“Licking your lips gives yourself a little moisture boost, right? Sadly, no. Having dry lips can give you the urge to lick.”
I was inspired to write about how athletic compression improves your game after doing the research for my last post When to Wear Compression Socks. While that post focused primarily on medical uses, this one will focus on the benefits of compression for athletics. Next time you’re watching your favorite sports team, pay a little…
“For best results, you should slip into your compression socks several hours before your flight. Try not to wait until you board the flight.”
This is a handy skin care cheat sheet for your daily beauty routine. You can print it out and keep it in your bathroom to refer to it whenever you add something new to your beauty routine. It’ll keep you on the path to good skin. I’m splitting it into two parts, so you can…
Personally, I would suggest using this beauty secret while showering instead of bathing due to the amount of dead skin that will slough off during the process.
“Brightening products take a different approach to beautifying skin. They tend to focus on restoring dull, lackluster skin to achieve a vibrant, glowing look. Brighteners typically include alpha hydroxy acids, vitamin C, and retinols.”
Simply put, midorexia is a state of mind. It affects both men and women equally and, typically, starts at 50. For some, midlife brings a sudden surge of energy and a blossoming of vibrancy.
Let’s look into German beauty, otherwise known as G-Beauty and find out if it’s worth it. G-Beauty is not a new concept, but it does sound cool, given all of the hype around the alphabet soup of skin care these days.
Let’s discuss how to get rid of pimples fast, so you can get back to living the dream! We’ll start with a description of pimple types.
“You can certainly do a combination of fillers, Botox and laser, but if you’re trying to avoid injectables, laser will do the trick nicely.”
“Bakuchiol is best for those who have acne-prone skin and are sensitive to other retinols.”
What is CBD and is it something you should consider putting into your skin care routine? Read more to find out!
“Exercise, along with good nutrition and adequate hydration, can help to improve facial fullness and complexion, giving you a healthier, more youthful look.”
Every woman is a candidate for vaginal rejuvenation at almost any age. Since every woman is dealing with their own unique issues, there seems to be something for just about everyone.
Taking a look into the effects of aging and how it impacts our sex lives and sensations.
“In my experience, I understand that preventing hyperpigmentation is important in people of color. During a facial, if the skin is inflamed by applying pressure while performing extractions, ice or something cool will quickly reduce it.”
Being aware and considerate of others is essential to avoid the spread of cold sores. Kissing is off limits during this time, sharing utensils, lipstick or lip gloss is a major faux pas.
In order to discuss common skin conditions for darker skin tones, we must first understand how our skin gets its color. For this, we start with melanin. Melanin is a cellular pigment that exists in the dead layer of our skin, the epidermis. It is the skins’ first line of defense against the sun. The moment…
Here are some answers to the questions what is vitiligo and how to deal with it. As I was packing my bikini for vacation, I decided to try it on to see how it fit. After looking at my body from every angle I noticed a small white spot on my leg. I knew right…
“In most cases, when dealing hyperpigmentation and scarring, I prefer using chemical exfoliants (alpha hydroxy acids) rather than physical, scrub-based exfoliants. Chemical exfoliants are often easier to control and have a more uniform effect. For optimal results, visit a trusted skin care professional who has in experience with treating hyperpigmentation.”
A facial peel is a great way to introduce professional strength acids to the skin. Depending on the issues we’re trying to solve, Estheticians utilize various acid types and in different potencies.
“Similar to tattooing, microblading involves using tiny needles to create thin, natural-looking eyebrow hairs. Microblading differs from tattoos in that pigment is deposited superficially. “
Let’s talk about eyebrows. These little patches of hair help your eyes to be free from sweat, water, and other debris. When they’re not keeping our eyes clean, eyebrows help to communicate emotions by adding emphasis to facial expressions. This is why eyebrow grooming is often a part of our routine. Eyebrows that are lush…
In our last article, we discussed how antiperspirants and deodorants work to keep you fresh. Antiperspirants go one step further by physically preventing the release of sweat from your underarms. Although these products are considered safe by major health authorities, not everyone is convinced.
“We all sweat, some of us a bit more than others. But that sweat doesn’t have to smell. With the right product, you can go about your day feeling fresh and without worry. How should you choose between an antiperspirant and a deodorant? And how do these products affect your skin? Keep reading and you’ll find out.”
Right out of the gate, I’ll say avoid combination sunscreens with moisturizer . I firmly believe that all-in-ones are dangerous.
Parabens: the ubiquitous chemical preservative that we’ve been all told to avoid. Parabens are everywhere, from lotions and cosmetics to tortillas and muffins. Are they safe for our bodies? Or are they dangerous and toxic.
“After reading various studies, I came up with a combination of ingredients that have been shown to prevent stretch marks.”
“The difference between shaving and laser is that laser makes our daily routine shorter, giving us more time to have fun.”
Vigorously tugging and pulling on eyelids may cause micro-traumas that create small tears in elastin fibers. Not a good look.