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For over thirty years, June Jacobs has been a world-renowned spa visionary and beauty and wellness expert. Growing up steeped in Mediterranean tradition, June was captivated as a child by the uses of the ingredients local to her family’s ancestral home on the coast of the Caspian Sea. She observed the resourceful and beautiful women in her family utilize anti-oxidant rich ingredients for healing and beauty remedies as well as overall well-being.
Along with these passed down, traditions was the influence of physicians, inventors and merchants within her large family. June learned the importance of science, practical application, and technological innovation and began working as a consultan
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The first step is admitting you have a problem. I’m an addict. A peel pad addict, that is. I can’t get enough of that squeaky-clean-smooth-skin-feeling you get after a few swipes. I love seeing all the grime and grit on the pad and not on my skin anymore. I get a rush just thinking about it.
There is a plethora of pads, gels and creamy peels to choose from now from mild to turbocharged. You can pick your poison. The real beauty of the new advanced crop of home peels is that they can be used on the face, neck chest, back of your hands, arms, legs, anywhere your skin needs help with sun damage, tone and texture.
BITB asked New York City dermatologist Diane Berson for her top tips for get
Your genetics, chronological age and the sun play major roles in how well your skin will age, but your lifestyle and habits are huge contributing factors as well. If you’re hell bent on keeping those lines, wrinkles, uneven tone and rough-textured skin at bay, Dr. Mirwat Sami, a Houston board-certified Oculoplastic Surgeon has some recommendations for you:
SLEEP ON YOUR BACK: Sleeping on your side or stomach can cause uneven blood circulation which can deprive certain areas (including your skin) the nourishment it needs. Dr. Sami says that, “Not only do these sleeping positions cause wrinkles, poor blood circulation causes fluids to be stuck around your eyes.” This contributes to und
When winter comes, hydration goes. Cold, dry weather coupled with indoor heating zaps the moisture from your skin and that tight feeling can’t be far behind.
According to Washington DC dermatologist Rebecca Kazin, “Dry skin need an infusion of hydrating agents to restore the moisture barrier and keep water in the outermost layer of skin. Moisturizers contain some combination of humectants, emollients and other ingredients. For tight, dry cold weather skin, choose a heavier, oil-based moisturizer. Petrolatum-based products are also effective because they help prevent water from evaporating from your skin.”
Here are four terrific ways to recharge the moisture in your skin: