Three New Year’s Resolutions for Your Skin

Three New Year's Resolutions for Your Skin | Photo Credit: http://www.ohnikka.com

Beautiful skin takes effort: if you’re not already doing these things make them your 2013 New Year’s resolutions for you skin: Wear sunscreen everyday. Study after study proves that sun damages the skin. You might not notice day-to-day or month-to-month or even year-to-year, but decade-over-decade sun exposure ages your skin faster, causing you to look [...]

8 Glasses of Water A Day. Really?

Hydrate your skin for beautiful skin.

We’ve all been told what the Mayo Clinic touts, “You have to drink 8 glasses of water a day to stay healthy.” Whether or not its true, many of us simply can’t seem to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. It just seems like too much. But dehydration is bad for the skin. [...]

Which Finger To Apply Eye Cream?

Use the ring finger to apply eye cream. Photo Credit: Magdalena ?urawska | Dreamstime.com

Using the Ring finger is the ideal way to apply eye cream. Instinctively, most people use their index finger, but that’s a mistake! The index finger is the dominant finger because it is the strongest and most versatile. As a result, we use it as the primary finger for just about everything. But applying eye [...]

What Is The Best Season For A Facial?

Spring is the best season for a facial if you only treat yourself once a year. Photo Credit: wallcoo.com

Believe it or not, Spring is the best time of year for a facial if you only treat yourself once a year. Spring weather is the easiest climate for your skin. Whether you experience dry skin, oily skin, or combination skin, the fact that the heat is off, air-conditioning isn’t yet on, and the outdoor [...]

Is Sunscreen Really Important?

A 69-year-old former truck driver shows the effects of sun exposure on one side of his face. CREDIT: Jennifer Gordon/NEJM

Ever wonder what could happen to you if you don’t wear sunscreen? Look at this guy, who had exposure to the sun on only one side of his face for 28-years driving a truck. Originally reported in the The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) this man, who is 69 years old “received UVA sun-damage through [...]