A few weeks ago, in the lush, leafy setting of the New York Botanical Gardens, I was introduced to AmorePacific’s breakthrough All Day Balancing Care Serum (ARV $200; launching in September 2013).
So many serums have crossed my desk lately, all promising results from curing hyperpigmentation to dehydration. But this is the first time I’ve seen a serum address skin’s natural circadian rhythm.
Consider this: our skin goes through a natural cycle from the time we rise in the morning to we lay down our heads at night. The skin is so smart that it knows when to increase its natural anti-oxidant protection (in the morning) against allergens and environmental aggressors including the sun, a
As a frequent business traveller, I have waged a war against jet lag for years. There are more clinical definitions of jet lag, but mine is that terrible grumpy, surreal, stupid and tired feeling you get when you travel across too many time zones. This feeling can be somewhat mitigated by appropriate planning. To reduce the effects of jet lag, I need to minimize my stress, and maximize my sleep and comfort.
Pre-flight: Maximize your ability to fight jet lag once you get to your destination.
Don’t get exhausted before you fly. For me, that means not taking early morning flights that will force me out of bed before 5:00 am to work out.
Don’t take late flights. Yo