Chocolate Helps Protect Your Skin from the Sun

2nd August, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Okay, so here’s some really fantastic news; eating chocolate may actually help guard against skin cancer, protecting your skin from the harmful rays of the sun.  Pretty great news, right? German studies have shown that consuming dark chocolate, which is rich in cocoa solids and flavonoids, may help protect your skin against skin cancer.  Their […] Read More

Win a Free Bottle of Coconut Oil

13th March, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

We have a winner!!!  Congratulations to Vickie W. from Washington! I am so excited to announce that Tropical Traditions is going to send one of my lucky readers a FREE full sized Tropical Traditions quart of Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil (a $40 value.)   There are just two requirements to enter this contest: 1.  You […] Read More

Plant Properties that Promote Beautiful Skin

10th February, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Plants are a miraculous gift from nature that bring beauty into our lives as well as improving the air we breathe, our health, and our skin.  There are certain plant foods that contain powerful properties that are extremely beneficial to your skin.  These amazing substances slow aging, boost your immune system, and encourage beautifully healthy […] Read More

The Benefits of Acai for your Skin!

20th January, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

  Touted as one of the best wrinkle fighting foods on the planet, acai berry has one of the highest ORAC (antioxidant) values around. It’s been labeled a superfruit because of its incredible power to fight one of the most damaging free radicals, superoxide. Superoxide free radicals have the ability to damage molecules within the […] Read More

Healthy Digestion will Help Your Skin Glow

18th January, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Proper digestion will not only help you feel great but it will also help your skin look more vibrant as well.  It’s much more than just being regular.  A digestive tract that is out of balance causes you to feel and look out of balance. While a diet high in fiber, digestive aids, and psyllium […] Read More

Foods that Fight Skin Cancer

9th January, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Unfortunately, the sun damages your skin in more ways than one.  Sun exposure is the number one cause of premature aging causing lines, wrinkles, age spots, and loss of elasticity.  Research shows that around 40-50% of Americans who live to the ripe young age of 65 will develop some form of skin cancer. You can […] Read More

How a Poor Diet Affects Your Skin

4th January, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

There are two processes that negatively impact your health and skin and make you age more rapidly; inflammation and oxidation.  These two destructive processes are believed to be linked to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, as well as unhealthy skin. Inflammation occurs when your immune system detects a poison in your body […] Read More

Acerola Cherries Help Firm and Tighten the Skin

28th December, 2011 - Posted by Victoria Girard

The Acerola cherry, also known as the Barbados cherry or West Indian cherry, contains an astounding amount of vitamin C.  100g. of Acerola cherries yields an amazing 1,000-3,000mg. of vitamin C whereas 100g. of oranges only yields about 50mg. of vitamin C. Vitamin C is extremely beneficial for your skin; keeping it strong and youthful.  […] Read More

3 Things that cause Wrinkles

23rd December, 2011 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Although it’s definitely not fair, wrinkles are a sign of getting older and an indication that the years have taken a toll on your skin.  As you age your collagen production slows down along with the skin’s ability to heal itself.  The years also cause your cell turnover to slow way down while the skin […] Read More

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