On top of having things to worry about, we often worry about worrying and make the whole thing worse. Thinking too negatively or intensely on problems has been shown to exacerbate them. Meta-anxiety is a real thing Worry and concern about aging, weight, or other outward appearances can actually negatively impact our health and theContinue Reading
Chemicals can produce frightening images of burns, allergic reactions, or deformities. But that’s not all they can do. They can relieve pain, safely cleanse, or improve a product’s efficacy. It’s important to widen our knowledge and understanding of chemicals because they are in everything, and they are everything. Chemicals are literally everything. They are theContinue Reading
Our bodies change, sometimes drastically, sometimes subtly, but over time we notice differences that weren’t there before. Certainly, there are cosmetic changes that we wish didn’t have to happen like fine lines and wrinkles, but there are certain skin changes that shouldn’t go overlooked. Considering it’s your biggest organ the skin is able to reflectContinue Reading
Aloe Vera Hydrating Mask: A very simple DIY Aloe vera helps moisturize and heal your skin from damage since it provides better elasticity for the skin. It also is an amazing moisturizer because it harnesses water droplets in the air and keeps the moisture in your face to keep the water from evaporating. Ingredients: -AloeContinue Reading
What are Free Radicals? The easy scientific explanation of free radicals is that they are unstable molecules that can damage our cells. “Free radical theory of aging” is when atoms are taken away from molecules in the skin, which harms the skin’s DNA, making the process of aging faster. A good way toContinue Reading
Skin Care Tip: Snack on Citrus VITAMIN C IS AN ANTIXOIDANT THAT HELPS PROTECT YOUR SKIN FROM THE SUN. IT DEFENDS THE SKIN FROM FREE-RADICALS. IT IS ALSO INCREASES THE QUALITY OF COLLAGEN WHICH HELPS REDUCE THE APPEARANCE OF WRINKLES.
The Surprising Skin Care Benefits of Garlic Garlic might not be your first choice when it comes to skin care especially with that funky smell that comes with it. But before you dismiss it completely, did you know that garlic is one element that has been valued, for over 5,000 years for its ability toContinue Reading
Hyaluronic acid is great for keeping your skin supple and healthy. Its main function is to keep moisture on your skin and make your tissues moist and lubricated. Hyaluronic acid helps prevent wrinkles and decreases the look of fine lines. Having it in your skin care cream is a great benefit. Try Perfect Image’s Hydra-RepairContinue Reading
Who wants glowing skin?? Well drink up! Summer is on full blast. I’m sure everybody needs to hydrate in this unforgiving heat. But did you know that some drinks can have more benefits than hydration? Some drinks can even make your skin look healthier and brighter. Here are 5 healthy drinks that will get youContinue Reading
How Smoking Affects your Skin Everyone knows that smoking cigarettes is bad for you. Smoking has harmful effects on your heart, lungs, brain, and your sex life! But do you know that smoking can ruin your good looks as well? Here are some more reasons to kick the nasty habit when it comes to skinContinue Reading
Is What You’re Eating Causing you to Age? Yes, what you put inside your body can make or break the way you look on the outside. There are foods to keep skin hydrated and soft and foods that protect skin cells from damage (i.e. wrinkles). And there are even foods that might hurt our skin.Continue Reading
For all our skincare and makeup fans out there, there is an often unspoken truth in the beauty industry that needs to be discussed. Though it’s not revolutionary, it seems to go under the radar in our quest for unblemished, glowing skin. Are you ready? You need to eat better. There, it’s been said. UnderscoringContinue Reading
A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK THAT EATING CHOCOLATES CAN CAUSE ACNE. HOWEVER, THERE HASN’T BEEN A SCIENTIFIC FINDING THAT CONFIRMS THAT CHOCOLATES CAN MAKE YOU BREAK OUT, SO EAT UP! DARK CHOCOLATES HAVE ANTIOXIDANTS THAT WILL HELP PROTECT YOUR SKIN. EAT A SMALL PIECE AND YOU WILL FEEL ALL SORTS OF HAPPY TOO!
5 Skin-Friendly Meal Ideas That Are Easy to Make! Are you tired of meals being an overpriced, nutritional train wreck? Do you groan and drag your feet every time you think about packing lunch? Here’s some motivation: It’s simply better and cheaper for you. When you make your own meal, you can use fresh ingredients,Continue Reading
Healthy Self means to heal thy self We all need some healing in order to be healthy.
Good Skin Care for Diabetics One third of people with diabetes at some time in their lives experienced having a skin disorder, this is according to the American Diabetes Association. The good news is most of these skin disorders can be treated and prevented. Here’s a list of things you can do to prevent skinContinue Reading
CLEAN HANDS- What you may not know Do you blame your make up brush or internal imbalance for your breakouts? Well, maybe your own hands are the culprit! Our hands are carrying around billions of bacteria at any given time which inevitably gets transferred onto our faces. Never put on makeup, use skincare products, orContinue Reading
Skin Care Basics Cleanse, nourish, protect — those are the three skin care basics that will keep skin looking, feeling, and functioning great. 1. Cleanse: the most basic step to getting clear skin is having clean skin. Breakouts are more likely to happen when there’s dirt and oil that clog the pores. MakeContinue Reading
For Healthier Skin, you need… Vitamin A to help heal sun damage and cellulite. Vitamin D which reduces spots and growth. Vitamin E which protects skin from sun damage and ageing. Vitamin C which boosts collagen production.
Face mapping is a great tool to understanding your acne. Where your acne is concentrated tells a lot about your overall health. Looking at this face map will help you better understand your body and what you can do to have a more balanced health while getting rid of your breakouts at the same.Continue Reading