Are ‘All Natural’ Beauty Products the Same as Organic Beauty Products?

If you’ve been to your local beauty supply shop or pharmacy any time in the past few years, you’ve probably noticed that the packaging is starting to all look the same.  With labels such as “all natural beauty products” and “organic beauty products” and “100% from nature,” it is hard to tell the difference between them—if […]

What is Rosacea and How Is It Treated?

An estimated 45 million people worldwide have the benign skin condition known as rosacea. For many, it begins as a pink blush, or red flush, that suddenly appears on the face without a reason for it being there. Others may notice that the central third of their face will develop red bumps which are not relived with the use […]

What Is an Esthetician?

An esthetician is a licensed skin care therapists who have completed upwards of 600 hours of educational classes. Most states require that an esthetician complete so many hours of continuing education each year to keep their license current. The purpose of continuing educational classes are to instruct skin care therapists in new techniques and products […]

The 5 Most Popular Cosmetic Dermatology Procedures

Cosmetic dermatology is the area of dermatological medicine that relates to aesthetics. If you are concerned about maintaining or improving your skin’s appearance, then you visit a cosmetic dermatologist. Every year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) releases their list of which cosmetic dermatology procedures have been the most popular in the preceding year. […]

Beauty Advice for Teenagers

The quest for looking healthy and beautiful can seem challenging, especially when you are a teenager. Your body is going through so many changes, it can create issues that seem devastating. Coping with issues like acne, body changes, and new developments, can be hard enough. But you add in the pressure from your friends, magazines, […]

Meditation for Beginners

With the onset of technology and the aging of our lives, we live in a time  where we are incredibly stressed out and anxious. It is easy for some to just take a couple of pills and make it all go away until the next day. A lot of us, however, are now seeking alternative, […]

5 Great Snack Foods that You Don’t Have to Feel Guilty About

Being hungry is not a productive part to any diet plan. As a matter of fact, when you starve yourself your body naturally goes into a self-preservation mode, which causes your body to store fat. Storing fat is the last thing that you want your body to do. The best practice is to prevent hunger […]

Eco-Friendly Beauty Products

We are becoming more aware of and concerned about our impact on the environment and this translates into more frequent use of products and consumables that are biodegradable, made from recycled materials, or are non-toxic or eco-friendly.  This concern is not limited to the type of foods we eat, toilet paper we use, or energy-efficient […]

Facial Rejuvenation Using Botox – Reducing the Look of Lines and Wrinkles

Botulinum toxin otherwise known as Botox is commonly used for cosmetic as well as medical purposes. This non-surgical treatment temporarily reduces lines and wrinkles caused by stress, over-expression and age. It is administered by injecting small amounts of Botox into the affected area. There is no recovery time for the treatment and the result is […]

Are Cosmetic Surgeons and Plastic Surgeons the Same Thing?

The terms plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery are often used interchangeably during conversation as if these therapies are the same. This isn’t quite the case. Plastic surgery may include cosmetic benefits, but beauty and appearance are not the main focus, as is the case with cosmetic surgery. Plastic Surgery Plastic surgery is an actual surgical […]