Don’t Forget To Treat The Dark Spots On Your Hands.
In the words of Lady Macbeth, “Out, damned spot!” As we age, many of us start to notice small brownish spots appearing on our face and hands. Contrary to common belief, age spots aren’t caused by age at all; they are primarily caused by sun damage. That’s why you aren’t noticing these spots on the parts of your body that are rarely exposed to sunlight.
Here are some recommendations to reduce and prevent these dark spots. Read More >>
Sugar is Sweet but Not for your Skin
by Heather Burchfield
Sugar is 2016’s villain and fat is getting some much needed vindication. We’ve known for a while that issues with managing blood sugar can lead to diabetes (which is of epidemic proportions in the U.S.), but sugar is now being associated with cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses. When we think of sugar, we can’t limit our thinking to the usual suspects–donuts, ice cream, cookies and cake. Be sure to include juices, dairy, breads, crackers, pasta, cereal, beans, and if you become a label reader, you will see sneaky corn syrup added to all sorts of condiments and other processed foods that you wouldn’t even consider–like in beef jerky? Basically, the modern American diet is chalked full of sugar! Read More >>
Say Goodbye to Micro-Beads
Say goodbye to micro-beads in soaps and gels! President Obama just banned the use of plastic micro-beads in all skin care products. Read More >>
The Pimple Problem (and Answer!)
Pimples always seem to come at the worst time. We have all woken up with that horrifying zit out of nowhere and the panicky fear that everyone will see it. So, what should you do? Pop it? Leave it alone? Here are some facts on what happens when you pop a pimple. Read More >>