1800s, and they weren’t getting enough Vitamins and Minerals. The sailors used to get bleeding gums, and lose all their teeth.”
My youngest sibling would animatedly reply: “Did they die?” which was always greeted with somewhat of a shoulder shrug–I had no idea…

Well, it’s been a long time since the British sailors found out that you could avoid Scurvy by regularly taking vitamin C.
Whilst perhaps your parents, and grandparents may have told you that the best way to avoid colds was to take vitamin C regularly.

Are you familiar with the role of vitamin C for skin?

According to ExpertClinic.org, vitamin C also plays an important role in boosting skin quality. Continue reading

Constant Lifted Brow?

Each time the muscles around your eyes contract, the repeated folding action your skin makes contributes to wrinkles and fine lines. When we’re younger, these lines are only noticeable when the muscle contracts, like when we scrunch up our face, wink or squint. 
But ultimately, the continual folding invites the lines to stay for good — even when the muscles are relaxed. 
When I asked older women what their main concerns were when it comes to their face, their answers were almost always unanimously two places; the eyes, and the neck. What would they have wanted to do? To reshape their eyelids! They’d exclaim.
According the site, “Nuffield Health”: 
Eyelid reshaping (or blepharoplasty or Eye Lift) is designed to counteract bags and wrinkles and restore a more youthful look, by removing skin and tissue from the upper and lower eyelids. Continue reading