There is so much talk out there about the damage free radicals can inflict on our skin and the benefits of antioxidants, both taken internally and used topically. You’ve paid enough attention to know that free radicals are bad and antioxidants are good. You should be aware that taking care of your skin involves more […]
Month: October 2018
There’s no doubt about it: air pollution is certainly a major cause for environmental concern. It’s a health risk to our bodies, as well. The effects of air pollution on our lungs has been well-known for a long time now, and we’re seeing the impact on other areas of the body, as well. It wasn’t […]
Puffy eyes are often the quintessential symbol of a tired, sleepy face after a long or rough night. Being tired definitely could have a lot to do with it, but that’s not necessarily the only thing that can cause puffy eyes. Puffy eyes can occur as a result of many other reasons too, including inherited […]
There’s almost nothing worse than knowing that summer has come to a close. Even if you’ve worked through the summer and don’t have any kids of your own, the sight of school buses hauling children off to their first weeks of school isn’t a happy sight.
Exfoliation sounds like a topic not suitable to be discussed at the dinner table. I mean, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, it’s defined as the process of removing dead skin cells from the outer layer of your skin. Gross. Like I said, not exactly dinner table conversation, but still a conversation worth having- […]
When you think of pampering yourself, relaxing at the spa, or hanging out with your college friends for a movie night, chances are you envision yourselves in some sort of a facial mask. You just can’t help it. The feel of a mask is just so appealing. But just what can masks do for you? […]
Transepidermal water loss sounds like a problem that should be dealt with by the EPA, or NASA, or the up-and-coming physicist or biochemist. OK, so you were really close with the biochemist guess. Transepidermal water loss (TEWL) has everything to do with you and your skin!
Fall is upon us. The kids are back in school, the weather is cooling down, and fashion is changing. The one thing we hope doesn’t change are the hottest eyebrow trends of 2018! This year is ripe with shapes that are still classy with an added hint of the dramatic. As we head into the […]
Sometimes you take a look at the list of ingredients in your skin care and hair products and wonder just what is that? Is that a real word? What does it mean? Is it a foreign language? Panthenol, also known as pantothenol, sounds like the name of a galaxy. But you’ll see it listed on […]