Skin Wash - for Acne Rosacea

From our Serious Action group of products.  This unique acne facial wash is formulated with 2.5% benzoyl peroxide to thoroughly cleanse skin and reduce acne lesions by wiping out the bacteria that causes them to spread.  Rosacea patients who are not sensitive benefit from this anti-bacterial action because true Rosacea is caused by a bacteria transfered from Demodex Mites.  See our articles...

Active Ingredient: Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%

Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, PEG-80 Sorbitan Laurate, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, PEG-150 Distearate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate, Sodium Laureth-13 Carboxylate, Cocamide MEA, Carbomer, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide

8 OZ $30.50

Keratosis Wash - for face, arms and legs, to use in bath or shower every day.  This formula contains no harsh chemicals.  One of the problems with treating Keratosis Pilaris, and Faceii Rubra,  is that everything on the market is very drying and chemical.  We use plant based enzymes and antioxidants to treat the epidermis, not torture it!  The daily use softens and returns the skin to normal pH, helping to not become inflamed - a natural reaction to stressful ingredients and harsh scrubbing.  Not only do the hard bumps dissolve with regular use, but the red dots fade, too!

Ingredients: water, Salicylic Acid, Organic Coconut Oil*, Potassium Hydroxide**, Organic Olive Oil*, Organic Hemp Oil, Organic Jojoba Oil, Polypodium Leucotomos Extract*, Coral, Glutathione, Ferulic Acid, Coconut Endosperm*, Zinc PCA, Brown Alga Fucoidan*, Lactobacillus Kelp ferment filtrate*, Citric Acid, Tocopherol (vitamin E).
* CERTIFIED FAIR TRADE INGREDIENTS
** None remains after saponifying oils (a chemical reaction called saponification takes place between the fat and the hydroxide) into soap and glycerin
- a liquid cleanser!

6 FL OZ $19.00

Keratosis Wash - economy size!

16 FL OZ $45.00

Aesthetician's Elite Vitamin C Cleanser with Calcium - Glymed's gentle, soap free skin cleanser that carefully addresses the needs of complexions dealing with Psoriasis, Keratosis, Eczema and other dry skin issues.  Loaded with anti-oxidants, herbs and botanicals, this product actually treats your skin as you wash it!  Very rarely use hot water in cleansing such sensitive skin, however.  Dehydration only aggravates the conditions.

Ingredients: water, dipentaerythrityl hexacaprylate/hexacaprate, tridecyl trimelitate, tridecyl stearate, neopintyl glcol dicapate/dicaprylae, glceryl stearate, PEG-100, ceteareth-20, cetearyl clcohol, clycerin USP, magnesium aluminum silicate, dimethicone, lanolin, sodium citrate, xanthan gum, DMDM Hydratioin, grapefruit oil, grape seed extract, soapbark extract, vitamin E, calciumchloride, retinyl palmitate (vitamin A), magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, ribonucleic acid, yeast extract, super oxide dismutase, annato.

8 FL OZ $35.00

Almond Joy - for normal, combination skin with redness.  Really nearly smells as fantastic as this candy bar!  Yet its GOOD for you!!  No parabens or chemicals of concern - plant based formula to gently cleanse the skin and calm/cool blood vessels near the surface to reduce the redness and irritations.  Yes, it has chocolate extract!  The Cacao Seed has over 256 identified anti-oxidants so it explains why humans worldwide love chocolate!  Make sure your dietary treats do not have milk products on the label...milk changes the chemistry and reduces the benefits.  Yes, our cleanser has Coconut!  Raw, cold pressed, organic, virgin coconut oil...! 16 FL OZ
$35.00

 Salicylic Wash - for issues of pigmentation changes, rough/dry face and body skin, blackheads, keratosis.  Formulated with Beta Hydroxy and Alpha Hydroxy Acids, certified organic botanicals like chirally correct L-Arbutin, Kojic Acid and Cacao Fruit Seed Extract, to effectively cleanse and tone the skin while reducing hyper-pigmentation every time you use it.

