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Football Fever: Tailgating Foods that are Better for You and Your Skin!

Oct 1st, 2017 Beauty, Staying Young 1 min read

Football season is upon us, and even if you’re not a fan of the pigskin, you’ve likely found yourself smack dab in the middle of a fried pork throw down. From hot dogs to wings, tailgating is a fun experience that can leave your heart and waistline lamenting your choices for weeks to come. If you’re looking for a few healthy alternatives that still embrace…

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Does the Skin on Your Hands, Neck, and Chest Betray Your Youthful Spirit?

Sep 12th, 2016 Staying Young 1 min read

Is there truth to the idea that hands give away age? Well, yes, and they’re not alone. The neck and decolletage (exposed areas of the upper chest, shoulders, and back) betray your age too. Faces attract the most attention, while other areas are left to fend for themselves against sun and environmental pollution. We tend to leave our hands, neck, and decolletage unprotected, so it…

Future Trends in Skincare

Sep 1st, 2016 Beauty, Staying Young 1 min read

What if you could step into a time machine and see what skincare would look like in the future? Thanks to modern experts in the beauty industry, you don’t have to. Let’s take a look at the latest beauty innovations this year and the next year to come. Fermentation Don’t be fooled by the word’s off-putting sound — fermented products are loaded with nutrition. Originally…

Skin Lasers: Are They Worth It?

Aug 16th, 2016 Beauty, Staying Young 1 min read

Skin laser treatments are newer non-surgical options for those seeking more youthful skin, but are they worth it? Here’s some info on three popular treatments available at dermatologists’ offices almost everywhere. Ultherapy by Ulthera is an FDA-cleared procedure that lifts sagging skin on the neck, face, chin, and eyebrow and improves the appearance of lines and wrinkles on decolletage. Ulthera uses safe ultrasound energy to…

Skincare Tips for Sensitive Skin

Aug 8th, 2016 Beauty, Staying Young 2 min read

Some days we love our skin, some days, we don’t. One thing is for sure — sensitive skin is hard to ignore. Now, we’re not talking about the kind of sensitivity that happens because you had your hands in a bleachy bucket of hot water all day. Anyone in that situation would end up red and irritated. We’re talking about skin that stays so extremely…

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Back to The Basics of Skincare

Aug 1st, 2016 Beauty, Staying Young 1 min read

Is beauty really only skin deep? We all know the answer to that question should be a resounding NO! Let’s be honest though. Looking in the mirror first thing in the morning, or at night before bed, can be a bit depressing. Fear not: It’s never too late to propel your skin from ordinary to extraordinary. 1. Start with a clean slate Begin your skincare…

How Does Men’s Skin Differ from Women’s Skin?

Jul 26th, 2016 Beauty, Staying Young 1 min read

Everyone knows that men and women are different in psyche and temperament (and in many other ways). But the sexes are different in another way that you might not think about – the skin. Skin changes can be noted in color, texture, and other distinct characteristics between men and women Men’s Edge in Great Skin Men shave each day, since they have a lot more facial hair than…

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For Good Skin, Avoid These Foods

Jul 18th, 2016 Beauty, Staying Young 1 min read

I love food! But I know certain types of foods do my skin a disservice. Here’s a list of foods to avoid, or at least minimize, if you want good skin. Sugar. Eating excessive quantities of sugar (including milk sugars) forms advanced glycation products (abbreviated, appropriately, to AGEs), which causes malformation and stiffening of protein fibers in the body. Look for hidden dairy in food, too….

What Happens to Skin as It Ages

Jul 11th, 2016 Beauty, Staying Young 2 min read

It shows when you don’t take care of your skin. Just look at a picture of your mother today, and hold it next to a similar photo from twenty years ago. Barring any expensive cosmetic surgery, you’re probably looking into the eyes of a very different person. Even the healthiest of people will begin to show their age in their skin eventually, but proper skincare can…

Different Skin Types and Their Needs

Jul 5th, 2016 Beauty, Staying Young 2 min read

Knowing your skin type is very important because it allows you to know how take care of it the right way. The quality and type of your skin is genetically determined, but there’s a lot you can do to improve it, so even though you may think your skin type isn’t the best, just remember that the beauty and health of your skin is also…