All Article News for Skincare

  • Protecting your skin from the sun

    As summertime is in full bloom, men and women across the country jump on the opportunity to spend time outdoors, basking in the sun and all its glory. While these months provide the perfect time to lounge by the beach, they also pose a serious threat to the skin if proper precautions are not made. 

    Maintaining skin health is essential all year-round, but be sure to keep the following in mind as you prep for your summer outings. 

  • Tips for keeping your skin healthy

    Your skin protects your body from a range of harmful products, so why treat it with anything other than the respect it deserves? 

    Our skin helps keep our bodies safe, but it can easily react to a number of factors we expose it to every day. UV rays, chemicals, pollutants and grime frequently affect our skin's health, but there are many ways that we can shield and repair this vital organ.  

  • Can DNA analysis tell you what kind of skin cream to buy?

    A new, so-called scientific method is being marketed to help you find out the best way to take care of your skin. Prevention magazine reports that you can swab your cheek and mail your DNA sample to one of the new companies doing DNA skin analysis. In return, manufacturers will send you a personal analysis that will help you nurture the beauty of your skin based on your unique genetic characteristics. 

  • Getting rid of cellulite: What works and what doesn't

    Cellulite can prove to be a less than appealing addition to one's physique, especially as time wears on and skin continues to lose its firmness. Unfortunately, this condition plagues a number of individuals, both male and female. The Washingtonian recently compiled a list of cellulite-fighting methods and their effectiveness. 

  • Demystifying beautiful skin - from sunscreen to Botox

    At least one thing never changes. All women, from Cleopatra to now, have jumped through hoops to get beautiful skin. We want it so much that wishful thinking has spawned rumors, old wives tales and glaring inaccuracies. Real Simple magazine interviews plastic surgeons and other specialists to set the records straight, separating truth from misconception. 

  • Skincare tips to keep you blemish-free

    The most blatant signs of aging are those that appear on our skin. Wrinkles, sun spots and other blemishes can betray your looks and make you appear older than you actually are. To keep facial lines and skin woes at bay, keep in mind these important tips: 

  • It's a no brainer: All-in-one wrinkle and cancer prevention

    For years, you have been told to use sunscreen regularly to prevent aging. Now there's research to back that up. The Wall Street Journal describes a study in the June 2013 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, demonstrating that people instructed to apply sunscreen every day showed 24 percent less skin aging, as measured by lines and coarseness of the skin, than those told to use the cream as they usually do.