Grapes, Raisins and Corn Flakes!

When was the last time you really looked at skin? Youthful skin on the children around us, blemishes ona tender  toach by ottavia99 teenagers, beginnings of laugh lines with the passing of youth, and the results of gravity as we approach our middle and later years.  You probably know some with “great” skin for their age, and others who have “let themselves go”! While heredity does play a part, there is plenty you can do to protect this largest organ of your body. The first step is to truly understand what your skin is made up of, and the best ways to nourish it so it lives a long and healthy life for you!

If youConjoined Raisin by Afroswede picture the layers of your skin in a fun way, you will have a better idea of how it works and how to preserve it. The base layer of  skin is called the hypodermis – let’s picture it as a layer of succulent grapes. As the hypodermis matures, and new skin cells grow underneath, it becomes the dermis. Let’s picture the grapes losing moisture, drying out and becoming raisins. As cells in the dermis complete their final days of protecting your body, they slowly die, sticking to the dermis until they slough off. Let’s call these dead skin cells of the epidermis our corn flakes.  Like a “Skin Parfait” you have your base layer of grapes, with a smaller layer of raisins covering them, and a flat layer of corn flakes as the topping!Kick Back, Relax, Have A Grape! by swt snookie

If we give our grapes what they need to be super nourished and hydrated, they will live a very long natural life, creating less raisins, keeping them healthier throughout their natural life.  This is accomplished with an internal approach that consists of  consuming the right antioxidants on a regular basis.

The exteCorn flakes by ..georgernal approach affects the way we treat the skin that we see. Getting rid of the corn flakes on a regular basis through exfoliation, followed with a skin care regimen consisting of essential ingredients that protect and prolong the life of every skin cell, will leave you looking beautiful, maintaining your skin’s protective barrier and immune properties. Healthy skin cells will lead to a long and healthy skin life!

Feed your grapes, make less raisins and get rid of the corn flakes so the grapes are prepared to receive maximum benefit from the nutrients you are giving them!  How can I do this?

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About Candace

Candace Dye is an Apriori Beauty Consultant and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Her passion is helping others to uncover and enhance their true inner radiance with tips for health, wellness, skin care and beauty!

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