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.
Having a healthy Thanksgiving is easier said than done. Or is it? Here are five easy, low-maintenance ways to stay on the right side of things this Thursday.
When it comes to skin, we are all aware that it is an important part of our body. But a lot of us are having trouble keeping tabs on our skin health. Because we are busy, or simply don’t know what to do. We try to fix both issues with this article, as we give you some tips on creating your own skin routine that will make it easy enough to keep your skin in an healthy condition.
There’s no getting around it: Thanksgiving is a food-centric holiday. Diets and best intentions are often abandoned whilst feasters over-indulge and emerge bloated and lethargic (not to mention dehydrated). This need not be the case. Many traditional Thanksgiving dishes call for hearty fall superfoods that don’t need to be violated with fatty additives and over-processing.
Need a cocktail? Here are some ways to enjoy an end-of-the-week drink (or two) without sacrificing your skin’s dewy soft radiance.
Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery refers to a surgical procedure that is performed by removing some skin as well as fat from the eyelids. Not only is this procedure used to reduce bagginess of the lower eyelids, but also removes excess skin from the upper eyelids.
The skin is the largest organ of the body and one of the main organs responsible for detoxification (surprised?). The body actually releases one third of its toxins through the skin, so you can imagine how important it is to take good care of your dermis, making sure pores are regularly unclogged and dead skin cells sloughed off.
As fall marches on, your interest in kale salads and fruit sorbet may dwindle, while your craving for lasagna and cheeseburgers starts to pique. How to satisfy your comfort food needs without feeling like you’ve ingested a block of cement? Here are 5 healthy comfort food dishes that hit the spot and are packed with fresh vegetables and nutrients.
A disturbingly large amount of cosmetic, skin and hair care companies offer products that obtain quick results in short periods of time for mildly complicated issues, but they neglect to inform their customers about are the adverse effects from toxic ingredients they use in many products that potentially harm the body.