A selection of Published Articles that have been written by Pia Kynoch
Owner & Principal Therapist at:
Verve Beauty & Paramedical Skin Wellness.
Are you helping your CoQ10 levels?
Did you know that after the age of 30 your natural levels of CoQ10 begin to diminish? By the time you’re 45 this depletion of CoQ10 continues to accelerate…. and by age 70 your natural CoQ10 levels may be more than 50% lower than they were when you were a young adult!
|I cannot even begin to tell you how many people I have spoken to who have been recommended to use this cleanser, for their so named ‘sensitive’ skin concerns. I would love to share my professional knowledge regarding the Cetaphil cleanser formulation, with specific regard as to what it is actually doing for your skin – and the topic regarding ‘sensitive’ skin is one best left for another day!|
Getting acquainted with ingredients on a label is well worth it. Science now knows what sort of body system disturbances can occur with daily or weekly exposure to inferior ingredients (hormonal effects, mood, skin irritations, toxicity build up). Many mass producers of cosmetic products don’t compete on the basis of the quality of their ingredients – they compete through advertising for mass sales! The regulation of chemicals in consumer products is an area requiring far more attention.
By its function, Vitamin D more resembles a hormone than a vitamin. Hormones are chemical messengers that interact with cell receptors to produce specific biological responses. Calcitriol, the active form of Vitamin D, is arguably the most powerful hormone in the body. It has the ability to activate over 900 genes (roughly 10% of the human genome).
Hello, I'm your Epidermis!
It’s amazing to think that your skin is jam-packed full of millions of cells and is still only about 1-2 pages of paper thick! The epidermis acts as a renewable protective guardian for your body, with complete keratinocyte turnover about every 28 days (although this process can reach up to forty days in older skin).