With age comes wisdom, along with a whole slew of new skin issues to contend with. Along with a loss of collagen and elastin, both of which help your skin maintain its youthful bounce, you also have to deal with a slowdown in cell regeneration. Every 30 days or so, [...]
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It's almost certain that you've heard of retinol, but have you heard of tretinoin? Sold under the brand name "Retin-A," tretinoin was the first retinoid available on the market. When it appeared in 1962, it was used to treat acne, but users soon noticed that their fine lines and wrinkles [...]
It's hard not to feel a little guilty when we indulge our sweet tooth. After all, the saying goes "A moment on your lips is forever on your hips." As if that wasn't enough to make you reconsider grabbing a pastry with your morning coffee, studies have shown that sugars [...]
With every life stage comes new experiences... From learning to ride your bike as a toddler to watching your grandchildren graduate from high school. Our lives are in constant motion, and with it come fluctuations in your hormones. What are Hormones, Anyways? These chemical messengers are constantly at work in [...]
Plump lips have always been in style, but fall's makeup palette of dark, matte hues makes them even more enviable. From plums to wines, and everything in between, full, luscious lips make every shade of lipstick look stunning. If you've been wistfully longing for the perfect canvas to show off [...]
America's most popular gourd is synonymous with chilly weather, spooky nights, and the arrival of the holiday season. From lattes to candles, we fall in love with all things pumpkin from October to December. But pumpkins are good for so much more than carving into jack-o-lanterns and decorating our porches! [...]
Many skincare woes can be solved with a little TLC from an excellent exfoliant. From enlarged pores to adult acne, regular exfoliation can help your skin stay healthy and dewy. It helps improve tone and texture by removing pore-clogging bacteria and dead skin cells. How Often Should I Be Exfoliating? [...]
With sunny skies and temperatures in the high 60s, it's hard to imagine that we're only 2 months away from the beginning of wintery weather. Between the biting cold and blistering winds, our skin is bound to take a beating. What's Up with Winter Air? Cold air holds less moisture [...]
Did you know that your nail health can say a lot about your overall well being? Changes in the state of your nails can indicate changes in your body. Even small issues, like a shift in coloration or a sudden ridge, can be indicative of a larger issue. Caring for [...]
Despite the fact that cellulite is very common (effecting around 90% of women), we often find ourselves overwhelmed with misconceptions about it. Some believe that only those who are overweight or unhealthy have to live with it. Others question why men don't seem to suffer the same fate. Still others [...]