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Why you don’t need injections to reduce wrinkles and restore elasticity to your skin
You may have noticed that as we age, our skin becomes drier and less elastic. That’s because our bodies don’t produce as much hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid, as you may know, is a moisture-retaining acid that occurs naturally in the skin. But you’ll also find it in some advanced skin care products to increase their efficacy. But does this really work? Does adding hyaluronic acid to skin care products really help increase moisture? A study from three years ago gave us the answer.
In a 2011 study, researchers applied hyaluronic acid formulations around the eyes of 76 women. All of the women were between the ages 30 and 60 years old. The purpose of the study was to assess hyaluronic acid’s effect on wrinkles and skin condition.
In this study, the women applied the HA product to one eye for 60 days, but used a control cream around the other. The researchers measured their skin’s hydration and elasticity before the study started, at 30 days, and again at 60 days.
All of the women experienced a significant improvement in the skin around the eye receiving the HA treatment compared to the one that didn’t receive any hyaluronic acid. The researchers also measured the women’s wrinkle depth and found a significant improvement resulted from two of the hyaluronic-acid formulations as well.
Clearly, hyaluronic acid has a lot to offer your skin. Hyaluronic acid is remarkable because it holds water in the skin, keeping it hydrated and moisturized. It works so well that many dermatologists use it in the injection products Juvederm and Restalyne.
I really like hyaluronic acid and recommend it because it works. By providing your skin with hyaluronic acid externally, you can help restore a youthful appearance. You can supplement your body’s slowing natural production of it by applying it topically.
In the Système 41 Skin Care Essentials Kit , you’ll notice the Revitalizing Eye Treatment, the Restorative Night Treatment, and the Nourishing Day Crème all contain hyaluronic acid. This kit is a great way to reintroduce hyaluronic acid to your skin. Many of our satisfied customers have seen a dramatic improvement in their skin elasticity and hydration in just a few weeks. You could too.
Dr. Janet Zand, Système 41
Source: Pavicic T, et al. J Drugs Dermatol. 2011 Sep;10(9):990-1000.
Dawn’s Double Duty products segment on afternoon TV today…
Dawn McCarthy, It’s a Glam Thing delivers some of the many products today that tackle dual (or more) purposes to save you time and money!
Silk Feet is a new generation of foot care products designed to provide fast, effective treatment to eliminate dry, dead skin cells from an individual’s foot; producing the most effective smoothing results available in a single application. Use it on your elbows too!
The ultrasonic, handheld SKIN PERFECTER is a new “4-in-1”, at-home beauty tool. Non-invasive, state-of-the-art, rechargeable beauty tool combines four skin treatments into one to deep cleanse, exfoliate, extract, and infuse skin with your favorite serums and other topical treatments. It doesn’t require brushes, cartridges, or discs and it is travel friendly.
Gloves In A Bottle is a dry skin treatment with a shielding lotion that bonds with the outer layer of your skin and helps lock in your natural oils. It rapidly absorbs into, and bonds with, the outer layer of skin creating a protective layer while retaining the natural moisture from within. This makes it the perfect dry skin care product. It does not wash off, but comes off naturally with exfoliated skin cells. Just reapply every four hours for continued protection. It’s greaseless, non-sticky, fragrance-free, hypoallergenic, completely safe and non-toxic. Try it on dry chapped lips!
Snackeez, The All-in-One, Go Anywhere Snacking Solution. It is designed hold a 16 oz. drink and your favorite snack, all in one cup! It seals perfectly to keep snacks fresh and it is dishwasher safe and comes with a straw. It is guaranteed for life!
Flips Audio is the only headphone that flips to powerful personal speakers. These were designed by four guys who love music and equipment!
