Why Smoking Causes Wrinkles

If you have been meaning to quit smoking, here is one more reason to do so. Smoking can result in premature wrinkles and you definitely do not want to look old before your time. Are you skeptical about this claim? Here is what specialists at Mayo Clinic have to say. Smoking and Aging Process Aging […]

LED Light Therapy for Skin Care

Light emitting diodes (LED) were first discovered by NASA to attempt to stimulate plant growth in space. Today, LED lights are used in different wavelengths for a wide range of issues, including to stimulate wound healing, treat acne, collagen stimulation, and several other skin related issues. As an approved FDA treatment, LED light therapy doesn’t have […]

L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream Review

A pair of neglected hands can give away your true age more than any other body part. In fact, if not cared for properly, they can make you look even older than you truly are. After all, your hands are exposed to sun, water, chemicals, contaminated surfaces and extreme temperatures on a daily basis. Plus, […]

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. […]

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 […]

Obagi for Life: The Science Behind Universal Skin Restoration

Obagi Medical Products Inc. claims that it can significantly brighten skin health for women of any age or skin type. Indeed, since 1988 and the introduction of Obagi’s ever-popular Nu-Derm system, Obagi’s prescription-grade formulations have been available only through dermatologists and certified sellers. Sensational Obagi Systems Beyond the Nu-Derm System’s proven ability to improve visible […]