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CHOCOLATE IN SKIN CARE....WHY????

September 30, 2016

CHOCOLATE IN SKIN CARE....WHY????

CHOCOLATE SKIN CARE....WHY??

 

One of my favorite herbalist, Susan Weed, gives each of her interns a 2 pound block of dark chocolate to eat during their stay.  She says it can make a bad day good in a few bites.  She believes it is healthy for the soul.  I AGREE!!  But it is also great for the skin.

Dark chocolate is a skin-friendly ingredient that helps to keep your skin healthy, glowing and just flawless. Midnight Oil Soap offers Hot Chocolate Soap in a very limited supply every fall.  Full of dark bitter ground chocolate.

Why Use Chocolate in Skin Care?

  • It has powerful anti-oxidant properties and is considered to be a health food.
  • Chocolate has skin softening properties, probably as it contains cocoa butter.
  • It is used to smoothed out wrinkles due to the anti-oxidant properties.
  • The anti-oxidant properties prevent the free radicals from causing damage to the skin’s elastin, other protein and collagen.
  • It has a nourishing effect on the skin.
  • One can exfoliate the dead skin cells and regenerate news ones.
  • Hydration of the skin is possible.
  • Eating foods that are rich in flavanoids, help to maintain collagen and fight against sun damage.
  • Chocolate is a good moisturizer.
  • It rejuvenates the skin.

 

 

 

 

 


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