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Antioxidants & Free Radicals

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Antioxidants & Free Radicals

Free radicals are constantly forming everywhere in the body at a very high rate.

Free radical excesses are further created from the addition of toxins, radiation or poor digestive function. Free radicals cause cell mutations, damage immune function, cause wrinkles and aging and are a contributing cause behind many diseases. Free radical damage is a major factor behind almost every known disease. 

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Face and Body Soaps

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Face and Body Soaps

 Soaps are obtained by treating vegetable oils and fats with a strong alkaline solution. Fats and oils are composed of triglycerides: three molecules of fatty acids attach to a single molecule of glycerol. The alkaline solution brings about a chemical reaction known as saponification.  Vegetable oils used in soap making are palm oil, coconut oil, olive oil, and laurel oil. Each of this oils offers quite different fatty acid content and hence, results in soaps of distinct feel. The seed oils give softer but milder soaps. Soap made from pure olive oil is sometimes called Castile soap (originating in the Castile region...

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Copper peptides maintain the integrity of collagen and elastin

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Copper peptides maintain the integrity of collagen and elastin

Collagen gives your skin strength. Elastin, as its name implies, enables your skin to stretch and bounce back; it is elastic. 
This overall loss in elasticity and strength leads to sagging and wrinkling. 

By incorporating copper peptides into skin care products, the function of enzymes and maintenance of the collagen network is ensured. 

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Firming Face Oil

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Firming Face Oil

Cacay oil has been used for centuries by Amazon communities for skin and hair care. The oil is extracted from the cacay tree (Caryodendron orinocense karsten) also called Sasan Amazon or Sacha Inchi. A nutritional wealth of Cacay Oil lies primarily in its fatty acid composition. It has a minimal amount of saturated fatty acids and high levels of oleic (Omega-9), linoleic (Omega-6), and linolenic (Omega-3) essential fatty acids considered critical for the human body. Calculated proportionally, its concentrations of Omega-3 are comparable only with that of the fish, and still considerably higher than the values found in wild salmon. The...

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Aromatherapy

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Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a modern name for the ancient knowledge of healing and improving health using fragrant, natural essential oils found in herbs, plants, flowers, fruits and the bark, roots or resin of some trees. Essential oils contain complex chemicals that seem to do everything from beautifying skin, speeding healing to putting you to sleep. An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile (defined as "the tendency of a substance to vaporize") aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetherolea, or simply as the oil of the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of lavender. The term “essential oil”...

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