Archive for the ‘Plantogen’ Category

Plantogen Products are used in Award Winning Spas across the Globe

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Plantogen® skincare products are used in award-winning spas around the world, from New Zealand to Baltimore, Maryland. One of these spas, Wellington Bodyhaven Spa, was recognized by The World Luxury Spa Awards TM and awarded their “Best Luxury Hotel Spa” and “Best Luxury Resort Spa.”

“The World Luxury Spa Awards TM is the highest accolade a spa can ever hope to receive,” said Marinique Truter, Executive Manager, World Luxury Spa Awards TM.

Wellington Bodyhaven Spa is proud to bring Wellington New Zealand to the top of the list in the world Spa community, a haven of peace and tranquility providing innovative exotic, sensory journeys and rejuvenating spa treatments.

Plantogen® Products at Bodyhaven Spa

The products at Bodyhaven Spa were carefully selected and scientifically researched to suit the needs of the spas clientele.

  • Plantogen® Moisturizers: Wellington Bodyhaven Spa utilizes several Plantogen moisturizing skincare products, including Plantogen® Light Moisture, Plantogen® Protective Moisturiser with Sunscreen, Plantogen® Hydrating Moisturiser, and Plantogen® Skin Brightening Anti Aging Moisturiser.
  • Plantogen® Supplements: Wellington Bodyhaven Spa utilizes several Plantogen supplements, including Plantogen® Overnight Stress Repair, Plantogen® Intensive Firming Serum, and Plantogen® Corrective Eye Gel.
  • Plantogen® Manuka: Wellington Bodyhaven Spa utilizes several Plantogen Manuka products, including Plantogen® Manuka Honey Mask with Hops and Plantogen® Manuka Skin Oil.

And you can utilize the same treatments and products as the Bodyhaven Spa in Wllington, New Zealand by ordering Plantogen® skincare products online at Plantogen.com.

Plantogen® products combine the most advanced scientific knowledge with plant based technology, believing in plants as effective ingredients in the improvement and maintenance of healthier, younger looking skin.

Plant energy is powerful!

For more information about Plantogen® Products, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner, and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Dealing with Puffy Eyes / Bags Under the Eyes :: Skincare Tips and Tricks

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Are you tired of dealing with tired looking, puffy eyes? If so, you are not alone. Countless women have the same skin problem. But there is hope! There are several ways in which you can attempt to alleviate puffy eyes. But before we get into that, let’s first look deeper into the root of the problem.

What Causes Puffy Eyes / Bags under the Eyes?

There are actually several culprits that may be causing your puffy eyes, including:

  • Edema: Puffy eyes can be caused by a build-up of fluid in the tissues around the eyes, call the orbits.
  • Hormones: Fluctuating hormones can increase the potential for your body to retain fluids…even around your eyes.
  • Allergies: Are you allergic to anything? It may be causing those bags under your eyes.
  • Aging: Yes, unfortunately puffy eyes / bags under your eyes can happen as a result of aging.

But just because you suffer from puffy eyes does not mean you have to live with puffy eyes! There are several skincare tips and tricks that may help rid you of those dreaded bags under your eyes.

Plantogen® Recommended Skincare Regimen to Alleviate Puffy Eyes

  • Get Enough Sleep: Puffy eyes is a common symptom of sleep deprivation. So try to get a little more rest every night.
  • Elevate your Head When Sleeping: Lying down for several hours in a horizontal position allows fluid to build up around the eyes. So when you stand, the fluid that was resting under your eyes is suddenly being pulled down by gravity. To try and alleviate this, try elevating your head when you sleep to reduce the amount of fluid around your eyes.
  • Cooling the Eyes: There are several home remedies for treating puffy eyes, including: placing slices of cucumber on the eyes; placing moist teabags over the eyes; and even placing cooled spoons over your puffy eyes. A celebrity makeup artist trick is to keep Plantogen® Corrective Eye Gel in the refrigerator and then apply before makeup. This was used on eth set of a number of Columbia pictures movies, including recently in Men in Black 3!
  • Drinking Water: One of the potential causes of your puffy eyes could be dehydration.
  • See your Doctor: If the cause of your puffy eyes is allergies, your doctor may be able to prescribe medication to help alleviate your symptoms.
  • Plantogen® Corrective Eye Gel: This eye gel both hydrates and soothes, to help minimize the appearance of wrinkles and dry lines around the eye area. Plantogen® Corrective Eye Gel also acts on ‘bags’ under eyes to lessen signs of fatigue by promoting suppleness to make the skin smoother.

