Month: September 2008

4 Tips To Caring For Dry Skin

Dry skin can feel uncomfortable, often itching and flaking. Millions of people cope with excessive dryness, which can be exacerbated by harsh cleansers, low humidity, UV exposure and even some medications. When skin is dry, a damaged skin barrier is usually involved. This results in the inability of skin to retain moisture and prevent its… Read more »

What Are Dermal Fillers?

*photo Restylane.com The formation of fine lines and wrinkles is part of the skin’s natural aging process. The older we become, the more pronounced these lines and wrinkles are. This is due to the breakdown of collagen fibers and the loss of elastin as we grow older. However, the problem can be worsened by sun… Read more »

Green Cream – Retinol Skin Care

Most of us understand the importance of combining a range of effective ingredients in our skin care regimen to deliver optimal results for beautiful and healthy skin. In addition to antioxidants – Vitamins C and E – alpha and beta hydroxy acids, gentle cleansers, non-greasy moisturizers and effective sunscreens, retinoids are another ingredient to consider… Read more »

How To Treat And Eliminate Blackheads

While blackheads might initially give the appearance of dirty skin, they’re actually the result of trapped sebum that has undergone an oxidation process within your pores. Under normal circumstances, your body produces sebum which exits your pores and coats your skin. Its production is controlled by your body’s hormones. Occasionally, those hormones can produce excess… Read more »