8 FL OZ $30.00

For advanced cases of Rosacea or Keratosis Pilaris Rubra, we have tested out this group of products from 3 of our natural brands and find them to be exemplary in the treatment of chronic redness of the face and neck.
For those with broken capillaries, alternate Rosacea Relief  with the Peptide Recovery Complex. For severe Rosacea, using Peptides over Relief morning and night.  This creates an all-natural solution to visible capillary damage from Rosacea, telangiectasia, high blood pressure, pregnancy, alcohol use, sun damage, cold and wind damage, smoking and more.  Instead of trying to cover up unsightly blood vessels, repair them with this capillary repairing double-whammy!  The Glymed peptides formulations are innovative and remarkable in their healing and rejuvenating capacities.  Their Eye Calm and Lip Science products work wonders around those sensitive, prone-to-be-lined and crinkely areas of the face.  Formulated with horse chestnut extract to minimize the appearance of capillaries and varicose veins (which appear when blood vessels lose elasticity and become congested with blood). Aescin, a principal active compound of horse chestnut, is known to reduce inflammation and improve vein walls by plugging minute holes and microscopic leaks in venules and capillaries. This action promotes elasticity and may prevent swelling and long term damage.

Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Helianthis Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearth 20, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Bark Extract, Glycerin, Cetearyl Glucoside, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Caprylic Acid, Glycine, Cyclopentasiloxane & Dimethiconol, Xanthan Gum, Betyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Lecithin, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate

2 FL OZ
$66.00

GlyMed Plus Intense Peptide Skin Recovery Complex - an amazing cream that  targets lines and stressed blood vessels deep within the skin's surface.  As part of the GlyMed  Injecta-ceutical skin care products, its an innovative cream formula that delivers five potent amino acid complexes - clinically proven to correct problems  within the skin's infrastructure. These 5 micro-protein fragments are cellular building blocks and messengers of the natural process of tissue repair to support the regeneration of collagen for skin firmness and elasticity. This exclusive formula is also packed with Ceramide 2, an essential skin molecule that improves hydration while supporting tissue repair, and vitamin E to combat free radical damage. Contains sea whip extract, to soothe and calm inflammation associated with Rosacea, and licorice root and bearberry extract to inhibit melanin biosynthesis (hyper-pigmentation).  The addition of the peptides in the Recovery Complex supports Rosacea Relief to gently and effectively restore healthy tissue.

Ingredients: Water (Aqua), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-3, Phyllanthus Emblica (Amalaki) Fruit Extract, Cyclomethicone, Glycerin, Galactoarabinan, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Tribehenin, Ceramide 2, PEG-10 Rapeseed Sterol, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Butylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Siegesbeckia Orientalis Extract, Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, Steareth-20, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, Polyacrylamide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Laureth-7, Stearic Acid, Corylus Americana (Hazel) Seed Oil, Cetyl Phosphate, Sea Whip Extract, Tocopherol Acetate (Vitamin E), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Algae Extract, Yeast Extract, Glucosamine HCI, Echinacea Angustifolia Extract, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi (Bearberry) Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Uralensis (Licorice) Root Extract, Urea, Dimethicone, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Root Extract, Triethanolamine, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl Glycol, BHT

1 OZ
$79.00

Eye Calm - a luxurious formulation with a special blend of 100% natural ingredients including natural peptides, essential oils, anti-oxidants, vitamins, and potent skin immune boosters.  Eye Calm also contains Alpha Lipoic Acid, an extraordinary anti-wrinkle/antioxidant agent that gently tightens and firms the tissue around the eyes. High levels of Ascorbyl Palmitate, Bearberry Extract, Licorice Extract and Blackberry Extract combine to lighten dark circles.  Apply morning and evening around the entire eye area including the lids.  A cooling sensation is immediately experienced followed by a slight tightening.  Those peptides immediately go to work on wrinkles and crepey tissue around your eyes. Apply to clean, toned skin first thing in the morning and again at bedtime.  Can be used through out the day, even touched on over make up.   .3 FL OZ
$38.00

Sun and Wind Protection Products Net weight Cost Buy Now!
Pro Lip Primer - this primer is the secret weapon of every  professional make up artist.  We want you to have it, too!  With SPF 15, the primer formula enhances lipstick wear and makes lips appear fuller and more sensuous, thanks to an exclusive peptide plumping complex. Super anti-oxidants and SPF 15 combine to shield lips from sun damage, dehydration and environmental stress. .07 OZ
$10.00

Retexturizing Face Primer - a delicate, silky serum formulated to perfect your skin's appearance, reducing the look of facial lines, large pores, uneven texture.  Smooth on clean skin before make up or sunscreen or wear alone for evening to give skin a fresh look when going out. .45 FL OZ
$15.00

Tinted Face Primer spf 20 - a lightweight serum formulated to perfect your skin's appearance, reducing the look of facial lines, large pores, uneven texture.  Smooth on clean skin before make up or wear alone to give skin a fresh, smooth look when going out.  Great for Acne, Rosacea and KP Rubra complexions. .45 FL OZ
$18.00

Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation:

 Dream Tint - moisturizing liquid tint in "Peach Brightener" shade for very water resistant sun protection.  UVA/UVB spf 15.

