Eating the right foods is great for the inside of your body, but the results of a healthy diet can be seen on your face, too. If you have a problem with acne, then a healthy eating plan can improve your complexion by up to 20 percent. Diet definitely plays a role, but it's not a substitute for proper skin care or seeing the doctor, according to dermatologists. But researchers do believe certain types of food can reduce - or... Read More
While raw foods are not new, eating plans that follow this trend in healthy eating appear to be gaining strength across the country. The focus of the diet is on eating uncooked, highly nutritious foods -- fruits and vegetables. Of course, these foods are low in calories and extremely good for you, but eating them raw or uncooked is favored as it is believed that they lose nutritional value when cooked.
Those who subscribe to the... Read More
Most of us picture a warm beach when we think about sunscreen. The truth is, no matter where the location or what the temperature, any outdoor activity that prolongs exposure to the sun should come with a good application of sunscreen.
There are many different types of sunscreen, categorized by protection levels such as SPF, UVA/UVB, water resistance and waterproofing. Add to these specialized sunscreens; such as ones with tanning... Read More
Have you had your flavonoids today? Be honest, have you even heard of flavonoids? Most people don't know the first thing about these substances known for their antioxidant properties. Flavonoids, or Vitamin P and citrin, are plant metabolites. There are upwards of 6,000 different substances found in plants. Flavonoids change the body's reactions to allergens, viruses and carcinogens. In other words, they have demonstrated anti-allergic,... Read More
The skin is the largest organ of the body and yet most of us don't do enough to maintain our skin's health. The skin also protects our bodies from the outside world. Most of us don't think our skin is so great looking. Even if you were born with a perfect complexion, or one that is not so good, you should make an effort to take care of it correctly.
There are some foods that will help you maintain your youthful skins. Avocado is a good... Read More
Acne is commonly a skin condition that is seen as whiteheads, blackheads, pustules or infected and inflamed nodules. Acne often is found on a persons face, chest, neck, and back. While many acne types usually affect the teenagers, various acne conditions are not restricted to a particular age group; even adults in their late 20s or even well into their 40s - have the possibility to also suffer from acne. Though acne is not life threatening,... Read More
Skin care is not a topic of recent times; it has been in practice since ancient times, when herbal skin care was probably the only way to take care of skin. However, skin care has transformed in a big way. Herbal skin care routines have been replaced by synthetic/chemical-based skin care routines. The herbal skin care recipes which once used to be common place are not so popular today (and even unknown to a large population). This... Read More
Someone's got to fight for the Jersey Shore kids' right to tan...and stay relevant. Surprisingly, it's former Presidential nominee John McCain, who allied himself with Snooki via Twitter. The pint-sized Oompa Loompa criticized President Obama for adding a 10 percent tax on tanning beds. "I don't go tanning anymore because Obama put a 10 percent tax on tanning ... And I feel like he did that intentionally for us," the... Read More
As days get shorter and it becomes time for the clocks to fall back, you may notice a change in your skin. Cooler, less humid weather, coupled with fall wind, can take a toll on your complexion, particularly if you tend to have dry or sensitive skin. When there's less moisture in the air, it shows on your skin, so keep it hydrated from the inside out by drinking lots of water and cutting back on salt. Be sure to moisturize as much... Read More