With constant advertising and claims surrounding sunscreen, it can be difficult to know what information is accurate and which claims are false. Understanding the truth is critical to skin care and can help prevent melanoma and other problems associated with sun exposure. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions that will help make sunscreen decisions easier to make and time spent in the sun safer. Continue reading
Finding the secret to reversing aging is something with which the cosmetics industry will likely always be obsessed. As science marches on and companies continue their research, there will always be new discoveries made. One of the latest compounds found to be helpful in the fight against aging seems to be nothing less than actual gold. While it may seem odd that this precious mineral would be used in the cosmetics industry, it is already causing quite a stir. New technology has met a timeless symbol of wealth, and the results seem to be something that everyone should take a bit of time to observe. Continue reading
One of the greatest temptations any girl has to face is the beauty aisle at any department store. Instead of buying all kinds of good stuff just because it looks promising, take a look at what sits at home instead. Even if you’re just using food, what matters is that it delivers results. You may miss out on having tons of cute products in your purse but you will look great. Continue reading
Women in their twenties or their thirties might already feel the pressure of aging on their skin care and look to a cosmetic solution. The practice of getting better quality skin at a younger age is by no means a new one, but one that health and beauty companies are zeroing in on to gain a larger market share. After all, even younger women are not immune to skin complications that make them yearn for a better look. Continue reading
Skin cancer is a major problem. Though largely preventable, few individuals take the time to pursue the measures necessary to avoid risky situations. As researchers spend more time looking in to this form of cancer, they are able to better determine which activities are likely to lead to greater chances for the development of skin cancer. While everything from cosmetics to driving can be linked in one way or another, the use of tanning beds has been shown to be one of the activities with the greatest risk of causing skin cancer. Continue reading
It’s no secret that people want to have good-looking skin regardless of how old they are. People are always looking for ways to keep their skin looking youthful, but they often do not know how to properly take care of their skin in order to have it looking the way they want. In order to keep one’s skin in the best possible condition, one needs to learn proper skin care protection techniques. Luckily, medical experts at Harvard have fully explained how to properly take care of skin. Continue reading
Most people enjoy the onset of summer and tend to forget about skin care while lying in the sun for an entire day at the beach. The ensuing sunburn can be a nightmare, as skin becomes red and itchy and it becomes impossible to resist the urge to scratch. For some people, the skin becomes scaly, catalyzing the wrinkling process.
So, what is to be done when one starts to get sunburns? With ibuprofen tablets and hydrocortisone cream, sunburns can disappear in a few days. Here are common ways of treating sunburns: Continue reading
It has been said time and again that the most important weapon against any skin problems is for one to have adequate sun protection. Since it is impractical for any person to just stay indoors for most of their life then the easiest, most affordable, and most practical way to get the necessary sun protection is a daily dose of sunscreen. Since there are many different versions and brands of sunscreen vying for consumers’ attention, one may find it confusing and difficult to decide on which one to buy. Here are some answers that consumers need to know about buying the best sunscreen. Continue reading
A recent study delivered great news for users of anti-wrinkle concoctions and expensive skin serums. Simple SPF 15+ sunscreen can prevent the aging effects of sun exposure and, in some cases, reverse it. These findings will free many from the expense of purchasing pricey skin care products in order to keep their skin looking firm and young.
Researchers studied 900 Australian men and women from 1992 to 1996, splitting them into several groups. One group’s members were told to use SPF 15+ sunscreen at their discretion. Another group was instructed to use the same strength sunscreen on their heads, necks, arms, and hands daily, and to reapply it if they sweated heavily or went swimming. Continue reading
One should know that what they eat is reflected in how their skin may look. If one wants their skin to glow and still look sweet sixteen in your late 30’s, you should be choosier on the kinds of food you eat.
Not all food makes your skin look young, there are only a few that have such ability, and which one should consider incorporating into their daily diet. The following are five foods for skin care, which will make the skin look younger: Continue reading
Millions of people apply sunscreen to their skin every day. The ritual protects against skin cancer, and prevents sunburn as well. A new study conducted by the Queensland Institute of Medical Research at the University of Queensland now reveals that daily application of sunscreen can dramatically reduce the effects of aging skin. This aging process is known as photo-aging. It’s important to note that sunscreen is beneficial even if one starts applying in it middle age. Continue reading
Various manufacturers of skin care products have come up with a wide range of such products, from expensive doctor’s office treatments to products for use at home, most of these products are readily available on the market today. Read on to learn more about the various skin care options. Continue reading
People tend to frequent the parks right after winter to get a feel of the warm sun that comes with spring. Although many people enjoy the end of winter, to some, it is the beginning of another journey. There are some people whose relationship with the sun changes when they have to use sunscreen lotion all over their bodies to protect their skin from ultra violet rays.
It is not just a few people whose skin is susceptible to sun burns that have to glow from head to toe, but everybody who cares about their skin and wants to prevent cancer. A number of people schedule routine visits to Dermatologists and find that everything is okay, until that dreadful moment when they find out that a sample patch from their skin tested positive for Melanoma. Continue reading
Many celebrities and models admit that their number one beauty secret is to wear sunscreen. Wearing sunscreen has long been the advice of many mothers, but there really is more to wearing sunscreen than a lot of people give thought to. Sunscreen use is important, and not just on sunny and warm days. Continue reading
Even though sun damage is dangerous, people consistently decide to turn to tanning beds for a bronzed appearance. There are a great number of skin care products that line store shelves. Cosmetics, including bronzers, have been created to achieve a sun kissed look without the damaging effects. Recent times have also seen a growing trend toward pale skin as well. Despite these facts, a great number of people cannot get out of the tanning habit. This is because UV rays may be addictive. Continue reading
Recent research indicates that nanoparticles of pure gold discovered in common items, like personal cosmetics products (along with solar cells and MRI contrast drug delivery agents) can hinder fat (adipose) storage and produce accelerated wrinkles and aging. Also, these particles can slow down injury healing and cause diabetes. This work is detailed in the journal Nanotoxicology. Continue reading
The skin, as body’s largest organ, does a magnificent job protecting the inner body from a number of threats such as infections, sunlight, dehydration, dirt and chemicals. The epidermis, the top, outer layer of the skin, serves as an important barrier to the outside.
With all these impacts, men’s skin can require some special effort to keep it performing at its peak. Some specific problems and solutions for the average man dealing with skin problems are discussed below. Continue reading