Active Ingredients & Benefits of Plantogen® Corrective Eye Gel

  • Witch Hazel Extract: Helps clean and disinfect skin. Refreshes tired looking skin.
  • Aloe Vera: Promotes and aids in skin healing.
  • Cucumber Extract: High in potassium, silicon, sulphur and other minerals said to rejuvenate cells.
  • Green Tea Extract: Neutralizes effects of free radicals and protects against extreme environmental impact.
  • Chamomile Extract: Soothing to all skin types.

For more Professional Skin Care Advice and more information about Plantogen® Corrective Eye Gel, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

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How to Cure Puffy Eyes

Skin Care Tips: The Benefits of Bee Venom & Plantogen® Royal Facelift Mask

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Plantogen® Plant Derived Spa Therapy was founded on the belief that natural ingredients could be used as effective skincare products to help achieve healthier, younger looking skin. We combine the most advanced scientific knowledge with plant-based technology and natural ingredients. And we are always on the lookout for the newest trends and advancements in natural skincare.

So what is the newest trend in the skin care industry? Bee Venom!

How Bee Venom Works as a Natural Skin Care Product

Bee venom interacts with skin in a very interesting way. Your body and your skin identify bee venom as an irritant, thus increasing blood circulation and stimulating the production of collagen and elastin. This causes the skin to plump, naturally lifting, tightening, and firming fine lines and wrinkles.

Because of this, Bee Venom Masks have been quickly gaining popularity in the skin care industry.

Plantogen® Royal Facelift Mask: A Natural Bee Venom Mask

Plantogen® Royal Facelift Mask – a natural noninvasive anti-aging therapy – combines New Zealand Manuka Honey, Bee Venom, Shea Butter, Vitamin C, Evening Primrose Oil, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Olive Leaf extract and Carrot, Citrus and Wheat Polypeptides in just the perfect way to help lift, tighten, and firm the skin.

How to use: Apply onto clean skin avoiding the eye area. Leave for 20 minutes and wash off with wash cloth or wet cotton balls. For best results, follow with Plantogen Toner and Hydrating Moisturiser.

* A patch test is recommended before use.

For more Professional Skin Care Advice and more information about the Plantogen® Royal Facelift Mask, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Why you can’t leave your Makeup on at Night :: Professional Skincare Tips

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Each and every morning, millions of women apply makeup. But how many of these women actually remove their makeup each and every night?

Sometimes we forget to remove our makeup. Sometimes we are just too worn out after a long day of work, chasing our children, and keeping up with the house. And sometimes we just choose not to remove our makeup. After all, it is not important, right? Wrong!

The Importance of Removing Makeup Every Night

  1. While we sleep, our bodies naturally eliminate toxins through the pores. If you fail to remove your makeup at night, your pores may be too clogged to allow this natural detoxification to take place.
  2. Makeup, to a certain extent, can be a drying agent. Failing to remove your makeup at night can lead to dry, irritated skin. This is also why it’s so important to wear a moisturizing night cream – like Plantogen® Overnight Stress Repair – to allow your skin to recover from an entire day with makeup on.
  3. Skin regenerates three times faster at night than during the day, with cellular renovation activity reaching a peak between 2am and 4am. Failing to remove your makeup at night can hinder this regeneration.
  4. If you do not regularly remove your makeup at night, it may cause breakouts. It can also cause you to become increasingly prone to infections and bacteria.
  5. When makeup becomes impacted into your facial pores, it makes them look larger and more noticeable.

