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What Are Peptides and How Can They Benefit Your Skin?

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

A plethora of anti-aging products exist that promote the use of peptides to minimize fine lines and wrinkles. Peptides became the center of attention in the skincare industry after research presented at the 2002 American Academy of Dermatology research conference demonstrated that peptides could firm skin and stimulate collagen production. But what exactly is a peptide? [...]

Lifestyle Tips to Help Manage Your Eczema

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a term that refers to a group of very common skin conditions characterized by a dry, itchy rash. According to the National Eczema Association, eczema may affect as many as 1 in 10 persons in the United States. This is unfortunate because of how debilitating this condition can be. In [...]

What Should You Look For in Your Facial Moisturizer?

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

You want to buy a new facial moisturizer. It’s just one step of your skincare routine, so it shouldn’t be that hard, right? But even early in your search you find there are too many options to choose among. Do you need a cream or lotion? What’s the difference between an AM and a PM moisturizer? [...]

Lip Augmentation

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Smooth, full lips with defined borders are often associated with youth and beauty. Unfortunately, lips lose their fullness, definition, and red color as part of the normal aging process. There are also external factors that speed up this process, such as excessive sun exposure and smoking. Avoiding these factors will help to prevent loss of volume [...]

How to Choose a Sunscreen

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Out of all of the anti-aging products that are on the market, sunscreen is by far the most important. In fact, a study published in the American College of Physicians’ Annals of Internal Medicine proved that sunscreen can help prevent photoaging – premature aging caused by the sun. Researchers compared skin aging in 900 men and [...]

Skin Care Travel Tips

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Let’s face it: all forms of traveling can be stressful. Whether it’s by plane, train, car, or bus, a day of traveling can take a toll on your appearance. Plus, if you’re traveling somewhere far from home any changes in weather, humidity, or water quality can play a role in how you’ll need to care for [...]

Follow These Top 5 Recommendations to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

 1. Sun avoidance practices There’s no question that the number one way to reduce your risk of skin cancer is to avoid sun exposure. The American Academy of Dermatology confirms that sun exposure is the most preventable risk factor for all skin cancers, including melanoma, and is primarily responsible for premature aging. In order to reduce [...]

Can Antioxidants Help to Prevent UV-induced Free Radical Damage?

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you ever wonder why sun exposure causes so many harmful effects to the skin, such as burns, signs of aging, hyperpigmentation, and cancer? While the mechanism of UV damage to the skin is multifactorial, one mechanism is UV-induced free radical activity that damages cells. There’s no question that the number one way to prevent skin [...]

What Is CoolSculpting?

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Have you been committed to consistently following a healthy eating plan and exercise routine yet still find that you can’t get rid of certain areas of fat? This is the case for many men and women, which can be frustrating and discouraging. It’s important to keep in mind that there are other factors that play a [...]

What Can You Expect With Tattoo Removal Procedures?

By | July 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

People get tattoos for a variety of reasons. Some do it to represent something they feel strongly about, others do it because they find tattoos cosmetically appealing, and some people even do it based on a dare. Regardless of the reason, over time some people find themselves regretting the tattoo altogether. In fact, in 2015 The [...]