9 Harmful Beauty Ingredients (And What They Can Do to Your Skin)| FabFitFun
July 20, 2020
Clean beauty has been a pretty big deal over the last few years. You can shop anywhere from Sephora to Target and find packages labeled “paraben-free,” “sulfate-free,” or “contains no artificial fragrances.” While you may know these ingredients should be avoided, you may not know why.
Everyday Habits That Can Make You Look Younger| The Delite
June 16, 2020
There’s no one magic trick to looking younger. If there were, we’d all be doing it. But there are lots of small, daily habits you can develop to help achieve a more fresh, youthful appearance.
25 Warning Signs Your Kidneys Send You | BestLife
June 8, 2020
Your kidneys play an essential role when it comes to keeping you healthy, filtering waste products out of your body and promoting the growth of healthy red blood cells. Unfortunately, despite how important healthy kidneys are to your overall well-being, the signs of kidney problems are often so subtle that many people don’t realize there’s an issue with these vital organs until it’s too late.
5 Self-Exams You Can Do at Home Right Now | Eat This, Not That!
May 25, 2020
It’s important to go to the doctor for a regular checkup. But even those of us who are diligent about our appointments will go months without being looked at by a medical professional. To fill the gap and ensure your health is being monitored on an ongoing basis, you have to rely on the person who knows your body best: You.
“Body Conditioner” Is Our New Favorite Shower Staple | TotalBeauty
May 15, 2020
We all know that a good hair conditioner can make a huge difference for brittle and lifeless locks… but the concept of “body conditioner” is definitely less familiar.
Ew, But Yes Please—Doctor Advice for Skin Tag Removal at Home | StyleCaster
April 20, 2020
If you’ve ever noticed a little fleshy piece of skin hanging off your neck, it could be a skin tag. And if it is, you may have contemplated researching how to handle skin tag removal at home. But before I give you the 411 on that process, here is some good news—you don’t have to worry about it being harmful to your health.
Should You Sanitize Your iPhone? Here’s What The Experts Recommend | Romper
March 12, 2020
As people grow more conscious about hand hygiene in the time of coronavirus, there’s another potential germ carrier to keep in mind: your phone. Yes, you should sanitize your iPhone (or whatever model of phone you use), and it’s pretty easy to do, according to healthcare and cleaning experts. Plus, you probably already have the necessary cleaning products on hand.
Why You Should Be Adding Vitamin C to Your Skincare Routine | Vital Proteins
March 9, 2020
For years, many of us have equated vitamin C with a cup of OJ in the morning. However, this powerhouse vitamin is also chock full of skin benefits just waiting to be discovered.
Eager to learn more? We spoke to the skin experts to find out exactly why you should be using vitamin C on your skin.
17 Warning Signs Your Eyes Are Trying to Tell You About Your Health | BestLife
March 5, 2020
Our eyes are among the more sensitive parts of our bodies—and among the most vulnerable, too. According to a 2015 report from the Vision Council of America, more than 75 percent of American adults require some form of corrective vision device, and a significant 2008 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that approximately 27,000 individuals experience work-related eye injuries each year.
13 Ways Your Phone is Ruining Your Health | EatThis, NotThat!
December 23, 2019
Cell phones may be the most significant blessing/curse combo technology has ever produced. Providing unlimited information at our fingertips, they prevent us from getting lost, waiting hours for a friend who’s running late or choosing a terrible restaurant for dinner (well, some of the time). They enable us to stay in touch with far-flung friends and family and discover amazing culture we otherwise wouldn’t uncover.
Top Health and Fitness Trends For 2020 | AskMen
December 16, 2019
There’s no denying the past decade has seen major changes in the health and fitness world. From fitness trackers and meditation apps to meat-free meat and coconut oil on everything, it’s safe to say the 2010s were a wild time for modern-day fitness – and those next-level wellness trends are not going anywhere.
Get Ahead of Dry Skin with These Dermatologist-Approved Beauty Tips | Vital Proteins
November 25, 2019
If cold weather is wreaking havoc on your skin, you’re not alone. Between commuting in subzero temperatures to working in dry conditions, it can constantly feel like you’re lathering up from head to toe. Here’s why: The skin is a brick-like layered structure of cells, which is usually able to hold in some moisture within. When the outside environment is cold and dry, this ability to hold moisture is significantly reduced.
The Best Powder Sunscreens, According to Dermatologists | The Strategist
July 12, 2019
Dangerous UV rays aren’t just a threat when you’re at the beach or on the tennis court. Your daily commute or any other prolonged period out in the sun can be just as risky, which is why dermatologists say to apply sunscreen every morning — and ideally reapply it every two hours — to best protect your skin. A few good places to start are your face, neck, and hands, as those areas are disproportionately at risk for sun damage (as well as the first places to show signs of aging).
Sunburn recovery 101 | Weight Watchers
June 25, 2019
Got a sunburn? Don’t worry – we guarantee you’re not alone. It’s easy to forget to put sunscreen on or to stay outside a bit too long when you’re having a good time. But since it’s too late to prevent a sunburn (we’ve got some tips for preventing one next time, though!), here are some things you can do to help your skin recover.
Why Healing Skin Care Ingredients Are More Popular Than Ever | The Klog
February 4, 2019
Centella asiatica, also known as cica, was far and away the buzziest skin care ingredient of 2018. Google searches of the soothing ingredient were up 800% – yes you read that right – last year versus 2016.
