Menopause doesn't increase the risk for cancer. Studies suggest that the long exposure to estrogen prior to menopause increases the risk of various cancers. Women who experienced menopause after the age of 55 or began menstruating before the age of 12 are both at a higher risk of having ovarian, breast and uterine cancer.
Naturally found in the body, hyaluronic acid gives skin its youthful plumpness. There are five different types of hyaluronic acid according to their skin penetration ability. When you buy a hyaluronic acid serum or cream, it is crucial to choose the one made with the best hyaluronic acid to renew your skin.
There are some visible changes to the skin and hair during menopause. Usually one year after the last period, women find that their skin becomes drier and the signs of ageing look more prominent. With declining estrogen levels, many women experience thinning hair and notice more hair growing on their face.
A clinical study in Germany showed that daily application of cacay oil within a 4 week period reduced the appearance of wrinkles by 45%. This study found that cacay oil boosts the skin's hydration and elasticity while also visibly smooths out the appearance of the skin and makes it look firmer.
Saccharide Isomerate boosts the hyaluronic acid production in the skin by up to 66% and reduces the appearance of wrinkles by up to 79.3%. It delivers long-lasting hydrating and smoothing effects up to 72 hours. It reduces flakiness, itchiness, dryness and tightness, and improves skin smoothness and softness by 50%.
With a particle size of 0.000000001 meter, gold nanoparticles penetrate deeper into the skin and increase the efficacy of the products. Scientific studies showed that gold nanoparticles carry other active ingredients, nutrients and oxygen into the deeper layers of the skin.
In additional to various health benefits, sleep has a major influence on our appearance. A study by a research-led medical university in Sweden suggests that sleep deprivation triggers signs of ageing such as sagging eyelids, swollen eyes, dark circles, dull complexion, prominent wrinkles and droopy mouth corners.
A recent study showed that Frankincense essential oil promoted skin health. It speeds up wound-healing process, reduces inflammatory-skin-ageing and prevents the scar formation. The main active component of Frankincense essential oil, Alpha-Pinene is thought to be behind its various health and anti-ageing effects.
Insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels, help prevent the formation of AGEs in our body. Due to lack of insulin or failure to respond to insulin, diabetics are more prone to premature ageing including accelerated skin ageing.
Coenzyme Q10 generates energy for the skin cells to function properly. It has a critical role on how fast your skin renew itself. By increasing the levels of coenzyme Q10, it gives skin more energy to repair damaged cells that otherwise appear as signs of ageing such as wrinkles, lines, age spots and sagging skin.
Studies showed that N-Acetyl Glucosamine reduced facial hyperpigmentation by inhibiting the melanin production and protecting skin cells from free radicals and oxidative stress. The skin brightening effects of N-Acetyl Glucosamine is further boosted when it is mixed with Niacinamide (vitamin B3) in a skincare formula.
Studies showed that Resveratrol is capable of neutralising free radicals and preventing oxidative damage. It has more powerful anti-ageing effects than vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin A, catechin, epicatechin, gallocatechin, gallic acid, ellagic acid and idebenone.
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