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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.

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.

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.

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?

How to Fade Acne Scars

How to Fade Acne Scars

Acne is stressful enough to handle on its own, but dealing with the aftermath of scars can put anyone over the edge. You may be frustrated with slow results from treatment, but you may not be treating the problem correctly. That is because there isn’t just one type of scar – there are acne scars and then there is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Read on to discover the differences between scars and marks and the best treatments for each.

Healthy Recipes with Patriotic Flair

Healthy Recipes with Patriotic Flair

Celebrate the Fourth of July tomorrow with a table full of dishes that proudly display the red, white and blue (and support skin health!). Photo source Check out our Pinterest board of our favorites. No food coloring here and no…

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…

Top 10 Ways Men’s Skin Is Different From Women’s

Top 10 Ways Men’s Skin Is Different From Women’s

Father’s Day is this Sunday. You already know how special the dads in your life are. Did you to know how special and unique their skin is?

Latest Trend: Personal Tracking Devices for Overall and Skin Health

Latest Trend: Personal Tracking Devices for Overall and Skin Health

Over the past 30 years technology has made it possible to keep us connected 24/7, simplify daily tasks and empower us to take control of our lives and health. More people then ever are concerned about health and wellness – not just losing weight, but improving diet, sleep and physical fitness for heart and overall health. Getting healthy has been made easier by the use of wearable personal fitness tracking devices.

How Coconut Oil Will Change Your Life

How Coconut Oil Will Change Your Life

Coconut oil is having a moment to say the least. From uses in cooking, cleaning and of course beauty- coconut oil can do almost anything.

10 facts about skin and sagging

10 facts about skin and sagging

Your skin is your body’s largest organ. It’s complex and multi-layered. How well do you know it?

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…

Picture Perfect ─ Skin Care Tips for Glowing Skin Before a Big Event

Picture Perfect ─ Skin Care Tips for Glowing Skin Before a Big Event

We live in a social media driven and selfie-obsessed culture, where photos are taken and posted almost immediately at all events. This is why we are often asked “what can I do to ensure I have perfect skin for photos?”

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…

Recipe: Pass the Peas Please!

Recipe: Pass the Peas Please!

Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetables rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants – all great for skin health!

The Naked Truth about Skin – 9 facts about Pores

The Naked Truth about Skin – 9 facts about Pores

9 Things you may not know about pores on your skin.

Lessons We Learned From Our Mothers About Skin Care

Lessons We Learned From Our Mothers About Skin Care

For most of us Mom was our first teacher. Helping us learn to navigate and explore the world around us and shape us into the people we are today. With Mothers Day this weekend, the team at mySkin reflected on the lessons our mothers taught us, that drive our passion for healthy skin, skin care products and our latest innovation OKU.

Is your Shampoo Making you Break out?

Is your Shampoo Making you Break out?

hen your skin breaks out, it is easy to blame stress, hormones, diet and even your skin care products. And while those are all possible culprits, the actual cause may be the products that you are using to keep your hair looking its best.