Also basking in their moment in the sun, er, skin care aisle, are a list of other calming and healing ingredients, including aloe vera. The age-old ingredient you may have previously only used to treat a sunburn, was also a top search term in 2018 and is getting top-billing in new formulas across various categories including toners, essences, and sheet masks.
It’s Official: Neem Oil Will Be Your 2019 Skincare Savior | COOLS
January 8, 2019
It’s official: 2019 is the year of all-natural beauty. Exotic plants and holistic botanicals are rapidly taking the place of retinols, hyaluronic acids, and other synthetic ingredients that once reigned supreme. But, we’re experimenting beyond the basic aloe vera and coconut oil, and trying something a little more exotic.
10 things you’re doing that are giving you body acne, according to dermatologists | Insider
November 30, 2018
We all know that hormones, diet, and skin-care products play a big part in influencing those nasty breakouts that appear on your face every so often. However, you’ll definitely want to acknowledge that body acne (which can occur on the chest, back, underarms, and bottom) can be particularly stubborn.
A 5-Step Anti-Acne Skin Regimen & 10 Expert Tips from Dermatologists and Skincare Specialists | Inspirations & Celebrations
November 29, 2018
Beautiful, blemish-free skin takes effort. From using the right skin products to sticking to a great daily skincare regimen, if you want to heal acne flare-ups and prevent future breakouts, then you need to know what to do. To help you get clear skin, today’s anti-acne skin guide shares a simple 5-step anti-acne skincare regimen plus 10 expert tips from Dermatologists and skincare specialists.
What Really Happens When You Get A Tattoo Removed | HuffPost
July 31, 2018
If you’ve been scrutinizing that ink you got in your past, you’re not alone. One in 8 American adults regret getting at least one of their tattoos, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Fortunately for your younger self, there are ways in which you can go about erasing your once-permanent past decisions.
How To Deal With Ingrown Hairs | AskMen
January 10, 2018
To smite thine enemy, first you must know thine enemy: ingrown hairs are ugly beasts that can ruin your day. But they’re not mythical monster; they’re medical ones. Specifically, they are defined as curled hairs that grow sideways under the skin rather than outward, causing irritation and producing a raised red bump or painful sore. Ouch.
Should I get fillers in temples? Doctor Answers, Tips
August 8, 2018
I have quite a small face and a small head size (54 cm). I have always had a wider lower face compared to upper face. I have had some Botox in massetor jaw muscles about 3 months ago which has slimmed down my lower jaw. I also have some Botox between my eyebrows right now. Should I get fillers in my temples to try and widen the top of my face and balance it out?
9 Surprising Shower Habits Your Dermatologist Hates
December 20, 2017
Who knew, but your shower routine could actually be affecting your health. Of course, when you’re soaping up, you’re probably not thinking about possible mistakes you’re making in the shower (you’re just shampooing and maybe singing, right?). But, you definitely should, as they’re surprisingly common and can be bad for you. Though it’s hard to break with your regular routine, it may be a good idea to examine certain shower habits, especially if you’ve noticed dry or irritated skin.
Foods Dermatologists Say You Should Avoid Slideshow
November 15, 2017
Seasons, mood fluctuations, and air pollutants are three seriously underrated conditions that could show up as acne on your face. The breakouts seem to come out of nowhere, they’re awkward and painful, and they often stick around for days. What’s especially frustrating is the lack of control you have over it all — it’s not as if you can tell your stress to just go away!
10 Skincare Myths (And What You Should Do Instead) | Dapper Confidential
We asked skin care experts about persistent misconceptions about proper skincare — why they’re wrong and what’s the truth behind the myth. If you’ve ever wondered if your skin really should be squeaky clean, this list is for you.
Why your pimples always pop up in the same places – Business Insider
April 30, 2018
If you can predict the location of your next zit as accurately as your next period cycle, you may be a victim of the “pimple pattern phenomenon.” Although you may be cursing the laws of nature for allowing pimples to keep rearing up like a bad Tinder date, it’s actually our own habits that end up being the main cause.
Dry Skin Relief: 9 Ways To Soothe Itchy Skin In The Winter
February 15, 2017
There’s no doubt the coldest months of the year can be rough on your skin. “Winter skin can be stressed skin,” says health coach Connie Rogers. “We’re colder so we take hotter showers, we turn up the indoor heat, we stress drive our vehicle through the snow, eat more, lose our motivation to exercise, drink less water and more alcohol.”
3 Makeup Tricks For Hooded Eyelids That You Should Know
February 27, 2018
You may have heard of the term “hooded eyes” in the beauty world–but what the heck does that mean? Hooded eyes, or bedroom eyes as those of us who have them like to affectionately call them, are mysterious and sexy. They are characterized by a “prominent brow bone that causes the crease of the eye, and often part of the eyelid, to be covered,” says Dr. Alain Michon, medical director of The Ottawa Skin Clinic.
Rejuvenate, Revive, and Renew: The Skin-ny on Medical Aesthetics
November 10, 2016
Beauty is about so much more than the way you look; it’s about how you feel inside and out. Medical aesthetics is a specialized field of medicine with a focus on improving cosmetic appearance and restoring confidence. Medical aesthetic treatments like Soft-Lifts, CoolSculpting™, and ThermiVa™ are performed by qualified physicians and expert medical staff using state-of-the-art equipment in a relaxing, spa-like environment to target problem areas like wrinkles, sagging skin, and stubborn fat. Below are three of Ottawa’s latest and most innovative cosmetic treatments that have the industry talking