Tips For Winterizing Your Hands

Don’t let your hands give away your age! Fight the effects of cumulative sun damage, and daily wear and tear on your hands by keeping them protected from the environment and harsh chemicals. Hands actually have fewer oil glands and get the most exposure to the elements – along with your face, neck and upper chest – which makes them especially prone to premature aging. Always exposed to the elements, your hands give away your age more than any other body part. Dermatologists agree that sun damage is the main culprit. Although hands start showing signs…

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The Skin Health Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C provides potent antioxidant protection from free radical damage that causes premature aging. The most dangerous environmental factors for skin are sun, pollution and oxygen that compromise your skin’s health every day. The benefits of vitamin C include the benefits of vitamin C may include protection against immune system deficiencies, heart disease, eye disease, stress reduction, wards off colds, improves bones and teeth, and much more. While we cannot always get the required amount just from a healthy diet, doctors often recommend Vitamin C supplements year round. In addition to Vitamin C working wonders for…

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So You Think You Have Sensitive Skin?

Dr. Zein Obagi doesn’t believe in sensitive skin. He believes that skin needs to be strengthened by using the right skin care regimen to restore it to optimal health. Classic symptoms of so-called sensitive skin include: diffuse redness and irritation, especially in the T-zone tingling, tightening, dryness, and flakiness reaction or discomfort to procedures or products—shaving, waxing, cosmetics blotchiness, swelling, edema, which sometimes can advance to rosacea In fact, these are really signs of skin weakness, and it’s sometimes caused by the use—or overuse—of the wrong products, particularly moisturizers. It seems antithetical—a moisturizer was probably the…

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