Recent Posts by Claire

Effects of a nutritional supplement containing collagen peptides on skin elasticity, hydration and wrinkles

Clinical abstract from Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, US National Library of Medicine: Effects of a nutritional supplement containing collagen peptides on skin elasticity, hydration and wrinkles “… Many people around the world strive to achieve younger-looking skin. This is often promised by topical treatments. Oral treatments for skin ageing have been unsuccessful due to their constituents…
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Beauty from the inside out, Improving your diet or taking supplements may lead to younger-looking skin

Clinical abstract from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Beauty from the inside out, improving your diet or taking supplements may lead to younger-looking skin “… Antioxidants such as vitamins C and E, lycopene, green tea polyphenols, beta carotene, and cocoa flavanols have been shown to offer some protection from ultraviolet light-induced skin damage. These antioxidants…
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Orally administered Polypodium Leucotomos Extract decreases psoralen-UVA–induced phototoxicity, pigmentation, and damage of human skin

Clinical abstract from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Orally administered Polypodium Leucotomos Extract decreases psoralen-UVA–induced phototoxicity, pigmentation, and damage of human skin “… A total of 10 healthy patients with skin phototypes II to III were exposed to PUVA alone and to PUVA with oral Polypodium Leucotomos Extract. The study sought to assess oral Polypodium…
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Could Protecting Your Skin From The Sun Be As Easy As Popping A Pill

Clinical abstract from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Could protecting your skin from the sun be as easy as popping a pill “… Of the ingredients found in sunscreen pills, Dr. Lim said the strongest research is linked to Polypodium Leucotomos, an extract of a Central American fern plant. Studies have shown the fern extract…
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