Tag: skin health

Eat Beautifully: Five Skin-Healthy Comfort Food Ideas

Eat Beautifully: Five Skin-Healthy Comfort Food Ideas

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.

GUEST BLOG: Long-Term Benefits of Using Vegan Beauty Products

GUEST BLOG: Long-Term Benefits of Using Vegan Beauty Products

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.

Take the Acid Test: The Uses and Benefits of 6 Top Skincare Acids

Take the Acid Test: The Uses and Benefits of 6 Top Skincare Acids

Acid might conjure images of a burning, flaking, far-too-aggressive skincare treatment only aging Hollywood starlets must subject themselves to. No so! There are many gentle, effective ‘acids’ that can transform your skin without irritation. Here, we’ll run down six of the most popular so you can choose products with the acid that’s right for your skincare needs.

Beauty Sleep 101: The Skin Benefits of a Good Night’s Rest

Beauty Sleep 101: The Skin Benefits of a Good Night’s Rest

Getting enough sleep is hugely important to your overall health and emotional wellbeing. But good sleep is also probably the most rejuvenating thing you can do for your skin.

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.

Tea Time: Revitalize Your Skin with a Facial Tea Steam

Tea Time: Revitalize Your Skin with a Facial Tea Steam

The health benefits of tea are well known, but the beauty benefits? Increasingly, skincare gurus have been obsessing over facial tea steams: a super simple DIY treatment that benefits all skin types.

An Apple a Day Keeps Wrinkles at Bay

An Apple a Day Keeps Wrinkles at Bay

The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and long gone are the sweet berries, peaches and plums of summer. Fall is in full swing and we are excited because it means apples are in season! You know the old saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”?

GUEST POST: 6 Incredible Ways to Get Painless Waxing

GUEST POST: 6 Incredible Ways to Get Painless Waxing

Body wax is super painful, whether it’s full body wax or bikini wax. But, it has become a necessity today, at least for the females. It’s time to rejoice ladies! Here are some magical tricks that can help you turn your waxing smooth and ouchless.

Fall Product Switch Up

Fall Product Switch Up

As you are thinking about packing away the bathing suits and flip flops until next summer, it is also the perfect time to review your skincare and beauty products. This time of year is more about a slight tweaking vs a major overhaul of the regimen. Here are our recommendations including 3 of our picks to set aside for fall and the products to replace them with.

Keep Skin Clear While Exercising

Keep Skin Clear While Exercising

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.

Keeping skin healthy while camping

Keeping skin healthy while camping

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…

Travel with us around the world for unique skin care tips!

Travel with us around the world for unique skin care tips!

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

Glow on the Go: Summer edition

Glow on the Go: Summer edition

Summer is here! Hotter temperatures and sun exposure can zap your skin of its glow if you’re not careful. Whether you are hitting the beach, pool, lake or just on the go all day long, here’s what you can do…

CONTEST: Win an Amazing Spa Getaway!

CONTEST: Win an Amazing Spa Getaway!

Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most Youthful One of All? For a chance to win an amazing SPA getaway at the Standard Spa Miami and other great prizes, create your personalized OKU Mirror, by telling us your…