healthy skin

DR L PROTOCOL – RENEW – STEM CELLS

Human stem cells are unique because of their ability to divide, to create new cells and to develop into specialized cell types including ones which can repair and replace damaged tissues. They can function as any cell in the body, which is one reason they are so powerful. While research is ongoing, stem cell therapies have the potential to treat diabetes, cancer, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease and more.

Retinoids

DR L PROTOCOL: RETINOIDS

Retinoids are skincare (vitamin) A list celebrities. After SPF, it is most likely the first recommendation which will pass your dermatologist’s lips (well this dermatologist anyway). Why all the hype? Well, retinoids treat just about everything from pigmentation and acne to wrinkles and skin DNA damage. They are antioxidants which also increase cell turnover (to …

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You are half bacterial

There are roughly the same number of bacteria in our body as human cells. So, it turns out that half of us is bacterial – we are walking petri dishes!

These tens of trillions of helpful bacteria, viruses and fungi living on our skin and in our gut help us digest food, break down toxins, make some of our hormones and keep our immune and nervous systems in balance.