How to Treat Turkey Neck

Loose, baggy skin that hangs from the neck like empty pouches – This is what is commonly known as having a “turkey neck.” Whatever one chooses to call it, this unsightly condition is – along with dark circles around the eyes – one of the telltale signs of aging. But what causes turkey neck and what are some of the ways it can be prevented short of plastic surgery?   What causes “turkey neck?”   Age and hereditary factors are among the most common causes of loose skin around the neck. Another factor that contributes to “turkey neck” is simple

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Love The Skin You're In

The Importance of Knowing Your Skin Type

A first and often overlooked component of developing an effective skincare regimen is choosing products that work well with an individual’s skin type. For example, a product designed for people with normal skin – skin that is neither too oily nor dry – is not likely to benefit people with oily, problem skin. This is why it is essential for each individual to know which skin type he/she possesses so that he/she can determine which products will work best. Skin Types  There are basically five different skin types. The manufacturers of skincare products keep this in mind when designing their

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men skin care

Essential Skincare Tips for Men

Several years ago the term “metro-sexual” entered the American lexicon. No one is quite sure how it did but it generally referred to men who took more than a passing interest in their own attire, mannerisms and grooming. Nowadays, it is becoming more and more accepted for men to pay attention to these things without being unfairly labeled. After all, most men want to look their best and there are products out there that will help them achieve that goal. All that is needed is to convince the men who are hold outs that their skincare regimen, for example, should

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At What Age Should You Start an Anti-Aging Skincare Regimen?

At What Age Should You Start an Anti-Aging Skincare Regimen? Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet Oscar Wilde once famously wrote, “Youth is wasted on the young.” For those of us who are into our thirties and beyond we can appreciate more than Millenials the benefits of having healthy, supple skin. Yet, more and more experts are recommending that even people in their twenties and earlier not take for granted youthful wrinkle-free skin. In spite of everything, we are all being moved forward by the relentless march of time and the question remains – how early is too early to

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To Clarify or Not to Clarify

It’s hard to make generalizations when it comes to developing a skin care regimen. After all, different people will have different skin types, different skin conditions, etc. That is why the age-old question of whether or not skin clarifying toners are necessary is a little complicated. The first thing to understanding the question – and therefore arriving at an answer – is to look at exactly what a clarifying toner does. What does a clarifying product do? Clarifying toners are designed to tighten up pores, extract excessive oil from the skin, remove dead skin cells and to clear blemishes. They are

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Are you looking for a stretch mark solution? Peptides can help.

Are you looking for a stretch mark solution? The appearance of old and new stretch marks can improve with skin care products that use peptides. Can you believe that 8 out of every 10 people will get stretch marks?  For those who are looking for a remedy we might have the answer you have been searching for.  Our advice is to try a stretch mark cream with peptides. So what exactly are peptides?  Peptides are chains of two or more amino acids. Naturally occurring in the body and vital to everyday cellular processes, it is the order of the amino

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Peptides and the Battle against Aging Skin

From Cleopatra’s use of sour milk baths to exfoliate her skin to the use of sheep placenta by the Ancient Chinese as an old age treatment, mankind has long waged a war against the ravages of time on the human body. But while these ancient societies and icons had an abundance of creative ways to maintain a youthful appearance, they lacked our modern day knowledge of science and biology. One of the most promising developments in the area of anti-aging treatments is the use of peptides. But what are peptides and how do they help in nourishing, revitalizing and firming

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Dry Skin

Six Things that Cause Dry Skin

Your skin is your body’s largest organ.  It encases you and alerts the world around you to your overall physical health.  Because this largest of the body’s organs sits outside of all of us protecting all of our other organs it is susceptible to constant assaults by man-made chemicals and the environment.  The results of these assaults can often be dry, cracked skin.  Who are the assailants that can rob us of healthy, vital looking skin?  Here are some of the most common culprits and some tips for combating dry, unhealthy skin. Winter Weather:  Unfortunately in another few months most

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Stretch Mark

A better solution to stretch marks? Try the Power of Peptides!

Stretch marks can be trouble some and leave clients searching for a remedy.  Our advice is to try a stretch mark cream with peptides. Many people know in general what peptides are, but can you explain them to clients in terms they can understand? Peptides are chains of two or more amino acids. Naturally occurring in the body and vital to everyday cellular processes, it is the order of the amino acid chain that creates different results or responses in the skin. Peptides can target a specific skin concern like loss of elasticity or firmness that results from aging and

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Carrie Ann Inaba – a Celebrity Fan of Apothederm Skin Care

We are so excited that Carrie Ann Inaba is a fan of Apothederm Skin Care.  Carrie Ann is a judge for a dancing competition on a hit TV show on ABC. Carrie Ann Inaba is holding our best selling product Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream. Improve color and texture of silver and red marks on your stomach, hips, thighs and arms with the help of Apothederm® Stretch Mark Cream.  Visible results can be seen after only 2 weeks of use* with the help of our SmartPeptides® Biotechnology and power-packed botanicals.  Select ingredients have been added to help hydrate dry, itchy areas,

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What are SmartPeptides?

Our Peptides are Smart. Our parent company, Helix BioMedix, has developed a peptide technology like no other – a new generation of patented, bioactive peptides known as SmartPeptides™. These SmartPeptides mimic an amino acid sequences of the skin’s own natural protect and restore functions.  SmartPeptides are highly precise and work differently because they can target a very specific skin problem, such as: – The appearance of fine lines and wrinkles – Loss of elasticity – Loss of firmness and definition – Appearance of darkened areas or general unevenness of skin tone – Rough texture – Thinning of the skin When

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Apothederm Discovery Kit to Launch on EVINE Live

Apothederm Discovery Kit will launch on EVINE Live this week during the Before and After Beauty segments. The kit includes: Firming Serum – 0.14 oz Moisturizing Cream – 0.5 oz Hydrating Eye Cream – 0.25 oz Brightening Cleanser – 2 oz Bright Skin Serum – 0.14 oz Nourishing Serum – 0.14 oz Striped Cosmetic Bag It is currently exclusive to EVINE Live and only sold their site.  Orders can be placed during any live airings of the show where the kit appears or online. #EVINELIVE #EVINELiveBeauty