Tag: skincare

The Yoga Cure: How to Ease Holiday Stress

The Yoga Cure: How to Ease Holiday Stress

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

GUEST BLOG: 6 Ways Plastic Surgery Can Increase Your Productivity

GUEST BLOG: 6 Ways Plastic Surgery Can Increase Your Productivity

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.

Balancing Act: Is pH Important?

Balancing Act: Is pH Important?

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.

Digestive Reboot: 5 Tips For a Post Thanksgiving Detox

Digestive Reboot: 5 Tips For a Post Thanksgiving Detox

Some people (not you, obviously) tend to overdo it on Thanksgiving. If you get visions of gravy-soaked pecan pie every time you close your eyes, you may be in need of a post-holiday detox. Nothing major, just a quick cleaning of your insides to help you kick off any leftover sluggishness and plunge into December, fresh faced and full of energy. Here are three sample meals that are delicious, cleansing and perfect for either a 1-day detox or stretched out and repeated for longer programs.

5 Tips To Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

5 Tips To Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

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.

GUEST BLOG: Developing a Skin Routine – Self-checks, Creams and Water

GUEST BLOG: Developing a Skin Routine – Self-checks, Creams and Water

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.

Friday Fix: Cocktails that are actually good for your skin

Friday Fix: Cocktails that are actually good for your skin

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 Beginner’s Guide to Dry Brushing

The Beginner’s Guide to Dry Brushing

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.

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.

Friday Fix: Weekend Skin Detox

Friday Fix: Weekend Skin Detox

No plans this weekend? Perfect! Take the opportunity to detox with these four simple steps.

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.

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”?

DIY Your Way Into Fall

DIY Your Way Into Fall

Today we celebrate the autumnal equinox, the official first day of fall. It’s one of the two days out of the year that the night and the day are equal in length, signifying that the balance between light and dark is shifting. With days becoming shorter, historically, the autumnal equinox has also been a time to reflect on the season’s harvest and to prepare for the long winter ahead.

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.

The Scientists Behind OKU

The Scientists Behind OKU

OKU may seem small and simple, but the technology behind it is anything but. Created after years of research by OKU’s highly qualified team of dermatologists, plastic surgeons, nanotechnologists, scientists and engineers, OKU’s technology is based on the triple sciences of dermoscopy, nanotechnology and spectroscopy.

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.

Sleep Masks ─ Fad or Must Have?

Sleep Masks ─ Fad or Must Have?

Just as in fashion, skin care has trends as well. Like the “it” color, skin care products, steps in regimens and treatments come in and out of style every season. One trend that has been around for a few seasons that we think is here to stay are sleep masks.

GUEST POST: How Healthy is Your Skin? A Guide to Sunless Tanning

GUEST POST: How Healthy is Your Skin? A Guide to Sunless Tanning

Many people find having sun-kissed skin desirable. Being tan can enhance your muscle tone and highlight your assets, while concealing imperfections like stretch marks or skin blemishes. However, achieving a bronze glow by tanning in the sun can cause severe damage to the skin. Excessive UV exposure, whether through sun bathing or a tanning bed, can lead to sun burn, premature aging, and even eye damage and skin cancer.

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!