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Skin care tips – fact vs. fiction

Skin care tips are readily available from friends, family and the Internet, but some of that advice is actually bad for your skin. We look at some of the more popular myths and the truth behind them. 1. Soap and … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Soybean Use in Skin Care

The soybean’s history can be traced back to China, where it was considered a sacred grain—essential as a food item and a medicine. The rest of the world soon discovered the virtues of this versatile plant, including its valuable protein … Continue reading

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The importance of skin and how it ages

Skin is considered the largest organ on the human body and accounts for an average of 8 pounds and spans 22 square feet.  It’s composed of cells, nerves and glands that protect us from damage and infection. Skin regulates body … Continue reading

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Nighttime skin care routine important

A nighttime skin care routine is extremely important in overall skin health. Whether it’s makeup left on all day or exposing your skin to harsh weather, a little TLC before bedtime can make a big difference in your skin’s appearance. … Continue reading

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Fixing the damage of summer skin using soy

The glow of summer is starting to fade away…cooler temperatures, shorter days, leaves changing colors and some even starting to fall. All of the time spent outdoors during the summer months may have given you a great tan, but behind … Continue reading

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Are makeup primers necessary?

Makeup primers are gaining popularity in skin care, but with so many brands at various prices, is it really worth the extra money? Companies promote primers as providing a layer between skin and foundation to create an even surface when … Continue reading

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Soy – Not Just a Food Anymore

How have soybeans evolved as a main component in personal care products? Soybeans have long been known for food benefits, but they have evolved over the years into other products. History of the soybean can be traced to China, where … Continue reading

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More about soy isoflavones

Isoflavones are classified phytochemicals because they naturally occur in plant form, typically via the legume family. Isoflavones are also known as phytoestrogens, which resemble human estrogen but in a weaker form. Researchers claim isoflavones can help maintain good health, reduce … Continue reading

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Using antioxidants to fight free radicals

We briefly mentioned antioxidants as a weapon against free radicals in our last blog post, but thought it would be useful to explain these powerful phytochemicals, vitamins and nutrients in more detail. Phytochemicals are chemical compounds occurring naturally in plants. … Continue reading

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The Fight Against Free Radicals

What are these creatures and how do they affect us? Good question. These little creatures affect everything from skin aging to overall health. Free radicals are also contributors or responsible for a number of diseases. Free radicals are basically unstable … Continue reading

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