December, 2016

Lifestyle and Youthful Looks:  What You Do Now Can Make You Look 10 Years Older Later.

Lifestyle and Youthful Looks: What You Do Now Can Make You Look 10 Years Older Later.

Lifestyle has been well proven to have a dramatic effect on the risk of age-related health diseases. Smoking, excessive alcohol use, poor diet and lack of exercise have been shown to lead to obesity, stroke, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. However, until recently, the association of lifestyle and facial aging has been less well studied. […]

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Exfoliation: What Is It? Can I Do It Safely at Home Without My Significant Other Knowing?

Exfoliation: What Is It? Can I Do It Safely at Home Without My Significant Other Knowing?

Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells from the outer layer of your skin; the epidermis. Many people believe that it improves the appearance of their skin by decreasing the pore size, smoothing the texture and decreasing pigmentation. However, if not done properly, it could do more harm than good. Being overly aggressive […]

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Arnica Ointment:  Does It Decrease Bruising & Improve Healing?

Arnica Ointment: Does It Decrease Bruising & Improve Healing?

Arnica has long been thought to limit bruising and swelling after surgery. Arnica montana is an herb which grows in the mountains. It has a history of medicinal use dating back to the 1500s. Arnica has gained popularity in the past decade as a preventive mesure to reduce swelling and ecchymosis, bruising, following elective surgical […]

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