Leaving your makeup on once in a while shouldn’t hurt. Just don’t make a habit out of it.

Plantogen Recommended Skincare Product for Effective Makeup Removal

Plantogen® Purifying Cleanser for Normal/Dry: A creamy, gentle cleanser that helps dissolve and lift impurities without drying the skin. Cleans deep down to remove dirt, oil and make-up. Contains natural Manuka Honey, Chamomile extract and Vitamin E. Water soluble.

How to Use: Use daily. Apply small amount into palm of hand. Apply to face and massage well to remove makeup, dirt and impurities. Wash off with warm washer or sponge.

Additionally, using a hydrating mask every week can help make your skin look and feel heathier than you ever imagined possible!

For more Professional Skin Care Advice and more information about PLANTOGEN® Purifying Cleanser for Normal/Dry, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Sources:

Makeup Myths and Legends

Body Exfoliation – More than Self Indulgence :: Skin Care Tips

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Do your regular skincare treatments just not seem to help? Do you moisturize and moisturize with no improvement in the look and feel of your skin? The problem may not be your skin care products, but rather a thin layer of dead skin cells that are preventing your skincare products from working.

The Solution: Exfoliating!

Body exfoliation – the process of removing dead skin cells from the surface of the epidermis – is more than just a self-indulgent luxury. It is actually a very beneficial step in one’s regular skincare regimen. Whether you have dry skin, oily skin, or sensitive skin, exfoliating once or twice a week can help improve your skin’s overall health and appearance.

Benefits of Body Exfoliation

  • Improves skin texture: Exfoliating removes old, dead skin cells, revealing new smoother skin cells.
  • Helps moisturize the skin: When dead skin cells are removed through exfoliating, it allows moisturizers and other skin care products to be better absorbed by your skin. This does not happen as easily when the surface is blocked by dead or dry skin.
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles: A regular body exfoliation regimen will help reduce these natural signs of aging.
  • Opens and unclogs the pores: Exfoliating will naturally open your pores.
  • Helps to ease discoloration: The exfoliation process stimulates blood flow and leaves you with a healthy glow.
  • Leads to visibly brighter skin: Exfoliating removes dead skin cells that make the skin look dull and lackluster.
  • Improves overall skin health: Exfoliating speeds up skin cell renewal, revealing new layers that look and feel softer and smoother.

PLANTOGEN® Nourishing Body Treatment

Dead skin cells can build up on the surface and make skin look dull and prematurely older. Our PLANTOGEN® Nourishing Body Treatment (estimated time: 60 min) is designed to stimulate, exfoliate, and message dry and stressed skin.

This natural exfoliating and moisturizing body treatment utilizes the natural healing powers of Shea Butter from Africa and Manuka Honey from New Zealand. The end result: your body will look and feel radiant!

For more information about PLANTOGEN® Nourishing Body Treatment, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Skin Care Tips for Your Hands, the One Place You Reveal Your True Age

Friday, April 27th, 2012

You spend hours and countless dollars pampering yourself, looking for any way you can to reverse the sands of time. From facials and pedicures to massages and acupuncture, you do everything you can to look your best. Still, if you fail to properly care for your hands, all of your efforts may be in vain.

Did you know that the hands age faster than any other part of the body, even the face? This is because the skin on the back of the hand is much thinner than that of the rest of the body. And when you combine this thin skin with the constant wear and tear you put your hands through, it is no wonder that the hands age faster than other parts of the body.

In just one day your hands are exposed to a number of harmful substance, including oil-stripping detergents, cold weather, the sun, and numerous other damaging day-to-day activities. Your hands take a lot of abuse day in and day out. The end result, say experts, are wrinkles, fine lines, dry skin, crinkly crepe-like skin texture, and the noticeable appearance of bulging veins, which also grow larger over time.

But you can fight back! Taking care of your hands is not a difficult process.

