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Hot days and sandaled feet-it must be summer. As summer days heat up, only the lucky few will be strolling along the beach, cooling off their toes in the gentle surf. Meanwhile the rest of us will walk to work on hot, dusty sidewalks, trudge around the grocery stores, and drive the kids to every summer activity.

Peppermint Cool Feet

Hot days and sandaled feet it must be summer. As summer days heat up, only the lucky few will be strolling along the beach, cooling off their toes in the gentle surf. Meanwhile the rest of us will walk to work on hot, dusty sidewalks, trudge around the grocery stores, and drive the kids to every summer activity.

Hectic lifestyles leave little time to look after your uncomplaining feet. On days when you're not hiking the hills or riding down trails, your poor feet still get a pounding. What do they have to do to get your attention?

Don't wait for the blisters and pain before treating them to a cool peppermint refresher. Plan for a weekly Peppermint Pampering Pedicure:

  • Run a bowl of comfortably warm water, deep enough to soak up to the ankles.
  • Sit back and relax, letting the warm water ease tension right down to the toes.
  • Dry each foot thoroughly, taking special care to dry between the toes.
  • Gently massage a soothing peppermint lotion over the feet and ankles.

Your Peppermint Pampering Pedicure will feel so good. That's because peppermint lotion is like dipping your feet into a mountain stream: cool, soothing, and refreshing.

It's time for your tootsies to see the sunshine and get a little peppermint pampering. Look for peppermint lotion in the beauty section of your natural health store.

E Power

If there is one vitamin that is essential for super smooth skin, it is vitamin E. Antioxidant and superpower healer E is an exceptional age-defying ingredient in skin care lotions.

Ultraviolet rays from the sun may damage the skin, decrease elasticity, and lead to wrinkles, but vitamin E one of the most effective antioxidants works to prevent sun damage to the skin.

Research in the Journal of Nutrition in 2001 showed that tocotrienols, one of vitamin E's many components, are the kingpins in antiaging skin care. If tests of tocotrieols on human skin give the same positive results as
laboratory results, we will have another natural skin treatment to help us age gracefully. In truth, it will take several generations to prove the benefits of caring for the skin with topically applied lotions that contain tocotrienols. However, evidence so far leaves no doubt that the question about tocotrienols will be a confirmed Yes. Watch for vitamin E tocotrienols in new and improved natural health skin care products.

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