How Metabolism Affects Your Skin & Hair
Metabolism and skin
Metabolism is the process of converting nutrients into energy in the body. But did you know that the skin has its own metabolism?
The skin’s metabolism is the combined process that regulates collagen production, cell turnover, and damage repair. Like your body’s metabolism, your skin’s metabolism slows down with age and is affected by environmental factors such as UV rays, pollution, and airborne toxins such as cigarette smoke.
To stimulate the skin’s metabolism:
- Using exfoliating acids two to three times weekly helps to clear dead cells from the skin’s surface and stimulate cellular turnover.
- Eat an antioxidant-rich diet and supplement the skin with a vitamin C serum to neutralize environmental toxins such as cigarette smoke, pesticides, and other pollutants that damage skin cells and promote aging.
- Use a retinoid on the skin to stimulate cell turnover by exfoliating the skin’s deeper layers.
How metabolism affects hair
The matrix cells of hair follicles also fuel metabolism and regulate cell division and hair growth. Growing healthy hair requires good nutrition, and you can stimulate hair growth by boosting your metabolism.
Top Products to Help These Symptoms
A soothing exfoliant acid cream stimulates cell turnover and collagen synthesis, alleviates hyperpigmentation and melasma, controls acne-causing bacteria, and soothes redness and inflammation.
Hair Serum stimulates the production of hair growth factors and follicles, reducing hair loss and encouraging new growth, improving hair health in as little as three months of use.
Night Renewal Cream contains essential peptide growth factors and a gentle retinoid to improve skin texture and reduce discoloration and surface imperfections.
Pigmentation Defense - designed for use when undergoing treatment for pigmentary disorders with a licensed dermatologist, this nutritional supplement has demonstrated remarkable efficacy in improving hyperpigmentation and melasma.
Untangled Hair Supplement – a combination of nutrients that help to reduce hair loss and encourage the production of hair growth factors.
Vitamin C Lotion 20% - an effective antioxidant that protects your skin from environmental free radicals and environmental damage while stimulating collagen production.