Wrinkles … What Causes Them & What You Can Do About It

Fine lines and wrinkles can start to appear in some cases as early as the mid to late twenties, depending on lifestyle, genetics and how much unprotected sun exposure our skin has seen.  Unfortunately, most of us don’t give wrinkles much thought until well after they start appearing.  One day we look in the mirror… Read more »

Vitamin C … The Anti-Aging Superstar

It is unavoidable.  Every single day our skin is put through the wringer thanks to our environment … cigarette smoke, car fumes, pollution, oxygen, stress, etc.  It all leads to the presence of free radicals.  Free radicals are unstable, highly reactive atoms that attack cells and cause them to function poorly or die, leading to… Read more »

What Causes Dark Under Eye Shadows (Zombie Eyes)?

If you can honestly say you never wake up with dark puffy shadows under your eyes that make it appear as though you were out partying all night (even when you weren’t), consider yourself very fortunate.  The rest of us have this bothersome issue to deal with from time to time, some more than others. … Read more »

What Do SPF Ratings Really Mean?

Spring has officially arrived, which means the weather is showing signs of improvement and many of us are spending time outdoors enjoying the increasing presence of sunshine.  We all need a little Vitamin D fix after a long winter, but as you surely already know, overexposure to sunshine is dangerous to the health of our… Read more »

Sunscreen Isn’t Just for Summer

Summer has passed and its warm temperatures and clear blue skies have been replaced by the cooler, cloudier days of Winter.  Time to put the Sunscreen away until June, right?  Not so fast!  Ask any qualified expert and he or she will agree that you should wear sunscreen all year long.  Below are 6 reasons… Read more »

Why More Men Should Be Using Skincare

Men aren’t socially conditioned to give much thought to the health and appearance of their skin, although they really should.  For the women out there that would like to help motivate the men in their lives to take better care of their skin, it may be helpful to first understand why so many men neglect… Read more »

Keep your Skin Healthy and Happy This Winter

Winter weather is brutal on your skin.  The combination of cold temperatures, low humidity and indoor heaters combine to create a formula that depletes your skin of its natural lipid layer that is there to help keep it from drying out.  This often results in cracked, itchy, irritated skin.  Use these tips to revive your… Read more »

Six Easy Steps to Healthier Skin

As the body’s largest and most visible organ, our skin also serves as a barrier to the damaging effects of environmental influences.  As it defends against UV exposure, pollution, chemicals etc., our skin takes a beating which shows up in the form of wrinkles, cracks and spots.  Left unchecked, this process can result in health… Read more »

Tips for Protecting Your Skin from Sun Damage

Most of us love the feeling of being outdoors on a warm sunny day, however the Ultraviolet (UV) Rays produced by the sun are no friend to our skin.  In fact, overexposure to UV radiation is the main cause of skin cancer.  Further, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US. … Read more »