Archives : October 2012

Three oils that will make you feel better

Teenagers have been told for decades that avoiding greasy, fried foods will keep acne at bay. The line of reasoning always was that ingesting oil would cause the skin to secrete oil causing pimples. The truth is the skin has its own oil glands which work overtime during the teen…

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Your posture, and how it can affect your mood

Did your mother ever shout at you, "Don't slouch!" when you were sitting at the dinner table or walking across the room?As annoying as it was to hear that, your mother wasn't wrong. Maintaining good posture is important for your professional image, physical well-being and, oddly enough, your mood.Did you…

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Forgetful sometimes? Try these memory boosting foods.

The morning routine and rush out the door is one most of us can be familiar with. Feed the kids, pack lunches, make sure the homework is in the backpacks... You're ready to go, except you had had your keys just a few minutes ago, and now you can't find…

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Which parts of your body should you exfoliate and why?

Exfoliating helps keep your skin clean, healthy and looking radiant. Removing dead skin cells and dry patches is one reason exfoliation remains one of the best beauty techniques that anyone can do on their own. Below we will discuss the value in exfoliating certain areas of the body regularly and…

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3 tips for eating to look younger

Wrinkles may look cute on baby elephants and puppies, but as a woman living in a world that thrives on youth, those fine lines and wrinkles are anything but cute. Fortunately, in addition to a personalized skin care regimen as prescribed by your dermatology provider or skincare expert, a diet…

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Three must-have vitamins

Many people do understand the link between a healthy body and healthy skin. Feeding the body the right nutrients is the key to having healthy skin. Below are three must-have vitamins that everyone should get in their diets: Vitamin A Vitamin A can be found in broccoli, carrots, cantaloupe, yogurt,…

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Why diet is the most important part of skin care

Skin still blotchy, dull and breaking out? We know how frustrating that can be, especially when you're doing everything recommended by your dermatology provider or skincare specialist. So, what gives? Why is your skin still not cooperating?Maintaining beautiful, healthy skin requires more than using the proper cleansers and beauty products.…

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Health and skin benefits of brussels sprouts

Eating healthy is the best way to achieve a better body, health and skin. A proper diet also ensures that you always feel and look your best. Incorporating super foods, like brussels sprouts, into your diet will offer amazing health and skincare benefits.Brussels sprouts provide high levels of Vitamin C,…

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Have sun damaged skin? 3 questions to ask your dermatology provider

Sun damaged skin occurs due to over-exposure to the sun without adequate protections from sunblock and clothing. A single sunburn can cause serious sun damage and increase risk factors for various skin conditions. Tanning is equally dangerous, as tans and freckles are evidence of sun damage. If you have sun…

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Energy boosting afternoon exercises that you can do at your desk

Ever feel like you need a caffeine IV?You're not alone. Getting through those long days at work, especially if you sit in front of a computer for most of your day, can be incredibly draining. Before you know it, it's 4:00 in the afternoon, you've had more coffee than water…

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