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Cupcakes, Brownies, Sprinkles & Wrinkles


Did you know that the sun and environmental toxins aren’t the only sources of free radicals?

When you eat sugary foods like brownies, cupcakes and ice cream, your body goes through a process called ‘Glycation.’ During this process, sugar molecules bind to proteins and produce free radicals, much like those caused by getting too much sun exposure or from pollution or cigarette smoking. In turn, this causes Collagen and Elastin to break down, leading to premature aging and wrinkles—and there’s nothing sweet about that.

To fight against unnecessary free radicals, avoid eating unhealthy sugars from baked goods, and instead opt for natural fruits to curb your craving. To combat against free radicals in your skincare regimen, use an antioxidant product like our Vitamin C Serum for added protection.

Is your sweet tooth making your skin bitter? What healthy choices do you make to curb your cravings and save your complexion?

Author: Sara Kosmyna

I'm a freelance writer, makeup artist and brow expert with nearly ten years of professional experience in the beauty industry. Eating healthy, trying new beauty products and writing personal essays are a few of my favorite things. I can usually be found roaming the magazine aisles of bookstores or sitting at the café compulsively shopping online for shoes, books, clothes, and makeup. If I went to the gym as often as I talked about wanting to start exercising, I would have a 12-pack by now. I believe that having a good skincare regimen and expertly groomed eyebrows are two cornerstones to being naturally beautiful.

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