Alpha Lipoic Acid and Beauty
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How does alpha lipoic acid help me look my best?
Okay. We said there was no fountain of youth -- other than a river of love and compassion. However, we agree with Nicholas Perricone that alpha lipoic acid is a powerful antioxidant beauty supplement. Silica helps your skin, nails and hair, but alpha lipoic acid makes you glow like Marilyn Monroe. Alpha lipoic acid is the Jose Eber of beauty supplements. This beautician to the stars helps build collagen -- before you need injections. It also:
- Protects skin from sun damage
- Energizes the cells (energy is beautiful)
- Inhibits excess sugar that can stiffen collagen
- Plays well with other antioxidants to give you a total makeover (no diva attitudes here)
- Improves insulin production--diabetes is a beauty grenade
How do you take ALPHA LIPOIC ACID for wrinkle prevention? Dr. Perricone advises 100 mg at breakfast and 100 mg at lunch. You can have breakfast and lunch with your beautician -- when's the last time a Beverly Hills spa and salon gave you that perk? We'll still take love and compassion as beauty aids, but healthy skin and internal health make you beautiful inside and out -- especially if you recommend your beautician to all the women in your life.