We all know that winter brings few more wrinkles. Direct heat from appliances, dry air blown out of the furnace, or bone-chilling wind may all be partners in crime. They all contribute to deprive water molecules on skin matrix. Overall well-being of our skin seriously depends on the hydration, which may be a first line of defense from aging of skin. Drinking plenty of water get your skin hydrate but then how much water intake is the best practice for skin care? Dr. Nina explained physiological response of skin matrix to water and how to prevent internal damage of matrix that cascades to a vicious cycle of collagen damage in most of the time.
Dr. Nina and Hee Joo discussed that how Vital nutrients such as Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin E can promote not only to repair skin matrix but rejuvenate in vivo anti-aging mechanism. In case of extreme damage out of radioactive radiation, UV light induced sunburn, even skin lesions of some cases, you may wonder how nutritional compounds can be beneficial to aid the healing process. In conjunction of nutritional compounds, the discussion continued to cover herbs, oil, and tea, enriched with anti-oxidants, free radical scavengers that we will never stop being in awe of the historically proven medicinal qualities. FYI, Dr. Nina and Hee Joo brought all the samples to the podcast. Please check gallery below for this edition.
Podcasting hosting by HeeJoo Park, RPh, ABAAHP, FACA, MS
CEO of Key Compounding Pharmacy