Summer means a lot of things: weekend trips to the beach to lounge in the sun and play in the waves, then staying up late on warm nights with good friends and a bottle of wine. Unfortunately, these summer highlights are capable of taking their toll on our skin. This doesn’t mean that the best parts of summer have to disappear, just that the savvy beach bum should take steps to neutralize their effects.
Here Comes The Sun
The health and beauty dangers of too much sun exposure are well known, and it’s safe to say that anyone looking to get a serious natural tan is already aware of the risks they’re taking. On the other hand, a bit of sunburn sometimes seems like t
Pregnancy can be a beautiful time of a woman’s life: it is a very special nine months when women are often blessed with glowing skin. If you’re expecting, or know someone who is, you’ve probably observed a soft, radiant “pregnant glow.”
Unfortunately, pregnancy also can mean a host of skincare issues, including dry, itchy skin and scalp, and for some women—acne. You can blame it on the hormones, after all, you have another life growing inside you, with his or her own set of hormones. Many women have said that pregnancy either gave them glowing, clearer skin (if the hormones jive well with your body), or terrible breakouts (if the baby has a different set of hormones and they don’t agr
Bikini season has arrived. Rather than hide under a cover-up all summer long, there are new and effective ways to help treat dimpled thighs and buttocks and have them looking smoother in just a few weeks – whether you choose procedures at the dermatologist’s office or over-the-counter products.
Anne Chapas, MD, a dermatologist based in New York City, estimates that cellulite affects 90 percent of women and is likely not just genetic. “Multiple factors contribute to the formation of cellulite including gender differences in how fat is stored, hormonal factors, vascular factors and the presence of inflammation,” says Chapas. Cellulite affects both skinny and overweight women, young
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