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Astavita Skin Defense Complex -- 60 Softgels

Beauty From The Inside Out.  Bombarded by billions of free radicals every day our cells are under attack at even the deepest levels of the skin. The result is the breakdown of the cell structure and the unwanted effects of the appearance of fine wrinkles loss of elasticity and moisture content of the skin. Astavita Skin Defense Complex a proprietary formula first developed and used in Japan as internal nutritional support for skin health is designed to protect skin from free radicals and includes AstaREAL® astaxanthin as well as tocotrienol. AstaREAL® - a superior astaxanthin harvested from Haematococcus pluvialis the plant species with the highest concentration of astaxanthin in the world and backed by research indicating its ability to help protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals. Antioxidants and Free Radicals. Free radicals are the by products of UV radiation cigarette smoke air pollution and even stress. Once free radicals are generated inside the body they can damage healthy skin cells. Antioxidants are the best DEFENSE against these free radicals as they boost the body's ability to fight them and prevent their damage. Astaxanthin- a Superior Antioxidant for Beautiful Healthy Skin. Astaxanthin is an all natural carotenoid pigment found in microalgea that has exceptional antioxidant power. The pigment a rich deep shade of red/orange is what protects the microalgea when they are exposed to UV radiation and allows them to SURVIVE even in the harshest conditions. Astaxanthin has been shown to have the unique ability to span through the double layer of a cell membrane. This means it works to protect the skin cells better than other antioxidant because it can protect the cell both inside and out. Now what does this all mean? The cell is like an Oreo cookie it has two lipid layers (the cookie) separated by a center (the cream). Popular antioxidants such as beta-carotene (fat loving) and vitamin c (water loving) work separately inside the cream and on the outside (cookie) layers. Astaxanthin's unique structure being fat soluble with polar (water loving) ends it fastens itself vertically through ALL THREE layers giving the cell better protection inside and out.
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6 out of 6(100%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Astavita Skin Defense Complex -- 60 Softgels
Review 1 for Astavita Skin Defense Complex -- 60 Softgels
Overall rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Omiomy
fromFL
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Very Promising
 October 12, 2008
"I recieved a request to review this product today, only three weeks after receiving it. Claims I've read indicate one month usage is necessary before the effects start to become apparent. I'm pretty sure I stated to see some of the promised results this week!!! My skin seems to be plumper, if you know what I mean. I ordered two bottles to try and I'm very excited to see what the results will be after 60 days! The verdict is really still out whether it will live up to its long-term claim, otherwise I would have given it 5 stars. So far I would describe the product as very promising!"
0points
1of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 2 for Astavita Skin Defense Complex -- 60 Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
DoubleD
fromKent, NY
Age:25-34
Gender:Male
Seen improvement in 2 weeks
 January 30, 2008
"Excellent product- Co-Workers walked up to me advising how young I looked and If I am trying something new. My skin has a nice sheen and looks healthy and in the winter time that can be difficult in NY where I live. This product works wonders with the AHCC formula that is awsome for overall energy and well being. Before Botox and Chemicals on your face , Just give this a shot. HAHA The painless shot. :) I made a funny."
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Review 3 for Astavita Skin Defense Complex -- 60 Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
trebee
fromPhiladelphia, PA
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
Excellent product
 January 16, 2008
"After taking Skin Defense complex for a few weeks, I noticed improvement in my skin tone, mostiure, and texture. In addition, my muscle recovery from intense triathlon training is great since taking this product."
+2points
2of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 4 for Astavita Skin Defense Complex -- 60 Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Effectiveness:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Miss
love Astavita!
 November 25, 2007
"My husband and I have been taking this for about a month. I have noticed that my skin looks healthier and smoother. My husband says he is not as sore after a workout. We plan to continue buying this product!"
+1point
1of 1voted this as helpful.
Review 5 for Astavita Skin Defense Complex -- 60 Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Effectiveness:
5 / 5
5 / 5
fussylady
fromPrinceton, NJ
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
Referral source:Friend
Duration of use:61-180 days
Best Purchase Ever
 May 25, 2007
"My friend recommended this product. She told me that this product not only improve skin but improve fatigue. I started using it during winter time. As I finish one bottle (one month), I noticed that my skin was not dry any more. Later, I noticed less fatigue after a long day. Also less sore muscle after workout. I was quite impressed. I have been using it since. My skin condition has become much better and I have more energy as well. Excellent product I have ever used."
+5points
5of 5voted this as helpful.
Ratings-only reviews for Astavita Skin Defense Complex -- 60 Softgels
Based on 1 ratings-only review
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
1 out of 1 recommend this product