How to prevent skin damage from wearing a face mask during the pandemic
After weeks of experts saying we shouldn’t wear face masks, the CDC reversed that recommendation. But even though masks might decrease your risk of picking up COVID-19, they can cause irritation that leads to breaks in the skin barrier that can invite infection. Here’s how to prevent that…
How you can use ‘vitamin F’ to slow premature aging
Although skincare experts have coined the term, vitamin F is not a real vitamin. In fact, the F simply stands for fat. Specifically, vitamin F is two types of fatty acids – linoleic acid (an Omega-6) and alpha-linolenic acid (an Omega-3). These acids are now the hottest trend in skincare. And here’s why…
Meet the superbugs living in your makeup bag
I have a bad habit. It puts my health at risk daily. But I can’t (or don’t want to) quit it. I’ve been doing it since I was a teenager, after all. Despite what you may be thinking, it’s nothing too crazy. It’s not smoking, drinking, doing drugs or even eating donuts. It’s wearing makeup.
Have you wondered why your psoriasis is worse since developing high blood pressure?
High blood pressure is a life-threatening condition if not properly managed. So, medication is a no-brainer for most… At least until your psoriasis flare-ups get worse and your irritated skin becomes swollen as it cracks and bleeds. Unfortunately, for people with psoriasis, things just aren’t that simple…
The collagen supplement that gets results in just 12 weeks
Even though I would love to look younger and have smooth, wrinkle-free skin, I don’t want to head off to one of those medical spas and have a doctor inject toxins to freeze my wrinkles or syringes of fillers to plump my skin. Luckily, a new study has the answer — no doctors or injections necessary!
Microneedling may be the best treatment for acne scars
One of my longtime friends is absolutely gorgeous but never thought so herself. That’s because despite all of her natural beauty, she had acne scarring from the time she was in her teens. And, every single time she looked in a mirror, those scars were all she could see.