Three (3) lucky winners will get Adonia Leg Tone Serum! This In-Home Plant Stem Cell Cellulite Treatment Works in 9 Minutes. Reduces the appearance of cellulite by up to 47% in 9 minutes. Up to 72% reduction in the look of cellulite within 6 weeks. No Parabens, Non-greasy, only takes seconds to apply. Uses gentle Plant Stem Cells. Great results with use on the arms, thighs, and buttocks. The newest Hollywood secret! Adonia Leg Tone Serum has quickly developed an impressive list of top A-List Hollywood celebrity fans. Enter to win here: http://itsaglamthing.com/giveaways/adonia-legtone-serum-2/
One (1) lucky winner will get a Montagne Jeunesse Goodie bag worth ($75)! Montagne Jeunesse offers a large range of face masques made of natural ingredients, and never tested on animals. With so much choice, there’s surely one and more to delight your skin and senses. The line includes: muds, peel-offs, self-heating, scrubs and fabric. You will love the three new flavors: Manuka Honey Peel Off-Creamy Coconut Masque-Super Fruit Mud. Available at: Walmart, Ulta, Bed Bath and Beyond, Kroger and HEB
One (1) lucky winner will get a $25 Walgreens gift card! Enjoy shopping compliments of the team at It’s a Glam Thing.
Dawn McCarthy of It’s a Glam Thing presents “Shop Outside of the Box” with unique gifts for moms and moms to be.
Soma water carafes are designed to make it simple to ensure you always have fresh, filtered water on hand. Retailing for $49, Soma is available on drinksoma.com. Soma is easy to use and made from BPA-free plastic, Soma filters water quickly, fits perfectly in your fridge, is easy to hold – no matter your hand size – and made from shatter-resistant glass.
Soma’s filters are made entirely from biodegradable materials and are proven to reduce aesthetic chlorine, taste and odor. Each Soma comes with an automatic enrollment in its Filter Subscription Program. Every two months, we will ship out a fresh filter to your doorstep. Filters retail for $12.99.
Soma is a socially responsible company, each filter you purchase includes a donation to charity: water, a non-profit organization that is working to bring clean water to the 800 million people around the globe that don’t have access to it.
Items by Tickle Toes – Whether you are in the market for a luxurious and stylish Hooded Towel or a wonderfully soft and durable Bib or simply looking for a beautiful, high quality gift, consider Tickle Toes your one stop shop. The offer a variety of products and designs to meet your babies’ accessory needs! And you;ll love showing off your baby in these great products. And everything is made in the USA, a huge factor that moms take into consideration when outfitting or caring for their babies in any way.
For the cool mom, gift her with Zip-It, a dual gift that works for kids and mom. It works like a sleeping bag, you just Zip-It. (As seen on Shark Tank) . Moms and kids can say Goodbye to messy unmade beds!l Zip-It bedding is reversible and mix and match. Each set includes a zippered comforter and fitted sheet. There are even matching zippered pillow cases and the Zip-It has side pockets for storage
Blooming Bath Baby Bath is a cute, cuddly and convenient way to bathe babies – in the sink!
- Plush flower bath made from antimicrobial foam, will fit in any sink to safely cradle baby during bath time.
- Just toss in washer or dryer when finished or hang dry using tag on back.
- Designed to keep parents on their feet, no bending over hurting back.
- Say goodbye to hard, cold plastic tubs and hello to the soft, warm and adorable Blooming Bath!
- Can also be used a floor mat or once baby outgrows the sink it can be used as a bath pad in the big tub, too. No “expiration” on Blooming Bath compared to competitors.
ShutterBall by Audiovox helps take the perfect selfie of you, you and your baby or group portrait without distortion! All you need to do is download the free ShutterBall app and press the button, releasing the shutter. The device, compatible with Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, Galaxy Note 2 and Apple iPhone 4S, 5, 5s and iPad 3rd/4th generation, iPad Mini, iPod Touch 5thgeneration or later, works via Bluetooth and snap self and group photos or video at a distance of 60’.
Tickle toes http://tickletoes.com/
Blooming Bath Baby Bath http://www.bloomingbath.com/
Shop it with me! Tweezerman Brow and Lash Beauty Box with essential items for achieving beautiful eyes. It includes a makeup bag too. I especially love the folding ilashcomb, also included in the box. This set is great for home, travel and gift giving.
One (1) winner will get a $10 gift card to Walgreens! Enter now for your chance to do some FREE shopping at a Walgreens store near you!Plus you will get a special BONUS gift from It’s a Glam Thing!