Skin Care Articles
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Acne Care Articles
From freckles to acne, skin pigmentation problems are common, but there are easy treatments you can undergo to show your skin the special care it needs to revitalize.
It's not just teens who battle acne on a regular basis. Learn how professional acne treatments are helping people of all ages.
The treatment of acne scars is more advanced than ever before, thanks to the development of precision laser scar removal.
With everything a pregnant woman must adjust to, the onset of acne seems downright unfair. Fortunately there are some helpful solutions.
These two ingredients in over-the-counter acne treatments are popular with teens, but adult acne may require a different solution.
Recent studies are indicating that Botox, everybody's favorite wrinkle remover, might be an effective acne treatment, too.
Smoking's numerous side effects are common knowledge, but is there really a link between cigarettes and acne outbreaks?
Epiduo Gel is touting itself as the next big thing in topical acne treatments. So, how does it work?
Back acne or backne treatments differ from facial acne treatments in a number of critical ways. Here's what you need to know.
With Accutane no longer on the market, these 5 in-office acne alternatives can be just as effective.
Moisture-wicking clothing, eating right, and keeping your paws off your face can help keep post-gym session breakouts at bay.
Road trips? Phone calls? A Yoga session? You'd be surprised what could be contributing to your acne outbreaks.
Isolaz is a combination light and suction treatment that's become a popular acne solution.
While still in the testing stages, lauric acid could very well hold great potential as the next advance in acne treatment.
The FDA recently approved a new, at-home blue light therapy product from TRIA, the makers of a popular at-home laser hair removal device.
Healthy Skin Portal offers an introductory guide to punch grafting and related forms of advanced acne scar removal.
A skin condition that affects millions, acne isn't shy about rearing its ugly head virtually anywhere.
Top researchers have discovered a group of harmless skin viruses that have the ability to kill acne-causing bacteria, opening the door for a new type of acne treatment.
It's a myth that chocolate causes acne, but it's certainly true that eating better foods can lead to healthier skin.
Learn more about the revolutionary new treatment SmoothBeam, the first laser acne solution approved by the FDA.
Growing older doesn't necessarily mean escaping an acne breakout. However, adult acne and common teen acne do have their differences.
Cassandra Bankson bravely shares her acne problem with the world, as well as how she uses to makeup to successfully overcome it.
A convenient look at the procedures and products at the forefront on the war on acne in 2009.
Cortisone injections from a dermatologist deflate under-the-skin bumps instantly. Learn more about how cortisone works, and if it could be an option for you.
Facial Rejuvenation: Botox and Dermal Fillers
From freckles to acne, skin pigmentation problems are common, but there are easy treatments you can undergo to show your skin the special care it needs to revitalize.
The dermal injectable Reloxin might be the next big threat to Botox, so what are the key differences between these elite wrinkle treatments?
With Artefill's future in doubt, the Danish dermal filler Aquamid may soon take its place as the next FDA approved "permanent filler."
Recent studies are indicating that Botox, everybody's favorite wrinkle remover, might be an effective acne treatment, too.
According to new studies, Botox can greatly reduce the suffocating voicebox muscle spasms that often accompany serious cases of asthma.
Creams might be nicer than needles, but does topical Botox really get comparable results to traditional Botox injections?
While FDA approved and generally considered very safe, Botox, like any injectable treatment, does pose potential minor risks and side effects.
Developed at the same time, Botox and PurTox are both refined forms of the botulinum toxin, but it's just recently that PurTox has returned to challenge its famous rival wrinkle treatment.
Doctor-developed Zytaze may help extend the smooth results of Botox to up to 6 months.
Unlike collagen injections, collagen induction therapy uses the body's own natural collagen to treat acne scars, wrinkles, and stretch marks.
In the world of wrinkle removing injectables, Juvederm is gaining ground on the popular dermal filler Restylane.
Possibly the next great development in safe, easy skin rejuvenation, drinkable collagen is in its early stages, but already showing signs of delivering results without the need for injections.
The newest contender to Botox's wrinkle removal crown has caused some confusion with its changing names, but to clarify, Reloxin is officially Dysport.
The international dermal filler Elevess is trying to gain ground in an industry that also includes Botox, Juvederm, and Restylane.
The popular dermal injectable has proven effective in reducing the effects of migraine headaches for years, and has now gained official approval from the Food and Drug Administration.
Don't be self conscious about smiling. The facial wrinkles known as laugh lines can be treated with relative ease.
Promoters of Hydrelle promise results comparable to Juvederm and Restylane with less pain and fewer treatment sessions.
The latest collagen-based injectable could mark the next big step in dermal fillers' evolution.
Juvederm XC could mark a new era for safe, simplified, pain-free dermal injectables.
This new, high tech Botox alternative has been FDA approved for use on nasolabial folds.
In place of a surgical facelift procedure, many people are electing to save money and time with a liquid facelift, which utilizes a combination of dermal injectables to tighten skin and eliminate wrinkles and fine lines.
Win, schwin. Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, John Travolta, and other A-list stars received a free pass for the cutting-edge procedure that uses your own blood to fill wrinkles and encourage collagen growth.
Wrinkle treatments with fewer follow-ups sound great, but what else should you know about products like Artefill and Sculptra?
Want the smooth results of a collagen treatment without the prick of a needle? Then Purigenex could be just what you've been waiting for!
Treating enlarged pores can mean anything from a better facial cleansing regimen to a more advanced approach like a Microdermabrasion treatment at a cosmetic clinic or medical spa.
The influx of new facial fillers continues, but according to many experts, Sculptra could rise to the top of the pack when it comes to results.
It might sound spooky, but Selphyl is a new wrinkle removal injectable that's making patients smile.
Botox continues to be one of the world's top cosmetic treatments, but is the injectable's clientele getting a bit too young for comfort?
One of the surest signs of aging, crow's feet, or wrinkles around the eyes, can be treated in a multitude of ways to keep Father Time out of mind.
If eyes are the windows to the soul, keeping our "window frames" looking clear and smooth is all the more important!
This minimally invasive alternative to face lift surgery uses the patient's own transplanted fat cells to add shape and volume to facial tissue.
Already popular in Europe, the wrinkle reducing injectable Xeomin may soon be arriving in medical spas in America.
While they're new to some, Zyderm and Zyplast are proven, collagen based dermal injectables that have been around since the 1980s.
Uneven skin tone can add as much as 20 years to someone’s appearance, according to a recent study at the Ludwig-Boltzmann Institute for Urban Ethology in Austria
Popularly used as a cosmetic procedure to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, Botox injections now treat a diverse range of medical conditions
Dermal fillers are injectable agents used cosmetically to fill in lines, add volume to the face, plump lips and address signs of aging
Facial Rejuvenation: Laser and Peel Treatments
From freckles to acne, skin pigmentation problems are common, but there are easy treatments you can undergo to show your skin the special care it needs to revitalize.
Comparing and contrasting two of the most popular laser skin resurfacing treatments available today, from risks and benefits to costs and results.
Healthy Skin Portal examines the radio frequency skin rejuvenation treatment Aluma, by Lumenis.
New FDA approved Aramis Laser can effectively treat both acne and fine lines.
One arctic peel facial rejuvenation treatment may have the same impact as five microdermabrasion sessions!
With a number of at-home Microdermabrasion kits now available, do they really stack up to the clinical version?
The new laser resurfacing treatment by Alma Laser addresses signs of premature aging like wrinkles, redness, and small veins.
Developed to reduce common facial age spots or melasma, this non-invasive treatment is gaining support amongst many skincare providers.
Dermaplaning, or epidermal leveling, is an increasingly popular, non-invasive medical spa treatment that shaves away damaged skin and helps in the rejuvenation of facial tissue.
The CO2 laser takes its next step with the development of DOT Therapy for facial skin rejuvenation.
A fractional resurfacing treatment with a twist, the eMatrix Skin Rejuvenation System uses radio frequency technology to smooth away wrinkles and other imperfections.
Sublative skin rejuvenation is one the most in-demand new means of treating facial lines and imperfections, so how do these two leading brands stack up?
The Syneron company has unveiled yet another headline grabbing skin care treatment, as the ePrime Dermal Optimizer promises lasting results in just one treatment.
Cutera's newest laser uses a unique green laser to treat unwanted vascular conditions, eliminating the need for invasive vein removal surgery.
Intense pulsed light, or IPL, is the secret behind the remarkable results and minimal side effects of the popular facial rejuvenation treatment Fotofacial.
Photo rejuvenation facial treatments are all the rage these days, so how exactly does pulsed light and fotofacials do their magic on your skin?
From acne to fine lines and large pores, HydraFacial treatments offer a new kind of chemical peel that soothes and hydrates the skin even as it eliminates damaged tissue.
Among the most effective and affordable facial rejuvenation treatments available today is the IPL Photofacial or fotofacial.
While its widely considered one of the safest and most effective skin rejuvenation treatments available, IPL Photofacial is not without its potential side effects.
Darker skin tones are far more sensitive to the light from cosmetic laser treatments than lighter skin, but there are still options for African Americans seeking this procedure.
Most aesthetic clinics offer both laser and intense pulsed light skincare treatments at reasonable rates, but how do you know which is right for you?
While still king of laser skin resurfacing treatments, Fraxel is getting a new challenge from Palomar's Lux 1540.
Facial treatments combining LED technology and old fashioned green tea extracts are delivering amazing results in wrinkle removal.
Healthy Skin Portal looks at four of the most popular types of facials offered at most medical spas and skin care clinics.
They don't have anything to do with your liver, but liver spots are among the most common signs of aging skin. Fortunately, they're also among the most treatable.
Microdermabrasion is popular not only for its skin rejuvenating results, but also for its friendly cost. Learn more about the factors that can affect your microdermabrasion price tag here.
Most people are aware of microdermabrasion's basic cosmetic benefits, but recent scientific studies have revealed the more advanced nature of the treatment's ability to "heal" damaged skin.
It's generally considered among the safest skin rejuvenation procedures available today, but Microdermabrasion aren't without their potential risks, however minor.
Microdermabrasions and dermabrasions can help treat the same skin imperfections, but they're certainly not interchangeable treatments.
As two of the most popular, affordable, and consistently successful facial rejuvenation treatments, Microdermabrasion and IPL Photofacial each have a lot to offer.
Adult milia is a fairly common skin condition that does have a number of proven, affordable solutions.
The Pelleve skin rejuvenation system is the latest to use radio wave technology to heat dermal tissue and stimulate collagen production.
Rather than laser or radio frequency technology, Portrait treatments employ non-ablative plasma from nitrogen gas to target wrinkles and other skin imperfections.
Already proven as an effective treatment for stretch marks, radio frequency technology has now earned FDA approval for the elimination of wrinkles, as well.
Treating enlarged pores can mean anything from a better facial cleansing regimen to a more advanced approach like a Microdermabrasion treatment at a cosmetic clinic or medical spa.
A breakdown of the various types of scars and best treatment options available for erasing or reducing their appearance.
Similar to a microdermabrasion, the silk peel is a safe, non-invasive form of skin rejuvenation gaining favor in many spas and clinics.
Lutronic's Spectra Laser Peel is one of the leading names in a new wave of advanced laser skin rejuvenation systems.
Always a popular option for effective, affordable facial rejuvenation, chemical peels come in many varieties and solutions.
If eyes are the windows to the soul, keeping our "window frames" looking clear and smooth is all the more important!
Using ultrasound technology, the Ulthera System is sometimes described as a non-surgical face-lift, tightening and smoothing skin without invasive surgery.
Newly FDA approved ultrasound treatment can deliver the results of a brow lift in a non-invasive procedure.
Healthy Skin Portal takes a look at the new laser skin rejuvenation treatment known as VBeam, including pros and cons, costs, and lasting effects.
Ulthera Amplify has decreased the baseline of their ultrasound technology, making for a more comfortable and effective skin tightening experience.
According to research, there are many benefits of salicylic acid and skincare
You use quality cleansers, toners and moisturizers, and never go outdoors without sunscreen. You eat a healthy diet, take vitamins and drink plenty of water. Your skin looks good, but you know it could really glow. What have you left out of your skincare routine? Exfoliation – the secret to a radiant complexion.
Skin Rejuvenation: Body
This professional electronic skin treatment is on the rise at medical spas specializing in non-invasive cellulite removal.
Aesthetic professionals continue to develop new ways for recent mothers to effectively diminish the appearance of those inevitable stretch marks.
The vein treatment Asclera uses a simple, injectable solution to break down small, unsightly spider veins and varicose veins.
Healthy Skin Portal explores some common birthmarks and professional means of removing them once and for all.
The definitions of Body Shaping and Cellulite Removal may overlap at times; however, it's important not to assume that one is synonymous with the other.
Already popular in Canada and Europe, Cellulaze claims to uniquely target cellulite at the structural level.
Even the best diet and exercise routines won't necessarily get rid of cellulite. So how much can you expect to pay for a professional cellulite removal treatment?
To determine how to get rid of cellulite, it helps to understand the condition and fully assess all your treatment options. This resource covers all the bases.
Exilis is the latest radio frequency treatment being used to break down fat cells and contour the body without the need for invasive surgery.
A major upgrade from over-the-counter creams or pills, fractional laser resurfacing is now a tested and proven means of stretch mark removal.
Aside from a professional pedicure, here are some greats ways to keep your feet looking good and feeling great all year round.
Skin tags are relatively harmless but pesky outgrowths of skin that are best removed by professional methods, including electrolysis treatments that can fix the area in 20 minutes.
LipoDissolve has quickly become one of the most popular alternatives to liposuction surgery, and while side effects are rare, it's still wise to be versed on the potential risks of lipodissolve injections.
Recent scientific studies have shown that new radio frequency technology may be one of the more effective treatments available for stretch mark removal.
To date, most successful cellulite treatments have been short term, nonsugrical procedures, but RejuveSkin offers a new, surgical solution that could change how cellulite is handled in the years ahead.
A breakdown of the various types of scars and best treatment options available for erasing or reducing their appearance.
The first step in treating stretch marks is separating the fact from fiction in what causes them.
Polish up your cellulite trivia before you decide on the best treatment option.
Find out more about the different types of skin tightening treatment options, and how they help create a natural, youthful look.
Many non-surgical cosmetic clinics have begun offering SmartLipo to patients interested in an effective, less invasive alternative to Liposuction.
People with darker skin tones are less prone to sun burns, of course, but they are hardly immune to the sun's effects.
Laser Tattoo Removal is another popular cosmetic procedure that's giving many people a second chance at sending a message.
Various advanced tattoo removal techniques have effectively taken the permanent element out of body art, but getting rid of a tattoo can have some mild risks, as well.
Utilizing radio frequency technology, 3Deep Advanced Skin Tightening is a new treatment with some great potential benefits.
Not just a relaxing spa treatment, massage therapy can also be helpful in the process of body contouring and skin tightening.
Aside from being aesthetically displeasing, varicose veins can also cause serious medical problems, making their treatment all the more important.
By combining elements from many other popular procedures, TriActive seeks to become the new standard in professional cellulite removal treatments.
Forget invasive fat removal procedures or body shaping treatments. Ultrasound technology is helping take skin tightening into a new era.
VeinRemedi is one of the brand names for an increasingly popular method of non-invasive spider vein removal.
There are many options for vein removal, depending on the type of vein and scope of the problem. For this reason, vein treatment costs can vary considerably.
While today's vein removal treatments are generally minimally invasive, safe, and effective, prospective patients should still be aware of the general risks and temporary side effects involved.
Syneron's new VelaShape II uses improved Elos technology to deliver greater results for body contouring and cellulite removal patients.
A review of the Viora Reaction, including uses, costs, risk factors, and other details related to this FDA approved skin tightening system.
Another non-invasive body contouring and inch-loss system has won FDA approval, as Zeltiq's cool sculpting procedure continues to gain new fans.
