Male Stretch Marks: Why they Form and How to Get Rid of Them

Chalk it up to one of those persistent myths about the opposite sex that exists in our culture, but most people think of stretch marks as affecting only women. They think of pregnant women who are plagued by stretch marks during and after pregnancy. However, as any male body builder can tell you, under certain circumstance men can also be … Read More >

June-14-2017 by Kelly

7 Celebrities Who Battle Acne

Underneath the makeup, perfect lighting and plastic surgery, those people who we hold to an unrealistic standard of beauty are human too. I am referring to celebrities who we too often believe are flawless in every way especially in appearance. But the truth is that celebrities are afflicted with some of the same cosmetic imperfections that plague us ordinary people. … Read More >

June-14-2017 by Kelly

Uneven Skin: Its Causes and Treatments

Having dark skin that is even all over is lovely. Having light skin that is even all over is lovely as well. However, skin that is uneven in overall tone is unappealing to most people. This condition is called hyper-pigmentation and it is an irregular and inconsistent darkening of the skin. An overproduction of melanin – the pigment responsible for … Read More >

May-31-2017 by Kelly

Beauty Secrets of a Screen Legend

For many people, screen legend Marilyn Monroe epitomizes feminine beauty. Although she was naturally beautiful and vivacious, her natural beauty was accentuated by some cosmetic practices that the icon swore by. But what are these practices and can the average woman adapt them to her own beauty regimen? Here are some makeup tips from the screen goddess herself. Never skip … Read More >

May-26-2017 by Kelly

How Your Skin Ages: A Timeline

The image of a very old person holding an infant demonstrates perfectly how the passage of time impacts us all. This image shows how, as someone once said, “The arrow of time points in one direction.” One way that trajectory is shown is in how the skin of a very old person differs from that of an infant. Our skin … Read More >

May-18-2017 by Kelly

Common Medications that Can Cause Acne

We’ve written at great length on this blog about the many things that cause and can exacerbate acne outbreaks. We’ve also talked about how diet can contribute to this persistent condition as well the many options there are for lessening acne’s effects such as our acne clarifying treatment. However, among some of the most insidious causes of acne outbreaks are … Read More >

May-12-2017 by Kelly

Overcoming the Skin Problems Associated with Pregnancy

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The “pregnancy glow” is a term that is often used to describe the appearance of expectant mothers. And while scientists have determined that this very real change is caused by an increase in certain hormones during pregnancy, it is not the only change that occurs to the skin during this time. Other, less desirable changes occur as well. These changes … Read More >

May-09-2017 by Kelly

Argan Oil: More than Just a Hair Care Ingredient

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As an ingredient in beauty products, Argan oil is becoming more and more common for its role in helping to nourish the hair and keeping it from drying out. Dry hair has no sheen and is frizzy, lifeless and dull. No one wants dry hair. However, what many people are beginning to discover is that Argan oil’s benefits extend beyond … Read More >

May-06-2017 by Kelly