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
Vitamins are a great way to make up for what may be missing from our diets. They can also help protect us against some diseases and conditions. If you don't know what to look for in vitamin supplements or what works best for different people, you'll find helpful tips and suggestions below. Just remember; it's important to always check with your physician before starting any vitamin regimen.
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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
Ladies, if you could equip your friends and family with an invisible "bulletproof vest" that would protect them from any unseen dangers, you would do it in a heartbeat. Having a secure way of ensuring your loved ones' safety all day, every day, would definitely make your job easier. And what if I told you that your search for this invisible, yet effective "bulletproof vest" is merely a mouse click away? That lifesaving product is called... Read More
When you're standing in the aisle of your local pharmacy or superstore shopping for sunscreens for your kids, you might be a little overwhelmed by the choices. There are numerous sun protection products for children on the market right now, in every consistency from thick cream to weightless "sport" sprays and ranging in price from economical to "I don't think so."
All this variety may make you think... 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
Men typically spend less time taking care of their skin than women, yet they tend to spend more time outdoors. Skin gets windblown, sunburned and abused in general, then it's also subjected to the irritation of shaving. Men even have a higher rate of melanoma, the most lethal form of skin cancer, than women. And if "looking distinguished" as they age means having wrinkles and sun spots, then most men would say no, thanks. So what... Read More
Every year more than one million new cases of cancer are diagnosed. This deadly disease is only eclipsed by heart disease as the number-one killer. By 2010, cancer is expected to assume the top spot as the leading killer in the United States. February marks National Cancer Prevention Month. While the cause of almost 80 percent of cancer is unknown, prevention is essential in warding off the big "C." There are plenty of measures you can... Read More
UVA, UVB and even UVC - does it really matter to U? Actually, the different wavelengths of the sun's rays do matter when it comes to your skin. Ultraviolet radiation is the light that reaches earth from the sun. First, cross UVC rays off the list - they don't have a significant impact. UVB rays are the ones that react with melanin in your skin to tan or burn it, and that's a direct way to measure skin damage from the sun. More... Read More
So what is Retinol? It is one of the animal forms of Vitamin A. it is both an alcohol and diterpenoid. However, it is convertible to Vitamin A as other forms. You can also find retinol in liver, eggs and milk. Retinol is also known to be easily absorbed by the body simply because it is preformed.
As we all know it, retinol is essential to skin care, and that most products are with it. It helps the skin to rejuvenate. People with... Read More