Tag: health

Listen to Your Gut: How Probiotics Could Be the Key to Luminous Skin

Listen to Your Gut: How Probiotics Could Be the Key to Luminous Skin

When it comes to skin health, a happy gut is essential. You can slather on designer creams until you’re blue in the face, but if your digestive system is not functioning properly, your skin will show it.

Your Dermis is Showing

Your Dermis is Showing

How well do you know your dermis? As the middle layer of your skin, you can’t actually see it, but that doesn’t make it any less important than the skin’s visible outmost layer, the epidermis.

Skin Care 101 – How To Care for Skin When Going Back to School

Skin Care 101 – How To Care for Skin When Going Back to School

It is the close of summer and school is in full swing. No matter what your age, with the changing weather and daily routines this time of year, it is important to re-evaluate your skin care habits and products. Stay at the head of the class with our Skin Care 101 tips.

Celebrate End of Summer With Plums

Celebrate End of Summer With Plums

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!

Infographic: The Effects Of Dehydration

Infographic: The Effects Of Dehydration

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…

Peaches are Sweet for Skin

Peaches are Sweet for Skin

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.

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.

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.

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: 6 Tips to Help Your Skin Stay Healthy and Look Great

GUEST POST: 6 Tips to Help Your Skin Stay Healthy and Look Great

While it’s impossible to stop your skin from aging, there’s a lot that you can do to slow down the process. If you’re worried about fine lines and wrinkles, sun spots, and more, it’s time you do the best you can for your skin so that you don’t have to deal with these problems soon. And if you already have a few of these problems, it’s never too late to do the right things.

Are all waters created equal?

Are all waters created equal?

Drinking water used to be as simple as turning on the faucet. With so many choices out there, we’ve been wondering are all waters created equally?

Do I really need to use a serum?

Do I really need to use a serum?

We get a lot of questions on serums. People are confused about what they are, how to use them and how to incorporate them into their daily regimen. If this sounds like you, read on to see the answers to…

Eat your way to healthy skin – Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew!

Eat your way to healthy skin – Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew!

If you follow our blog, then you know your skin health depends as much on what you eat as it does on the products you use. You can eat your way to healthy skin with a well-rounded diet of healthy…

Make SPF your BFF

Make SPF your BFF

In the cold days of winter, we are all dreaming about a sunny getaway. Whether you’re headed to warmer climates or just dreaming about them, you need to make SPF your BFF! In addition to increasing risk of skin cancer,…

Plastic surgery procedures for teens – are they beneficial?

Plastic surgery procedures for teens – are they beneficial?

People often associate plastic surgery with Hollywood celebrities desperate to augment their appearance in order to look skinnier or delay the aging process. In spite of common images of plastic surgery, just because someone wants to undergo a procedure, it…

Get healthy, glowing celeb-worthy skin!

Get healthy, glowing celeb-worthy skin!

Award season has begun! This morning, many are talking about the fashion and accessories worn by celebrities at last night’s Golden Globes. Of course, we were focused on their gorgeous glowing skin. It is no secret that celebrities have a…

Meet OKU – world’s first personal skin coach!

Meet OKU – world’s first personal skin coach!

You wear a device to track your steps, sleep and heart rate. What if you had something that could track your skin health and help you develop a customized anti aging regimen and motivate you to stay on track? Meet…

Beauty Sleep in a Jar

Beauty Sleep in a Jar

When’s the last time you got 8 hours of sleep?   Whether the cause is stress, work, kids, household chores or a snoring spouse, most Americans don’t get the recommended 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night. Lack of sleep doesn’t…

Tips for Beautiful Holiday Skin

Tips for Beautiful Holiday Skin

Holidays are a time to enjoy and unwind, but sometimes it can be a bit of a hassle to squeeze in some time for yourself. What you need to change in your skincare during the holidays are not your products….