THE NEXT BIG SKIN AND HAIR OILS YOU HAVEN’T HEARD ABOUTâ€”YET
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Nature is a bountiful source of beauty-enhancing ingredients, and natural oils are amongst the most beneficial. With plenty of options for all types of skin and hair, theyâ€™re already likely part of your daily routineâ€”but beyond widely known oils like coconut, argan and jojoba, here are the newest names you need to know because these oils are on the rise.
Also known as manketti, which is the name of the tree this nutâ€™s oil is extracted from, mongogo oil is indigenous to southern Africa. A staple in the diet of the bushmen of Botswana and Namibia, this oil has long been a traditional remedy for dry skin thanks to its high concentrations of omega-6 fatty aci
6 DERMATOLOGIST TIPS FOR HELPING YOUR SKIN SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS
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The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the yearâ€”but it also has the potential for wreaking havoc on your complexion. From a jam-packed schedule to ingestible temptation at every turn, itâ€™s easy to get off-track as far as healthy diet and lifestyle choices are concerned. Here, six top dermatologists share their advice for helping you and your skin weather the final stretch of 2017â€”and start 2018 off beautifully.
Donâ€™t indulge your sweet tooth.
Cookies, candy canes and all sorts of tempting treats are synonymous with the holidays, but weight gain isnâ€™t the only threat posed by these little indulgences. Excess sugar can have an aging effect o
WHEN THE SEA AND SCIENCE COLLIDE
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The oceans cover roughly 70 percent of the Earth and with a such a diverse array of plant and animal life, these waters are a veritable treasure trove of ingredients and extracts that can potentially benefit our skin and bodies as a whole. From an overabundance of UV light on the surface to complete darkness at the oceansâ€™ deepest depths and extreme temperatures (both hot and cold), sea life is excellent at adapting to its environment, and science is paying close attention to the compounds that enhance these organismsâ€™ resilience and resistance to harsh conditions. Seaweed, kelp (which is actually a type of large seaweed), algae and plankton are likely just the tip of the skin-
SUPERFOODS FOR YOUR SKIN
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Superfoods are like the â€œIt Bagâ€ of the nutrition world. As soon as one is deemed â€œin,â€ itâ€™s no sooner declared â€œoutâ€ and replaced with an even better source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. â€œWhat you eat is a very important part of overall health, and superfoods are a wonderful source of antioxidants that protect our cells from damage that impairs their function,â€ explains Beverly Hills dermatologist, Zein Obagi, MD.
Once a fruit, vegetable or grain achieves â€œsuperfoodâ€ status, itâ€™s only a matter of time before it gets included in a skincare productâ€”but can these nutrient-dense foods benefit the healt