Hot or cold? Zerona and Zeltiq use opposite approaches to achieve the common cosmetic goal of reducing fat deposits and trimming inches from the body's circumference. So which one is right for you?
Liposonix harnesses the power of ultrasound to trim excess fat from trouble spots, without any downtime required.
From the dress to the venue, when it comes to your wedding day, you want everything to be perfect. Make sure that you take good care of your skin in the weeks leading up to the big day for a flawless radiant look as you walk down the aisle
In spite of her success as a confident beautiful woman and mother, Pam suffered from self-confidence issues brought about by her expansive varicose veins for over a decade.
In today’s busy work atmosphere it’s not uncommon to be on your feet for at least eight hours each day. Such physical demands on your body could leave you without a good leg to stand on, literally.
With such a prevalence of varicose veins, it is perhaps shocking that most people are not properly educated on the causes, effects, and treatments of chronic venous disease.
While many choose to remove varicose veins due to their unsightly physical appearance, it is important to get the veins checked out by a doctor as they may increase your chances of ulcers, blood clots and other future health maladies
If you or someone you love suffers from varicose veins, then you know they aren’t just a cosmetic inconvenience but a constant source of pain. While past patients had to undergo painful and invasive therapies to alleviate this condition, a new treatment offers fast effective relief without the discomfort. An injectable prescription foam, Varithena was recently approved by the FDA for the treatment of varicose veins.
Proper skincare comes in all kinds of different packaging, and sometimes that packaging can create annoying problems. Jar lids don't always screw on tightly, pumps can leak and bottles can break. Capsules, on the other hand, offer convenient, single-serving helpings of essential skincare products, and you don't have to worry about faulty packaging or broken mechanisms throwing a monkey wrench in your regimen.
Laser Hair Removal
A closer look at your Laser Hair Removal options, broken down by body part.
Modern laser technology is making Laser Hair Removal a viable option for people of more and more skin and hair types.
Another popular hair removal treatment, Electrolysis gets results, but is it a practical option?
The cost of laser hair removal has dropped in recent years, even as the technology and success of the procedure has improved.
Exploring the age old question: just how much does laser hair removal hurt?
We hear the term thrown around, but exactly qualifies as "permanent hair removal?"
The TRIA laser hair removal system is getting a lot of buzz, but does it really match the safety, value, and results of professional treatments?
Modern hair removal procedures are making it easier than ever to permanently eliminate unwanted hair.
It can be one the trickiest areas to handle, but laser hair removal is changing how people get rid of unwanted hair on the upper lip.
Choosing Your Treatment
Having an expert analyze your skin is the first step in mapping out the perfect treatment plan for you.
Check out before and after photos for many of the most popular skin care procedures. Photos can help you see if a procedure is right for you.
Time to get your checklist ready for your skin rejuvenation consultation!
From specially designed African American skin care products to professional skin rejuvenation lasers and injectables, people with darker skin tones have many factors to consider for maintaining healthy, glowing skin.
There are hundreds of different Asian ethnic groups, but their particular skin care concerns often overlap, including higher melanin levels, oily skin, and increased sensitivity.
While some skin care tips are universal, there are variables like skin complexion and genetic predispositions that may make some cosmetic treatments more helpful to Latin women than others. Here is Healthy Skin Portal's Guide to Latina Skin Care!
Healthy Skin Portal presents the ultimate 10-step guide to men's skin care, from at-home products to the latest in male-oriented skin rejuvenation treatments.
Many people suffer from cracked skin and inflammation at the corners of the mouth. Fortunately, this condition, known as cheilosis, can be treated successfully.
They can certainly be cute, but summer freckles can also become an unwanted cosmetic challenge. Fortunately, there are many professional skin care treatments that can reduce these discolorations.
Skin care, body shaping, laser hair removal and many other cosmetic treatments can all be included as a part of a SignatureForum cosmetic gift certificate purchase.
A breakdown of the various types of scars and best treatment options available for erasing or reducing their appearance.
Many cosmetic clinics now offer skin scanning during consultations, which involves the use of computer technology to assess your skin's health and possible needs.
From everyday lemon juice to advanced laser skin resurfacing, there are numerous options available for people interested in reducing the appearance of freckles.
If eyes are the windows to the soul, keeping our "window frames" looking clear and smooth is all the more important!
At the same time that the skin care industry is obsessing over organic products, "Turbo Beauty" is advancing cosmetics into a new era with some hi-tech help.
Wrinkles come in varying shapes and sizes, and different types of wrinkles might actually require a different treatment approach.
Am I a Candidate?
Intense pulsed light therapy is one of the most effective and affordable forms of facial skin treatments. But is it the right treatment choice for you?
Here are some important factors to consider before determining if laser skin resurfacing might be a worthwhile cosmetic solution for you.
Laser technology is working wonders on eliminating unwanted spider veins and varicose veins. So, could this treatment work for you?
VelaShape is one of the most exciting new developments in non-surgical body shaping treatments. Here's what you need to know to determine if it might be the right procedure for you and your needs.
Epiduo has begun challenging Proactiv as the king of "As Seen on TV" acne treatments. Does either treatment stack up to a professional clinical treatment?
Oral product works from inside out to combat fine lines and wrinkles.
The FDA has approved a new at-home laser wrinkle removal system, but can the results really compare to a professional laser session?
Created by a former Hollywood makeup artist, this home skincare product offers a near clinical level treatment of acne scars and other imperfections.
Also known as spray-on-skin, this new procedure uses the patient's own skin cells to treat scars, burns, and other dermal damage.
Some of the same toxic materials used in ancient beauty products are still used in contemporary cosmetics.
Carrie Aker offers her suggestions for some of the best options in over-the-counter facial cleansing cloths.
In the long line of products designed to reduce large pores and cleanse skin, the Black Mask has developed quite a following.
Over-the-counter Brazilian peels promise clinic caliber results, but do they really deliver like a professional facial peel?
Healthy Skin Portal reviews the facial skin care product Hylexin, which helps diminish the appearance of dark under eye circles.
Many people choose sunscreens haphazardly based on a bottle design or convenience, but where your skin is concerned, no two sun blocks are made the same.
Specifically geared toward dark under eye circles, the new Clarisonic Opal is one of the more in-demand home skin care products of the moment.
Luxury brand Cle De Peau Beaute is prepping for the release of three limited edition La Creme products, priced at over $13,000.
We break down Clinique's well-known exfoliant to see how it works and how it stacks up against skin rejuvenation treatments.
The ingredients of some common over-the-counter skin bleaching products have the FDA considering new reforms.
A new t-shirt fabric claims to double as a special treatment for common skin irritation, but is it the real deal?
These easy wipes can help reduce excessive sweating for people who routinely suffer from hyperhidrosis.
Famed dermatologist Dr. Zein Obagi’s new Skin Health product line treats aging, sun damage, acne, and more with advanced technology—but is it worth the high price?
Developed by the Obagi company, this elite chest and neck skin care product is specially designed to succeed where other skin rejuvenation products have failed.
LATISSE is getting a ton of attention lately as the new solution for eyelash extensions, but how does it stack up against popular faux lash products like Xtreme Lashes?
Epiduo Gel is touting itself as the next big thing in topical acne treatments. So, how does it work?
Columnist Carrie Aker shares a few insights on the various options out there in the world of skin moisturizing products.
Derived from mushrooms, kojic acid is a natural product used to reduce the appearance of freckles, skin blemishes, and uneven pigmentation. But is it a solution to be taken seriously?
The ultraviolet skin care system Levia claims to help psoriasis patients control their condition from the comfort of home, but does it work?
The at home acne treatment known as Lumie Clear utilizes light therapy technology to give people a new option in the fight against this common skin condition.
Developed by Stanford University researchers, Lumixyl is a brand new topical cream designed to treat common skin discoloration and hyperpigmentation problems.
In light of the rising interest in men's skincare, Healthy Skin Portal lists 5 cosmetics for the perfectly polished man.
Microskin is an exciting new treatment that enables people with serious skin problems like rosacea and vitiligo to overcome skin discoloration for a consistent, cohesive look.
Natural and affordable, neem oil is becoming a popular product for the treatment of common skin imperfections like acne and oily skin.
The FDA recently approved a new, at-home blue light therapy product from TRIA, the makers of a popular at-home laser hair removal device.
Just like clinical treatments, the Newa Skincare System uses radio frequency technology to deliver skin that looks smoother, younger, and more rejuvenated.
Scientific evidence implies this over-the-counter beauty product can reduce wrinkles and rejuvenate skin on a level with prescription retinoids—but does it beat professional skin care?
Healthy Skin Portal takes a look at a new handheld device for at-home skin rejuvenation and tightening.
As the first home laser skin care system to earn FDA approval, Palomar's PaloVia laser is generating a lot of attention for 2011.
The popular Microdelivery Peel Pads offer many of the perks of a chemical peel from the comfort of your own home.
Biore has been making effective blackhead fighters for years, but pore strips should not be confused with professional acne treatments.
A new product claims to offer an at-home version of microdermabrasion with comparable results, but does the DDF Revolve really do what it claims?
It's not the first skin care product to utilize hyaluronic acid, but it might one of the most effective on the market in 2011.
Revitol's cellulite removal cream certainly won't do any harm to your skin, but if it's true results you're looking for, no store-bought topical product is likely to match a professional clinical solution.
Healthy Skin Portal reviews one of the first at-home IPL acne treatments, the Claro IPL Acne Clearing Device.
Examining the pros and cons of Proactiv's latest at-home skin care treatment for those dealing with hyperpigmentation concerns.
The makers of Pro Activ solution are back with another skin care treatment in the form of the Anti-Age AMP MD system.
Healthy Skin Portal reviews an acne treatment tool from the cosmetic specialists at Sephora.
Home bronzers like this product from St. Tropez can be decent alternatives to dangerous tanning booths or the sun's UV rays.
One of the most popular stretch mark and wrinkle creams on the market, Strivectin has now improved its formula.
HSP examines a new at-home laser skin system from Syneron, and its potential for changing the cosmetic industry.
They might not deliver the results of professional treatments, but these cheap everyday items can do a lot for your daily skin health.
We offer the lowdown on the 5 most popular facelift creams—can they really replace a trip to the surgeon?
While the most immediate and effective acne treatments are conducted by skincare professionals, these at-home products have earned their keep as stop gap solutions.
HSP looks at five popular, proven pore minimizing treatments available at your local drug store.
For every bogus stretch mark miracle cream out there, there are at least a handful of products that can produce some noticeable results.
A convenient look at the procedures and products at the forefront on the war on acne in 2009.
Our handy guide to choosing the very best in at-home cosmetic products, from Neutrogena's acne care to Elizabeth Arden's skin protectant.
Many people are turning to at-home cosmetic procedures to save money, but how do these 10 popular home devices compare to clinical cosmetic treatments in terms of results?
HSP's Trudi Schrieber breaks down a list of some of the top products available for safe, effective makeup removal.
You don't have to be the metrosexual type to want smoother, healthier skin. Here's a list of ten popular and helpful cosmetic products for men.
Almost every skin cream claims to be "all-natural" these days, but there are ways to tell which products truly practice what they preach.
Columnist Monica Prata ranks the best sunless tanning products you can use for a perfect tan achieved in the UV free safety of your own home.
Now more than ever, it's easy to stock your bathroom cupboard with excellent cosmetic products that follow the vegan code of no animal testing and no animal byproducts.
Tri-Luma is one of the newest and most effective topical products to emerge for the treatment of the skin hyperpigmentation disorder known as Melasma.
The TRIA laser hair removal system is getting a lot of buzz, but does it really match the safety, value, and results of professional treatments?
Despite the wide range of stretch mark lotions and creams out there, very few women get the results they're looking for with over-the-counter products.
Illegal tanning injections or "Barbie drugs" are becoming a dangerous trend in the skin care business.
Make-up is supposed to help you look better, but choosing the wrong makeup can have the opposite effect over the long haul.
A quick guide to some popular cellulite removal options from Brooklyn plastic surgeon Dr. Morris Westfried.
Oddly enough, one of the newest advances in treating acne scars actually has its origins in America's tattoo parlors.
LipoDissolve™ in Atlanta is a popular cellulite removal treatment that can dissolve fat to reveal smoother thighs, legs, arms, and abdomens.
Interested in getting Botox in Boston? Learn more about local treatment options, costs, risks, results, and alternative cosmetic treatments here.
Chicago cellulite removal patients need look no further than their local medical spa or laser clinic for proven procedures and great, long lasting results.
If you're looking for hair removal clinics in Chicago, you're in luck. Learn more about the popularity of laser hair removal in Chicago here.
People interested in Botox in Colorado Springs can schedule free consultations with the two of the area's most renowned Botox clinics, Vitality Health and Genesis Medspa.
The elements can be cruel in Colorado Springs, making the city's excellent cosmetic clinics all the more important for people hoping to keep their skin smooth and rejuvenated.
Restylane is one of Long Island's most popular wrinkle removing injectables.
L.A. cosmetic patients are quickly embracing the latest non-surgical alternative to liposuction, LipoDissolve injections.
From LipoDissolve to VelaShape, Miami cellulite sufferers are fighting back with great success.
New York City tends to attract the very best in their given fields, and that goes for Botox providers, too, as the Healthy Skin Portal networks features many highly experienced, highly respected New York Botox specialists.
Everything you need to know about laser hair removal, how lasers for hair removal work, pricing, and finding a hair removal specialist in Manhattan.
For Seattle residents serious about anti-aging treatments and long term skin rejuvenation, there are a number of excellent Seattle Photofacial providers offering impressive results for a fair price.
Winter weather can wreak havoc on your skin. If you’re a Chicagoland resident in the Skokie area, consider turning to microdermabrasion to help rejuvenate your skin!
Especially in the winter, cold dry weather can take it toll on your skin. Luckily, for Chicagoland residents in the Skokie area, microdermabrasion can finally help you get rid of your large pores
These days, medical spas and laser clinics use a dizzying array of technologies. It can be a bit daunting to sift through the myriad of options, when all you want to know is how to improve your skin
Governor Pat Quinn recently announced that he would invest $155,000 in developing a bike path in Skokie as part of his commitment to green transportation and healthy lifestyles in Illinois. We have to wonder, though, could there be any potential drawbacks to continued sun and harsh weather exposure for bikers—especially after this savage of a winter?
Evanston food journalist Josh Schonwald, author of “The Taste of Tomorrow: Dispatches from the Future of Food,” recently discussed food of the future during an engaging discussion at the Ethical Humanist Society in Skokie
Springtime brings new beginnings and rejuvenation and therefore is the best possible time to refresh your skin with microdermabrasion. Feel free to contact one of our representatives today and schedule a consultation!
Suburban malls have expanded over the years in terms of the skincare they offer. With American Laser Skincare clinics and the like popping up in malls across suburban America, those in need of skincare services like microdermabrasion are in luck
Dreading summer because of all the ultraviolent radiation? Want to maintain your natural skin color? Luckily, you can avoid or treat tans or sunburns with a number of preventions and treatments
Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting 40 to 50 million Americans, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.
Melasma treatments tend to fail, because they don’t address both the dermal and the epidermal components of the skin condition, one expert told DermatologyTimes.ModernMedicine.com.
Learn how to achieve flawless skin this summer season.
Celebrities like Penelope Cruz, Kate Upton and Gisele Bundchen go to aesthetician Christine Chin, known by the nickname “Mean Christine,” for their skincare needs
Angelina Jolie may have turned 39 in early June, but she maintains a youthful look, thanks to a flawless complexion
A recent survey by L’Oreal Paris revealed that women worry about the size of their pores
Twenty-two-year-old model Kate Upton may have flawless skin in her ad campaigns but she suffers from bad skincare habits out of the spotlight
Dermalogica Canada’s education manager Holly Sherrard recently shared her tips for achieving radiant summer skin
Would you cover your face in bee venom? Caviar? Urine? Some will go to the extreme in the quest for radiant skin. Check out some of the weirdest skincare procedures
People look for ways to turn back the clock and rejuvenate their skin as they age. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, over 10 million cosmetic surgery procedures are performed each year in the United States.
