There are many variables to consider when choosing exfoliants and I hope you will find the following information to be very interesting and help you in making smarter decisions on how you need to treat your largest organ, your skin. Exfoliants are important in maintaining a healthy epidermis. There are many factors that come into
An article in USA TODAY on July 29th offers loads of information on the harmful effects of UV rays and the danger of skin cancer. It is the first time a Surgeon General has issued such a direct statement concerning tanning and tanning beds. A new regulation will require labeling on tanning beds advising those
Just read a great article from the Dallas Morning News by Jamie Hancock. She interviewed several dermatologists and skin care specialists. The basic message is with skin care less is usually more. The buzzwords these days are “all natural and organic”. Just because something is natural does not mean it works as an agent for
We’ve been marketing to a new crowd recently and it seems to be a very good possibility. Bikers suffer serious skin damage, especially to the face. Nothing damages skin like UV rays and wind.
It seems every day that another article or blog shows up in the news or online warning about the dangers of sunburns…….read more
Maintaining one’s skin is important as it is the body’s largest organ and is constantly exposed to harmful conditions. Healthy skin care products are the key. Whether it’s UV rays, chemicals, toxins, irritants, allergens, or a host of other things, being aware is critical for protection. Using healthy skin products protects against one of the greatest
Staph infection flare ups are of the most degrading afflictions. It leaves the victim feeling fatigued and covered in open oozing sores. During one of my searches for some relief (I was thinking a second opinion, from the other side of the country) I was blessed in discovering the following article, which has proven to
March is behind us and hopefully the crazy winter of 2014 is history. Getting outdoors is on our minds and a little preparation is a good thing. Whether you’re spending time in the garden, on the golf course, playing some tennis or headed to the beach, you need to be thinking about your skin. Healthy tanning takes preparation!
Information on why you should avoid sunburn at all costs from WebMD: You lie out in the sun hoping to get a golden tan, but instead walk away from your lounge chair with a sunburn looking like a lobster that’s been left in the pot too long. Despite health warnings about sun damage, many of us
This is how tanning salon owners want you to think about tanning. As written in Smart Tan Magazine: Tanning takes place in the skin’s outer layer: the epidermis. About 5% of the cells in your epidermis are special cells called melanocytes. When exposed to UVB light, melanocytes produce pinkish colored melanin that is absorbed by