Tag: skincare

How Exercise Helps Manage Psoriasis

Exercise can help you fend off and manage the skin disease, psoriasis. How is this possible? It’s believed that psoriasis might be triggered by obesity- it’s estimated that people with this skin disease are more obese than people that don’t, and being overweight potentially increases inflammation.

Laser Hair Removal: Benefits & Drawbacks

Laser Hair Removal: Benefits & Drawbacks- A system that gets rid of the undesired hair once and for all sounds like a dream come true for everyone. Just imagine never having to deprive yourself from wearing shorts, a skirt, or a tank shirt because unwanted hair will be exposed. However, it’s not all a bed of roses: before making the decision to use this method, a pros and cons evaluation should be made by each different person, as results may vary. Here guest blogger, Stephanie shares some information you may find useful.

7 Hot Weather Tips For Beautiful Skin

Listen to your skin! With the hot weather, your skin demands something different from you! Here are 7 hot weather tips to keep your skin looking younger, beautiful and healthy.

8 Common Skincare Mistakes We Make

8 common skincare mistakes we make without being aware of the harm they do!

mySkin App Launches Today!

mySkin iPhone app: ‘mySkin: skincare advice’ is launching today in the app store!

5 FRUIT-ful Benefits For Your Skin

Guest blogger, Toscha of BLACKSwan beauty blog writes for mySkin! She quotes, “The last few months I’ve held a “cooking” class for tweens. Instead of filling our bellies, we are ‘feeding our skin’ with some pretty amazing remedies from Gena Surphlis, creator of COOKING COSMETIC.” Read on.

DIY Skincare – How To Make Your Sunscreen

The sunscreen has perhaps become one of our most important beauty requirements. Not only does it save you from that bad burn but helps immensely in keeping signs of aging such as dark spots, wrinkles and fine lines at bay. Regular sunscreen use is also imperative if you want to protect your skin from skin cancer. How about you forgetting that trip to the drugstore to pick up your sunscreen and make one right inside your kitchen?

Feeling Sheepish-Do Sheep Placenta Facials Really Work?

The skincare industry is taking huge strides in making eternal youth a reality. One of the newest skincare trends that have been made popular by none other than the famous Mrs. Beckham is sheep placenta facials. One cannot deny that four kids later, Victoria Beckham looks as spicy as she did in her former Spice Girl days. Here’s a lookie into this new ‘posh’ treatment!

5 Skincare Essentials For Men

Its as simple as having 1,2,3,4 and 5 skincare essentials for you hard working, multitasking, short of ‘Me’ time Fathers, Men and Dads:)

3 DIY Treatments For Younger Looking Hands

Your hands are the first beacons of your years, even before your face! Instead of splurging on expensive creams and painful plumping treatments we decided to give you three DIY home remedies that keep together the youth of your hands 🙂

Is High Blood Pressure Aging You Faster?

Good looks today are not only about your external beauty and your internal youthfulness. With the wellness industry booming one cannot help but realize that beauty is, indeed, skin deep. But I was in for a shocker when I found that high blood pressure, a disease so seemingly far removed from skin aging, can actually be a big contributor to those budding lines on your face!

12 Foods That Can Sit On Your Face

12 Foods That Can Sit On Your Face

Guess what! The foods that we eat can benefit the skin when applied directly too! You can puree them, cut them, mash them, whisk them, grate them and enjoy all their goodness. These foods can literally sit on your face 🙂

Mother’s Day DIY Gift: Lemon Green Tea Sugar Scrub

Mother’s Day DIY Gift: Lemon Green Tea Sugar Scrub

She’s a special woman- you’re Mother! Your source of inspiration, your role model, and your very first beauty expert has been your mother. How about gifting her the goodness of antioxidants, providing her the protection against sun damage, helping her skin cells rejuvenate and making her look younger this Mother’s day?

Love These Honey Masks And Bid Adieu To Acne

Love These Honey Masks And Bid Adieu To Acne

Enter Honey! Honey is a strong anti- bacterial agent and has anti-inflammatory properties. It has a high potassium content that doesn’t allow acne bacteria to grow. Antioxidants present in honey give you clear, glowing skin. Honey is an occlusive hydrator- it pulls in moisture and retains it in your skin. Wow! this golden, sunny, sticky liquid has oodles of skin goodness 🙂

How To Measure The Health Of Your Skin?

Many of us know how to measure our vision, our heart rate but do you know how to measure the health of your skin?

Make Antioxidants Your Best Friend

Make Antioxidants Your  Best Friend

The public enemy number one when it comes to aging is – free radicals. Our bodies create them naturally, particularly when exposed to sunlight or when we are stressed. Excessive exercise also sets off an avalanche of free radical production, due to increased intake of oxygen.

3 DIY Blackhead Removing Tips

Blackheads come up when skin pores get clogged with excess oil, dead skin cells, bacteria and dirt. It’s time to draw the battle lines and fight them off with these 3 DIY home tips…

mySkin Talking To Charmaine- Host Of Popular Video Beauty Blog Glamology

It always feels great to meet ‘that special someone’ who is driven by unbound energy, creativity and passion in educating people about ingredients present in beauty products telling us the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ of this massive and many a times mind boggling cosmetic world. I felt like I’d met a friendly ‘skin-encyclopedia’ after talking to Charmaine Cianciullo, the host of the fabulous video beauty blog, Glamology.

5 Tips To Look Younger

Looking younger is the goal of anyone older than a teenager. There are millions of cosmetics, lotions, and procedures that promise healthier, better looking, younger looks. Here are a few simple tricks by guest blogger Heather Smith that anyone can do to keep themselves looking younger, longer. And they don’t have to break the bank.

3 DIY Beauty Serums For The Windows To Your Soul

My last jaunt to the drugstore left me with a small hole in my pocket. My latest possession, an eye serum was the culprit here:) These little wonder tubes help wipe off the unwanted frown/laugh lines and crow’s feet taking years off your peepers. Also true is that many eye serums work on specific eye problems. With the holiday cheer and extra time at hand , I’m donning the beautician cap and making my own organic eye serum right at home! Join in guys, let’s have some fun:)