Skincare Tips for Your Hands

  • Wear gloves when washing the dishes, gardening, or any time you are dealing with chemicals.
  • Use sunscreen. Doctors agree that avoiding direct sunlight and using sunscreen are the keys to younger looking hands.
  • Try a Paraffin wax treatment. Not only will your hands be softer, but the warm wax also increases blood circulation, allowing for the restoration of improved skin color and ease any joint stiffness. 
  • Soak your hands in warm milk to help strengthen your nails and hydrate your skin.
  • Use the right skincare products!

“There are certainly products and key ingredients that can make a temporary difference in how your hands look, and there are some exciting advances that could help make a real difference in your skin,” says dermatologist David Goldberg, MD, director of Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey.

Plantogen® Recommended Skincare Regimen for Your Hands

Plantogen® Hand & Nail Therapy is a protective hand and nail cream with Hydrolysed Keratin, Retinol, Vitamin E and Sweet Almond Oil provides relief for dry, stressed hands and nails. These natural ingredients work together to help make your hands look younger and healthier.

  • Hydrolysed Keratin helps condition and restore unhealthy skin and nails.
  • Retinol helps repair and reduce photo aging, making skin look younger
  • Vitamin E helps improve the skin’s water-binding ability and helps neutralize the effects of free radicals – one of the major causes of skin aging.
  • Sweet Almond Oil helps protect and nourish the skin.
  • And more!

How to Use: Massage in well paying particular attention to the nail and cuticle area.

For more information about the incredible skin firming powers of Plantogen® Hand & Nail Therapy, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Sources:

Anti-aging Treatments for Your Hands

Beautiful Hands – Skin Care Tips For Beautiful Hands

Skin Care Tips: Looking After Your Hands

Improve Skin Elasticity: Fight Back Against the Natural Signs of Aging

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Aging is a natural part of life. And there are two different types of aging: intrinsic aging and extrinsic aging.

Intrinsic Aging: Natural aging

At 25, your body begins to physically show signs of aging as your skin’s ability to regenerate slows down. At 45, your skin begins to thin and your body starts to experience hormonal changes. Collagen production begins to slow, and elastin – the substance that enables your skin to snap back into place – begins to lose its snap. This is when your skin starts to become more fragile as it loses its natural elasticity. And without elasticity, your skin begins to show the external signs of aging, including:

  • Fine lines
  • Wrinkles
  • Thin and transparent skin
  • Bones shrink away from the skin due to bone loss, which causes sagging skin
  • Dry skin
  • And more!

Extrinsic Aging: Aging caused by environmental factors

There are numerous external factors that can speed up the aging process, including:

  • Sun exposure – photoaging
  • Repetitive facial expressions
  • Gravity
  • Sleeping positions
  • Excessive alcohol intake
  • And more!

Tips for Improving Skin Elasticity

  1. Decrease Sugar Intake: You should keep your sweets to a minimum, at no more than 10% of your total caloric intake.
  2. Wear Sunscreen: Unprotected skin will lose its elasticity more quickly.
  3. Antioxidants: Antioxidants fight cell-damaging free radicals that can lead to premature aging.
  4. Avoid Smoking and Excessive Drinking: Smoke and excessive alcohol intake can be damaging to your skin.
  5. Utilize Plantogen® Intensive Firming Serum: An intensive firming serum with Green Tea (an antioxidant) and an active standardized botanical complex of plant extracts, a combination of Lady’s Thistle, which is a free radical scavenger, Lady’s Mantle, Horsetail, Soy Germ, Wheat Germ, Alfalfa, and Radish extracts. Results in firmer, younger looking skin. It is a gel base so it encourages the active ingredients to be more readily absorbed into the skin. Ideal for use around the eyes especially around any fine lines.

In a forty-five (45) day clinical study, a significant improvement in skin elasticity around the eye area and wrinkle reduction of 36.7%, was demonstrated, making skin look younger.

