Archives : December 2012

Spring forward this spring with these skin rejuvenation tips!

Getting your skin primed and ready for spring is an great way to make sure you are well prepared for the warmer days of spring that lie ahead. As your skin emerges from a harsh winter, which is typically hard on skin, you can use a few tips to help…

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Mood-boosting morning stretches

Getting up and moving each morning is not always as easy as jumping out of bed and getting your day off to a great start. You can help get your body motivated and recharge your energy levels by using morning stretches (reaching for the snooze button doesn't count) as a…

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What’s the difference between types of olive oils?

Olive oil is one of those rare gems that is beneficial for total health, well-being and fabulous skin. The rich nutrients and emollients imparted on the skin through the use of olive oil can give you a radiant glow that is a sure sign of well nourished skin. Determining which…

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How menopause can change your skin care strategy

Going through "The Change?" While you're likely seeing your doctor for those helpful hormone supplements and changing up your daily routine a bit, you may have noticed that your skin tone and texture are changing as well. The quickest and easiest way to manage this is to see your dermatology…

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One vitamin to keep your skin youthful and smooth

A balanced diet with a variety of vitamins is the best way to keep skin healthy, young, and smooth. These include vitamins A, B, C, E, and K. Among these, the single most effective nutrient in combating the signs of aging is vitamin A. Vitamin A is found in most…

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Cancer fighting minerals: Prevent cancer and improve overall health

Many people know that vitamins and some herbs can help fight cancer, but some minerals help prevent cancer as well as just keeping you feeling your best all around. What are they? We're so glad you asked! Copper is a trace mineral, and although it's known for strengthening the blood…

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Serums and creams and lotions…oh my! What’s the difference?

Trying to make an educated and informed decision when it comes to skin care products can be hard when you are faced with an assortment of choices. Though you need to pick the right products designed for your skin care type and specific needs, you may find it difficult to…

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Sweat much? FDA-approved treatments for hyperhidrosis

The medical condition known as hyperhidrosis is marred by having unsightly and uncomfortable underarm sweating that occurs profusely and is typically not controlled through the use of antiperspirants. This condition can be bothersome, as some people with hyperhidrosis sweat so frequently and so much that they sweat right through their…

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What does ‘organic’ mean exactly?

How many times have you been told that eating organic foods or using only organic products is essential to maintain a healthy body? The desire and increased awareness surrounding the importance and inherent benefits of living a more natural and healthy life has brought about some confusion in terms of…

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Which country has the best skin in the world?

Who has the healthiest skin in the world? Before you ask: it's not Americans. In fact, it's not in the Western World.  It's in Asia. Why do most Asian people have amazing skin?  Let us count the ways: Diet and Skincare Diet plays a large role in keeping skin beautiful…

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