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A Hot Little Number

By: Cathy Christensen
Posted: August 21, 2008, from the September 2008 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Professional skin care products also feature the benefits of red hot pepper and red bell pepper’s powdered form, paprika, as well. Murad offers two skin care products using the benefits of hot pepper to invigorate circulation: Firm and Tone Serum and Activating Body Scrub. Éminence Organic Skin Care’s Paprika Herbal Treatment assists in stimulating cellular repair and blood circulation while also detoxifying and improving acne, and Derma Elite Advanced Skincare offers Capsicum Hot Rub to relieve sore, aching muscles. Finally, Szép Elét’s ilike Hungarian Paprika Gel Treatment increases metabolism and helps collagen formation.

A hot addition

Red peppers add a bite to cuisine and body services, providing incredible antioxidant, fat-burning, circulatory and anti-inflammation benefits. Add this hot little number to your menus to add a spicy kick to the services and cuisine in your spa.

REFERENCES

1. www.mensfitness.com/nutrition/144

2. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/03/070305092428.htm

3. www.oprah.com/presents/2005/young/life/life_peppers.jhtml