A new study shows that the Mediterranean diet, which provides myriad health benefits, also lowers the risk of memory issues as you age.
When University of Maryland researchers tested methylene blue on a 3D simulated model of skin, they found that it could actually make the skin look younger.
Millennials, apparently, aren’t looking for the fountain of youth in a bottle, leaving some beauty companies a little worried.
Your fridge is stocked with super foods, your bone broth is simmering on the stove, and you read all the latest health tips from Charlotte’s Book—all with the quest for a healthier you, and younger looking skin. While we appreciate your loyalty, and your body thanks you, this whole time you could have just eaten a chocolate bar.
Edited and adapted for Charlottesbook.com Despite its numerous and much publicized benefits, green tea was not a habit I readily adopted. I never liked the grassy taste, and I preferred the tangible buzz that black tea provides—but my whole attitude towards green tea turned around when I tried a matcha latte. Frothy and delicious with a powerful kick of energy, one cup of matcha made me a green tea convert. As opposed to steeping your tea leaves, Matcha is made from blending the finely ground tea leaves into hot water to make a beautiful, vibrantly green, chlorophyll-rich beverage.
We know free radicals are bad, but why? RELATED: Can avocados help protect against free radicals? So, really—what are free radicals? The Chemistry 101 answer is that free radicals are atoms or molecules with an unpaired electron. “The majority of free radicals in our bodies are called reactive oxygen species, or ROS,” explains cosmetic chemist Ni’Kita Wilson, the CEO and director of innovation at Catalyst Cosmetic Development and founder of Skinects. “These free radicals are the byproduct of cell metabolism and are necessary for our bodies’ biological processes.” In other words, they’re part of life.
The skin resolution: Feed your skin with active ingredients that work. Fermented white ginseng! Snow lotus! Marula oil! With an ever-widening array of active ingredients touted in skin care, it’s easy to jump from product to product, in hot pursuit of the most exotic or newest active ingredient that promises the elusive glowing complexion. Consider the staggering number of active ingredients in skin care that are not backed by research, and that the FDA doesn’t regulate cosmetic companies, their products or claims.