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

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

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

Beauty Hacks You Have to Try

Sometimes looking your best can be a challenge. The demands of work and family can conspire to rob you of the time you need to apply your makeup in the detail that you’d like. Well, our face, skin and nails don’t know when we are racing to catch the train or bus or when we are parked at a stop … Read More >

May-01-2017 by Kelly

Botox – What You Need to Know About it’s Dangers

The tell-tale signs of aging -fine lines and wrinkles – have for centuries been enough to send some people into a state of panic and desperation.  We’ve even shown on this blog some of the bizarre treatments people have tried for years to reverse these signs. Of the most bizarre and most popular treatments people have used for the past … Read More >

March-12-2017 by Kelly

How to Manage Exercise Stretch Marks

While stretch marks are all too familiar to those of us who gain weight rapidly, they also – ironically – pose a problem for those of us who are working to grow our muscles. Frequently, professional body builders and others who work intensely with weights are visited by those persistent purple stretch marks that begin to appear on biceps, triceps, … Read More >

March-10-2017 by Kelly

Pre and Post Weight Loss Skin Tightening Tips

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There are countless benefits to shedding extra pounds for those of us who are overweight. Those benefits include a healthier heart, a lower chance of developing diabetes and certain cancers and even greater longevity. This is what all health professionals commonly tell their overweight patients and all this is true. However, the one drawback to losing a lot of weight … Read More >

March-06-2017 by Kelly