The skin is the largest organ of the body, and is significantly affected by the ageing process. Changes in collagen, which is a protein structure found in connective tissue can lead to diminished elasticity and skin strength. There is a distinct reduction of collagen production after menopause, with changes in vascularity following menopause and dermal blood flow decreasing significantly in postmenopausal women.
Your body requires certain nutrients to rebuild itself. It requires certain enzymes, vitamins and minerals to ensure that the rebuilding process is done properly. There are a few small steps you can take immediately to improve the health and appearance of your skin and hair. Skin repairs itself at a pretty rapid pace, so you can expect to see improvements within a month of adding the following to your diet.
Due to the growing concern of the potential damage that harsh chemicals can cause the body and the environment, going natural is the current trend in cosmetics today. Women are now looking for products that are made from natural ingredients that won’t irritate or harm their skin in any way. The demand for safer beauty products has given rise to organic cosmetics.
Clogged pores occur when there is a build-up of dead skin that hasn’t been able to shed properly. When you produce sweat and excess oil onto the skin it can create a build-up causing blackheads, whiteheads and pimples. This can worsen when the climate is hot as you produce more sweat.