Treating Your Skin Wisely

Step by Step - How to Heal Your Skin
and Achieve Better Health



We can all have pretty good skin!

This book is dedicated to those who want to understand how...

Why did I write another book about skin? What can it tell us that we don’t already know?

So yes, I wouldn’t have devoted three years of my life if I didn’t feel like I’m going to explode from all the knowledge I’ve gathered within me. I felt that my life mission was to pass everything I’d understood over to anyone who wants to take care of their skin, but for reasons unrelated to them, simply make mistakes and ruin their skin instead of improving it. I’ve already shared this knowledge with hundreds of my private clients, but this knowledge is too important to only remain with a select few.

It’s been over a decade that I’ve been exposed to wrong, manipulative, agenda-packed information, and if it weren’t for it having the potential to harm, I’d have ignored it and continued doing what I believe in, accompanied by my loyal clients, who already believe in my way.

At a time when there’s a jungle of information about cosmetics that is erupting onto us, this book comes to sort out your information from beginning to end: what is skin, what does it even need from us, what makes it healthy and strong and what weakens it, how to treat skin issues such as acne or extreme dryness, how to treat very sensitive skin, what is a hidden cosmetic allergy and how to treat it, how can our skin provide indication for other issues in our body.

I don’t really care that all around me illusions are being sold. World economy grows out of illusions and that’s fine. At any given moment, people are purchasing products which aren’t suitable for them because they believe the marketing illusion it comes with. That’s always existed and that will never cease.

The real issue in my opinion is when people purchase a harmful product or treatment, and they don’t even know it’s harmful - a product which had ever been tested with objective scientific tools, and even if it had been, in most cases the studies are funded by some cosmetics company which has a blatant agenda to sell their product. In a few years’ time, when their skin ages prematurely, people won’t know it’s because of a treatment they underwent when they were younger, to get rid of acne or wrinkles or dyspigmentation.

I have discovered a lot of fake news during the recent decade, a lot of mistakes, a major lack of basic knowledge in skin and the human body, many cases of negligence and irreversible injuries to skin. I’ve delved deep into the subject matter and arrived at clear conclusions regarding what is good and right for the skin, and what is wrong and destructive. Believe me - whatever is good for your skin is also good for the rest of your body, and vice versa, after all, skin is part of your body, even the biggest part of it.

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In this book, I also confront the issue of nutrition, though I’m not a certified nutritionist. After numerous years of exposure and investigation I’m certain that I know what a healthy diet for your skin contains, and I definitely burst a few bubbles regarding nutrition, at least for some of you. Some of you might find it contradicts your faith or your preferences, but hey - at least you’ll never say you haven’t been warned.

If your kids are teenagers, you’ll be able to gradually and informatively pass on the information in this book to your children. If your kids are very young, you’ll get a lot of tips about protecting their skin at every stage of their development.

So again, yes, this is indeed another book about skin, but I can guarantee that you’ll be surprised with information which you hadn’t considered, in every chapter you get to. Information which you assumed was wholly accurate will suddenly be discovered as unsubstantiated, and you will become informed consumers. Maybe a little bit cynical, but you’ll definitely become more responsible towards your health and mainly your skin.

This is also a self-help book: I’ll be guiding you step by step on how to improve your skin’s condition.
This book isn’t “heavy”. I’ve made sure to shorten the process and present you with the most important information in every section, so that you can understand the subject as quickly as possible.

Picture: Anat Pinchas



Treating Your Skin Wisely Step by Step - How to Heal Your Skin and Achieve Better Health

My name is Ophra. I was Born in 1966 in Israel.
I did my BA in agronomy at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, specializing in plants’ diseases and pests. When I was 39, after 15 years of working as an agronomist, I decided to change fields and went to study cosmetics.

I myself had unsolved issues with my facial skin - more about that is in the book. I wanted to understand the hidden ingredients of the products and to suit them precisely to my clients. Due to my academic background in plants as well as my personal inclination, I preferred the use of natural substances, so I learned how to produce natural creams, I opened a skincare salon, and … I started to work.

I’m not gullible by inclination, and I examine even published research meticulously. I have to check things in depth, to be convinced that there are no hidden commercial motives or false conclusions behind the publications. I enjoy helping people and improving their conditions, and can testify to extremely high integrity. These three features have led me to probe the symptoms I’ve encountered during my clients’ treatments, and to understand the reasons for their appearance.

After 12 years of work, studies and observation I decided to write a book for people who really want to know and understand - people suffering from skin problems as well as those treating them.

 Save this site to your favorites or subscribe under,  log in from time to time to read new tips
and click on through to your colorful digital edition or your colorful printed edition of my book: "treating Your Skin Wisely", so you can start the journey to clearer and healthier skin now, with so many more tips and tricks and eye- opening explanations.


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1In Nature - The Outer Indicating the Inner14-20
2Paying Attention to the Signs21-28
3Do Cosmetics Fix Everything?29-32
4The First Stage in Healing the Skin - Neutralizing External Factors33-43
5Understanding the Internal Factors of Skin Issues44-59
6Second Stage of Healing the Skin -Assessing Inner Factors60-68
7Essential General Information About Our Food69-85
8Healthy Nutrition for Your Skin86-111
Table 1Recommendations and distribution of food groups according to nutrition type96-98
Table 2A list of food groups, vitamins and minerals important for our body101-111
9Don’t Mess with the Epidermis112-120
10Nourishing and Cleaning Your Face: Secrets and Tricks121-130
11Dry Skin – Reasons and Solutions131-137
12Celebrity Secrets138-143
13Aging of the Skin and Ways for Slowing Down the Process144-161

Conclusion – April 9th 2019161-162

Photos Credits 163-164



Take a photo of your facial skin in daylight. Read the book thoroughly, apply all the tips in the book for six months and then photograph your facial skin again after those six months ....

You'll see the wonderful improvement, but now you'll also have a small reminder of what you need to do to keep it that way