OKU’s Skintwins – Who’s Your Twin and How It All Works?

OKU’s Skintwins – Who’s Your Twin and How It All Works?

GUEST POST: Your Skin Is Screaming for Water – Signs of Dehydration

GUEST POST: Your Skin Is Screaming for Water – Signs of Dehydration

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.

Tips for Running in the Heat

Tips for Running in the Heat

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.

Causes and Cures for Ashy Skin

Causes and Cures for Ashy Skin

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.

Beauty Academy Interviews mySkin’s Leena

Beauty Academy Interviews mySkin’s Leena

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.

Take Charge of Your Skin with Skinscore

Take Charge of Your Skin with Skinscore

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.

GUEST POST: Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

GUEST POST: Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

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.

How To Get Started with Exercise

How To Get Started with Exercise

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.

Are Juice Cleanses Good for Skin?

Are Juice Cleanses Good for Skin?

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?

Sunburn Art: One Trend you Should NOT Try

Sunburn Art: One Trend you Should NOT Try

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…

How to Fade Acne Scars

How to Fade Acne Scars

Acne is stressful enough to handle on its own, but dealing with the aftermath of scars can put anyone over the edge. You may be frustrated with slow results from treatment, but you may not be treating the problem correctly. That is because there isn’t just one type of scar – there are acne scars and then there is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Read on to discover the differences between scars and marks and the best treatments for each.

Healthy Recipes with Patriotic Flair

Healthy Recipes with Patriotic Flair

Celebrate the Fourth of July tomorrow with a table full of dishes that proudly display the red, white and blue (and support skin health!). Photo source Check out our Pinterest board of our favorites. No food coloring here and no…

GUEST POST: What role does race play in plastic surgery?

GUEST POST: What role does race play in plastic surgery?

Many women choose plastic surgery because they want to defy the aging process. Some want their self-esteem back while others just want to look like Barbie dolls and make an impression. The problem with plastic surgery is that it chases…

Take your Vitamins for Healthy Skin (it’s easier than you think)!

Take your Vitamins for Healthy Skin (it’s easier than you think)!

When it comes to giving skin a more radiant, healthy and youthful glow, what you put into your body is as important as what you put the skin itself. If you follow our blog, you know that vitamins, minerals and…

GUEST POST: How to Effectively Overcome Obesity

GUEST POST: How to Effectively Overcome Obesity

Today, obesity is a big problem in our society and major increases in obesity have been noted in the last two decades. People of all age groups suffer from this problem. Obesity can be a trigger for many other diseases,…

Give Your Skin Some Summer Lovin’

Give Your Skin Some Summer Lovin’

It’s officially summer and time for fun outdoors, holidays and travel. While the sun brings warmth and much to look forward to, it also means changes for your skin that can be less then fun, especially if you have oily…

Get the Perfect Shave without the Burn !

Get the Perfect Shave without the Burn !

When it comes to men’s grooming-shaving is the most common daily activity men consistently perform. There are many pros to shaving. A smooth close shave can make you look and feel good and shaving is also a great way to…

GUEST POST: Tips to Take Care of Tanned Skin

GUEST POST: Tips to Take Care of Tanned Skin

Tanning makes you feel good and proud of yourself. Whether you resort to lying in the sun or go for an indoor tanning, UV rays remain dangerous to your skin. There is a common belief that the vitamin D found in UV rays is usually good for our skin but as you tan, your skin will lose moisture and that is the reason why caring for your skin after going through a tanning session is paramount.

Top 10 Ways Men’s Skin Is Different From Women’s

Top 10 Ways Men’s Skin Is Different From Women’s

Father’s Day is this Sunday. You already know how special the dads in your life are. Did you to know how special and unique their skin is?

Latest Trend: Personal Tracking Devices for Overall and Skin Health

Latest Trend: Personal Tracking Devices for Overall and Skin Health

Over the past 30 years technology has made it possible to keep us connected 24/7, simplify daily tasks and empower us to take control of our lives and health. More people then ever are concerned about health and wellness – not just losing weight, but improving diet, sleep and physical fitness for heart and overall health. Getting healthy has been made easier by the use of wearable personal fitness tracking devices.

How Coconut Oil Will Change Your Life

How Coconut Oil Will Change Your Life

Coconut oil is having a moment to say the least. From uses in cooking, cleaning and of course beauty- coconut oil can do almost anything.