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Healthy Exfoliation – part 3

Proper exfoliation – keeping the skin in balance
Enzymes: Papain and Bromelain
Papain, an enzyme from papaya, and bromelain, and enzyme from pineapple, both exfoliate by digesting intercorneocyte cohesion (decomposing proteins into smaller fragments causing skin softening and sloughing). These enzymes are not pH dependent, they are activated by water and limited in the amount of exfoliating they can do – so they are considered a great choice for sensitive or thin skins.

Mechanical
Employs the use of sloughing ingredients to loosen and reduce the outer conreocytes that comprise the stratum corneum when using friction “scrubbing” or gommage “rubbing”. It is important not to use harsh abrasive materials, too much pressure, or mechanically exfoliate too often as these can lead to skin irritation

Allow the acid mantle time to rebuild. Avoid constant inflammation by choosing one of these Read more

Free Radicals and Antioxidants

Free Radicals:

Oxygen is vital for human life; it is needed for the production of energy. However, it can also be dangerous because it causes the production of free radicals. A free radical is an unstable molecule that can damage cell structures in the search for an extra electron. The job of antioxidants is to neutralize these free radicals by supplying to extra electron, dissipating the threat they cause.

Free radicals are manufactured in our body, and also come from:

  • Sunlight
  • Cigarette smoke
  • Car exhaust
  • Processed foods
  • Air pollution

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