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Treating Skin With Avocado Oil

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As the end of summer officially draws to a close, many of us will be putting away those warm weather sandals and tank tops and replacing them with cool weather gear that covers and protects our skin. But no mater what part of the country you live in – warm or cold, there are still plenty of reasons to keep using your moisturizers to help your skin stay hydrated and soft.

Vivoderm Natural Skincare prides itself on using the bVivoderm Body Butter with Avocado Oilest natural ingredients it can source in all of it’s skincare products. One of those key moisturizing ingredients is Avocado oil. We use it in our Body Butter and Foot Cream as well as our Anti Wrinkle Treatment.

Avocado oil is an exclusive oil that has the capacity to enter the upper skin layers. It is valuable for its effects on wrinkled and dry skin and it is also a great oil for diaper rash. It contains high amounts of mono-saturated fatty acids and vitamins as wells as anti-oxidants and Omega 3’s. Avocado oil is extracted from the flesh of the fruit by the cold extraction method. Hence, the oil retains all the aroma and flavor, nutritional value, making it absolutely ideal for skin healing and hydration.

There are many skin care benefits that you can receive by including avocado oil in your daily regimen. If you have blemished or sun damaged skin, thanks to it’s high vitamin content avocado oil can help you to reduce and reverse blemishes. Vitamins A,E,D, B1, B2 and K are beneficial for all over skin and body health. Avocado oil contains high doses of Omega-3s, which are highly effective in protecting the skin from UV rays, therefore decreasing the chance of being sunburned, preventing the appearance of age spots and reducing the risk of skin cancer.

Scientific studies have recently shown how important collagen is for Vivoderm Avocado Skincarekeeping your skin firm and youthful. Collagen is the main structural protein in various connective tissues in our bodies and skin. As we age, the collagen tissues flatten and stretch – causing wrinkles and sagging skin.

Avocado oil has been shown to help increase collagen production naturally. It aids in hydrating and plumping up skin cells and forms a natural cushion to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and other signs of aging.  It can be used, as a very effective and natural skin moisturizer. Avocado oil penetrates to the deep layers of the skin and stimulates collagen production therefore, improving the softness and elasticity of the skin and reducing it’s dryness. Avocado oil can be also beneficial for people with such skin conditions as psoriasis and eczema, relieving the itchiness of the skin.

So, if you want your skin to have more firmness and a smooth appearance, you will get excellent results with products that contain Avocado oil. Using avocado oil separately can be beneficial but when it is combined in a lotion or cream then its effects can be enhanced greatly to help treat dry skin and signs of aging.

Vivoderm makes a highly effective foot cream and Chamomile body butter which is ideal for treating dry, cracked feet and scaly skin. The thick and rich texture leaves your feet and body smooth and soft. Our Anti Wrinkle treatment with natural avocado oil, will reduced wrinkles and your increase collagen production.

So, if you are looking for a great skin moisturizer to help transition your feet, body and face from summer to fall and into winter – give Vivoderm a try!

Grape Seed Extract Good For Aging Skin Care

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To get clear and glowing skin today, women are opting more and more for natural skin care products over chemicals. A primary ingredient of most natural beauty products is grape seed extract. Historically, grape seed extracts or oils were used a by-product from wine making procedures – but now it is primarily used for skin cosmetics. Grape seed extracts are derived from whole grapes or seeds and have a great number of flavinoids, Vitamin E and especially great for anti-aging skin treatments – grape seed extract is highly beneficial due to high concentrations of anti-oxidants.

Grape Seed Toner for anti aging
Grape Seed Toner Reduces Skin Aging

One of the main anti aging skin care benefits that you can get from grape seed is the boost in collagen development of your body. Collagen is a protein found in the connective tissues. When the collagen binds with keratin, collagen becomes responsive for promoting elastic and strong skin. Collagen aids in keeping your skin supple, moisturized and firm. With age, body loses the ability of producing collagen. This leads to common aging symptoms such as dryness, lines, and wrinkles.

By choosing  anti aging skin care that uses natural ingredients like grape seed extract that will help to maintain the structure and strength of the collagen in your skin. Grape seed extract also consists of compounds known as procyanidins that bond with collagen and which results in healthier skin. So, if you are looking to have younger looking skin try using skin care products that contain products like grape seed.

One popular natural skin care product that contains grape seed extract is a facial toner from Vivoderm. It is infused with herbal astringents and minerals that are beneficial for the skin. The toner helps to balance and tone the skin, while the green tea extract helps in skin soothing and firming.