Botanical Facials: Fusing Natural Ingredients with Traditional Treatments

Everyone knows the benefits of incorporating fresh vegetables in their diet, but have you ever thought of bringing them into your skin care practice? Salad ingredients are loaded with beneficial nutrients and phytochemicals, and it didn’t take long for researchers to also ponder the power of plants when used on the skin. Some forward-thinking estheticians have taken up their kitchen tools to formulate signature services that highlight back-to basics natural ingredients.

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How Zeaxanthin Protects our Eyes and Skin

Most carotenoids have an antioxidant effect, and antioxidants play an important role in health. Numerous studies have been done on the benefi ts of antioxidants like beta-carotene, CoQ10, and vitamins A and E (to name just a few). It is only recently that zeaxanthin has become better known to the health-conscious public.

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