Nightly parties, indulging in decadent treats, too much champagne and egg nog, and chilly air can push your skin over the edge this time of year. Instead of bright and beautiful, skin can look dull and dry, eyes get puffy and dark, and blemishes can crop up in new places. Have no fear—our expert tips will help you face your relatives looking great all the way through the New Year.
In order for skin to look flawless and radiant this holiday season it’s imperative to make sure it is properly hydrated. According to Dr. Lisa M. Donofrio, Associate Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine, “apply a humectant daily to the face that contains hyaluroni
Doctors and nutritionists tout the myriad benefits of blueberries. This summer fruit is a favorite for smoothies, pies and jams, but also has hidden assets. Blueberries are high in antioxidants, which fight the free radicals that roam our bodies causing havoc with healthy cells. Similar to red grapes, blueberries contain high levels of resveratrol in their skins. So if it’s such a good idea to make blueberries a part of your daily diet, we wondered — why not use them in your daily beauty regimen, too? We are very happy and excited to report that there are a slew of wonderful products on the market. Here’s a roundup of some of the standouts.
The old saying still rings true: “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” The vitamin-packed fruit helps prevent heart attacks, strokes, cancers and diseases as well as fight inflammation and remove toxins. But, can they be great for our skin too?
Experts are saying yes, and the apple’s body-boosting benefits are cropping up in a slew of beauty products—mascara, toothpaste, body scrubs, face creams and serums—that promise to reverse cell damage, increase skin renewal, while they smooth and protect.
Freshen up summer stressed skin with beauty products that brighten, lighten and repair.
As we leave the fun-filled days of summer behind and welcome the crisp cool days of fall, it’s hard not to notice all the damage done to our skin. Harmful UV rays, pollution, heat and chlorine have left skin with extreme dryness, sun spots, clogged pores, pronounced lines and wrinkles and uneven tone, wishing for a do-over!
“UV light causes collagen breakdown, formation of free radicals and interference with DNA repair,” says NYC-based Board Certified Dermatologist, Robin Borkowsky.