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Vitamin C is known as the “Super Vitamin.” It has so many benefits to the body, it is one of the most important ones we can take to improve and maintain our physical well-being, our muscle tissues and our outside skin appearance.

Internally, vitamin C is important for connective tissue repair. It is beneficial to athletes participating in a variety of sports, but it is also important for those of us who want to maintain muscle tissue and elasticity. Vitamin C is especially important to body builders whose training could cause connective tissue damage. It promotes a healthy immune system and may help to prevent the dip in immune function that may occur right after exercise.

Vitamin C is also an antioxidant!  It may help to reverse some of the oxidative damage that could have occurred from exercise. Oxidative damage, caused by free radicals, may interfere with the cells’ ability to function normally and is believed to play a role in many different health conditions, including the aging process, cancer, and heart disease. Taking regular doses of Vitamin C could reverse unknown health conditions, such as those mentioned above.

Direct Benefits to the Body:

Vitamin C is also known as a stress reliever or preventative. When the immune system is weakened, people tend to get more stressed out than normal, and our bodies cannot take on typical stress factors as easily. Vitamin C equips the body with the strength to face the day’s challenges, without it draining the nutrients from our immune system.

Vitamin C is a preventative against colds and flu. Consuming doses of vitamin C will help our bodies’ natural defense system to defend itself against the common cold. It will also reduce infection from pneumonia.

Topical Use:

Vitamin C helps the body on the inside and outside. It is known as the “Skin Vitamin” for good reason. A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examined links of skin aging in women aged 40-74. It found that higher vitamin C levels were associated with a less wrinkled appearance, less dryness of the skin, and better skin appearance.

The mega-vitamin is also well-suited for topical use. At Yvonne’s salon, we carry one of the best products on the market for your skin, called Skin Scripts Vitamin C Green Teac Serum.To purchase this product, just call our office or come by and pick one up. This product is just $36.00 per 1oz. and is great for the face

(See more on Scin Scripts here: https://skinscriptrx.com/

Taking Vitamin C Orally:

Doses of 500 milligrams are typical, but vitamin C can be taken in larger doses of 1000 with no side effects. Vitamin C will help you avoid illnesses and maintain good health. Here are some typical foods containing vitamin C.

  • Orange juice, 1 cup: 97mg
  • Broccoli, cooked, 1 cup: 74mg
  • Green pepper, 1/2 cup, 60mg
  • Kiwi Fruit, (medium size): 70mg
  • Cantaloupe (8 ounces): 59mg

 Consuming vitamin C on a daily basis will improve your health, well-being, stress level, and skin appearance. It can even help you live a fuller, more productive life!

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What is Microcurrent?

 

It’s a Fact: As we age, our skin loses its firmness and smooth texture.

 

The microcurrent procedure gives you a low frequency electrical current that rejuvenates tired muscles, and awakens them to a tighter, smoother texture. It is a non-invasive approach to looking younger with no down-time! Microcurrent treatments are an alternative to surgical face-lifts, and at a fraction of the costs!

 

Microcurrent can be a great solution for you!

 

Microcurrent has been used since the 1960’s in the medical field, and is now approved for the skin care industry. It is referred to as the “non-surgical face lift” for its noticeable results!

 

Here are the typical improvement percentages from Microcurrent:

  • Increase collagen elastin productivity up to 45%
  • Increase blood circulation by 35%
  • Increase collagen thickness in connective tissue by 10%

 

Because of the improvements in the skin, you can see results in the following areas of the face:

 

  • Diminish fine lines and wrinkles
  • Increase the skins elasticity, at the cellular level
  • Plump up muscle tissue
  • Increase blood flow & lymphatic drainage
  • Reduce jowls and double chin area
  • Lift drooping eyelids

Call Yvonne’s Skin Care and Massage today and make your Microcurrent appointment!

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