Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Your Needed Vitamins for Menopause

Vitamins for Menopause help support your daily food choices. An average diet of fast and processed foods, which consists of lots of meat and potatoes, adds very little of the nutrients your body needs to function. Lots of green leafy salads, avocados, carrots, sweet potatoes and oranges are some of your best sources of natural vitamins.

Vitamins for Menopause, consisting of A, B, C, D & E should be taken twice daily as a multivitamin. When taken in the morning, and then again that evening, these nutrients can be utilized though out the day instead of just all at once.

Vitamin A helps keep your skin soft, smooth and supple. It is also important in supporting eye health. This vitamin is a natural lubricant, which will help with skin and vaginal dryness.

Vitamin B needs to be supplemented daily. Its job is to increase your resistance to infection, and helps maintain your adrenal gland. Vitamin B gives you energy and supports your liver function.

Vitamin C has anti-stress properties that help with anxiety, tension, as well as, insomnia. As an antioxidant, Vitamin C increases your immunity to diseases. It is also a help with allergies.

Vitamin E is shown to help with PMS symptoms. As an antioxidant it supports thyroid health. Vitamin E has also been shown to reduce the chances of breast cysts.

Extra Vitamin D is needed to work with calcium. This vitamin's job is to promote the absorption of calcium. Without sufficient vitamin D, bones can become thin, and brittle. Your best source is the sun, because this vitamin is naturally present in very few foods. 10 minutes a day of exposure will help with your liver and kidney function, as well as help prevent osteoporosis.

Another supplement to add to your vitamins for menopause is Calcium. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. 1% of its job is muscle function, vascular support and nerve transmission. The other 99% of it's time, calcium is stored in and remodeling your bones. The balance between stored bone and depleting bone changes as we age and go though menopause. So, it is essential that calcium is added, as a supplement, as early as possible to your daily regime. This supplementation will show down the deterioration of your bones, as well as delay the onset of osteoporosis.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Anti-Aging Products for Acne Prone Skin

So, you've resigned yourself to the fact that although your teenage years are long gone, you still have acne. Or, you have looked in the mirror in disgust wondering why your skin is worse now than ever before. You find yourself buying acne products that are either geared towards teenagers or come with a hefty price tag - at the drugstore, no less! But, things could be worse, right? Yes, they certainly could - you could have acne and dry, wrinkled skin.

Before delving further into this topic, let me first acknowledge the wide variety of treatments available to acne sufferers through a dermatologist. If you have severe acne you should be under the care of a dermatologist. I am a firm believer in obtaining treatment advice from a professional and using the best treatments available, which in most cases are prescription drug products. However, it is estimated that only about twenty percent of acne sufferers are under the care of a dermatologist. If you are among the eighty percent or so who treat their acne with over the counter products, this article is for you.

What are your options for anti-aging skincare when you suffer from acne? First, reevaluate your skin. Reports of acne in women fall steadily between the ages of 20 to 40, but many women fall into the habit of using the same products year after year. Have you fallen into a rut? Second, it is important to realize that the most important over the counter treatment for acne, benzoyl peroxide, can easily be incorporated into any anti-aging skincare regimen. Salicylic acid, which is used to a lesser extent in over the counter acne preparations, can usually be substituted with other components.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Beach Party Make-Up Tips

Going to a party on the beach is one of the best things to look forward to during the summer months. But your swimsuit or sundress aren't the only things that can help you look fabulous. Many women feel that they can't wear make up to the beach because it will run or won't stay on right. But there are lots of ways you can wear make up to the beach and have it look fabulous the whole time. Below are a few tips and tricks that will give you that sun-kissed beach look all summer long.

    Your skin: Protecting your skin is a must anytime you're out in the sun. But instead of wearing a simple sunscreen, try a tinted moisturizer that has SPF in it. Places that specialize in skin care products like Kheil's have really good tinted moisturizers that contain SPF.

    Bronze it up: Nothing gives you that natural sun-kissed look more than bronzer. To get the most out of your bronzer, get a multi-colored bronzer and apply it with a thick bronzer brush. This ensures that it will go on evenly and smoothly. Apply a few strokes to your entire face and neck. Bronzers don't just make your skin tanner, they give a beautiful glow.

    Have fun with shadow: Summer is a time of pure joy and carefree fun. You don't want to wear too much eyeshadow to a beach party, since heat and sweat will most likely cause some of it to wear off quickly. But a little eyeshadow can go a long way. Save all your matte shades for the winter, and get some fun summer colors like bright orange, yellow and pink that have shimmer in them. Put just a small amount on along your entire crease. There are tons of summer colors to choose from, so try getting a percentage of your cosmetics from a wholesaler to save some money.

    Glitter: This may not be something you want to experiment with during the rest of the year, but just about anything can work at a beach party. Add some glitter to the outer creases of your eyes, your chest, shoulders, and wrists. This gives you a small amount of sex appeal without going over the top.

    Lip Gloss: All you need for a beach party is a simple shiny lip gloss without any color. In this case, the shinier the better. Some glosses have multi-color shimmer in them, making your lips pop. Carry a tube of lip gloss around in your purse, so you can reapply after drinking your fruity summer cocktails.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

The Perfect Women's Beauty Sets

Most ladies, no matter how old they may be, love to be pampered. Gifts and sets for women's skin and outward appearance tend to be welcomed as presents, no matter what the occasion. Whether it's a birthday, bridal shower, or holiday, most of the female gender truly appreciates being given a gift that will help add to and protect the beauty they already posses.

Many ladies spend hours a day primping and preparing themselves for the day ahead of them. For these gals, hair products, bath and body lotions, and make-up might be the way to go. Most women like to feel pretty, and these are the kinds of products that can help them hold on to that feeling longer. If the woman you're shopping for has a favorite brand, it is possible to find gift sets that contain several products for her.

Whether she loves the scent of perfumes or prefers the texture and aroma of lotions, you can find a gift for her online. If the woman in your life happens to be a little miss, you can easily find sets that will appeal to her. From sweet smelling Disney merchandise to elegantly designed products for the more refined lady, whatever gift you choose will surely be appreciated.

There was once a time when shopping for presents meant getting dressed, getting in the car, trying to find a parking spot, and wading through crowds, only to end up stuck in a line. Today, you no longer have to go through all of this. If the presents you wish to give have anything to do with being beautiful, you can find them all online.

There's a lot of pressure put on women these days. Many have kids to raise, families to tend to, and careers to follow. Sometimes daily life, whatever that encompasses, can leave them feeling disheveled inside and out. It's nice for them to be able to take some time (even if it's just a few seconds to squirt on some perfume) and devote it to just to herself.