Ingredients: titanium dioxide 4.5%, water, algae extract, elderflower extract, dimethicone, jojoba esters, glyceryl stearate, cetyl stearate, sunflower seed oil, glycerin, radish root extract, boron nitride, shea butter, jojoba seed oil, cetearyl candelillate, white tea extract, grapefruit seed extract, lavender oil, pomegranate extract, glyceryl polymethacrylate.

2 OZ
$39.00

Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation:

 Dream Tint - "Medium Light" shade.  A Moisture Tint with UVA/UVB spf 15, medium protection.  Very water resistant!  .

Ingredients: titanium dioxide 4.5%, water, algae extract, dimethicone, jojoba esters, glyceryl stearate, cetyl stearate, sunflower seed oil, glycerin, radish root extract, boron nitride, shea butter, jojoba seed oil, cetearyl candelillate, white tea extract, grapefruit seed extract, lavender oil, pomegranate extract, glyceryl polymethacrylate.

2 OZ
$39.00

Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation:

  Lip Drink - a clear, natural balm to give your dry lips some TLC without artificial ingredients.  This colorless lip balm really is a drink for the lips. It contains no petroleum-derived products which dry out the lips. People who are regular users of petroleum-based lip balms are on a continual drying cycle the more they use, the drier their lips become.  This formula is a healing treatment for chapped, sore or cracked lips.
In a base of macadamia nut oil to which is added the active sunscreen ingredient of edible zinc oxide for UVB protection. Edible zinc oxide provides an SPF 15 and broad spectrum sunscreen.  Lip Drink also contains the anti-oxidants: green tea extract, Vitamin E and C. The flavor is a mixture of lemon and orange oils. It feels more moist on the lips than a traditional lip balm.

Wear alone or under lip colors.

.25 OZ
$14.00

Smoking May Worsen Psoriasis
Heavy smokers may be putting their skin at risk.

A new study shows people who smoked more than a pack of cigarettes per day were twice as likely to have severe psoriasis as those who smoked 10 cigarettes or less per day.  Researchers say the results suggest that cigarette smoking may exacerbate existing psoriasis, and highlights the need for people with the skin condition to quit smoking. Smoking is a risk factor for many other diseases, such as lung cancer and heart disease, but little is known about its relationship to psoriasis.

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that is not contagious or life-threatening, but it causes itchy and sometimes embarrassing red, scaly patches on the skin. Psoriasis can also affect the nails and joints

In the study, published in the Archives of Dermatology, researchers compared smoking history and severity of psoriasis in 818 adults with psoriasis.   The results showed that people who smoked heavily had twice the risk of severe psoriasis compared with light smokers.   In addition, an increasing number of cigarette-years (a measurement of both the intensity and duration of smoking) also raised the risk of severe psoriasis.   Researchers found that the effect of cigarette-years on psoriasis severity was stronger for women than for men. This means that present women smokers and recent quitters had a higher risk (72%) for worse psoriasis.

In an editorial that accompanies the study, Mark G. Lebwohl, MD, of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, says the study shows researchers still have a lot to learn about psoriasis. For example, the study does not answer whether psoriasis leads to smoking or smoking exacerbates psoriasis.


Common Causes of Darkness Around The Eyes

 
Thinning skin -The skin under the eyes is thin and delicate to begin with. As we age, skin and the fat pad under the eyes becomes thinner, causing blood vessels to become noticeable. This gives the appearance of dark circles. Sun damage can make it worse because it weakens skin.

Allergies and Hayfever -Dark circles under the eyes can be the result of allergies to airborne substances, such as pollen, dust, and pet dander, because people rub their itchy eyes. People with hayfever may notice them at the height of the season. Food allergies or sensitivities can also contribute to dark circles.

Genetics - Dark circles under the eyes runs in families. They tend to be more noticeable in people with fair skin or deep-set eyes.

Fluid Retention - Blood vessels under the eyes can become dilated and engorged, which can contribute to dark circles. Excess dietary salt and smoking are common causes. Conditions that cause fluid retention (e.g. heart, thyroid, kidney, liver diseases) or medications that cause blood vessel dilation may be a factor. Your doctor should be aware of any symptoms you're experiencing.
Lack of sleep -A lack of sleep can make skin appear more pale, which allows blood vessels to be more visible through the skin, giving the appearance of bluish or dark circles.

Iron Deficiency Anemia - Iron deficiency anemia may cause a bluish tinge below the eyes.

Dehydration - Dark circles under the eyes can be a sign of dehydration.

 

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