European Dermatology London medical director and dermatologist Dr. Stefanie Williams recently discussed pigmentation
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One of the world's beauty icons has psoriasis, a skin disease that affects thousands of people and, fear not, is quite treatable.
Popular American Laser Centers' cellulite removal treatment works wonders for reality star.
The Mother Monster recently told the media that seven days out of the week, she goes to bed with her makeup on. Shame on you, Gaga!
To transition into more acting roles, hip hop star 50 Cent is having some of his famous tattoos permanently removed the safe and sure way with laser tattoo removal.
New Sammy Sosa before and after pictures are raising some questions about the risks of laser skin rejuvenation. We take a closer look at the truth behind the rumors.
Stars like Katy Perry, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Alba, and Erin Heatherton rely on these clinical skincare treatments to get their Hollywood glow.
Since acne affects nearly everyone at one stage or another, it should come as no surprise that many high profile celebrities have publicly admitted to battling blemishes, as well.
With the taboo of dermal fillers long since left behind, countless big name celebrities have openly discussed their Botox treatments in recent years.
Sometimes it seems like celebrities just have immaculately perfect skin, but these celebrity complexions have taken plenty of work to sustain.
As one of the best female beach volleyball players of all time, Kerri Walsh Jennings is clearly a proponent of healthy living both on and off the court. Her latest crusade is for healthy skin as ambassador for the Skin Authority brand.
Joanna Vargas, celebrity skin care specialist and founder of Joanna Vargas Salon and Skincare Collection, celebrated Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in the Big Apple. She shared her experience and a look into her daily activities at Extra TV
According to a report made my extratv.com, Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian were spotted together at a lavish cosmetic center, prompting immediate rumors that the not-so-daring duo is considering nip/tucks in the not too distant future
Jenny McCarthy recently spilled her beauty and skincare secrets with HollywoodLife.com
Martha Stewart’s bathroom cabinet may be well stocked with beauty and skin care products, but these masks and serums aren’t the only things keeping the 72-year-old’s skin looking youthful and radiant
Following in her sisters’ footsteps, 18-year-old Kendall Jenner is quickly becoming a go-to fashion and beauty expert with 8.6 million Instagram followers
Reality star Rah Ali recently created a collaborative beauty line Saige Skin Care with Dr. Steven Greenberg
American reality television series star Nene Leakes shared her secret to clear, glowing skin. In a truly shocking twist of events, the secret does not involve plastic or cosmetic plastic surgery.
From candy company founder to global brand ambassador to Olympic commentator, Maria Sharapova has a growing number of off-the-court endeavors
In the latest update on those wild and krazy Kardashians, it appears as if Khloe Kardashian, sister of Kourtney Kardashian and Kim Kardashian and daughter of Kris Jenner, is maintaining a time honored family tradition of intense Botox injections.
Anna Kendrick recently teamed up with Burt’s Bees and Lipstick Angels to help hospitalized women feel more beautiful
Singer Leigh-Anne Pinnock recently spilled to Reveal.co.UK on her must-have foundation, top shimmery blush, favorite lip gloss and more.
Nicole Kidman has always been turning faces, but maybe no longer her own.
Leonardo DiCaprio, who most recently starred in The Wolf of Wall Street recently made yet another investment, when he furnished his Greenwich Village apartment
Australian Miranda Kerr recently traveled to her native Sydney to promote her skin care line Kora Organics and revealed what she eats and uses to keep her skin looking clear
Olympic ice skating champion Meryl Davis showed off her flawless skin on “Dancing with the Stars” this season and recently accepted the mirror ball trophy for her season win alongside her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Jaime King recently revealed the secrets to skin
While many celebrities still shy away from openly discussing their plastic surgery and other cosmetic enhancements, Lee Grant has nothing to hide.
A strong advocate of the natural organic on her lifestyle website Goop, 41-year-old Gwyneth Paltrow does not take the soft approach when it comes to her skincare routine
Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall recently passed away, leaving behind a legacy of memorable films and quotes. Some of her most colorful quotes were reserved for her disdain for anything phony or fake.
It’s good to be the Queen. Yet according to royal performer Helen Mirren, maintaining looks for good parts can be a royal pain as well.
Tennis champion Maria Sharapova is out prove she is a champion on an off the court. The four time Grand Slam winner is also an acute businesswoman. Her latest and greatest contribution is co-ownership of the anti aging skincare line ‘Supergoop.’
Ever wonder how make-up free Busy Phillips manages to look so great? Well, a group of paparazzi may have split the secret wide open as they photographed the barefaced and beautiful actress exiting an exclusive celebrity skincare clinic
If pride comes before a fall, Paris Hilton better be wearing flats.
They say behind every great man is an even greater woman. Two women who meet that criteria are First Lady Michelle Obama and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton.
Gwyneth Paltrow, world-class actress and the latest creative director for Juice Beauty, has just announced the launch of her long-awaited makeup and skincare collection
Called “Bring Back the Bees,” the goal of the Burt’s Bees program is to plant one billion wildflowers around the world and help to rebuild the honey bee population.
Obviously, keeping healthy requires regular exercise, but just as you wear different clothes to the gym, Khloé advocates switching up your beauty regimen before working out.
The Kardashians and Jenners have become trendsetters in the world of fashion, beauty and everything in between.
Shhh! Don’t tell anyone, but Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry has reached the half-century mark. Of course, all you have to do is Google and find out her age, but you wouldn’t guess she’s 50 from recent photos.
The Material Girl is pushing 60 – 59, to be exact – and she still looks terrific. This is a woman who has always treated her body as a temple, and developed her skincare line for her own needs.
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If you ever wondered why your friend can get a great tan under the same conditions that burn you to a crisp, your ancestors are probably to blame.
Usually associated with painful welts, the poisonous substance is now being sought-after for the treatment of deep wrinkles.
A new study put facial hair to the test as a safeguard against harmful UV rays.
Coffee remains as popular as ever, but the debate over its health benefits and possible risks continues.
Women who wear makeup for the majority of their days and nights may look better in the short term, but could suffer consequences down the line.
Carbon Dioxide injections can improve blood circulation and may be able to reduce the appearance of some common skin problems, from cellulite to stretch marks.
Two to three percent of people suffer from psoriasis, a skin disease with several different common causes.
Recent reports of young children using tanning booths sent Chicago legislators into action, outlawing tanning booths for anyone under the age of 18.
Many of us think of chocolate as being something that negatively affects the skin, but at many medical spas, chocolate facial treatments are proving quite the contrary.
New scientific breakthroughs are helping some dermatologists use your genetic code to determine your ideal skin care regimen.
Since one is from Venus and the other from Mars, it's no surprise that men's and women's skin is biologically different, as well.
Non-irritating soap, humidifiers, and a heavy duty moisturizer are the key to battling winter's dry skin woes.
From pillow cases to phones, common everyday objects can have considerable effects on our complexions.
Besides a pounding headache, a hangover can show itself in your skin, too. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to get your face back after a long night on the town.
Utilize your leftover Halloween and Thanksgiving decor for moisturizing masks, exfoliating scrubs, and an all-natural acne remedy.
Snow, winter chill, and cloud cover aren't enough to keep the sun's rays at bay. Change up your sun protection routine with these cold weather-friendly tips.
Emu oil, Saran Wrap, and light therapy offer new ways to calm the scaly patches associated with psoriasis.
TSA rules can make it tough to pack along all your cosmetics for a long trip, but there are ways to look your best in a 3-1-1 world.
Guest columnist Monica Prata offers her tips for growing and maintaining perfect nails.
We set the record straight on how the sun's most vital nutrient effects the color and health of your skin.
Cosmetics companies use some clever wordplay to promote their make-up, but what are they really saying?
With the return of warm, sunny weather, it's all the more important to remember the need for skin protection.
Documentarian's latest film gets to the root of the metrosexual trend in America.
A trip to the tanning booth before the beach is supposed to reduce some of the risks of sun damage, but is that really true?
These days, it's hard to tell one exfoliating, botanical skin treatment from the next. Healthy Skin Portal helps simplify the process.
Coffee and soda drinkers rejoice. That much maligned caffeine may have exciting benefits beyond keeping you awake.
Updated labels on sun block will rate the product's prevention of both UVA and UVB rays.
Perhaps in preparation for the harsh winter months ahead, November is officially designated as National Healthy Skin Month by the American Academy of Dermatology.
Rather than eliminating oils, some people actually add oils to their face as part of a popular skin care regimen.
As an alternative to routine re-applications day after day, some women turn to a permanent makeup procedure to maintain the cosmetic features they wish to emphasize.
You'll often hear about pH balance in relation to skin care products, so what does that really mean?
To keep a healthy, bronze glow without the burns, orange tint, or skin damage, a smart tanning regimen is the key.
A proven skin rejuvenation treatment is readily available in an extract found in the common poplar tree.
Healthy Skin Portal looks into the proverbial crystal ball to see what cosmetic styles and treatments might become trendy in 2012.
Helpful tips for easing the common skin irritation caused by razor blades.
People with fair skin tend to be far more sensitive to the effects of the sun and other unavoidable conditions. Here are a few tips to keep fair skin safe, healthy, and beautiful.
Psoriasis can be a very damaging skin condition, and while no cure exists, there are a number of treatments proven to reduce the symptoms.
As laser tattoo removal has grown in popularity, many celebrities are taking advantage of a chance to correct some past tattoo missteps.
What you need to know about treating one of the most common skin conditions.
A new study has revealed a "Master Regulator" gene that could prove vital to the future of skin care.
They might be safer than baking under UV rays, but spray tans aren't without their minor risks.
Healthy Skin Portal looks at six skin conditions that are too strange to be anything but real.
Celebrity cases from Michael Jackson to Sammy Sosa have obscured the fact that most skin bleaching treatments are done for small areas of hyperpigmentation.
Smoking can do a lot of damage to your skin, but once you've quit, there are many avenues available to bring your skin back to its previous, vibrant state.
Using NASA scientific research, AmeriScience's nutritional beverage AS10 is designed to help astronauts and Earth-dwellers alike rejuvenate their complexion.
The tabloid story of supposed 'tanorexic' mom Patricia Krentcil has raised questions about whether tanning can become a drug-like addiction.
An increasingly popular alternative to sunbathing and tanning beds, spray tans can offer great, natural looking results if prepared for properly.
If you're a tanning bed fanatic looking to turn over a new, healthier leaf, there are plenty of other options for getting that golden glow.
Depending on whom you ask, tanning can have countless positive and negative consequences based on subtle changes in approach. But which of these tips are merely myths?
It might be a purchase we take for granted, but when it comes to keeping your back clean and clear, not all methods are made the same.
Summer can wreak havoc on your skin-- keep it clear, healthy, and on-trend with these six tips.
Healthy Skin Portal breaks down some of the best reads the cosmetic industry has to offer.
Cosmetic treatments can work wonders, but you can also help slow down the aging process by respecting your skin with a smart diet.
From certain supposed acne causes to the protection level of your sunscreen, Healthy Skin Portal debunks some old wives tales about modern cosmetics.
We all know that sunscreen is extremely important in protecting from harmful UV rays, but did you know there are two distinct types of UV rays that may not be addressed in the same manner?
Vitamin C has always been associated with good health, and new studies indicate that topical Vitamin C might be a great way to sustain skin health, as well.
While Healthy Skin Portal specializes in many wrinkle removal treatments, the process starts by identifying what actually causes wrinkles and fine lines in the first place.
It seems like just about skin care product boasts Aloe Vera as one of its healing ingredients, but what is Aloe Vera and does it really do what its purported to do?
Winter weather can take a toll on the skin, but there are simple precautions you can take to keep your skin healthy and soft all year round.
Healthy Skin Portal gives kudos to some of the vlogosphere's leading skin care and cosmetic gurus.
While some people consider moles a glamorous feature, others find them unappealing. The following tips can help prevent and treat unwanted moles.
Incorporate green living into your beauty routine with brands like Juice Beauty and Earth Science, that offer effective skincare solutions using organic and natural ingredients.
Diamonds are beginning to dominate more than just the jewelry industry. These stones effectively reverse some of the signs of aging when they are incorporated into facial products like creams and lotions.
Renu Derma Natural Cosmetics celebrated 'World Environment Day' on June 5 by staging a protest to call attention to some of the harmful ingredients used in skin care products today.
Tom Ford recently announced his new skin care line for men, which is scheduled to hit stores this fall. The line will give men new options in skin care to help them achieve the healthy glow Ford has become well known for.
New research indicates that daily use of sunscreen can slow the effects of aging on the skin by a significant amount.
If you thought novelty beauty treatments couldn't get any stranger, think again. The latest skin care treatment trend to hit the far east is the live snail facial.
Researchers recently found a unique botanical extract that shields skin from solar damage and diminishes the unhealthy DNA mutations that occur with sun exposure.
It seems that there is, in fact, some truth to the belief that women need their beauty rest. Scientists recently discovered a correlation between lack of sleep and skin aging.
Want clear healthy skin? It turns out there are a few home remedies to do the trick. When store bought cleanser and moisturizer fail to rid your skin of acne, you can enjoy clear skin with these simple recipes.
Machinists come into contact with a plethora of common skin irritants every day on the job. The industry tends to require routine exposure to harsh chemicals, mechanical irritants and extreme environmental conditions on a daily basis. Ongoing exposure to these dangerous elements can eventually lead to occupational skin disease.
A former Australian sailor with a deformed surgical scar may gain the chance to undergo reconstructive scar removal once the Repatration Commission reconsiders his latest request.
Anne Serrano McClain and Katie McClain may share genes, but they have their own beauty routines.
Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center recently developed new nanotechnology skincare that could make sunscreens and anti-aging products more effective and better protect your skin.
Want your skin to age gracefully? Read this list of skin care habits to make or break in order to leave your skin looking youthful and radiant.
Target Corporation acquired online beauty and skin-care products firm DermStore Beauty Group August 6 for an undisclosed amount, expanding its cosmetic industry presence
Women, if you're wondering why your favorite, most expensive skin care lotion is missing from the medicine cabinet, look to your boyfriends and husbands. Men cost their partners about 350 dollars a year in beauty products, according a recent Escentual.com poll.
There is no evidence of a link between the development of multiple sclerosis and restricted blood flow in the veins of the head and neck, according to a recent Canadian study.
Add these natural remedies to your skin care routine for better-than-spa results.
Leading anti-aging skin care brand Algenist recently released the new product, Advanced Anti-Aging Repairing Oil
Eczema, the bothersome skin condition characterized by itchy red flaky patches, is a common problem among babies and children
The largest organ on the human body, the skin offers a variety of functions, including sheltering us from exposure to environmental elements like bacteria, helping to keep our organs intact and regulating our body temperature.
Erin Taydus used her former experience as an engineer to design her own line of natural skin care products, coined Sassa Bella
Highly responsive to optimal nutrition, skin can be rid of plenty of problems through healthy eating
Pampering your skin can be quite costly, especially when there are so many expensive beauty products out there. However, budget skin care products can often work just as well. Money Talks News founder Stacy Johnson spoke with dermatologists to determine when to spend and when to splurge for the sake of your skin.
Although what you put on your face obviously matters, what you put into your body is also just as important, as your diet also reflects back onto your skin, according to leading nutrition experts
Canadian-born Connie Tai recently launched her beauty brand Miyu, which pairs tea and skin care while fusing science, tradition, trend and attractive packaging
With the arrival of fall comes the return of seasonal fruits and vegetables that experts claim restore suppleness to the skin
Universitatsmedizin Berlin recently discovered why psoriasis patients are less susceptible to viral infections than patients with atopic dermatitis, or atopic eczema
Experts agree that health app users should follow the advice of their doctors over that of the apps
Women are becoming more aware of the increasing toxins in our environment, in turn contributing to the growth of the natural beauty market
Summer may have come and gone, but it’s just as important to take care of your skin in the fall. These skin care tips will help you maintain a beautiful complexion in the brisk autumn weather.
