Cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world, avocado is one of the most nourishing fruits out there. It is packed with skin friendly minerals such as iron, calcium, potassium, copper, magnesium, etc., vitamins A, E, B and K and unsaturated fats. But what can it do for your skin?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.