Many people find having sun-kissed skin desirable. Being tan can enhance your muscle tone and highlight your assets, while concealing imperfections like stretch marks or skin blemishes. However, achieving a bronze glow by tanning in the sun can cause severe damage to the skin. Excessive UV exposure, whether through sun bathing or a tanning bed, can lead to sun burn, premature aging, and even eye damage and skin cancer.
Labor Day, the unofficial close of summer, is this weekend. As we say good-bye to vacation and endless days at the beach, it is also almost time to say good-bye to summer fruits. Plums are in season until the end of September, so they are the perfect fruit to incorporate into your Labor Day party menus. Your skin will thank you!
Everyone’s skin is unique, just like fingerprints. Overall skin health and appearance are affected by many factors including genetics, lifestyle, health conditions and environment, to name a few. This is why the products you read about or even those that work on your friend’s skin may not work on yours.
You’ve probably been listening about the importance of drinking enough water for some time now. It may seem logical and essential, but we think we can never emphasize it enough. So here’s another reminder about the importance of hydration and…
While working out is great for overall skin health, if you are acne prone you need to take a few precautions to ensure exercise won’t do anything to exacerbate your acne issues. We have some great tips for before during and after your work-out to help you keep your skin clear.
upporting skin health is a 24/7 endeavor. All of the good things you do for your skin during the day, from using SPF, eating healthy and drinking water could be completely negated if you are doing any of these things at night
Whether you’re getting ready to hit the beach or relax by the pool, there’s no doubt that summer is here, which means it’s time to stock up of some summer beauty products! From facial cleanser to moisturizer to natural sunscreen,…
Summer vacation for many means time outdoors camping and hiking. Whether you’re “glamping” in a cabin or traditional camping in a tent, it is possible to maintain healthy, radiant skin while in the great outdoors with a modified skin care…
Around the world, August is known as the month for vacationing. Whether you are taking an exotic trip or staying local, you can join us on a journey to discover unique skin care tips, tricks and traditional remedies for glowing…
If you spent any time at your local farmer’s market this weekend, you may have noticed the peaches have arrived. Peaches originate from northwest China, where even now, they are seen as a symbol of good luck, protection and longevity. We can see why. Peaches are a packed with vitamins and nutrients that help support skin health in addition to overall health.
If you are a busy mom or a woman on a tight schedule, time may not be on your side to check in your local salon for a manicure. The good news is that you can pamper your nails at home and get a quality manicure—all by yourself. If you have the right tools at hand, a steady hand and some guidance, you can polish your nails perfectly. All you have to do is follow these key treatments to get the best out of it.
Thirst, dryness, fine lines, wrinkles and crow’s feet are some of the symptoms of dehydration or lack of water in your body. Dehydration occurs mostly in summer, due to excess sweating and less water intake. Being dehydrated changes the appearance of the skin—it may appear flushed, dry and older looking.
Running is great exercise for improving overall health. It helps by reducing stress and improving cardiovascular function. Running is also great for improving your skin health: regular exercise can help prevent wrinkles by maintaining healthy levels of cortisol (hormone which breaks down collagen), supplying skin with oxygenated blood to give a healthy glow and repair skin damage from the sun and environmental pollutants.
Ashy skin is a very common concern amongst the mySkin community. Don’t let ashy skin get your down: we have tips to help ease your skin’s trouble.
We love cooperating with blogs which share our passion towards beauty and skincare. Read on to see what our Leena has to say about beauty and skincare.
Much like you, your skin is complex. Many factors drive the health of your skin and its appearance,, some that can only be analyzed below the surface at the dermal layer. OKU is the only diagnostic device that can take a scan of your skin below the surface reading tissue structures like oil glands and give you insight to help make the best decision for great skin.
Since ages women have been battling the most arduous task of evolution – Hair Removal! It is indeed a serious chore, a toil they need to undertake in most of their lifetime. With time nothing really changed for women. It is just that the hair removal methods evolved and became better, but not without a hefty price tag.
It has been well documented that exercise can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases including heart disease, as well as reduce the effects of obesity, arthritis and depression. Also, it’s well known that exercise can help keep skin looking young and may even help to reverse the signs of aging.
Hopefully you’ve been enjoying your summer and last weekend’s Fourth of July holiday. Maybe you’ve been enjoying too much- overindulging in unhealthy foods, desserts and are starting to see the effects on how you are feeling and how your skin looks. Many people swear by juice cleanses as a way to help you detox, reset your diet and get back on track. Is there truth in this and do juice cleanses have any effect on your skin?
There is a dangerous new practice trending on social media called “sunburn art” or “tan tattoo”. People are creating body art by selectively using sunblock to create designs on their skin and allowing the rest of their skin to go…