Advanced melanoma patients could survive 10 years longer than before with new research findings on the drug ipilimumab, which first arrived on the market in 2011. Researchers found that patients who respond to the breakthrough drug are living much longer than originally anticipated and are now touting the medication as the key in finding a cure for skin cancer.
One in five people will develop skin cancer at some point in their lifetime. The most common form of cancer in the United States, 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed in more than 2 million people each year.
Pumpkins are everyone’s favorite fall vegetable, but did you know that pumpkins contain a ton of great benefits for the skin?
A 47-year-old mother suffering from deep vein thrombosis died a mere ten days after a general practitioner misdiagnosed her leg condition as a sprain.
We all experience a biological clock, informing us when to sleep and when to wake, but researchers recently discovered that our skin cells have a circadian rhythm of their own.
Twenty-six-year-old Allison Herschell has undergone multiple biopsies to check for skin cancer and luckily every test has produced negative results, but the procedures themselves take their toll, with a scalpel carving off a small piece of her flesh and producing a scar.
An internationally renowned anti-aging specialist and one of the nation’s most well-renowned plastic surgeons and medical authors, Dr. Gerald Imber shared his skincare prevention tips with Radar Online, detailing how to achieve timeless beauty by following his advice on prevention, maintenance and correction
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) researchers recently developed a mouse model of scleroderma with research pointing toward potential drug therapies for the disease
Our skin care needs tend to change over time, so in order to keep your skin looking its best, it’s important to switch up your regimen in order to address your skin’s specific needs.
Liz Earle plans to expand its beauty brand in the United States next year with a focus on skin care education
The United States based research and development skin care company KLARIF, Inc. is currently preparing for a stock market listing
A recent small trial on United States patients shows that alefacept, a drug primarily used to treat a skin disorder, helps the body produce its own insulin, key for people with type 1 diabetes
Everyone wants to look their best around Christmas time, with all the holiday parties and family celebrations. Luckily, the latest generation of beauty products has made looking better and younger easier than ever
London-based skin care expert Claire Vero recently launched Aurelia Probiotic Skincare, a collection of skin care products that merge African organic botanical ingredients and probiotics, used as glycoproteins to boost the skin’s natural defense system
Celebrity skin care expert Dr. Harold Lancer, featured on Oprah, The Doctors and countless magazines, treats much of Hollywood and provides skin care products for efficient optimal results
The United States government intends to conserve the nation’s available energy, but the move could pose negative health risks, especially in regards to skin
We cannot change the natural aging process, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. However, we can slow it down with a mixture of common sense, healthy habits, science, pampering and a simple daily regimen
Dr. Marina Peredo, owner of Smithtown, New York’s Spatique Medical Spa and clinical professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, advises that everyone switch up their daily skincare routine when the weather changes, especially during the winter
Clinique previewed its new Superdefense SPF20 Daily Defense Moisturizer in September at a press event held in Valencia’s SHA Wellness Clinic.
With the winter season upon us, it’s important to change your routine slightly to cater to seasonal skincare challenges like dry skin
One brand is bringing beauty into the high-tech realm with an innovative skin care program
Marketing initiatives involving charitable donations tend to end at the conclusion of the Christmas season, but the day after Christmas happens to be the beginning of one initiative in particular.
Winter brings cold wind and dry air, both of which can wreak havoc on your skin. Your skin protects and rids the body of toxins, so it’s important to nourish the skin, especially during the harsh winter
New Year’s Day is a perfect opportunity to make skincare resolutions. Try these ten skincare resolutions for 2014
Green Envee Organics recently launched a line of natural nut-free skincare products for both children and adults
Berkeley based herbalists Sarah Buscho and Marina Storm recently co-founded Earth Tu Face, a skincare product line defined by a natural yet luxe beauty approach
Emmy Rossum recently spoke with HollywoodLife.com about her new partnership with Restorsea skincare
Shade Mountain Naturals recently launched a full all-natural skin care product line, consisting of natural and handmade soaps, lotions, moisturizers, scrubs and balms, available in the company’s newest retail space
If you want healthy anti-aging, simply look in your kitchen. It holds plenty of ingredients to give you that youthful glow
Clorox Co. recently showed an interest in skincare with its 2007 acquisition of the skincare brand Burt’s Bees. However, the company clearly opposes the use of bleach for facials, a new skincare idea popping up in both social and traditional media
The Vedic Collection’s chief wellness officer Divita Kanoria shared with Health.India.com how to make fruit packs for healthy radiant skin
Zein Obagi, M.D., recently received the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology’s prestigious Leaders of Distinction Award, according to ZO Skin Health, Inc
Adding berries to your routine could be the best way to achieve a healthy radiant glow, according to British facial expert Caroline Hitchcock
A rising trend in skin and hair care is the preference of natural oils and butters to products that include chemicals and non-natural compounds. Beauty supply stores are fielding an increasing number of requests for all-natural products, and many of those natural oils and butters are useful in a variety of ways. Here’s a catalogue of some of the most popular among them, and how they can help keep your skin and hair healthy
Along with a number of organic products, Austrian skin care line Susanne Kaufmann’s patrician co-owner and spokesperson Bea von Thurn und Taxis also promotes the right to wellness
What’s the next level of skin treatments in treating, preventing or reversing skin damage caused by releasing the sugar molecule’s bond with protein? Anti-glycation topical solutions allow the cell to return to its natural shape and state
Want to achieve a sun kissed glow without wreaking havoc on your skin? Women often turn to tanning beds to warm up their dull looking skin, especially during the winter.
Toxin-free beauty website founder and natural skincare expert Irene Falcone recently offered advice on going raw and vegan when it comes to skincare
Whether you have problem skin or simply want an anti-aging cure, we uncover all the beauty myths you need to know.
With less fat and more vitamin C and iron than cow’s milk, camel’s milk is a common beverage in the Middle East for its nutritional value. Now, a Missouri-based startup is working on a line of skin care products with camel’s milk
Oily skin sufferers have heard a number of common skincare misconceptions. You don’t need to moisturize or apply sunscreen and you should exfoliate on a daily basis
Nestle recently paid 3.6 billion dollars to take full control of the dermatology business Galderma
Planning a wedding can be stressful and take its toll on both your health and your skin
Dr. Nora Khaldi, founder of the biotech firm Nuritas, has used computational biology to develop a method for creating natural peptides for use in skin care.
Retinol, another name for the vitamin A molecule, is a popular ingredient in anti-aging skincare products
Teresa Paquin is a successful small business owner, selling products from her Pure Essentials Natural Skincare line at her spa/shop Anika Skincare & Makeup in Hudson, New Hampshire, and is even in talks with Whole Foods to get her products sold at the national chain.
New mothers have their hands full - usually literally. Caring for babies and toddlers takes a lot of time and attention. All that time has to come from somewhere, so other things suffer - sleep, most notoriously. But another area that loses out is mom’s beauty routine
Beauty World News recently highlighted a list of beauty products featuring grapefruit as an ingredient, a scent, or both
Paris-based scent specialists Diptyque have been producing scented candles for 50 years and perfumes for 45, and even got into body care products four years ago, but this year marks the launch of their first full line of skincare products. The new line, L’Art du Soin features five different (sweet-smelling) products to help you keep your skin smooth, soft, and fragrant.
Celebrity aesthetician Kat Rudu gave EOnline.com the scoop on her best-kept secrets for getting stars like Kate Beckinsale and Eva Mendes ready for the red carpet
There are so many skincare misconceptions, long-held beliefs passed down for generations, that sometimes it’s difficult to distinguish fact from fiction.
As New Zealand’s The Natural Skincare Company expands its new Moana skincare line to the United States and United Kingdom, they are proudly proclaiming both what is in their products and what isn’t
Dr. Piasecki is in the news for creating his own line of skincare products
The Health Sciences Authority recently issued a press release announcing that several creams made by Han’s Skin Care Products are unsafe to use
It’s hard to avoid the talk about all-natural products these days - whether it’s food, cleaning products, or skincare products, everyone seems to be touting the benefits of going all-natural to avoid harsh additives or ‘unnatural’ chemicals. But is all-natural really the way to go?
Market research firm Euromonitor recently revealed that anti-aging and skin-whitening are currently offering big business in Canada’s skincare sector.
It appears that we have entered a new era in the fight against wrinkles, from Botox to lasers to vampire facelifts, but the latest addition to the beauty world is literally out of this world
From scrubs and peels to acids and lasers, there are a myriad of skincare products to help you remove dead skin and illuminate your new shiny skin underneath. The message is that a little irritation to your skin in the short term can lead to your best skin ever
Dr. Brook Bouha recently wrote a piece for Poway, California’s Pomerado News examining a number of skincare myths, many of them involving protection from the sun’s UV rays.
Fruits can be used in many ways to benefit your skin. They sometimes show up in skin products not just as scents, but as active ingredients
Skin care is very important, and it’s not unusual for doctors to recommend certain kinds of skin care products or even to exclusively offer particular brands at their practices.
According to new research, a fluid used in the popular “bee sting” lip injections has been linked to potential lesions caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria
We all know that aging is inevitable. The good news is you can have youthful glowing skin at any age!
Natural skincare product company Skincare Revolution will offer products available for purchase through Amazon.com
Marisa Tom shares her favorite skin care products with Bustle.com, highlighting healthy products that help her achieve the best skin possible
Dallas skin care owner D. Lea Mallison recently added M.D. to her name on LinkedIn.com and an application form she completed for a business trademark, despite having never completed her medical degree with a hospital-affiliated residency or a state licensing exam for doctors
Determining the proper order of application can be difficult
May is National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. According to BeautyWorldNews.com, skin cancer affects more than 2 million Americans each year and more than 3.5 million forms of the disease exist
With all the skincare products, devices and procedures on the market, it’s tough to decide which option works best
Coconut oil is all the rage these days as the new trend in skin and hair care
Tired of lugging bottles of sunscreen to the beach? You’re in luck. The world’s first drinkable sunscreen was just launched
Science suggests that the nutrients on our plates might be just as important as those in our moisturizers.
When you’re constantly on the go, it can seem appealing to cut corners on skincare.
Shum Pak-hin uses a gel mask and applies a day cream, sunscreen and sometimes even eyeliner each morning when he wakes up. At night, Shum uses eye makeup remover, cleanses his skin and applies an anti-aging serum.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. One in five Americans will develop the condition during their lifetimes
This new collection features grape seed extract as its key ingredient. The powerful antioxidant protects skin from free radical damage
All-natural do-it-yourself beauty treatments help rejuvenate your skin and body.
Nestle made a deal with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, buying the rights to several of their wrinkle treatments for a whopping 1.4 billion dollars.
We'll help you look youthful and radiant all summer long.
Australian men are now purchasing skincare and makeup products to incorporate into their daily routines, according to Priceline Pharmacy
It turns out all those selfies you posted on Facebook could come in handy after all.
Handbag.com recently spoke with Made in Chelsea alum Millie Mackintosh to discuss everything from skincare to fitness
Applying bronzer is simple and easy, even for the fairest complexions. Simply choose a bronzer no more than two shades darker than your base color
Target has made more serious clothing selections in the past few years with the addition of brands like Phillip Lim. Now, the company is making changes in its cosmetic section with the selection of premium skincare products
Dermatologist Dr. Patricia Wexler has had a cult following for the past 25 years for reshaping the most recognizable faces in Hollywood.
Kiehls recently debuted a promotional video, along with a social media contest, explaining the connection between outer space and men’s skin care
It seems we are now facing the pollen vortex, one of the worst allergy seasons of all time
Dr. Philippe Allouche recently spoke with New York Magazine about his skincare line Biologique Recherche
Korean skincare has garnered more attention in the United States with the onslaught of Korea’s innovative products. However, it’s the multi-step routine that now has more and more women turning to Korean skincare for their beauty needs
Ultra-gentle face care products are now the most popular, according to Mintel’s Global New Products Database
Scalp tattoos have been around for hundreds of years, and Hollywood is finally catching up. Celebrity tattoos have always been popular but one of the more recent trends has been the development of the scalp tattoos. The following is just a sampling of the Hollywood elite who has gotten their scalps inked
A full eight hours keep our brains and bodies fit, happy and focused. A good night’s sleep can even improve our skin, causing us to wake up with a healthy and radiant glow
It turns out that even the top dermatologists have made some skincare mistakes in their past.
When it comes to skincare there’s plenty of speculation about what’s fact and what’s fiction. New York-based dermatologist Dr. Eric Schweiger shares what’s true and what’s false.
Skincare advice is everywhere and sometimes it seems as though skincare tips constantly contradict each other.
In honor of National Skin Awareness Month in September, Dr. Sanjiv Saini of MD Dermatology recommended a few tips to prevent skin cancer and offer yearlong skin protection
With all the focus on all-natural organic groceries, it’s no wonder so many are searching for plant-based chemical-free skincare products
Chock-full of nutrients from the flesh to the juice, they provide food, water and oil, help fight off obesity by speeding up metabolism, promote regular detoxification of the body with their dietary fiber, stabilize blood sugar, lower cholesterol and keep you refreshed and hydrated
Unfortunately, the long term effects of these beauty products aren’t always fully understood for years after going on the market
If you have oily skin, you know that your skin tends to always look shiny, generally around your forehead, T-zone and nose
Want a gym membership for your skin? Look no further than Bethesda, Maryland, where two years ago, Arleen Lamba opened the Blush Med Institute, a skin care spa with a monthly membership
Elle recently asked skincare experts for tips on ways to make your morning skincare and makeup routine easier. Check out these tips to simplify your life!
So! You’re washing with the right face wash, exfoliating on a regular basis, using the right lotion for your skin, and slathering on that sunscreen but for some reason your skin still isn’t as smooth as you expect it to be? Then maybe it’s time to tweak your diet a little.
Elle recently spoke to facial expert and Ling Skincare founder Ling Chan about her secrets for maintaining a flawless complexion
Now’s a better time than ever to adopt a healthy skincare routine.
Japan’s domestic market for plant-based and natural skincare products is booming due to the belief that such products are safe and gentle on the skin
A Seattle skincare expert has some shocking news about sun protection
Everyone knows the multitude of benefits of adding probiotics to your diet, but did you know you could apply them topically?
Your skin needs different levels of care at each and every stage of your life, but it can be difficult to determine which products and routines are best for your skin as the years roll on.
Do-it-yourself everything may be the next big thing, but you should think twice before concocting your own natural skincare or cosmetic products.
Want to primp your skin for the weekend ahead? Skincare brushes offer an excellent way to fight wrinkles and rejuvenate your face
Brazil has always been on the cutting edge of cosmetic and beauty care
According to new research, a glass or two of red wine could help fight acne among other skin conditions
Who knew a fashion brand could know so much about beauty and skincare?
“I wanted to create a product that would not be rough on the skin, but still had enough of a grit that you knew you were still getting rid of the dead skin cells,” Scalisi revealed. “I wanted to create a product that works for every skin type and still manages to work effectively.”
Could a skin foam be the newest radical acne treatment?
Forbes recently chatted with a number of dermatologists and nutrition experts to determine the best foods to feed your skin. Read the experts’ tips on what you should be eating for healthier skin.
It’s no secret that winter weather can wreak havoc on the immune system, sending cold and flu rates through the roof.
These days, there are a lot of misconceptions, misnomers, mistakes, and missteps in regards to skin care and treatment.
Unless you’re buying organic, your skincare products probably contain a few chemicals. But did you know that there are over 82,000 different types of chemicals in common skincare products?
