I can’t tell you how many of my patients come in and tell me they still wash their faces with soap or other harsh cleansers. And many skip toning and moisturizing all together. Or don’t do anything at all.
But this isn’t the way you’re going to get the soft, smooth, radiant, younger-looking skin you’re after. After all, youth means beauty in our culture. And a young, beautiful face is impossible to ignore.
That’s why I recommend that if you’re going to make a New Year’s resolution, make it establishing a skincare regimen. It’s one of the easiest resolutions to keep going and will show you some really great results.
By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about chocolate’s benefits. I’ve seen it reported in magazines and on the evening news. But I have new evidence that makes chocolate even sweeter.
There are two new things we now know about chocolate.
First, I have evidence that eating chocolate can cut your risk from dying of stroke nearly in half.
In one study, people who ate one serving of chocolate per week were 22 percent less likely to have a stroke.1
Another study found that people who ate 50 grams of chocolate once a week were 46 percent less likely to die following a stroke than those who didn’t eat chocolate.2
With winter’s cold wind blowing right now, you may only be dreaming of relaxing on a warm sandy beach, playing 18 holes on your favorite golf course or just puttering around the garden on a beautiful sunlit day. And spending time in the sun not only feels good, it’s good for you.