Archive for the ‘Visceral fat’ category

The Benefits of Olive Oil in Skin Care Products

June 30th, 2012

Olive oil has been a Mediterranean cosmetic and culinary staple forever. You might have read about it in history books –the ancient Romans used it in their baths to collect dirt and sweat.

Sadly, today we have embraced health and beauty products made from primarily synthetic ingredients. But, olive oil is prized for its lubricating properties for skin and hair because it is brimming with vitamins A and E.  Plus olive oil contains a triterpene called squalene that is highly valuable, which has antioxidant properties and is believed to inhibit UV damage.

Using olive oil based skin care products also help maintain and restore skin’s elasticity, and when used after a bath or shower, can help the skin to retain hydration by inhibiting water loss.  Herbalix Supreme Solution body moisturizers contains high concentrations of not only olive oil, but also skin nourishing emollients including sweet almond oil, avocado oil and rice bran oil (which also contains squalene).

The Herbalix Supreme Solution Intensive Body Moisturizers are quite potent, water-free moisturizers that are formulated for both men and women.  They are free of petroleum products, propylene glycol, parabens and other synthetic ingredients. Herbalix moisturizers deliver a heavy dose of lubrication to parched skin.  They are available in either fragrance-free versions or suffused with fresh and invigorating essential oils including clary sage essential oil, grapefruit essential oil, blood orange essential oil and cinnamon bark essential oil, among others.

Supreme Solution moisturizers are very intense, unlike most commercial lotions. In order to receive the full benefit, one must massage the lotion deeply and thoroughly to allow the nourishing oils to penetrate fully.  Once fully absorbed, Herbalix Supreme Solution Body Lotion will provide continuous skin softening properties for hours on end.

It’s important for your skin to look as radiant as possible.  Before heading out to the beach or any sun-intensive summer destination, try treating your skin to a natural, soothing and luxurious Supreme Solution Intensive Body Moisturizer.

For more details about Skin Solution Intensive Body Moisturizer, visit us at www.herbalix.com.

Which is better –Bar or Liquid Goat’s Milk Soap?

June 19th, 2012

Bar soap has been around for many, many centuries –and it was first used just for hand washing. The market eventually became flooded with shower gels, also known as body washes, which quickly became a popular alternative to bar soap.

The question that many consumers ask is which is better – goat’s milk bar soap or liquid goat’s milk soap? Basically there is really no real difference between the two except user preference.  Medical doctors and nurses seem to prefer liquid soap dispensers for hygiene purposes, along with ease of use with the pump.

Bar soap is usually round, oval or square-shaped, and the look and function went unchanged for many hundreds of years until non-soap formulas appeared on the market. Next, liquid products, primarily used for hand washing, soon flooded the marketplace and we began to see shower gels, body washes, and more – all of which were a popular alternative to bar soap.

Of course there are advantages and disadvantages to either the bar soap or the liquid soap. Consumers complaint about regular detergent-based bar soap because it washes away more than just dirt, leaving skin dry.  Goat’s milk bar soap leaves skin soft and supple.

Another thing many consumers notice and complain about — the slimy, sticky mess that bar soaps leave behind in your soap dish. Herbalix liquid goat’s milk soap is the same price.

For more information about Herbalix goat’s milk soap products please visit: www.herbalix.com

Can Detoxing Underarms Cut Down on Abdominal Fat?

May 18th, 2012

The proportion of fat to body weight usually increases as we age. Especially women after menopause around 50 years of age. The extra pounds pile on around the midsection, causing that dreaded middle age spread also known as muffin top in women and beer bellies in men. This dreaded abdominal fat, is in actuality, visceral fat and it hides deep in the abdominal cavity of your body near the organs, which is why it can be a key component in many health problems. The other kind of fat that you can grab onto is known as subcutaneous fat.

Visceral fat is known to cause metabolic disturbances and increased risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  Some believe it is also  associated with the need for gallbladder surgery and even breast cancer, which brings to mind how our bodies deal with toxins.

For instance, did you know that many of the branded deodorants today on the market have aluminum, and other ingredients known to clog the sweat ducts underneath your arms?  One of the best-selling products is the Herbalix Detox Deodorant, which helps detox aluminum from the body through use nightly. More and more consumers are switching to non-aluminum deodorant today.

Check the labels to see if your deodorant products contain any type of aluminum, alum, petroleum or propylene glycol.  These ingredients can lead to the buildup of chemicals under your arms, resulting in irritation or worse. Antiperspirants may leave  alum salts in the underarm and some believe it can cause undetermined DNA damage.  Just remember that the detox deodorant Herbalix makes can help clean out your lymph glands and tissues to rid the body of aluminum.

And remember that  toxins in our bodies cause the accumulation of abdominal fat, which stores the toxins deep in the visceral fat, often causing excess inflammation and metabolic disorders.  That is why Herbalix is soon to announce a new and exciting product that uses the same theory of detoxing the underarms, to detox the fat in your body — and in particular, helping to rid the body’s visceral fat of toxins – while you sleep.  What for news soon. Visit www.herbalix.com