For more information about the incredible skin firming powers of Plantogen® Intensive Firming Serum, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Sources:

Skin Elasticity

Causes of Aging Skin

The Importance of Vitamin C: Health Benefits and Skin Care

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Chances are that at some point in your life, someone has told you that vitamin C is good for you. Well, you know what? They were right. But do you know why?

What is Vitamin C?

Vitamin C – also known as ascorbic acid – is an antioxidant, as we learned last week. It is also one of the world’s safest and most important nutrients, necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues.

Vitamin C is involved in several body functions, including the formation of collagen, absorption of iron, the immune system, wound healing, and the maintenance of cartilage, bones, and teeth.

Health Benefits of Vitamin C

According to recent research, vitamin C offers several health benefits in the following areas:

  1. Stress: A recent study found vitamin C to be beneficial to individuals whose immune system was weakened due to stress.
  2. Colds: While vitamin C is not a cure for the common cold, several studies have shown it to help reduce the risk of more serious complications, such as pneumonia and lung infections.
  3. Stroke: One study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that those with the highest concentrations of vitamin C in their blood were associated with 42% lower stroke risk than those with the lowest concentrations.
  4. Aging: An American Journal of Clinical Nutrition study examined links between nutrient intakes and skin aging in 4,025 women aged 40-74 and found that those with high vitamin C intakes experienced a lower likelihood of wrinkles, fine lines, and dry skin.

Vitamin C and Your Skin

Vitamin C is just one of many antioxidants that help protect you against the damaging effects of free radicals, which are molecules that can negatively affect your skin and other vital parts of your body. Other benefits of vitamin C include:

  • Scientific data have shown that Vitamin C will help increase the amount of collagen production in the skin.
  • Vitamin C is also a natural anti-inflammatory, which can help reverse some of the effects of sun damage.
  •  By increasing the amount of collagen in the skin, the look of fine lines can be reduced.

Plantogen® products combine some of Mother Nature’s well known healers such as Manuka Honey, Chamomile, Jojoba, Aloe Vera, fruit oils, herbs, Vitamin A derived Retinol and antioxidants, like Vitamin C. Some of the Plantogen® products that utilize the healing powers of vitamin C include: Plantogen® Foaming Cleanser for Oily/Combination, Plantogen® Anti Aging Cream Cleanser, Plantogen® Skin Bright Gentle Microdermabrasion, Plantogen® Hydrating Moisturiser for Normal/Dry, Plantogen® Skin Brightening Anti Aging Moisturiser, and Plantogen® Overnight Stress Repair.

All Vitamin C in Plantogen is encapsulated in liposomes to help prevent oxidation or degeneration of the Vitamin C and allowing for targeted delivery.

For more information about the incredible powers of Vitamin C, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Sources:

The Benefits of Vitamin C

How do Antioxidants Help us Look Younger?

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Fine lines and wrinkles. They are a woman’s worst nightmare. They are also a natural part of aging. But why?

The truth is that no one knows exactly why we age or why we age at different rates. There are, however, a few theories about this, including:

1.   Aging is caused by accumulated injuries from ultraviolet light, “wear and tear” on the body, by-products of metabolism, etc.

2.   Aging is a predetermined, genetically controlled process.

3.   Most gerontologists (people who study aging) feel that aging is the cumulative effect of the interaction of many lifelong influences, such as diet, exercise and leisure, past illnesses, etc.

Each person ages at a unique rate, as the regeneration properties of the skin decreases. And as these regenerative properties decrease, skin begins to lose moisture, tension, and elasticity.

But you can fight these physiological signs of aging with the help of moisturizers and cleansers with active ingredients, such antioxidants! Products like these can help the skin improve its water binding properties and its regeneration capability.

What are Antioxidants and how do they help?

Antioxidants refer to a group of compounds that fight free radicals.

Free radicals are molecules – formed through a natural process called oxidation – which wreak havoc on living cells, negatively affecting your skin and other vital parts of your body. These free radicals can be caused by any number of factors, from smoke and pesticides to sun exposure.

Antioxidants – like Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Catalase, and Beta Carotene – help neutralize the effects of free radicals, preventing them from doing damage to your skin.