While it’s a snap to keep your skin looking sun-kissed and radiant in the summer, it’s not so easy in the fall. Check out these eight tips to keep your skin looking healthy this fall
It’s no secret that supermodels earn their amazing bodies through smart eating and long hours in gym (Okay, genetics may play a role here as well!). However, those of us who weren’t blessed with six-foot frames can still achieve great looking gams, provided we put in a little effort. From removing unwanted hair to adding shine and shimmer to your skin, the following tips are sure to leave your legs looking their best.
Americans aren’t the only group obsessed with achieving perfect skin. Recently, beauty aficionados have taken note of the complex yet effective skincare routines practiced by Korean men and women.
Think women are the only ones who worry about their complexions? Well, think again! According to new research, men are also concerned with achieving incredible-looking skin.
Whether it’s served in stews or baked over pasta, eggplant makes a tasty and nutritious addition to a wide array of dishes. A member of the nightshade family, this violet veggie is host to a number of vitamins and minerals, including antioxidants thought to protect brain cells from free radicals.
If you or someone you love has endured chemotherapy, then you probably know what a profound effect it can have on every aspect of your life. However, you may not realize that your skincare routine must also change when you battle cancer.
While the bright lights in a big city can be spellbinding, there is no reason to be blind to the effects life in a metropolis can have on the skin
Well, new research suggests that this saying doesn’t just hold true for your body’s inner workings but for your skin as well. The food you put into your body—particularly for that all-important first meal of the day—can have a significant effect on your complexion, now and into the future. Here are a few morning meals designed to energize mind and body while leaving your skin dewy fresh.
Men and women of all ages seek out advice from 25-year skin care specialist Renee Rouleau, who practices coast to coast with offices in New York and Los Angeles.
One of the world’s best known models, Christie Brinkley has appeared on hundreds of magazine covers and served as a longtime face for CoverGirl Cosmetics. Now Ms. Brinkley is adding another project to her already storied resume in the form of a brand new skincare line.
A recent Harper’s Bazaar report reveals diamonds really are a girl’s best friend and not just as a shiny accessory anymore. With some top cosmetic chemists collectively agreeing diamond and platinum minerals keep skin hydrated longer and boost the benefits of anti-aging ingredients, there is no doubt the expensive nanoparticles are becoming a popular high-end skin care product.
You don’t have to be a beauty blogger to have heard the buzz surrounding the new Korean skincare trend. More comprehensive than traditional American skincare lines, the Korean lines feature multi-step processes utilizing dozens of different beauty products, including cleansers, toners, serums, oils and essences followed by moisturizers and finishers.
Most of us have indulged in a relaxing bubble bath after a long, hard day. However, you may not know that bathing can also be a great way of detoxifying the body. Not only can baths cleanse the outside of your body, but they can also help draw out toxins and negativity from beneath the skin, provided you use the right ingredients.
It’s no secret that November and December are two of the most popular travel months in the US. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or just the happiness that comes with scoring a few days off for work, there’s a fair chance that you’ll step foot on a plane at some point in the holiday weeks.
Water-based skincare products are prominent and have been for years, according to Yahoo Beauty.
Two minutes is all it takes for men to get a radiant glow, according to renowned dermatologist Whitney Bowe.
Clarisonic Aria Sonic Cleansing Brush is the best.
It’s no secret that vitamin D and other nutrients have a significant effect on our overall health, keeping our bones healthy and our bodies functioning appropriately.
Local papers around Iowa are sharing the headline that 68-year-old Governor Terry Branstad’s varicose vein surgery went well.
As children, the skin is swathed with moisture, staying supple and soft as expected. But as generations mature, the skin is often neglected at the very point it needs the most attention
You’ve probably heard the expression that we are what we eat. However, you may not know that the foods you ingest can have a significant effect on the quality of your skin. In fact, good eating choices can encourage a healthy, glowing complexion, while poor dietary decisions can result in clogged pores and over-drying.
There are nine foods that fight aging, and consuming them is a tasty way to healthy skin.
Eight hours of sleep, a healthy diet, daily cleansing, a little less make-up, periodic peels and plenty of water is the way to wonderful skin.
True or false: a healthy tan can help protect skin against sunburn? According to the experts, this long-held belief is actually unsupported by medical science.
Between sugar, milk, meat and alcohol, the skin doesn’t have a chance. A recent MailOnline report reveals how studies show why some food choices fight aging and others contribute to the unwanted process.
Pat Schuerman no longer leaves her house. The 50-year-old Arizona resident has one of the most critical cases of the skin condition psoriasis that has left most of her body covered in bark-like scales.
Dermal fillers create a more youthful and beautiful appearance by plumping lips and softening fine lines and wrinkles. One of the most effective fillers on the market, Bellafill was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat acne scarring in people over the age of 21.
It’s no secret that cold winter temperatures can wreak havoc on the skin. Fortunately, new advances in skincare treatment mean you don’t have to suffer scaly winter skin in silence.
Sunday Riley’s foundation can be seen on the catwalk. The skincare expert’s luxury product line is often used on top runway models showing off top designer clothes. But you don’t have to be a Calvin Klein beauty to benefit from Riley’s tips on deciphering the majority of hard to pronounce skincare ingredients.
With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) releasing a new first-line systemic drug for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, a new optimism awaits millions of Americans suffering from the autoimmune disorder.
You may not realize that nature’s wonder drug could also have an effect on your skin health in the years to come. According to a new study, drinking coffee could protect you from developing some types of skin cancer later in life.
Unsightly, uncomfortable but not untreatable. With up to 60 percent of adults suffering from some type of vein disorder, Morrison Vein Institute sheds some new light on the dark streaks that disfigure legs.
It’s essential to take care of your skin the right way. Skincare experts sorted fact from fiction and addressed 10 skincare mistakes that people tend to make.
The best way to ensure radiant glowing skin through the ages is to begin taking care of your skin in your 20s. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and following a good skincare routine are essential. Here are 10 things you can do now to make sure your skin stays healthy in your 30s.
Most Americans are familiar with the concept of the food pyramid, which indicates the percentages of various food groups necessary to achieve optimal dietary health.
Looking for an effective way to banish winter dryness from the skin? Dry brushing refers to a process in which individuals run the bristles of a brush gently over their skin in order to remove dead cells.
Christine Valmy, the woman credited with opening America’s first licensed skin-care school in 1966, passed away last month at age 88. During her long lifetime, Ms. Valmy achieved a reputation as one of the world’s leading authorities on skin care and esthetics.
Calling it a consulting agreement that went awry, oyster farmer Abigail Carroll stumbled upon the skincare benefits of shellfish.
Trying to look younger could be killing you, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The irony that taking healthy steps like moisturizing skin with anti-aging ingredients could possibly cause cancer is illogical. But it is true.
Sex is good for healthy skin and a happy mood, according to Alexandra Jamieson. The beauty expert just authored Women, Food, And Desire. Her fourth book and co-production of the award-winning documentary Super Size Me show that Jamieson is an excellent source on the body. Jamieson recently shared with Yahoo Beauty just exactly how she keeps her skin looking beautiful.
While store bought beauty products can be pricey, there are a number of skincare products you can make on your own, using ingredients straight from your pantry.
Dr. Jeanine Downie has more than a few things to say about skin and you should listen. Sunscreen, exercise and a periodic peel is what the Montclair, New Jersey dermatologist orders when it comes to suitable skin care, according to the Huffington Post.
The future of your skin is in the present. If you want to shine this spring, then waste no time this winter prepping for a perfect glow, reports Care2. Consulting a few estheticians, dermatologists and doctors, the green lifestyle website offers almost a dozen tips from experts, who advocate coconut oil as the first suggestion.
You probably know that avocados are a delicious addition to omelets, salads, tacos and dozens of other meals, as well as a great source of protein, fiber and polyunsaturated fats.
They say seven is a lucky number. And according to E! Style, that is the exact figure needed in “7 Habits for a Healthier Glow.”
To maximize available treatment options, neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease need to be caught early. The trouble is that these diseases are notoriously hard to diagnose.
When free radicals run ramped age is accelerated and antioxidants are the best answer to the injurious atoms.
What if therapy wasn’t only a boon to your mental health? What if therapy could also help the health of your skin? Believe it or not, it isn’t as strange as it sounds.
We all want to look our best. To that end, we spend untold amounts of money each year on creams, moisturizers, cleansers and balms to help make our skin as smooth and healthy as it can be.
When make-up free celebrities appear on the cover of gossip magazines, they appear less glamorous like the public. While gossip magazines say some can get away without makeup and others should cover up is secondary to how good it is for the skin.
Health Aim has a handful of tips for acne free skin and they are easy as one, two, three. Just add three more and the six total tips will reportedly keep bad skin at bay. Keeping skin clean, scrubbing of dead cells, not picking at pimples, drinking H20 and getting plenty of greens is the ticket according to the publication.
Whether they are squished up in a Kleenex or in your leg, spider veins are not appealing. Sneaking up because of genetics or lifestyle choices— birth control, obesity, smoking, history of blood clots and occupation involving standing—spider veins are unwanted with woman wanting to know the quickest way to smearing them away.
Cellular phones have been blamed for a number of health issues. Over the years, the devices have been linked to everything from eye strain to brain cancer.
The last thing you want to do is reenergize yourself with water on your face when it is time to go to bed.
Hollywood’s hottest stars are always searching for new ways to look their best. Now, they’ve discovered a new, totally organic beauty brand to help keep their skin looking healthy and smooth.
She is a woman that has a voice. Christina Aguilera literally encompasses the aforementioned with her sixth fragrance Woman just released and her return to The Voice.
For a lot of us, going to the gym is part of our normal routine. Whether you hit the elliptical, hop on an exercise bike or drop into a yoga class, the goal is the same: work out the major muscles in your body. But most of us never stop to consider working out the muscles in our face.
Most celebrities are known for their flawless good looks, from their radiant hair all the way down to their pedicured toes.
How often do we stop to think about the chemicals mixed into our shampoo or embedded within the fabric of our clothes? It’s probably not a topic that comes up often. But according to a recent scientific study, our skin picks up chemicals from everything it touches, and those chemicals could be impacting the ways that our bodies work.
Each year many of us spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on products and services to make us look better. From skin creams and makeup to hair masks and facial scrubs, we use everything under the sun to give ourselves a healthy, radiant glow.
Staring at the reflection in the mirror, women tend to forget the skin they sport now is not necessarily the same pelt they will be portraying in the future. As the largest organ in the body, and ever-changing on a cellular level, skin alters over time, especially on the face.
We’re always on the lookout for ways to make our skin look younger and healthier. For years we’ve relied on the tried and true methods, such as lotions and facial masks, but now that we’re in the 21st century, it may be time for a new approach to skincare.
Changing skin care products seasonally should be done subtlety as to not shock the hide.
Women spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars each year on beauty products to keep their skin looking healthy and radiant.
With healthcare costs on the rise, specialist visits are becoming more and more of a luxury. Even when it comes to common specialties, such as skincare, many of us can’t justify the expense of seeing a dermatologist regularly.
Sometimes it seems like everyone has a helpful tip about how diet can affect your skin. They say to eat plenty of this or not to eat any of that, and the same pieces of advice seem to get passed around again and again.
What is the skincare secret that makes A-listers’ radiant skin stand out?
Miami Skin and Vein doctors Michael Nguyen and Shaun Patel treat some of the hottest legs in the country. The city famous for its amazing beaches and high-class nightclub life, the south Florida women are known for their great legs, the key accessory to the constant short-shorts season.
Spring cleaning is not just confined to the house.
If you had to limit your beauty regimen to one essential product, you couldn't do much better than aloe vera. Due to its widespread abundance, aloe vera has been used in a variety of health and beauty products for the last several decades.
Acting as a sunscreen from within, plant-based foods protect the skin from the inside out.
You’re THAT worth it, according to L'Oréal and the Melanoma Research Alliance. Preventing skin cancer by going off its catch phrase, “Because You’re Worth It,” the cosmetic company and non-profit skincare organization are on a mission this season.
With so many plant-based foods and supplements contributing to healthy skin, adding those ingredients to a savory smoothie is a genius way to kill two birds with one stone—satiate the sweet tooth while promoting healthy skin
Northeast Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic is a premier plastic surgery society with nine locations and 22 board-certified doctors who rewind age for thousands of Midwestern women. Aesthetician Brittany Ballachino is one of the skin experts who work these skin miracles particularly during season change.
Unfortunately, it’s not always possible to carve time out of our schedules to visit the spa. So given the demand for in-home, professional-quality products, companies have started to release compact, personal-use versions of a number of traditional spa staples, such as hair-removal lasers and wrinkle-fighting LED machines.
Though seemingly unrelated, the stomach and skin have a lot to do with one another.
According to researchers, the most common type of cancer that people suffer from in the United States is skin cancer. Each year, roughly five million Americans are treated for skin cancer, clearly a significant number of people.
For some of us, it’s hard to keep our skin looking healthy and radiant even under the best of conditions. So between the scorching heat and the added sun exposure, summer can be a particularly difficult time for skin care.
Taking cues from the latest South Korean beauty trends, the biggest skincare brands have been coming out with their own interpretations of on-the-go facial mists, sheet masks and eye masks.
There is no reason why only the wealthy are able whisk away to a day spa for some serious tender loving care. If such a luxury is not in your budget, then lighten the cost with some do-it-yourself methods to renew and refresh the body and mind anytime.
We work out to stay healthy and fit, but if we don’t treat our skin with a tender touch, all the sweat and tears are for naught.
According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the United States. Each year, experts estimate that roughly two million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed.
For most of us, summertime means more time outside in the sun. Unfortunately, all of that added activity and increased sun exposure can put undue strain on your skin. In order to keep your skin looking healthy and fresh through the dog days of summer, you may need to step up your skincare regimen.
Long before SPF30, the Aloe vera plant sufficed in soothing sunburned skin, and so it remains.
People are willing to go to extreme lengths to improve the health of their skin. But would you go so far as to take a bath in a bowl of ramen noodles? As odd as it may sound, that’s exactly what people are doing at a new spa in Japan.
Keeping your skin healthy isn't just about eating the right foods; avoiding the wrong foods is just as important.
With offbeat beauty solutions from cleansing oils to fermented foods, bringing out the best in your skin has reached a whole new level.
People who suffer from varicose veins will routinely undergo plastic surgery procedures in order to diminish the size and fix the discoloration of the affected veins, treating them as a superficial concern. As it turns out, however, in addition to being unattractive, varicose veins can actually lead to major medical complications.
When going on vacation, people will often scramble to find the travel-size version of a product, but it's possible that a product's default container is already an acceptable size. According to the TSA, liquids, creams and gels need to be in a container that is 3.4 ounces or smaller. So if some of your essentials come in a bottle that size, then you're already good to go.
Rather than go to the mall to scope out the newest selection of creams and moisturizers, maybe it’s time to take a look back at the skincare products of yore. Like us, our ancestors were all about looking their best, and there may be a few ancient beauty secrets that we can borrow from them.
Recently, a team of researchers found a connection between skin cancer and citrus juice.
Co-author of the The Clear Skin Diet with Alan Logan, Dr. Valerie Treloar also founded Massachusetts-based Integrative Dermatology and put her knowledge to the test on her patients to prove we truly are what we eat.
Maintaining the health of your skin can be difficult. Between dry weather, sun damage and unforeseen blemishes, there are a lot of elements that can wreak havoc on your complexion. Increasingly, people are turning to simple, at-home microdermabrasion devices to give their skin the health boost that it needs.
Oregonians are passionate about soaking up vitamin D during their few short summer months of it, says the Portland Monthly.
The beauty experts at Allure are sharing some sizzling summer skincare tips for these long, sunny days.
