aging

Freckles – So Cute, But Also Dangerous!

For the fair complected, freckles are easily seen on the skin because a freckle is an area of concentrated skin pigment. If you have freckles, it runs in your family and this trait becomes prominent with exposure to the sun. Whether you are fair-skinned or not, you are more susceptible…

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Sugar and Aging – Why They Are Related

Sugar will make a body age. It happens over a long period of time, but it does happen. There are chemical reactions when sugar molecules bond with fat and protein molecules. This bonding is called caramelization in cooking terms. When this reaction occurs, the protein molecules start bonding together, 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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Things you can do to stop sagging skin today

It's not that getting older is so bad, with age comes wisdom; however we don't necessarily need our sagging skin to reveal how much wisdom we actually have. Well, that can be changed without needing to spend a lot of money or go under the knife. Sagging Skin is Thirsty…

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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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Do your hands make you look old?

Those dreaded tell-tale signs of aging can often be reversed or controlled using various moisturizers and gentler cleansers. Your hands are often abused and neglected, however, aging faster and more prominently than other areas of the body. Your hands may develop age spots, wrinkles and dry skin, making them appear…

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The skin care benefits of argan oil

Argan oil, made from the nuts of the Moroccan argan tree, has amazing anti-aging and restorative properties and helps with skin issues like acne, wrinkles, dull and dry skin, eczema and even psoriasis. Moroccan women have used this rare oil (also known as "Liquid Gold") for hundreds of years. Argan…

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Skin care through (your) ages

Skin is the body's largest organ and the first thing people notice. Upholding healthy and beautiful skin requires the right skin care regimens, even for a 20-year-old. Here are tips for every decade to help you preserve a gorgeous complexion well into the retirement years. In your twenties, skin is…

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Preventing skin aging with pomegranates

The fight against skin aging is never ending. Countless groups, including our practice, have been trying to find some of the best anti-aging tools that nature has to offer. One of these tools, Pomegranate, has been shown to have many health and beauty benefits. These benefits come from the high…

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Vitamins to take at age 40

Let's face it: ¬†Being older and looking older are two very different things. ¬†How can you mature in years without looking it? While hair can be colored and wardrobes can be updated to make one look younger, a person's skin can often reveal the secret of carefully hidden maturity. Covering…

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