Be Bold Skincare Blog – Tagged "Sanitas Skincare"

Why Home Care Is Half the Battle

Our skin is our largest organ and it's constantly battling weather, UV rays and intrinsic aging without getting the proper TLC it deserves. Taking a few minutes twice each day can be the difference between dull, hyperpigmented aged skin or a glowing, healthy youthful complexion. Cumulatively, that translates to over 700 opportunities to positively change your skin each year.

The almighty Vitamin A (aka Retinol)!

Retinol is a form of Vitamin A that naturally occurs in the skin. Vitamin A thickens and stimulates the dermis – where your collagen, elastin and blood vessels are – so it reduces wrinkles and increases blood flow to the surface of the skin. Vitamin A actually increases the deposition of collagen; therefore, it slows the normal aging breakdown of your collagen and elastin.

Hyaluronic Acid 101

Hyaluronic Acid (aka Hyaluran, Hyaluronate Sodium, Hylan, Sodium Hyaluronate) is a molecule that is naturally present in your skin as well as connective tissue, joints and eyes. It has the superhero ability to hold up to 1,000 times its own weight in water. For skincare use, its recreated in a lab and formulated into serumshydrating mists and moisturizers.

Let's Talk About EFA's



Three cheers for EFAs! When you read about essential fatty acid deficiency (EFAD) it refers to low or insufficient levels of important long-chain fatty acids, as these are required to regulate cardiovascular, immune and inflammatory pathways.

How to Be Sun Smart and Still Enjoy Your Summer

According to the World Health Organization, getting anywhere from 5 to 15 minutes of sunlight on your arms, hands, and face two to three times a week is enough to enjoy the benefits of sun. The sun has provides us too many health boosts to the body, brain and mood to be ignored:

Benefits of an Ultrasound Facial

You may be familiar with ultrasound technology used during pregnancy, but not realize how beneficial it can be as a facial therapy. Ultrasonic skin rejuvenation repairs your skin and stimulates your skin's natural healing. This high-tech facial uses a specialized ultrasound machine that emits high-frequency waves. Ultrasonic treatments benefit a variety of skin types and can improve many common skin conditions.   

Why Buy Professional Skincare Products vs. OTC?

OTC vs Professional products
Since skin care formulas are proprietary, cheap products can easily disguise themselves as looking like quality products–especially if fancy packaging is used. The credentials of the company as well as positive results experienced by real customers make all of the difference in skin care. 

Why We Love Drying Lotion

Sanitas Skincare Drying Lotion works to soothe inflamed, oily skin while helping to correct and prevent breakouts. Sulfur and Zinc accelerate healing and help to kill bacteria in the pores. Calcium works to improve cell turnover while vitamin B5 helps to prevent the production of excess sebum

Roundup: Jaclyn Hill's Best of Beauty 2015

Jaclyn Hill is an upbeat, fun beauty vlogger (video blogger) with nearly 3 million followers and close to 200 million video views on YouTube. Her honest reviews and engaging personality have made her a trustworthy go-to for makeup and beauty product recommendations. This week, I thought I'd pass along her round up of Best of Beauty 2015. Enjoy!

Vitamin B? Yes Please!

Today we are talking about supplements that most of us are probably familiar with: Vitamin B Complex. We know how essential they are to our overall well-being but you may be surprised to learn how beneficial they are to your skin and beauty routine.

What are B Vitamins?

Referred to as Vitamin B Complex, the eight B Vitamins — B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12 work together for various metabolic processes yet each has its own specific benefits — from promoting healthy skin, hair and nails to fighting stress and lowering cholesterol.  B Vitamins are found in a variety of foods including cauliflower, spinach, eggs, mustard greens, garlic, beef, poultry and fish. Vitamins are not stored long term in the body and must be continually added to our diet either through food or supplementation

How do the B Vitamins benefit my skin?

  • -Repairs skin cells
  • -Improves dryness, redness and acne
  • -Aids in moisture retention and faster wound healing
  • -Supports liver functions resulting in fewer blemishes
  • -Prevent clogged pores and reduce inflammation 

Redness, flaking, irritation, dermatitis and pigmentation issues can all be signs of skin in need of Vitamin B Complex supplementation.

What is a good supplement in addition to a healthy diet?

Sanitas Skincare Complexion Clear - Complexion Clear is a therapeutic supplement that contains a blend of vital nutrients proven to address the origin of blemish-prone skin. B Complex, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin E, Selenium, and NAC have been shown to help heal skin tissue, support liver function, prevent clogged pores and reduce inflammation. Treat skin from the inside out with Complexion Clear.

Key Ingredients:

Vitamin A (as Palmitate                                                   4000IU              

Vitamin B1 (as Thiamine HCL)                                        42 mg               

Vitamin B2 (as Riboflavin and Ribo-5-Phos)                   46 mg           

Vitamin B3 (as Inositol Niacinamide and Niacin)            196 mg          

Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL and Pyridoxal 5 Phos)  78 mg          

Folate (as Folic Acid)                                                       1674 mcg     

Vitamin B12 (As Cyanocobalamin)                                 236 mcg      

Biotin                                                                                786 mcg       

Pantothenic Acid (as d-calcium), B5)                              1000 mg       

Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate)                                                   24 mg          

Selenium (as Selenomethionine)                                     100 mcg       

Copper (as Copper Glycinate)                                        1000 mcg       

Vitamin E (Mixed Tocopherols)                                       100.00 IU        

Acetyl L Cysteine (NAC)                                                 500 mg     

January 12, 2016 by Anne Tamkin