Currently, nearly 40 million Americans suffer from varicose veins. Yet despite the prevalence of this problem, there are many misconceptions about varicose veins and their medical implications.
When the chances of becoming a victim to varicose veins is one out of two by the age of 50, you should be prepared to attack the problem.
The best way to detect if you’re doing right by your skin is noticing nothing at all.
Although varicose veins don’t get as much attention as some other medical problems, upwards of 60 million Americans currently suffer from the condition. In the past, varicose veins have been treated through the use of laser waves, radio waves or, in more extreme cases, invasive surgery. But now, a new treatment option has emerged that might offer patients the fastest, least painful way of dealing with their varicose veins.
Each year, roughly 5 million Americans are treated for skin cancer. Although skin cancer can pose significant health concerns, it can often be easily managed if doctors are able to detect it and begin treatment while the cancer is in the early stages.
If Jayme Bashian knows one thing, it’s hair removal. The lead medical esthetician and spa director for Simply Posh, a high-end health resort specializing in fuzz-free skin and other cosmetic enhancements, answered Skin Inc questions on the hairy subject.
Skin professionals promote olive, grape, sunflower and rosehip seed oils in lieu of coconut.
With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect chance to show some skin and put your legs on full display. If you have varicose veins, however, showing off your legs might be easier said than done.
Immediately bringing attention to the “scary fact that while the FDA oversees all new products that come to market,” Care2 says only a small number of compound combinations and chemicals are actually tested for safety.
Debunking the myth that staying hydrated keeps skin moist by drinking H20, Cincinnati.com reports “moisture is held in the skin by certain lipids or fats.”
Nikki Warren knows diet and fitness.
Speaking to an expert in the skincare field, Stylecaster consulted The Small Change Diet author and nutritionist Keri Gans about how a healthy epidermis has everything to do with what you consume.
Most men don’t spend a lot of time worrying about proper skincare techniques. In fact, most men don’t spend much time thinking about their skin period, which is why the vast majority of men don’t follow a regular skincare regimen.
Everyone knows that exercise is necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Not only is working out good for your body, but it’s also a proven stress reliever. Sadly, the same workout routine that’s giving you the body you want could be doing serious damage to your hair and skin.
According to some estimates, more than 30% of Americans suffer from varicose veins. Typically, women are more prone to developing the condition, but the number of men suffering from varicose veins has been steadily rising in recent years. Generally, the condition occurs in the legs, where constant pressure causes the veins to twist. This act results in the pooling of blood and pushes the affected veins up beneath the surface of the skin.
There are three proactive moves a man can make when removing his five o’clock shadow.
Whether one prefers “you are what you eat,” or “if you eat well you will be well,” the bottom-line is a bountiful diet of specific nutrients and vitamins will make one stronger.
Even though varicose veins are a widespread problem, they're also very misunderstood.
With a seemingly endless stream of advertisements and personal recommendations for skincare products, it can be difficult to pin down the essentials of a healthy skincare regimen. But what if you didn’t need a medicine cabinet full of skincare products in order to maintain a youthful glow?
Believe it or not, not all facials are created equally.
With summer 2015 coming to a close, it’s time to look forward to fall and all the changes that come with it, including switching up the skincare regimen.
Supermodel facialist Susan Ciminelli focuses on fall skincare with some fabulous advice for the upcoming season.
Your body needs sleep to repair itself. So while you put time and effort into protecting your skin from the elements and dangerous UV rays throughout the day, it’s just as important, if not more so, to help your skin get the rest and relaxation it needs during the night.
While the majority of people afflicted with varicose veins are women, the number of men who experience the problem has been steadily on the rise in recent years.
Through skin mapping, a process that precisely examines each area of your face to look for imperfections, doctors and estheticians can get a pretty clear picture of your overall health. So what can the different parts of your face say about you?
How many times must we hear that we are what we eat?
Don’t let her royal green and gold packaging deceive you: she personally grows her ingredients so she knows exactly what is going in her famous, organic skincare line.
At an average price tag of between $350 and $500, the cost of regular Botox injections can quickly add up. But is there any way to get Botox on the cheap?
Recently, a 3D printing company out of Poland unveiled a new piece of medical equipment called the Winch, which is designed to help in the treatment of varicose veins.
Oncologists and surgeons are constantly developing new, more effective methods for treating skin cancer. One of the most popular treatment options for the removal of skin cancer cells is a technique known as Mohs surgery.
What if the secret to better-looking skin is already lurking in your kitchen cabinets?
By rejecting some delectable pleasures, you’re ensuring yourself a healthy complexion.
Having healthy skin is not just a matter of washing your face. It’s a lifestyle choice that should be followed day in and day out.
Believe it or not, applying coconut water externally can give your hair an added bit of shine and your skin an extra glow.
While we are what we eat, knowing what foods offer the most benefits is whole other matter.
While pumpkin picking for holiday pies or decoration or enjoying the seasonal flavor latte, consider the benefits the big orange fruit has on the skin.
Most often, women in particular do not consider skin care until it is up close and personal due to acne issues or aging.
LIVESTRONG.com reports that what you “put on your plate can be just as instrumental to healthy skin as what you put on your face.”
Over the years, you may have heard a horror story or two about how chemical peels can leave your skin irritated or dry, but peels have been an effective skin treatment and a go-to remedy of Hollywood’s elite for years.
According to recent statistics, more than half of the adults in the United States suffer from varicose and spider veins.
High-end, luxury anti-aging products are all the rage in the worlds of skincare and beauty. The promise of younger looking, tighter, firmer skin that seems to defy age has created a multi-billion dollar market that’s saturated with competition (and deceptive marketing).
According to recent statistics, more then 40 million Americans currently suffer from varicose veins. Not only can this condition be unsightly and embarrassing, but in rare cases varicose veins can also produce life-threatening blood clots.
Making the right choices is simply a matter of will. With that resolve and advice from the Mayo Clinic, great skin is only five steps away through managing stress, protecting skin from the sun, eating healthy, daily cleansing and not smoking.
Severely burned skinned is one of the most difficult wounds to treat. Given the patient’s sensitivity to pain in the area and the high risk of infection, burn wounds must be handled with extreme care, and even then the problems presented by severe burns often result in the affected area never fully returning to its normal appearance.
If you’re looking for recommendations on what foods can give your skin an added boost, check out the list below.
The solution to many skin related problems can be fixed with a facial, according to Sangeeta Velaskar.
Though it is not good to hide behind a mask, it is great idea to use them for troubled skin. Care2 reports on at least three masks that promise skin health.
In the coming months, when your skin is stressed and put to the test, it’ll be important to give it the ammo it needs to fight back. So here are five tips to help your skin stay healthy and radiant during the harshness of winter.
Since your skin is the largest organ in your body, it needs a lot of resources to stay healthy and strong. And with the drying, damaging months of winter looming on the horizon, it’s more important than ever to give your skin a much-needed boost to keep it looking radiant.
A lot of varicose vein sufferers choose not to treat the problem, believing it’s simply a cosmetic issue, but varicose veins can impact your quality of life creating life-threatening complications. So if you’ve been putting off treatment, you may want to reconsider, and winter is the perfect time to say good-bye to troublesome varicose veins.
In addition to being unsightly, varicose and spider veins can cause a number of health problems, some of which are potentially life threatening. So what is the best option for treating varicose and spider veins?
Under ideal circumstances, microbiomes can help fight off disease, aid in healing wounds, and assist your body in maintaining proper skin health. But there are microbes that can be incredibly harmful, and, according to a recent report, scientists actually know surprisingly little about them.
In the coming months, it’s more important than ever to give your body the vitamins and nutrients it needs to keep your skin looking great, and here is a list of six fruits that can help get the job done.
Are you aware of some of the lesser-known skincare tips? We break down five secrets that can dramatically improve the look and feel of your skin.
Keeping your skin looking healthy and radiant can be a constant struggle. Whether it’s the external elements or your own body working against you, it can sometimes seem like there is an ongoing conspiracy against your skin. Despite these problems, there are a handful of simple steps that you can take every day to improve the health of your skin and keep it looking great.
Since November is National Healthy Skin Month, perhaps now is a good time to look at some easy, everyday steps that you can take to improve the look of your skin.
Whether you’re looking for effective products on the cheap or your limit is sky-high, here are some options for a wide range of skincare essentials.
Ryan Seacrest has his Distinction line of menswear at Macy’s, and now he’s ready to add a line of skincare products to his ever-growing empire.
Your skin needs to receive proper nutrition in order to stay looking smooth, soft and radiant.
Nowadays, women who want to look younger have a number of options. For example, tens of thousands of women undergo facelift and eye reshaping surgeries each year.
No matter what time of year it is, most of us devote a fair amount of time and energy to looking our best, but winter poses a unique challenge. Between the blistering cold and the dry air, the winter months wreak havoc on your skin and hair. So now that winter is upon us, here are seven tips to help you step up your game.
Greasy skin is an eyesore and can lead to a seemingly endless barrage of breakouts, but many cleansers on the market can remove so much oil that they dry out your skin, leaving it cracked and flaky. Despite these obstacles, it is possible to maintain a healthy oil balance in your skin, and here are four simple tips to get you started.
Personal care products, one of the most lucrative industries in the United States, is largely unregulated. A bipartisan group of lawmakers looks to change that in 2016.
Cleanse, rinse, exfoliate, rinse (again), moisturize, tone, dry, repeat. The routine can become monotonous, but every round is worth it. When it comes to daily care for men, taking care of your skin isn’t just good for your looks – it’s good for your health.
Between the bitter cold and the harsh dry air, the winter months can wreak havoc on our skin. So now that winter is upon us, it’s time to step up your skincare game, and here are six essential products that every man needs to make sure that he has to help him weather the season.
Some of the most common skincare ingredients can cause unintended harm and end up leaving your skin worse off than it was before. If you want to keep your skin looking its best, then here is a list of three ingredients that you should avoid.
There are thousands of diets out there, each more extreme than the next. Having a general knowledge of how vitamins and nutrients interact with and affect your skin will prepare you to make healthy choices – whether you’re in the kitchen or on-the-go.
What’s worse than a major breakout, mid road-trip? Preparing for your travels in advance is essential, but shouldn’t be a burden. Pack smart, pack light, and get going!
More than 40 million Americans suffer from varicose veins. Symptoms can be unsightly and uncomfortable, but are easily treatable and most often require minimally invasive procedures.
Forget those pesky holiday pounds; winter-proofing your skincare regimen should be a top priority.
In addition to arranging all the vendors and making sure that their dress fits like a glove, brides-to-be spend a lot of time devising the prefect look for their wedding, making a game plan for their hair, their shoes, and everything in between. Unfortunately, the stress of planning a wedding can wreak havoc on your skin, so if you’re getting ready to walk down the aisle, here are five essential skin care tips for you to keep in mind.
While everybody’s skin is different, there are a handful of tried and true methods for boosting the health of your skin, and many of these practices can noticeably improve the look of your skin in just a matter of days. So if you’re unhappy with the appearance of your skin, check out the list below for so some helpful tips.
Recently, a new varicose vein treatment option has emerged, and it may prove to be the most effective method to date.
Ditch these bad habits to be the Belle at every ball.
While the practice of using matcha, or powdered, green tea is centuries old, it is currently gaining popularity like never before, and here are four surprising benefits that using matcha green tea can offer.
Given the benefits that microdermabrasion can bring, many people decide to invest in an at-home personal microdermabrasion device. But since many of these devices carry a price tag in excess of $100 or $200, the question becomes: is a microdermabrasion device worth cost?
Following a bill that was recently signed into law by President Obama, microbeads will soon become illegal in the United States.
Turns out pH levels don’t just affect community pools. Here’s everything you need to know about how pH levels directly impact your daily complexion.
Follow this guide to guard your skin before and after the hair removal process – trust us, your epidermis will thank you.
Unfortunately, tree sap isn’t a one-size-fits-all product, and different types of sap work best on different types of skin problems.
When the weather changes, so too do wardrobes across the globe. Why should your skincare regimen be any different? These small adjustments will keep your skin happy and healthy, all year round.
Gone are the long days of summer sunshine, cruelly replaced by months of dark and dreary. But just because the weather has taken a turn for the worse doesn’t mean your skin has to follow suit.
There’s no question about it: the skin on our lips is some of the most sensitive on our body. Thanks to extremely thin skin and very few oil glands to keep them lubricated and moisturized, lips are prone to painful drying and cracking. Break free from the cycle of chapped lips with these tried and tested tips.
Typically, the Korean skincare routine is broken down into ten basic steps, and here is a quick overview of each one.
After looking at data from nearly 800 patients, researchers have discovered that laser treatment is currently the best option for treating varicose veins.
While facials do cost us both time and money, their benefits are innumerable, as they not only do wonders for our skin, but they’re also a great way to calm and relax your mind.
If you’ve been reading through our weekly columns, you know that hydration is one of the biggest contributors to beautiful, flawless skin. However, we haven’t spent much time talking about the importance of your diet in daily skincare – and just how drastically it can affect your skin.
It is important to understand the causes and symptoms of varicose veins before seeking treatment, as there are ways to lower your risk and stop the spread before they become a serious problem.
If you're interested in improving the appearance of your skin, then here are seven foods that you should add to your shopping cart.
In fact, some women are finding that they prefer the male-formulated versions better. So what products can you safely swap out for their male equivalent? Take a look at the list below to find four products for men that you may want to try.
Check out our comprehensive guide to winter skincare below. Fight the frost, and remember: you don’t need the sun to keep your skin glowing and beautiful.
It’s great that you’re taking the steps to protect your skin - but are you checking to make sure those steps have been effective?
For most consumers, facial scrubs and exfoliators can cost a fortune. Why pay big bucks for products that are loaded with potentially harmful chemicals when you can make safe, natural cleansers at home?
By February, spring is so close you can taste it! But before you break out the short-shorts and itty-bitty bikinis, take precautions to ensure that your skin survives the remaining winter days.
If you’re in the market for a new skin serum, here are five of the top ingredients that you need to check for on the label.
Take a minute to review our winter skincare tips – if you want to keep your skin radiant and beautiful, you’ll need to bolster your morning routine!
When it comes to caring for your skin, a lot of lessons are learned the hard way. Sadly, everyone's skin is unique to one degree or another, so learning what works best for you and your skin type requires a lot of trial and error. Naturally, you're going to have some missteps during this process, but there are at least some universal truths when it comes to skincare.
Conducted by Spearhead Acuity Business Research & Consulting Group, the report notes that the global market contains very few barriers to entry, suggesting that new players are positioned for success in the short term.
Cosmetic brand experts now expect Asia’s growing middle class and its expanding disposable income to drive home grown innovations, especially in skin care. These innovations should continue to travel West and appear in cosmetic lines due out in 2017 and beyond.
The skin is the body’s largest organ, and it requires a lot of resources in order to stay healthy. While most of us spend a lot of time – and a lot of money – on soaps, lotions and creams to improve our skin, we often forget that maintaining the health of our skin actually starts from the inside out.
There has been a breakthrough in the treatment of varicose veins, and it’s actually a lot simpler than you might think. VenaSeal (cyanoacrylate), is essentially a superglue used to physically shut down and seal the main defective vein.
If you’re living with varicose veins, you know how troublesome they can be. Not only is the condition unsightly, causing sufferers anxiety about baring their legs in public, but it can also cause noticeable pain and swelling.
The dark and dreary months of Winter can often times be filled with holiday feasts and hibernation, but you should take the time to whip your skin back into shape!
Keeping your skin looking youthful and radiant is a constant battle. This never-ending fight has led to both beauty experts and consumers trying a wide range of odd ingredients to improve the health of their skin.
For most of us, eggs are a dietary staple. Whether you eat them scrambled for breakfast or use them in baking, eggs are used in a staggeringly wide array of dishes.
Our skin is our largest organ – and often times the most underfed! Just like any integral part of our body, it requires fuel to function properly and provide protection to all of our sensitive spots.
