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4Aug, 2020

UVA AND UVB

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Photoaging is the early aging of skin due to sun exposure in excess. Ultraviolet B rays (UVB) damage the upper layers of the skin, weakening it, preventing cell renewal and causing stains of pigment cells. Ultraviolet A rays act deep in the skin destroying the elastic fibres and reducing collagen that support the skin, resulting the appearance of wrinkles. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and have a skin exam, if not before, immediately after your […]
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29Jul, 2020

CAROTENES

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: For long known as the precursors of vitamin A, today carotenes are given more attention for their antioxidant activity. Oxidation is a phenomenon occurring as well in the human body, being at the origin of ageing. Carotenes are one of the most important antioxidants, and very beneficial for skin, giving colour to it and preparing it for tanning. Ask you nutritionist. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00.
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29Jul, 2020

BRONZE WITHOUT DANGER

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The main traps of sunbathing are the sunburns due to the UV rays (ultraviolet), but skin ageing also and, on long term, a larger risk of skin cancer. For tanning without danger, it’s better to follow some safety rules. Besides the regular topic use of sun protection lotions, it is convenient to reinforce  the protection capacities of the skin fighting free radicals, molecules which formation is favoured by the UV rays and, accumulating in the organism, accelerate skin ageing and the emergence of cancers and other health issues. A diet […]
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28Jul, 2020

AVOID SUNBURNS

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A too long or too intense exposure to the ultraviolet rays (UV) may have serious consequences for your health, like reddening, failing of the immunity defences, inflammation and eye injuries, the premature skin ageing and yet cancer. Even the most efficient solar protection cream is not sufficient to philtre all the UV. An index protection 2 secures 50% of the UV, an index 15 is a 93% security shield, and an index 50 still lets 2% go through. The best thing to do is to also protect yourself with a […]
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17Jul, 2020

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Mind and body ar so completely linked together that, if we keep physically fit, we will also be mentally alert. The same way, if we use our mind capacities we may as well influence our heath general state and our physical performance. Exercise promotes good physical condition and enhances mental clearness, being health a combination of body and mind. Take care of you from head to toe. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule an […]
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9Jul, 2020

FOOD TO BRONZE

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Carrot is the queen of foods to help getting a tan. If you want an apricot tone, you just have to eat them. And there are other excellent foods for a natural suntan: tomatoes and red peppers, extra-virgin olive oil, eggs, watermelon, spinach and broccoli, and also fresh cheese. All of these, well prepared and wrapped, may be taken to the beach for a light and healthy snack. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule […]
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29Jun, 2020

SKIN IS OUR LARGEST ORGAN. PRESERVE-IT!

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There are two main culprits that accelerate the aging process of our skin: sun exposure and Advanced Glycation End products (AGEs). AGEs form when protein or fat combine with sugar. While these aging culprits aren’t 100 percent in our control, using sunscreen and following a proper Alimentary Plan can help with how our body protects and heals our skin. And not only minding your diet is important, but it always helps to consult your nutritionist to remind you of how certain foods can affect your skin health. Call our International Call […]
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19Jun, 2020

FACIAL CONSULTATION

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At our body and facial treatments are personalised. This consultation is extremely important because the environment we live in reflects in our skin, that is also the mirror of our alimentary habits. The analysis of your skin condition through the Time Scanner allows an objective and rigorous diagnosis to customize and start the most proper programme for the immediate rejuvenation of your face. A damaged skin may not only be the consequence of too much sun exposure or inadequate use of cosmetics or facial higiene habits, but the reflection as […]
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1Jun, 2020

USING A SCALE IS HELPFUL DURING VACATION

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: The start of summer is here, and vacation plans await. Researchers from the University of Georgia reveal that people who weigh themselves daily during times when they may be more likely to indulge — “staycation” or vacations, for example — will more successfully maintain their weight or even lose some compared to people who don’t dare step on the scales. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists, even in the Algarve […]
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1Jun, 2020

SOMETIMES BEEING SELFISH ISN’T BAD

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Don’t neglect yourself and your health to avoid feeling selfish. Selfishness doesn’t have to be a bad thing. It can be good to be a little selfish to take care of your emotional, mental, and physical well-being. Many people who focus entirely on give, give, give end up overwhelmed, fatigued, and stressed. And chronic stress has been linked to a number of health risks, including conditions like diabetes, cancer, and mental illnesses, plus unhealthy eating and putting on weight. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and let […]
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