Thursday, June 4, 2009

omega 3 oils for skin

Fish oil /Flaxseed oil containing the Omega 3 essential fatty acid EPA helps to prevent wrinkles and can delay the ageing process of the skin according to recent research published in the Journal of Lipid Research in 2005.

Scientists have also found that fish oil containing EPA can limit the damage to the skin produced by overexposure to the sun and help to reduce the negative effect of UV rays. This has particular relevance when we consider the recent and dramatic rise in cases of skin cancers caused predominantly by exposure to the suns harmful rays

Quick Fix for Dry Skin?

Skip Your Cleanser

Filed In:Skin Problems > Dry Skin FixesIf you suffer from dry skin, consider this remedy: Skip the cleanser (which can be drying) and opt for a bit of Omega-3 oil or Pure Almond Oil
. Put a few drop in your palm, mix with warm water (never wash your face in hot water) and then massage into your face & neck. Let sit for a couple minutes then gently wipe face clean with a damp washcloth. (Tip: Never use a washcloth more than two days in a row, they are a breeding ground for bacteria). Follow up with a moisturizer.


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