Friday, November 11, 2011

Grape Seed Oil

It's 11.11.11, what does that mean to you?

Grape Seed oil benefits and sources.

Grape Seed oil made by cold-pressing the grape seeds after they have been used to make wine. The benefits of grape seed oil, it has the same antioxidants as green tea, black tea, berries and wine. Grape seed oil can do wonders for the health of your skin both topically and taken internally. The antioxidants in the oil are known for their health giving properties, and are more powerful than vitamin C and E, although these vitamins should be included in your daily intake. Grapes seed oil is highly bioavailable and are active in the body as tremendous free radical scavengers. These powerful antioxidants protect collagen, which is the foundation for blood vessels and all connective tissues. Grape seed oil has been indicated as the best choice.

Grape seed oil contains polyphenols, which are antioxidants. Polyphenols can slow the process of aging, as well as having anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Grape seed oil contains high amounts of linoleic acid, which is a fatty acid essential for the health of skin and cell membranes. Along with vitamin C, grape seed oil is able to help the skin with the production of collagen.

Grape seed oil is very rich in vitamins, minerals and protein, and can be found in many beauty products such as soaps, hair care, cosmetics, facial creams, body creams, bath oils and lip balms. Grape seed oil is a wonderful moisturizer as it really nourishes the skin, helping keep it smooth and subtle by locking in moisture. It is great for all skin types including acne as it does not leave the skin feeling greasy. It's ability to be absorbed instead of sitting on the skin's surface gives it the ability to fight free radicals and stop some of the enzymes that destroy collagen, elastin and other connective tissue.

Grape see oil is a natural oil highly prized and beneficial for the health of the skin it has the ability to inhibit fine lines and wrinkles caused by the loss of collagen and elastin!

Heath = Beauty

Be well,
Peggy Humphries
Licensed Esthetician
Certified Dr. Hauschka Esthetician

Butterfly Esthetics
1045 Water St.
Santa Cruz, CA. 95062
831 459 7546

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