Rosacea is a skin condition characterized by facial
redness and small, pus-filled bumps appearing across the forehead, nose, cheeks
and chin. The condition is most likely to affect adults older than 30 –
especially fair-skinned individuals prone to blushing. Although a number of
topical and oral treatments are available to combat rosacea, simple changes in
diet and lifestyle may be enough to improve your skin without the use of
Reduce your intake of rosacea-triggering foods and
Aged skin has many
defined characteristics: loss of elasticity, hormonal discolorations, dryness,
dehydration, sun damage, fine lines, wrinkles and broken capillaries. Every
woman is different and the approaches you take to a great anti-aging treatment
are not the same for women as a whole.
peels and microdermabrasion were at the forefront of progressive treatments.
These two types of exfoliation are still used and valued because they give the
skin a more youthful appearance by diminishing fine lines and evening the skin
Our skin gets its pigment from melanin that is made by the body and determines the color of your skin, hair and eyes. An over-production of melanin (hyper-pigmentation) shows up as brown patches and spots.
Hyper-pigmentation is caused by both intrinsic and extrinsic factors. The intrinsic cause stems from imbalances in the hormone levels and is very difficult to treat.
The external factors include excessive sun exposure, wounds, skin treatments and procedures that might not suit one's skin and anything that stimulates the increased production of melanin.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
By: Kristin Kane
Your middle name is Prepared. Well, ok, it's probably something more like Lee or Ann, but
you know what I mean. You're taking steps to ensure that nothing is
going to ruin any aspect of your wedding day -- especially your wedding look.
You have all your pre-event facials, tanning, and hair appointments perfectly
planned. There's one word for how you're going to look -- amazing. You've made
sure of it!
1.Water- drink it!
Dehydration affects our entire bodies, as well as our appearance. You will be
doing a lot of eating, stressing, drinking alcohol and staying up late in the
weeks before your wedding - make it a point to take care of yourself during this
phase. Water is the simplest and most effective defense against getting sick,
over tired and cranky. I’ve heard so many times from brides that they stopped
taking care of themselves while doing all the planning and running around while
creating their perfect wedding.
a popular technique for removing fine lines and facial wrinkles. In
microdermabrasion, a trained technician applies a wand that provides a steady
spray of abrasive crystals directly on wrinkled or pigmented skin.
little like a miniature sandblaster, these crystals lift the outermost layers
of the skin—it is to be hoped, without any bleeding—and allow new skin to grow
back in without creases, fine lines, wrinkles, or age spots.
can kill healthy skin
a kinder, gentler alternative to cosmetic surgery.
ceramides, peptides …. these are some of the many ingredients that we can find
today in cosmetic products and because there are far too many, I have
concentrated in the most well known anti-aging skincare ingredients.
these ingredients in cosmetic products work and what they can do for your skin
will be invaluable and will give a realistic vision when you go in search of
However, if you are
still unsure of which skin care ingredients will be more suitable for your
skin, please consult your Esthetician.
For thousands of
years, people have experimented with the healing and rejuvenating effects of
various, naturally occurring herbs, oils and plant life. Over time, some of
these techniques have fallen by the wayside, but others have been validated by
scientific studies in recent years, leading many cosmetics companies and
medical spas to incorporate these all-natural ingredients into their own
Chamomile, a member
of the sunflower family, has proven to be an effective, anti-inflammatory skin
treatment, while sap from the Aloe Vera plant is frequently used in skin
treatments to promote healing and skin rejuvenation.
Men are rough and
tough, right? So why would any man be thinking about anti-aging skin care for
himself? Aren't men supposed to be above all of that "me" stuff?
Although that's a
common perception, it misses one essential point; Anti- aging skin care for men
isn't just about looking good. There is no doubt that more and more men are interested in
looking their best. Good care of the skin is as much about health as it is
about looks. While men appreciate a reduction in wrinkles, age spots,
The skin is quite an amazing organ.
in at almost nine pounds, on average, the skin is the first line of
defense for the body. The trouble is that we are not born with a user
manual for our skin. As you will discover, the skin, although an amazing
organ, is not that complicated to take care of. Below are the 5
essential things you should know about taking care of your skin.
1. The purpose of skin is to protect you and to excrete wastes. It
takes oxygen and nutrients from the blood (not the air or any topical
treatment) to help keep it healthy.