If traditional Valentine’s Day celebrations aren’t your thing (boxed chocolates and Hallmark cards are not for everyone) opt instead for some self-love this year.
Honey’s amazing health benefits are celebrated worldwide. But did you know that it can also do wonders for you, beauty-wise?
Awaken your complexion with everyone’s favorite stimulant. Whether a key component of your morning ritual or favorite afternoon energy boost, coffee makes an appearance in most peoples’ daily lives. But what can it do for skin?
Tired of plucking and waxing but don’t want to shell out the big bucks for professional laser hair removal treatments which can cost several hundred dollars per session?! (Ouch!). Today’s home laser hair removal machines use the same technology found in dermatologists office at a fraction of the price in the comfort of your own home.
As time marches on, gravity takes a toll on every part of your body, the most visible being your face. If invasive, painful options like surgery or needles aren’t your thing, opt for a gentler, easier, cheaper solution that feels wonderful and leaves your skin plump and glowing.
Say no to those over-the-counter pills and expensive creams to get a wonderful skin tone. The secret to unearth the wisdom to clean and clear skin can be unlocked with a healthy dose of probiotics. It is these healthy bacteria…
If you’re cleansing this January, think about adding a physical practice to enhance the detoxifying benefits and help move waste through your body. Yoga has long been used to clear the body and mind of unnecessary holdings, whether they be muscular, emotional or physical. But there are a few poses that are especially effective at stimulating the circulatory, lymphatic and digestive systems – all essential in detoxifying the body.
We all hear the claims about the success of this detox diet, or this body cleanse for detox, but what exactly is detox and which ones work, and how?
Psoriasis is a skin illness which affects more than 7 million people in the United States. While it is a common problem, few people know what causes it, or how it can be treated. In this post, our guest blogger Mona deals with some common misconceptions that you might have heard regarding psoriasis.
After three months of parties, the detox season has officially begun. But if the thought of swearing off anything remotely tasty and ingesting only cold juice for the next five days sends you running to the corner pizzeria in a panic, consider another option: the soup cleanse.
Light sensitivity, headache, bleary eyes and a generally bad attitude. A hangover is basically intense dehydration. It wreaks havoc on your body, your mood and most visibly: your skin. If you woke up on January 1st and thought to yourself: I’ll never do that again. Here are a few ways to keep that promise.
An acne breakout is the worst nightmare of every teenager. Many studies have been done on what the exact triggers of acnes are, but the findings are a little bit unclear. The consent seems to be that there is no common food item that has the same impact on each individual. For instance, cheese can lead to acne breakouts in a person but chocolate might spark acne in someone else. While each person has a different response to certain types of food items, there are some certain foods that are well-known to agitate a counteraction.
What have you planned for 2016? Have you included your skin in your resolutions for next year? If not, we have five easy suggestions.
For many, the holiday season can be packed with bustle and merriment. While we may enjoy the celebrations and social obligations (or not), the sheer volume of activity can lead to stress and exhaustion. Now, more than ever, it’s important to make time for self care and rest
The benefits of cosmetic surgery can ultimately be put into two categories, physical and emotional/mental. Though plastic surgery is predominantly sought to improve self-appearance (which is certainly seen as the primary benefit), there are many other benefits that plastic surgery can provide.
Did you know that a quarter of all plastic surgery is done on those aged over 55? In this blog our guest blogger describes the most common surgical procedures performed on those over 55 and helps with deciding whether it is really necessary go down this road.
Why is pH important? Many skincare brands throw around the phrase ‘pH-balanced’ as a marketing tool without actually explaining what role pH levels play in achieving healthy skin. Allow us to clear things up.
Some people (not you, obviously) tend to overdo it on Thanksgiving. If you get visions of gravy-soaked pecan pie every time you close your eyes, you may be in need of a post-holiday detox. Nothing major, just a quick cleaning of your insides to help you kick off any leftover sluggishness and plunge into December, fresh faced and full of energy. Here are three sample meals that are delicious, cleansing and perfect for either a 1-day detox or stretched out and repeated for longer programs.
For as long as anyone can remember, the race to look younger and younger as we age has been an everyday part of modern society. From near infinite brands of makeup and fillers to complicated and drastic plastic surgery procedures, the way this race has been run has also changed on a seemingly daily basis. Truly, corporations are always touting a new way to turn back the clock, and many of us rush out the door, always willing to try the latest and greatest.