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Moisturizing Foods for Autumn Skin Care

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A Chinese medicine practitioner offered dietary tips on treating dry skin in fall at a seminar presented by the Cupertino-based, nonprofit Women's Workshop on Friday.


Fall is the time of year dryer skin and more apparent facial lines annoy many women. Besides using skin care products, it is actually more important to moisturize the skin from the inside out, according to Erlene Chiang, Ph.D. in traditional Chinese medicine.

"Skin care is more than skin deep," said Chiang in Mandarin to a group of Chinese American women at a seminar presented by the Cupertino-based Women's Workshop in Sunnyvale on Friday.

Based on a Chinese medical theory, Chiang said the skin is controlled by the lungs through meridians (the paths energy takes to circulate the body). So, when dry autumn air enters the lungs, lung meridians will bring dryness to the skin.

While moisturizers cannot reach deep enough to treat the dryness from inside, certain foods which nourish the lungs will subsequent…

Fall Skin Care Tips for a Glowing Complexion

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As we get deeper into the crisp fall season you may be noticing that as the air gets chillier and drier you skin care needs are changing.  Your skin isn’t holding moisture the same way it did during the summer months resulting in skin that is parched, tight, and slightly uncomfortable.

As fall progresses and creeps into winter you will need to make a few changes and do a few things to care for your skin and promote a beautifully healthy glow.

1.  Gentle Cleansing

Now is the time to use a gentle cleanser that won’t strip your skin of its vital oil barrier.   Harsh cleansers will only add to your frustration of dry skin that looks older.  You will also want to avoid hot water when washing your face, instead stick with tepid or lukewarm water.

2.  Exfoliate

Exfoliating your skin is an important step for each season, but especially as your skin becomes drier.  Using a scrub, peel, or mask 2-3 times a week will slough away dead skin while polishing the surface of your skin.  This process …