Exercises to Help Tighten Loose Skin

stretch marks

One of the tried and true methods of testing skin elasticity is the pinch test. It works like this: pinch a small section of your skin, hold it for 5 seconds and then release that area and note how quickly it flattens out. Younger, more elastic skin flattens out quickly; older skin that has lost its elasticity flattens out slowly. … Read More >

February-15-2017 by Kelly

Steps for Creating the Perfect Nightly Beauty Routine

You’ve had a long difficult day. Your commute was exhausting and exasperating. You’ve had your meal, perhaps watched TV and spent time with the family and are now preparing for bed. But don’t lie down just yet. It’s time for you to begin your nightly beauty routine, a component of an overall beauty regime that should never be ignored. It … Read More >

February-07-2017 by Kelly

Celebrity Beauty Secrets

Famous people are under constant pressure to look their best in this celebrity obsessed culture of ours. Wherever they appear they are exposed to the unblinking eye of camera, the glare of lights and the gaze of the general public. This is why looking their best is a part of a celebrity’s business. This is also why it is a … Read More >

January-25-2017 by Kelly

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Skin Health

Food for Healthy Skin Tips. The correlation between diet and a healthy body is undeniable. However, when most people think about this bond they think only about how food affects the heart, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, etc. They fail to relate this idea to the body’s largest organ – the skin. Healthy eating has as much of an impact on … Read More >

January-25-2017 by Kelly

Winter Skin Tips

Whether you are enjoying a stroll in the park, snow skiing all day or just walking from the car to the store, winter can wreak havoc on skin.  A quick fix to help with dry, sensitive skin is to modify your daily regimen.  By tweaking a few things, your skin will be thankful. Each season can take a different toll … Read More >

January-24-2017 by Kelly

The Exercise/Healthy Skin Connection

These days you won’t get an argument out of anyone about the health benefits of exercise. While many of us may not engage in physical activity as much as we would like, there is no one who doesn’t know that doing so benefits a person in many ways. What is less clear to some is that there is a connection … Read More >

January-17-2017 by Kelly

How Frequently Should You Exfoliate Your Skin?

Most of us who are in any way familiar with proper skincare know how important it is to exfoliate. Experts generally agree that among the many benefits of exfoliating the skin is that it:   Minimizes pore size Reduces breakouts and acne Facilitates the absorption of other products into the skin Evens out skin tone Thus, experts are in general … Read More >

January-17-2017 by Kelly

Top Botanicals Used for Skin Care

In an era when people are becoming more and more concerned with substances such as GMOS, pesticides, and other compounds that they are constantly being exposed to, botanicals have become increasing popular in the skin care industry. Botanicals – ingredients that are derived from, herbs, roots, flowers, fruits, leaves or seeds – are the perfect solution for a health conscious … Read More >

December-30-2016 by Kelly