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Vitiligo Vitamin & Book Bundled Offer – Save $20 – Ends Dec. 31

Offer Ends December 31, 2016

Get healthier skin with this perfect pair.

Buy 1 jar Recouleur® and get the book Skin Deep for $5

Skin Deep: A Mind / Body Program for Healthy Skin by Dr. Ted Grossbart helps you recognize stress in your life, learn to reduce it, understand how it can exacerbate vitiligo and other skin conditions. Author Ted Grossbart has been a keynote speaker at Vitiligo Support International conferences . Regular price $25.21, book is $5 when you buy 1 jar Recouleur®. That’s a $20 savings. Add both to your cart, discount applied at checkout.  This offer ends December 31, 2016 so buy now!

Vitamin C, Vitamin B12, and Folic Acid for Vitiligo

There is scientific evidence that people with vitiligo are short on vitamin C, vitamin B12, and folic acid.  The relationship of vitamin C and folic acid has been reported in dermatological literature, most extensively by Montes, a world-renowned expert on the role of vitamins and nutrition in the treatment of vitiligo. Vitamin C may protect against oxidative destruction caused by reduced folates in the body. Inadequate dietary intake of vitamin C may also lead to folic acid deficiency in people who have folate levels on the low end of normal. Moreover, vitamin C is necessary for complete metabolism of tyrosine, phenylalanine, and dihydroxyphenylalanine, key components of melanin production. Some people have reported depigmenting when taking ultra-high doses of vitamin C, although it is considered unstable as an intentional depigmenting agent. When used at ultra-high dosages, vitamin C interrupts key steps in melanogenesis. It interacts with copper ions at the tyrosinase-active site and inhibits action of the enzyme tyrosinase, thereby decreasing melanin formation. Recouleur® is not formulated with an ultra-high dosage of vitamin C. Rather, it contains 60 mg of vitamin C – 100% of the Daily Value (DV). Supplementing with the recommended DV of vitamin C is particularly important for patients undergoing phototherapy because there is evidence that exposure to UV light depletes vitamin C levels. Furthermore, vitamin C has proven antioxidant properties that limit damage from long-term exposure to UVA and UVB.  UVA and UVB phototherapy are commonly used to treat vitiligo. It can be administered through a dermatologist’s office, home phototherapy, or natural sunlight. Vitamins alone or in conjunction with phototherapy (combination therapy for vitiligo) can play a part in vitiligo’s repigmentation. Recouleur® Dietary Supplement contains C, B12, and folic acid making it easier to add to your vitiligo treatment.

In future blogs, we’ll delve into the other vitamins vitiligo sufferers typically lack.  Next up: vitamin B12 followed by folic acid.

Vitiligo Vitamin & Book Bundled Offer – Save $20

  Buy 1 jar Recouleur® Vitamins and get the book Skin Deep: A Mind / Body Program for Healthy Skin for $5.

Skin Deep presents a new way to deal with skin disorders via psychodermatology. Stress can exacerbate vitiligo or even trigger an outbreak of white patches. Recognize stress in your life, learn to reduce and control it, understand how it can exacerbate vitiligo and other skin conditions. Author Ted Grossbart has been a keynote speaker at vitiligo conferences alongside Recouleur® founder Audrey VanStockum.  Regular price $25.21, this book is $5 when you buy 1 jar Recouleur®. That’s a $20 savings!

What is Camouflage Makeup Spray or Air Stocking?

 

Air Stocking is a spray makeup. Envision a spray-paint can that mists skin-colored foundation onto your body.

To apply it, shake the can. Spray it on your skin. Let it dry.

Camouflage Makeup spray is easy to use shake and spray
This spray makeup covers vitiligo, spider veins, tattoos, bruises and all skin imperfections. Use on feet, legs, arms, elbows, hands, chest, back – anywhere you have something you want to cover.

This cover up makeup is water resistant. It will not come off when wet. You can wear it swimming or in the rain. Pat dry, do not rub.  If you rub it while wet, it will come off.

To remove it, wash with soap and water. Read more in our FAQs.

Camouflage Makeup Spray Air Stocking easily conceals vitiligo, tattoos, and other skin imperfections.  It takes less steps compared to other camouflage cosmetics.