Loyal readers may recall my article on how eating eggs is important to fighting loose skin (Eggs Can Prevent Your Skin from Sagging). Eggs are rich in iron and biotin, which help keep your skin and hair healthy and full. But the miracles eggs can foment does not end with eating them. Miracles continue if you apply them to your face on a regular basis as a mask. They will tighten skin and close pores to create a smooth surface.
I often have to restrain myself from bringing up the powers of the egg mask at cocktail parties where I find myself staring into the deep cavernous pores of committed smokers or sun worshipers. If you’re going to bring destruction to your skin at least try to rectify matters by wacking some eggs whites on your face! Continue reading →
9 Reasons to Indulge in as Much Sex as Possible (with a supportive and loving person!)
It gets your heart pumpin’ blood flowin’ and nitric oxide movin’
When you are doing anything that feels good, like healthy exercise or having an orgasm, your Nitric Oxide levels rise and blood circulation is increased. More than that, Nitric Oxide is the main neurotransmitter – the one that regulates all the other neurotransmitters. And because it’s a gas, it goes through the body instantly. So high Nitric Oxide levels, let’s say from clitoral stimulation, will instantly change the neurotransmitter levels of the brain and balance them out. As your biochemistry changes, inflammation decreases, and chances of heart disease lessens, and the adrenals improve. Continue reading →
Part of the impetus of my blog is to show women that we can age gracefully and with minimal damage if we find natural (i.e. non-chemical and non-scalpel) methods to optimize the body’s natural functioning. There is no machine more perfectly engineered than the body. Everything has a function and works well until we start flooding ourselves with chemicals that were never supposed to be there. Our consumer culture has made it difficult to resist buying products – for our skin, our mouth, our homes, our car, our air – everything. But if you want to age slowly you are going to have to return to nature.
Here are 18 foods that tighten and firm skin. Get a natural face lift while eating! Continue reading →
Eggs contain a number of powerful skin-friendly nutrients:
Selenium – the wonder mineral of anti-aging is very present in eggs and promotes tighter skin
Choline – protects the fat structures of cell membranes which make skin more flexible. Without this flexibility skin can crack and wrinkle. In addition, choline helps in the overall functioning of cells assisting in such functions as transporting nutrients in the body and maintaining proper levels of vitamin B which produces energy in the skin which means elastin and collagen production are constant. While we do produce some choline naturally we need more – two a day will give us 50% of what we need. Continue reading →