With new and updated products being released all the time, it's difficult to keep up with the latest trends, but here is a quick look at some of the newest must-have skin products on the market.
As the old adage goes, you are what you eat, and eating foods that keep your skin supple and smooth is easy and delicious.
Due to these complications, it's important to have varicose veins removed, but patients sometimes complain about the most popular vein removal methods. So is there an easier way to get rid of varicose veins?
As an alternative to cosmetic surgery, more and more people have been turning to non-surgical options to help them retain their youthful appearance.
Whether you’re searching for smoother skin or a slimmer waistline, removing sugar from your diet may be the solution; experts now suggest that a lifetime of sugar can contribute to dull and wrinkled skin, along with other health issues.
You may have heard of micro-needling and wondered what all the fuss is about. Unlike many skin-care fads, this one has (so far) survived relatively unchanged — 15 years and counting!
For the initial launch, Goop Skincare released six products, all of them beauty staples that everybody needs in their skincare lineup.
What you eat has a huge impact on the health of your body overall, and here are six foods that can dramatically improve your skin.
What’s many readers don’t know, however, is how to create a skincare regimen that suits your particular skin. Sure, there are several factors outside your control that impact your skin; these include hormones, genetics, environment, and age. Remove those factors, though, and you’re left with the basic skin types, which serve as a great guide to choosing a cleanser: normal, oily, dry, combination, or sensitive.
Read on to uncover some common myths about varicose veins and treatment options.
Thanks to the prominence of smartphones and mobile apps, beauty business owners are capitalizing on a new way to boost revenue at the drop of the hat: a mobile truck offering top-of-the-line services, capable of going anywhere and everywhere!
Board-certified plastic surgeon, Andrew Ordon, MD (and co-host of the syndicated talk show The Doctors), recently put together a fantastic book that contained DIY recipes for clearer, healthier skin. Here’s a sample of our favorite recipes:
You don’t need to overhaul your skin care routine entirely, but you do need to make some minor tweaks to your regimen to ensure that skin stays healthy during each seasonal change and through all types of weather.
Fortunately, the new Sugar Sport Treatment from Fresh is an easy-to-use, incredibly versatile product that can not only protect your skin but may just prove to be the one must-have skincare product you'll need this summer.
If you want to preserve your skin and keep it looking flawless well into middle age and beyond, here are four simple steps that you can follow.
Everyone knows that maintaining flawless skin requires lots of work; whether it’s washing and scrubbing or moisturizing and protecting, our body’s largest organ needs plenty of maintenance! Add these super foods to your diet for happier, healthier skin!
Sure, celebs have the budgets to spend $400 on the latest line of skincare products, but that doesn’t mean that you have to follow suite! From moisturizer to face scrubs, there are plenty of fantastic products available right around the corner from your house.
Just like a high-performance sports car, your body needs quality fuel to keep going strong. Skin, hair, nails – you name it, they all need vitamins and minerals to stay healthy and happy.
Most of us spend a fair amount of money on products to keep our skin looking great.
Most of us like to show off our legs, at least some of the time. Unfortunately, unsightly varicose veins can wreak havoc on your legs, leading to uneven ridges and discolored veins.
In China, women are traditionally expected to be married by the age of 25. The social pressures are so strong that if a woman is not wed by that time, she is often shamed by her family and other members of society.
Over the last few years, kale has risen through the ranks to become of the most versatile superfoods on the planet.
Koreans are known the world over for their high standards of beauty and innovative skincare solutions.
You are what you eat, and your skin reflects your dietary choices. Consuming fruit every day not only improves your general health, but helps create glowing, smooth skin.
Sunscreen is your best friend when it comes to protecting your skin from sunburn. Now, it’s really your best friend forever, because a new study shows that regular use of sunscreen reduces your risk of contracting melanoma, a potentially deadly skin cancer.
The best way to maintain healthy skin is by eating right. Remember that your skin reflects your overall health. Lay off the junk foods and consume tasty fare that benefits your entire body and the tissues covering it.
With the seemingly endless array of products populating the shelves of your local beauty supply store, it can be difficult to determine which ones are the best.
Rosewater – it sounds like poetry, or the nectar of the goddesses. It’s actually distilled water mixed with rose essential oil, and it can make your skin look terrific.
Recently, however, the founders of a new cosmetics company based in Brooklyn, called Plant, have taken their positive messaging a step further by building a company that is environmentally conscious as well as socially conscious.
If you're interested in trying something new, here are six amazing skincare products that deserve your attention.
You are what you eat, and that’s reflected in your complexion. Certain nutrients are especially important for skin health. While supplements are available, for best results consume a diet rich in these skin enhancers.
By now we all know that exposure to the sun can wreak havoc on our skin.
As your body's largest organ, your skin consumes a lot of nutrients every day. By failing to give your skin the nutrition that it needs, you could risk premature aging, sagging, puffiness, patches of discoloration and dryness.
If you’re a SoulCycle enthusiast, or plan to become one, you might wonder about the best way to care for your skin after heavy sweating. If you’re not familiar with SoulCycle, it’s an indoor cycling program which also includes an upper body workout.
For generations, facial saunas were a skincare staple. Today, skincare professionals are not as enthusiastic about steaming skin for many of their clients.
Now that summertime is upon us, your skin is at an increased risk for sun exposure.
For timeless beauty, your skin needs lots of collagen. This protein is found in all of the body’s tissues and organs, and basically holds the entire body together. The word derives from kolla, which in Greek means “glue.” Collagen not only gives skin its strength, but aids in replacement of dead skin cells. Insufficient collagen leads to saggy skin and lines and wrinkles. Collagen production declines as we age – a process that speeds up past the mid-20s - so it’s crucial to boost it by eating the right foods.
Once you hit mid-life, it becomes quite obvious which of your friends and acquaintances are aging well and which ones aren’t. While genetics plays a part, taking good care of your skin is a major factor. To have great skin when you’re older, get started when you’re younger.
Summertime is great. The days are longer and the weather is warmer, making it the perfect time to go swimming, enjoy an outdoor sport or simply lounge by the beach. Sadly, however, all of that increased time in the sun comes with a cost, and it could lead to some serious health problems.
We put our skin through a lot every single day. Between the constant wear and tear and exposure to the elements, it's no wonder that our skin starts to wrinkle and sag as we get older. In order to combat the physical signs of aging, most of us turn to a wide array of lotions, creams, moisturizers and treatments to help us hold on to our youth. But a new option might be right around the corner that could completely revolutionize skincare.
Every part of your skincare regimen has a specific function, and it’s crucial that the products are put on in the correct order. You probably know the basic drill, but there are some useful serums and creams that get a bit confusing when it comes to your daily skincare routine.
When it comes to skincare, you have literally thousands of different products from which to choose. Many of these options come with a hefty price tag and, sadly, some of them aren't nearly as effective as they claim to be. But if you're looking for high quality skincare options that you can purchase in the comfort of your local drugstore or beauty supply shop, then here are seven of the best products out there.
If you're serious about caring for your skin, then you've probably heard about various 10-step, 12-step and even 15-step skincare routines. Unfortunately, these regimens are elaborately complicated and oftentimes too time-consuming to be practical on an everyday basis. Fortunately, there is a pared down version of these popular routines, which is effective and only consists of five simple steps.
All you have to do is head down to your local beauty supply shop or drugstore to be reminded that there are literally hundreds of skincare products on the market. With all of these options, it's easy to forget that some of the most effective skin remedies could already be lurking in your home, specifically in your kitchen cabinets. Do-it-yourself skincare options can be made on the cheap right in your own home, and many of them pack the same punch as the mass-produced creams, moisturizers and cleansers.
No matter what else you do for your skin, if you don’t eat right, your complexion can’t appear top-notch. The best foods for healthy skin boost overall health – your skin is largest organ in the body. There’s a basic color chart to follow for beneficial skin foods. Think green, orange and red.
As the old song goes, “It’s summertime, and the living is easy.” That doesn’t necessarily mean it’s easy on your skin. It’s the time of year you must take extra care regarding sun exposure, and then there are the effects of heat and humidity. In very humid weather, heavier skin creams won’t absorb into your face, so you could end up looking like you’re covered in cream. If you’re prone to acne, it’s often the worst time of the year. Never fear – the right skin products can make summer easy on your complexion.
You might practice yoga for mindfulness, or its health benefits, or both. Because yoga focuses on overall health, it complements skincare. It’s part of a holistic approach, including diet and other forms of exercise. Have you ever encountered a yoga instructor who didn’t have great skin, no matter their age?
Keeping your skin healthy isn’t a seasonal activity. It’s a 365 day per year pursuit - with an extra day on leap years – for your entire life.
Your body needs a steady stream of the appropriate vitamins and nutrients in order to stay healthy.
For most of us, eating healthier is all about trying to stay in shape. But the food that you eat has an impact on all aspects of your body's health, not just your waistline. If you don't take in the right types of foods, your skin is bound to suffer, as it needs proper vitamins and nutrients in order to stay looking fresh and radiant. With that in mind, here are four simple ways that you can alter your diet and give your skin a serious boost.
Odds are that some part of your skin care routine involves acids or retinols. Some estheticians are now on the acid warpath, claiming that using these substances on the skin is ultimately harmful. The jury is still out and will likely deliberate for some time on this one, but the theory alleges that acid increase skin photosensitivity and leads to premature aging.
Although you might vary your skincare routine according to the seasons, in both hot and cold weather the basics apply. Follow these basic tips to keep your skin in top condition 365 days of the year.
The right diet makes a tremendous difference in the quality of your skin. Certain foods contribute to overall skin health, while other foods – or the way they’re prepared – have a deleterious effect. The good news is that some of the best foods for healthy skin are also quite tasty.
Keeping your skin looking healthy and radiant can be difficult even under optimal conditions, but summertime presents a number of additional challenges. Between the increased heat, dry air and added sun exposure, there are a lot of threats to your skin. If you're looking for ways to keep your skin looking great even during the harsh summer months, here are some helpful tips.
Ah, summer. The time for laying out by the pool or on the beach, soaking up rays, and potentially getting skin cancer.
Most skin care advice gears toward women, but it’s as important for men to take care of the largest organ in the body. Male and female skin care differs in various ways, but some tips hold true for both sexes.
During the summer months, the increased heat and the dry air can cause your skin to lose more moisture than usual. If you want to avoid rough, itchy, lackluster skin, then you need to keep it properly hydrated.
You may not be familiar with the term microbiome, but it is incredibly important if you're interested in maintaining healthy, radiant-looking skin. In short, "microbiome" refers to the various microorganisms that inhabit the skin on your body.
It doesn’t matter how much money you spend on skin care products, or how much time you invest in exfoliating, moisturizing and the like if you don’t consume a healthy diet. If you eat and drink a lot of junk, your skin will never looks its best.
If you think your skin would look so much better if only you could afford those pricey products featured on the top beauty sites, think again. While some expensive skincare products are worth the money, with others you are simply paying for the manufacturer’s packaging and advertising.
It’s no secret that summer heat can wreak havoc on your hair and skin.
It’s the season for staying outdoors, but too much exposure to summer sun can severely damage your skin.
Maintaining good skin requires a holistic approach. It involves consuming a good diet, using appropriate cleansers, toners and other skincare products, and possibly taking supplements beneficial to skin.
There’s an almost surefire way to ensure a romantic relationship won’t last. That’s having the name of your beloved tattooed somewhere on your anatomy.
There’s a reason it’s called beauty sleep. Ideally, you spend at least eight out of your 24 hours slumbering. Your body needs sufficient sleep to rejuvenate, and you can help the process by using the right overnight products.
If you stop to think about it, it's amazing how much our skin goes through every single day.
When it comes to taking care of our skin, we spend a lot of time worrying about fighting acne breakouts.
Cantaloupe is more than a tasty breakfast fruit. It’s chock full of ingredients to keep your skin and hair healthy – and you can create topical applications so this orange melon works outside as well as inside.
There’s nothing as unsightly on your face as a large blackhead – with the exception of a large whitehead.
Just about everyone wants to have healthier, more beautiful skin.
It’s no secret that Americans are on a health craze of late, focusing on organic foods and supplements to lose weight and stay fit. However, even those who shop smart might not be eating the superfoods they need to beautify their skin along with their bodies.
With fall on the horizon, the days are going to be getting cooler, and you're likely going to start turning on the heat inside your home.
If your skin looks less than fantastic, don’t despair. With the right diet and skincare regimen, you can turn your complexion around.
The food you eat doesn't just give you the energy to get through the day. It also has a tremendous impact on the overall health of your body's systems.
Older people with young-looking skin seldom appear that way by accident. Yes, some folks have excellent genes and others go in for plastic surgery, but maintaining youthful skin generally requires a plan.
You already have an array of skincare products to choose from, and a new one is now hitting the beauty counters.
As you've probably noticed, the hustle and bustle of modern life definitely takes a toll on your skin.
Odd all-natural skincare remedies crop up every once in awhile, but this latest trend has got to be one of the craziest.
While you sleep, your body recharges, and the same is true for your skin. During the middle of the night, while you’re fast asleep, the cells in your skin are repairing themselves, rejuvenating your appearance, and helping you to look radiant and youthful.
They add flavor to food and make you weep, but onions are also great for your skin. Onions are chock full of antioxidants, the compounds fighting skin-damaging free radicals.
Some people are blessed with skin that looks great no matter what they do. It’s sort of the “Winston Churchill” factor of skin health – named for the British prime minister who drank too much, smoked excessively, didn’t exercise, devoured unhealthy food and lived to age 90.
Any doctor will tell you that getting proper nutrition is important if you want to be healthy. Well, by the same token, providing your skin with the proper nutrition is the only way to ensure that it looks healthy and radiant.
In recent years, Koreans have become world-renowned for their skincare techniques. At the heart of the recent K-beauty push is a strong focus on cleansing and moisturizing; the underlying theory being that luminous, properly hydrated skin provides the best foundation for any other makeups, creams or treatments that you may want to use.
Dry, flaky, itchy skin is the worst. That's why a high-quality moisturizer is a must-have in your skincare arsenal.
Your skin needs hydration to flourish, and that’s what moisturizer helps provide. Although all skin types need moisturizer, it’s not a one-size-fits-all proposition. There’s some trial-and-error involved, but you should find the right moisturizer for your complexion.
Odds are you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about sesame seeds. In fact, the only times you remember that they exist might be when you encounter them on your Big Mac bun or your morning bagel. But these tiny little seeds are actually far more important than you might think, especially when it comes to your skin.
Incredible skin doesn't just happen naturally. Well, okay, maybe there are a few lucky people out there who are preternaturally blessed with flawless skin, but the rest of us have to work for it.
Traveling is incredibly stressful. As the body's largest organ, your skin is bound to take the brunt of all that stress, leading to bagginess, dryness and a lackluster skin tone.
Victoria Beckham - the former “Posh” Spice of The Spice Girls and one-half of a major celebrity couple with soccer superstar husband David Beckham– has fantastic skin.
Over the last few years, intravenous injections of hydration and vitamins have become all the rage.
If you have sensitive skin, most commercial skin care products are out of bounds. The additives, fragrances, preservatives and other ingredients will cause redness or breakouts.
Although it’s never too late to start an anti-aging skin care regimen, the earlier you begin, the better.
Most of us probably don't spend a lot of time worrying about how we apply our skincare products.
The hottest part of the year is over, and the coldest is yet to come. What effect does fall – that in-between season – have on your skin?
It’s the rare woman who uses just one skincare product on her face, and that’s good. Quality skincare products are not designed for use on all dermal areas, and every individual has unique needs.
If you're serious about taking care of your skin, then you probably have an entire arsenal of products designed to keep your skin looking its best.
Winter is coming, which is bad news for your skin. Between the cold weather, dry air and diminished time in the sun, the winter months can wreak havoc on your skin's overall health.
