What you eat is written all over your face. Think you're getting a balanced diet? Take a look in the mirror just to be sure. As the old adage goes, we are what we eat, and nothing reflects that sentiment more than your skin. When you're slashing calories from your diet, it's important not to slash skin-boosting vitamins and minerals. Dieters' skin can sometimes look sallow, discolored and dry. So what treats should you feed your skin?... Read More
Beauty and skin care products are expensive and I am sure you know that from experience. I know that if these products worked as they say they did I wouldn't mind spending the extra dollars. The problem is that most of the skin care products out there don't work as advertised.
Spending many dollars to buy a facial product that claims that has all the great natural ingredients you need for great looking skin and then trying it and... Read More
Perfume (Latin "per fume" meaning "through smoke") was highly favored by the Egyptians, Romans, and Arabs. In East Asia, perfumes were incense based. People used to make perfumes from spices and herbs like bergamot, myrtle, coriander, conifer resin, and almond. The use of flowers came only after Avicenna, an Iranian doctor and chemist showed the process of distillation, whereby oils could be extracted from flowers. In 1370, at the behest of... Read More
Looking younger for as long as you can is probably important to you. But all those products you use on your skin? Some of them come at a cost-- both to your health and to the environment. Fortunately, though, using products that are better for you skin's health often means using products that are greener and easier on the environment. The hard part is knowing which products pass muster... and which should be left on the shelf to gather... Read More
Rosie O'Donnell is in hot water with cancer prevention groups which want to skin the comedienne alive after she expressed her pro-tanning views publicly. The self-proclaimed sun worshipper went on the record saying that she "lives to tan" and that "exposure to the sun isn't dangerous." Tell that to all of the people who have died from skin cancer. Needless to say, her comments got under a lot of people's skin, including those at the Ray... Read More
There are plenty of supposedly quick fixes for the nasty stuff women call "cottage cheese" or "orange peel" - aka cellulite. The biological explanation for it is the connective tissues that separate fat into compartments. These patterns tend to be horizontal or crisscrossed in men, but women's compartments tend to be honeycomb-shaped, resulting in that cottage-cheese effect. Genetics may not be your friend when it comes to being... Read More
There are a lot of things to take into consideration if you are thinking of getting a new tattoo. Two main things to think about are the cost and care of any tattoo.
The act of getting a tattoo in and of itself can be very expensive. The bigger ones can easily cost thousands of dollars. The cost of getting a tattoo is often the single most common thing people think about before they get a tattoo. Even though they can be very... Read More
Whether your little one is a few months old or a few years old, when children become our main focus, almost everything else seems to go by the wayside-including our beauty routine. While we might not have 30 minutes to spare anymore in order to put together a flawlessly made-up face, we still want to look our best when we leave the house.
When it comes to makeup for busy moms, it's all about prioritizing. By creating a short and sweet... Read More
Most will always agree that having healthy skin care is an ideal goal everyone needs to attain. It is likely that you are constantly in search of set of treatments, skin care regimen and lifestyle habits to help you acquire and maintain healthy and good-looking skin.
Modernization on your skin: good or bad?
Rapid industrialization in many advanced and developing countries may have contributed to the improvement of living... Read More
Geez, those ugly lines are already showing out even before you have read the prevention advice? Well, it not the end of the world. From home cures to medical creams, you can find a list of common remedies here. A word of advice though. A few of these treatments could be undesirable for expectant mums or breastfeeding ladies. So it's highly recommended that you confer with your doctor before testing them out.
Retin A Cream Retin... Read More