Author Archives: Daphna Roytblat

From A to Z(inc)

When you think of skin health, zinc is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But you’d be surprised at how this mineral plays an important role in combating skin ailments and acne and enhancing the wound-healing process. Zinc is known as the “trace element” because small amounts...

The Mineral You Didn’t Know You Needed: Magnesium

Perhaps the most overlooked mineral in our body that plays a part in over 300 enzymatic reactions inside of us is magnesium. Everybody needs magnesium. It synthesizes proteins, passes signals in the nervous system, controls blood glucose levels, and is responsible for proper bone development. In fact, magnesium deficiency is...

From the Inside-Out: Calcium and Your Skin

Our bodies are like machines. There are hundreds of thousands, perhaps even millions, of functions that occur in our bodies every day to help us stay alive, alert, healthy, and strong. Like every machine that needs a source of power to operate, so do our bodies. But instead of electricity,...

From Tropical to Topical: Algae Use in Skincare

Have you ever walked down the aisle of your local drugstore or department store and noticed that many of your favorite skincare brands have incorporated algae, an aquatic organism, in their products? If so, maybe you are thinking to yourself: why algae, what are the benefits in skincare, and are...

Gimmick or Game-Changer? Superfoods and the Skin

If you’re like me – or really, if you’re like anybody else nowadays- you care about how you look. When it comes to skincare, there is no hiding those pimples and blackheads. As hard as you may try to cover it up with makeup, those skin villains will still be...

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