Old Man Winter is on his way, and that’s bad news for skin. It’s the season for dryness, chapping and cracking, and you probably have an arsenal of creams ready to do topical battle.
Traditionally, men haven't taken much of an interest in skincare.
Consumers are bombarded with ads promising this or that product will make their skin look terrific.
Now that winter is upon us, it's time to step up your skincare game
With the exceptions of acne eradication and shaving, males have always appeared less interested in skin care than females.
There’s Botox, chemical peels, laser treatments and dozens of other ways to roll back wrinkling. While these and topical anti-aging creams and serums help, a lot of wrinkle prevention works from the inside out.
It's time to face an ugly fact. You have bacteria living all over every single inch of your skin, and you've got a lot of it.
Maintaining healthy, youthful-looking skin is hard work. It requires an effective skincare regimen, regular sleeping hours and, perhaps most importantly, maintaining a proper diet.
Unless guys suffer from acne or some obvious skin issue, they probably don’t pay much attention to skincare.
Most of us think of a nice, relaxing spa day as a rare luxury. Sure, getting pampered and having your skin cared for by professionals certainly has all the hallmarks of a special treat.
Topical products enhance your skin, but true beauty comes from within. That’s not just a reference to character, but to the foods you consume.
There are certain things men and women can do to protect themselves from early wrinkling. Stay out of the sun, avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, and eat a healthy diet.
We can all agree that sweat is kind of gross, right? It's either embarrassing, cropping up during inopportune social situations, or it's clogging up your pores and wreaking havoc on your hair.
Traditionally, wedding season occurs during the spring and the summer, but plenty of brides take their vows well into the fall and winter.
Collagen, the protein that gives your skin elasticity, smoothness and firmness, inevitably breaks down.
At the end of a long day, the last thing you want to do is get bogged down in an elaborate skincare regimen.
No matter how high-end the products you use on your skin, you won’t achieve a truly great complexion without the right diet.
Every season offers skin struggles, but winter is the worst. Cold outdoor air causes skin dryness and flaking.
Regularly eating plenty of fruit is good for your body anytime of year, but it's especially important during the winter.
Nighttime is a very important time for your skin. While you sleep, your body is hard at work repairing and rejuvenating your skin cells.
What works at 20 doesn’t necessarily work at 40 or 50. Just as most people don’t wear the same hairstyle for their entire adult lives, the skincare regimen is subject to age-appropriate changes.
When you stop to think about it, the amount of time and money that we spend on our skin is ridiculous.
When it comes to skincare, most of us tend to focus on finding the right creams, moisturizers and serums to help boost our skin from the outside.
We all buy mountains of skincare products, from moisturizers to toners, spending untold amounts of money in the process.
Avoiding junk food and soda helps protect your skin, but not eating bad food isn’t enough to maintain a great complexion.
Getting your skin through the winter is tough. This season, consider trying some classic Jamaican herbal products to improve your complexion – and attitude – in cold weather.
Everybody wants great skin, but there’s no one-size-fits-all skin care regimen for achieving that goal.
Acne rears its ugly whiteheads from the teens into the mid-20s – or later.
Once you find a skincare routine that works for you, it's easy to fall into the cycle of repeating it for weeks and months on end.
Nobody wants to use unhealthy products on their skin. If you only purchase skincare items labeled organic, natural or the like, does that mean they actually do what they claim for your complexion?
Having a superior skincare regimen isn't only about what products you use.
Are you one of the millions of women who suffer from darkened underarms?
For a lot of us, exercising regularly often results in a wide array of skin problems.
For a blessed few, great-looking skin is effortless. They can eat whatever they want, cleanse haphazardly, drink soda rather than water and still look fine.
You can cleanse, tone, moisturize and apply sunscreen religiously, but if you don’t watch what you eat you can’t achieve a first-rate complexion.
Winter is tough on skin. It’s prime season for dryness and dehydration. These are two separate conditions, although people may suffer from both of them at the same time.
Taking proper care of your skin is the only way to keep it looking fresh and youthful.
When we think of proper skincare, we tend to focus on the products and treatments that improve the health of our skin.
Patients suffering from epidermolysis bullosa experience constant skin blistering. This rare genetic disease usually appears in infancy or at least by early childhood.
You can use all of the top-shelf moisturizers, serums and peels you want, but if you want stunning skin, you need have to start with the basics.
If you're looking for the secret to better skin, then you may not find it at your local spa or cosmetics counter.
Your skin requires good moisture to thrive. Although there are zillions of products out there, natural and artificial, promising to deliver exceptional moisture, argan oil is arguably the very best.
If you want beautiful, healthy skin, then it's important to follow the trends.
Keeping your skin looking amazing is no easy task no matter who you are, but for people with sensitive skin, it can be especially challenging.
Taking care of your skin is incredibly complicated. It seems like everywhere you look, there are lists of treatments to use and supplements to ingest, all of which can definitely improve your skin in one way or another.
Pretty soon, wedding season will be in full swing, which means a lot of brides-to-be are anxiously checking off their to-do lists before the big day.
Keeping your hair and skin in top condition doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune on expensive products.
Getting regular treatments is the best way to ensure that your skin always looks its best.
For thousands of years, yoga has been an incredibly popular form of exercise and relaxation.
You already know that yogurt is a healthy food, full of probiotics to aid digestion. What you might not realize is that yogurt is as beneficial when used topically as when consumed.
No matter what type of cleansers, moisturizers and anti-aging products you use on your skin, your complexion can’t stay top notch without a healthy diet.
The field of dermatology has come a long way in the past five years, and we are looking forward to the next five. To help facilitate your college path in pre-med, Healthy Skin Portal is pleased to offer one general pre-med undergraduate student a scholarship prize. The winner will receive $1,000 USD to use toward his or her college education journey.
For most people, keeping skin looking terrific isn’t really that hard. It’s primarily a question of developing good skincare and health habits and sticking to them.
Easter is on its way, and that means lots of chocolate eggs and bunnies. Of course, for true chocoholics, Easter is just an excuse to indulge in their favorite snacking.
With summer on the horizon, it's time to start thinking about what the new season means for your skin.
Everyone wants glowing, terrific skin, and achieving that goal means eating the right foods. No matter how much time and money you spend on topical skincare – and that’s important – you won’t possess a truly fantastic complexion without consuming a skin-healthy diet.
If you're serious about skincare, then you probably have a set regimen that you know works. But no matter how great your skin looks, it never hurts to learn a new trick or two.
Do you have a hard time keeping your skin looking healthy and glowing? If so, you're far from alone.
You probably spend a lot of time and money caring for your skin. Not only do you invest in a wide array of products – cleansers, moisturizers, and exfoliants just to name a few – but you also have to set aside precious time each day to use them.
With so many tips, tricks and pieces of advice floating around, it can be challenging to figure out the best way to care for your skin. Fortunately, however, the bedrock principles of skincare aren't that hard to keep track of.
Practically everyone deals with pimples or blackheads at some point in their lives. For some people, acne becomes the bane of their existence, and they spend lots of time and money on treatments to combat it.
You’re familiar with probiotics. These “good bacteria” found naturally in yogurt or taken as supplement help keep the gut in good shape. Now it seems the benefits of probiotics extend beyond the digestive system – they can help the body fight acne.
Everyone knows that celebrities have incredible skin. After all, they spend all that time in front of the camera, showing off their faces to the world, so they have to, right?
Proper skincare isn't just about the products that you buy or your nightly treatment regimen. It's also about the food you put into your body that fuels your skin.
In South Korean, beauty is a way of life. The culture is practically obsessed with perfecting skincare, and as a result their beauty brands tend to export truly superior products.
Summer’s nearly here, when you’ll show off more skin than any other time of year.
Just as culinary traditions from various cultures make an impact worldwide, so do skincare products and methods.
The skincare product ads online and in magazines promise a gorgeous complexion if you fork over the money for their creams and salves.
We all want to put our best face forward. A lot of the time, however, that's easier said than done, as daily wear and tear, the seasonal elements and our own biology can take a detrimental toll on the health of our skin.
Online and in print, articles aimed at young women are always touting the “must haves” for a great complexion.
If you're serious about skincare, then you know how important hydration is. Even if you're already moisturizing regularly and using sunblock to avoid the sun's hydration-sapping rays, there is still more you can do to improve the water level in your skin.
Maybe you’re the up and at ‘em type, ready to take on the world at the start of each new day. Maybe you can barely function until you’ve had one or two cups of java.
On a hot summer day, everyone loves a refreshing, juicy watermelon. As it turns out, your skin is a pretty big fan of watermelon too, which is why this seasonal fruit is now the hot, new ingredient taking the world of Korean Beauty by storm.
You can buy all the expensive skincare products you want to treat your skin from the outside, but unless they're getting help from the inside, your skin still isn't going to look its best.
We’re on those lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer – when the odds of harming your skin through burns are at their greatest.
Men treat skincare products differently from women. They tend to focus more on the scientific results than the advertising geared more toward female customers.
When shopping for skincare products, you want to make sure you get the best options on the market. Unfortunately though, many companies still test their wares on animals, which is a practice you probably don't want to endorse.
Amazon controls approximately 40 percent of the country’s e-commerce market. Every other online business is part of that remaining 60 percent.
Let's be honest, life is pretty stressful. Between work, errands, taking care of the house and trying to maintain some semblance of a social life, most of us are constantly running from one thing to the next.
When people think about acid, they tend to imagine a dangerously corrosive substance eating away at whatever it touches.
If you're trying to improve your health, one of the first steps is maintaining a proper diet, right? Well, the same holds true for trying to boost the health of your skin.
Older people with great skin didn’t retain their complexions by accident. Although genetics play a part, the difference between those who look good as seniors and those who don’t primarily involves lifestyle.
Most of us have an unsightly mole or two, and every once in a while those moles graduate from unsightly to potentially dangerous.
If you're serious about health and beauty, then you know that nighttime is a crucial time for your skin.
Whether you’re battling acne or wrinkles, Jessica Alba’s new skincare line has products for you. Her target customer, however, is someone much like Alba herself – a working woman with children.
When cold weather arrives, it means more than wardrobe changes. It’s time to transition your skincare routine to address the issues fall and winter temperatures bring.
For most of us, beautiful skin doesn't come naturally. We have to work at it. A lot. But if you've only recently taken an interest in skincare, it can be a little overwhelming trying to create a daily beauty regimen that works for you.
In theory, keeping your skin looking great should be easy. If you maintain a diet that gives your skin the nutrients it needs and use the proper selection of high-quality products, then your skin should look healthy and flawless.
If you're serious about skincare, then you already understand the importance of collagen.
With fall coming to a close, winter is almost upon us. That means cold, harsh air is on the horizon, just waiting to dry out your skin, leaving it looking dull and lackluster.
As cold weather comes your way, it’s time to ease into your winter skincare routine. Cold weather brings its own challenges to your complexion, especially dryness, chapping and sensitivity.
You likely put lots of fresh veggies or fruits in the blender when creating a smoothie, and that’s great for your overall health and complexion.
If you want amazing-looking skin, then hydration is the key. Unfortunately, since your skin is constantly exposed to the elements, it's prone to dryness and damage.
Skincare is serious business. All you have to do is take a stroll through your local beauty supply shop or drug store to see the dozens upon dozens of skincare products that are on the market.
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but a daily nosh of avocado toast or another form of the green fruit is just as good for you.
For years now, health and beauty experts have been pushing superfoods as a way to improve your skincare regimen.
We all know about bad hair days, but what about bad skin days? Recently, a study out of the UK asked 2,000 women how often they felt that their skin looked dry, discolored, oily or in any way unattractive.
What if there were a technology that allowed you to boost your own collage and elastin, allowing you to appear more youthful simply by applying a topical cream?
We all get older every day. It's a fact of life. Sadly, while time can make us wiser, it can also take a toll on our skin. Fortunately though, there are ways that you can minimize the natural aging that occurs in your skin.
When you're young, your skin is bright, springy and full of life. Unfortunately, as we age, our skin starts to lose some of its pep, and it's requires more vitamins and nutrients to stay looking great.
It’s a safe bet your dermatologist has great-looking skin. Probably everyone working in their office does, too.
With Thanksgiving upon us and other holidays coming soon, you may wonder how these traditional foods affect your skin.
Growing up, most of us are told that snack foods, such as chocolate, are bad for our skin.
Taking care of your skin requires a lot of time and effort. Between the daily exposure to the sun and the buildup of dirt and oils, it's easy for the quality of your skin to go downhill fast.
The cold weather means you must protect your skin against excessive dryness and chapping.
Nowadays people are starting to notice what is actually in the skincare products that they use. As awareness about the dangers of synthetics and chemicals has spread, skincare enthusiasts are increasingly on the search for organic, healthier alternatives.
Great skin takes work. That's why most of us shell out hundreds of dollars a year and spend untold amounts of time giving our skin the care and attention that it needs.
If you’re prone to acne, eczema or other skin conditions, you know the importance of getting rid of bad bacteria by using appropriate antibacterial cleansers.
Russian-born supermodel Natasha Poly, 32, has appeared on the cover of Vogue 55 times. As befitting a model of her status, her skin and makeup always appear flawless.
A lot of us try everything we can to get better skin. But sometimes it seems no matter which cleanser, cream or mask you use, your skin just doesn't show any sign of improvement.
For many people, the idea of using oil to clean their skin is counterintuitive. Aren’t oils the basis of many skin problems?
According to experts, the global beauty market is valued at more than $400 billion dollars. In the coming years, that number is expected to grow thanks in no small part to the increasing popularity of beauty devices.
It's that time of year again. Winter is upon us, and that means that your skin is in for a harsh few months.
Collagen is one of the foundational building blocks of your skin. This essential protein allows your skin to feel firm yet supple, and it helps to keep you looking young.
Your skin requires hydration all year round, but winter cold and indoor heat really dry your complexion.
Over the last few years, superfoods have become the name of the game when it comes to skincare.
Who among us doesn't enjoy the occasional drink with dinner or going to a bar with friends to help unwind?
You may take a daily probiotic supplement, or make sure you consume a cup of yogurt every day to puts it probiotic effects to work.
Winter is here once again, which means your skin is in for a rough few months. Since cold air has a nasty habit of pulling moisture out of your body, wintertime means you're at a higher risk for dryness, cracking, and dullness.
Without a doubt, acne is one of the more annoying skincare concerns. It's unsightly, it's painful, and it's embarrassing, particularly for older sufferers.
Let’s face it. Winter is tough on skin, and it isn’t much easier on hair. Most people don’t think of this season as the time of year they look their best.
Nowadays, organic skincare is the name of the game. Beauty brands all over the world are using fruit and vegetable superfoods to infuse their products with the nutrition that your skin needs to look amazing.
Everyone has to deal with zits every now and again, but the less fortunate among us have to contend with acne on a regular basis.
Winter weather is tough on skin – but you knew that. What you may not know are the best ways to combat winter skin blues and keep your complexion as healthy as possible.
A new year is here, which means it's the perfect time to try new things. Even if you're reluctant to make big changes, you can still start small, and one of the best things you can do for your self-esteem and overall health is to improve your skincare routine.
Buying products to help your skin is all well and good, but any aesthetician will tell you that truly flawless skin starts from the inside out. That's why it's crucial to keep a well-stocked supply of skin friendly foods around your home.
What tastes great and may help get rid of zits? The answer is cinnamon, but that’s far from this spice’s only skin benefit. Taken internally or used topically, cinnamon is a strong addition to your skin health arsenal.
Now that we're in the heart of winter, you might have noticed that your skin is having a hard time keeping up.
Your grandmother probably relied on it for maintain soft, smooth skin, but the truth is Vaseline has never really gone out of style.
Dermaplaning – the art of exfoliating with a razor – has a long history in Asia, but it’s relatively new to the United States.