Skincare Tips for Long Flights

5 Tips to Keep Skin Looking Fresh After a Long Flight

Long flights can be extremely challenging for your skin. We’re talking flights that last more than six hours, or flights that keep you away from your normal daily routine for a long period of time.

These kinds of flights often leave you without all the water you would normally drink, which means skin can get dry and tired. Extended flights also sometimes make it difficult to sleep, which may mean you see bags and dark circles under your eyes – not good. (more…)

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Learn About the Causes of Acne

Why Some People Are More Prone to Getting Acne

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have a lot of acne while others don’t? Truth be told, it’s not simply a matter of washing your face or not. In fact, scientists have discovered that there is actually a “bad” bacteria they believe leads some people to being more prone to blemishes than others.

Researchers at UCLA recently discovered more about the bacteria that lives on the skin. They found that it may contain “bad” strains that cause acne, and “good” strains that protect the skin. Let’s look deeper into their findings about the causes behind acne. (more…)

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Using Laser Therapy to Combat Signs of Aging

When Should You Use Laser Therapy for Skin Care?

It’s said that time heals all wounds, but it can also take its toll on one’s skin. Wrinkles and fine lines can give away your age, or even make you look older than you actually are. And though it’s impossible to stop time, fortunately, there is a way to improve your skin’s appearance and to regain that youthful glow.

Makeup may camouflage various signs of aging, but its magic vanishes as soon as you wash it off. Anti-aging laser therapy, on the other hand, actually treats on a cellular level and leverages your body’s own natural healing process to improve fine lines and wrinkles. (more…)

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Is Laser Hair Removal Safe?

The Benefits of At-Home Laser Hair Removal

For many people, unwanted body hair removal is a regular part of their daily or weekly beauty regimen. There are several hair removal methods available, but most have a few pretty inconvenient drawbacks.

Shaving is effective and affordable, for example, but the results only last a couple of days. And while it’s not actually true that shaving causes hair to grow back thicker, shaved hairs feel coarser when growing back in. Plus, there’s razor burn, cuts and ingrown hairs to worry about. Tweezing works well for unwanted facial hair, but it the hair breaks off below the skin, it can cause a painful and unsightly ingrown hair, which is no fun for your skin! (more…)

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Is Blue Light Treatment Safe for My Skin?

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How to Safely Use Acne Clearing Blue Light Technology

Acne has always been a formidable foe in the quest for beauty. Human beings have tried all manner of solutions for getting rid of blemishes, and some have been more effective than others. Blackstrap molasses, sulfur, cabbage leaves, watermelon juice, and even arsenic have all been used to rid people of pimples over the years. Thank goodness for modern science!

Blue light photodynamic treatment is one of the latest innovations in the fight against pimples, blackheads and whiteheads, and blue light practitioners and users say it’s quite effective. Of course, being the first to jump onto the bandwagon of a new medical treatment isn’t always the smartest move. So what about blue light treatment? Is it effective? And more importantly, is blue light treatment safe to use? (more…)

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