You would have to be living under a rock not to know by now that tanning is bad for you. So why are so many people still soaking up the sun? Researchers say it’s all about the endorphins.
Tanning makes you feel good, it can be a relaxing experience, and it improves your mood (like recreational drugs do) and therefore, you keep doing it. For some women, tanning also makes them look skinnier, which is an added incentive. High risk sun exposure is said to be more common in teens. Bad sunburns in your youth can greatly increase your chances of developing skin cancer as an adult.
Beverly Hills Dermatologist Zein Obagi explains some of the dangers, “Whether you get your tan at the beac
Pregnant women need to know that anything they put in or on their bodies can affect their baby’s well-being. This goes for food, supplements, alcohol, cigarette smoke, and caffeine, as well as the lotions and creams they rub onto their skin. Basically everything a pregnant or nursing woman comes in contact with is of concern.
Some topical ingredients will get absorbed into the bloodstream, and dermatologists as well as OB/GYNs alike may warn you about certain prescription medications and potent ingredients to avoid. According to Beverly Hills Dermatologist Zein Obagi, MD, pregnant women should avoid applying any form of retinoids, including Avage, Differin, Renova, tretinoin, retinols, re
New year, new skin. The dead of winter and the affront of a polar vortex signals that it’s time to do something nice for your skin. Everyone needs a little pick me up to feel good and look a bit better. With several more months of cold, snow, and ice facing many of us, the idea of a quick fix rejuvenation plan is a welcome relief.
Give Yourself a Home Peel
ZO® Medical Invisipeel™ is an at-home peel formulated for both facial and non-facial skin such as hands, arms, and legs and addresses skin concerns from acne and sun damage to flaky skin and rough texture, even keratosis pilaris (those little bumps that show up on the backs of arms and legs that are actually plugged follicles).