People often ask me questions about all the different ways to resurface the skin and repair the damage done by "too much fun in the sun," poor skin care, and photo-aging. There are many options available today that address skin problems, but it can be a bewildering experience to sort though them all.
The skin (our faces in particular) is the only part of our body that doesn’t wear clothes… just think about that! In the US, we go to great lengths to camouflage discolored skin and make pores look smaller. The appearance of our skin is a huge factor in our overall self-confidence and in how we are perceived by others.
- March 31st, 2012
Sea buckthorn is a plant with many legends attached to it and although it seems like a mystical berry, its healing properties are grounded in the scientific world. Sea Buckthorn’s genus name, Hippophae, means “shining horse,” adding credit to some far-fetched fables that accompany the plant’s history.Ancient medicine for your current ailments.By Cara Lucas
Over the past decade, rosacea has become an increasingly common skin disorder seen in skincare clinics all across the country—almost daily. This has been a very difficult condition to treat aesthetically and medically, as well.
- January 1st, 2012
A simple and effective way to improve the appearance and quality of your skin may be in your backyard garden. The unlikely food—a tomato.
- January 1st, 2012
Traveling can take a toll on your body, especially your skin. Below are a few tips, as provided by Dr. Howard Murad, a well-known dermatologist, on how to keep your skin looking beautiful and fresh during a getaway.The stress of travel may certainly keep you occupied this year, but that's no reason to neglect your skin!
- July 1st, 2011
Although wrinkles tell stories of memorable adventures and serve as stamps of an experienced life, it doesn’t mean that we necessarily want to advertise our past with a face as worn out as the travel brochure.Take a 180 and rediscover youthful skin.By Cara Lucas
- October 1st, 2010Discover skincare benefits straight from the hive.By Jolene Hart
- June 1st, 2010
Choosing the best sunscreen can be tougher than finding the perfect swimsuit. With hundreds of options available, should you reach for a product labeled “nano-free,” “all-day protection,” or “SPF 700”? Plus, terms like SPF, UVA, and UVB can have you swimming in a sea of acronyms before you even hit the water.What you need to know to have a burn-free summer.By Lindsey Galloway
- May 1st, 2010
Aging provides plenty of perks—greater confidence, more wisdom, and discounted movie tickets, to name a few. But growing older also brings a few downsides: age spots, for instance, which boldly advertise your senior status.
Lighten age spots to reveal a youthful glow.By Deirdre Shevlin Bell