Moisturizers and Cleansers with Antioxidants

Plantogen® products combine some of Mother Nature’s well known healers such as Manuka Honey, Chamomile, Jojoba, Aloe Vera, fruit oils, herbs, Vitamin A derived Retinol and antioxidants. Three of these products are Plantogen®’s Anti Aging Cream Cleanser, Skin Brightening Anti Aging Moisturizer, and Skin Bright Gentle Microdermabrasion.  

Plantogen® Recommended Daily Skin Care Regimen

1.   First, use Plantogen®’s Anti Aging Cream Cleanser (daily). Apply a small amount of the cleanser into palm of hand. Apply the cleanser to your face and massage. Then wash off any excess with a warm wash cloth or sponge.

2.   Next, apply Plantogen®’s Skin Brightening Anti Aging Moisturizer (daily). Massage the moisturizer onto your face, avoiding the delicate eye area.

3.   Then, use Plantogen®’s Skin Bright Gentle Microdermabrasion (periodically). Use Skin Bright Gentle Microdermabrasion weekly on normal to dry skin and every 4 days on oily and combination skin. Apply a small amount onto your palm and apply to the face, avoiding the eye area. Then wash off any excess with warm water.

At Plantogen®, we know the anti-aging potential of Green Tea, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Retinol, and other antioxidants in neutralizing the effects of skin damaging free radicals.

For more information about the incredible anti-aging powers of antioxidants, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Manuka Honey used to Treat Sore Throats, Coughs, Colds, and Acne

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Sore throats, coughs, colds, and acne. What do they all have in common? They can each be treated using the healing powers of Manuka Honey!

Manuka honey is gathered in New Zealand from the Manuka bush – Leptospermum scoparium – which grows uncultivated throughout the country. The high sugar concentration in this honey contributes to the arrest of a broad range of bacteria and fungi. Manuka honey supplies cells with a wide range of vitamins, amino acids and minerals while providing white blood cells with the necessary glucose to destroy bacteria.

Because of this, Manuka honey can be used to not only sooth sore throats, coughs, and colds, but also to help treat these ailments.

Dr Peter Molan from the University of Waikato has been investigating the antibacterial properties of honey for more than 10 years. He has made some significant discoveries and was awarded an M.B.E for his work. This includes the discovery that Manuka honey has additional antibacterial properties known as non-peroxide activity. The combination of hydrogen peroxide and the non-peroxide activity in Manuka honey has many health professionals now choosing to use Manuka honey in the treatment of wounds and infections.

Manuka Honey to Help Treat Sore Throats

Some forms of sore throat are caused by the streptococcus bacterium, which has also been linked to tonsillitis, scarlet fever, pneumonia, sinusitis, and ear infections.

Laboratory studies have shown that Manuka honey, with its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, can fight streptococcus bacteria and is thus useful to help sooth and healing several forms of sore throat.

Manuka Honey to Help Treat Coughs and Colds

Manuka honey has been shown to provide cold relief due to its antibacterial properties. In fact, the research team at Waikato University in New Zealand found that Manuka honey naturally destroys staph aureus and streptococcus pyogenese, bacteria present in colds and sore throats.

Manuka Honey to Help Treat Minor Wounds

Scientific studies have found that the application of Manuka honey can help resolve a variety of wounds including burns. This is because Manuka honey has the ability to ward off wound infections, reduce inflammation and promote healing.

“Many medical professionals are choosing to use active Manuka honey and are getting very good results with the treatment of wounds which have not been responding to standard treatment” (a trial of Active Manuka Honey on unresponsive skin ulcers was successfully carried out at Waikato Hospital in New Zealand: the results have been published in the New Zealand Medical Journal). 

Manuka honey is antioxidant-rich and active in reducing inflammation, so it’s also beneficial for resisting disease, ageing, and the maintenance of general well-being.

For more information about the incredible healing powers of Manuka honey, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Sources:

Sore Throats and Tonsillitis Information