Puff, Puff, Pass (on the Cigarette)

It’s no secret that smoking has detrimental effects on the brain, lungs, heart, and practically the entirety of the human body. However, less discussed are those aesthetic consequences that result from smoking; specifically, on the skin. So, if lung cancer, heart disease, a weakened immune system, and risk of infertility...

The Dangers of Pimple Popping

It’s a beautiful day, the birds are chirping, and the sun is shining. Nothing can rain on your parade. Except for that pesky whitehead that has conveniently decided to come up out of nowhere and plant itself smack in the middle of your face. Now, it is normal for you...

Pimple Problems? How to Target Those Irritating Bumps

When it comes to pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads, there is no easy way out. Now, if you’re cringing your face and squirming in your seat with today’s topic, don’t close this page yet – Knowing how to target each type of acne is crucial for clear, spot-free skin. The official...

The Great Debate: Hydrators vs. Moisturizers

When I imagine radiant skin, I also imagine a dressing table overflowing with products essentially screaming “Hydrate! Moisturize!” at me. In the beauty world and to the average customer, the terms hydrated and moisturized are often promised interchangeably. While both processes are essential to nourishing your skin, they are not...

Is Vitamin E the Product for Me?

Vitamin E generally refers to a family of fat-soluble antioxidants. This means that yes, Vitamin E is a vitamin but technically speaking, is actually a blanket name for about eight different types of compounds. Of the eight different forms of Vitamin E, “tocopheryl acetate” and “tocopherol” are the ones most...

Why Am I Balding? DHT and Hair Loss Uncovered 

When it comes to hair loss, everyone is looking for a culprit. Is it because you’re too stressed? Not eating enough? Or just getting old? The truth is that both male and female hair loss is often caused by a hormone called dihydrotestosterone (otherwise known as DHT). DHT is a...

Scalp Health: Where It All Begins 

It really does begin with what’s underneath. The voluminous, luscious locks you have been dreaming about all start with the skin on your head; otherwise known as your scalp. Scalp health may be odd to talk about if you are not rocking the bald look, but it is nonetheless essential...

What’s My Number? Measuring Your Own Cellulite 

When people think of cellulite, they often think of the unpleasant, puckered, almost orange peel-like skin that they just cannot seem to get rid of on their thighs and arms. Although this mental image can be correct in some cases, there are actually different stages of cellulite and each stage...

Cellulite: Most Have It, Few Want It

As young girls reach puberty, they will experience what may seem like an endless amount of body changes. Among those changes is one often dreaded skin development: Cellulite. Cellulite is a term often thrown around by adolescent girls and adult women when talking about the puckered skin on their thighs...

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