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Why Homeopathy Is Not Always Good

Why Homeopathy Is Not Always Good

With the current ‘everything-organic’ trend, a lot of people are reaching for medicinal herbs or alternative medications. While there is nothing wrong with that – provided that what you’re taking is FDA approved – it has been reported in the March/April issue of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal that an astounding 70 percent of plastic surgery patients fail to inform their physicians that they are taking alternative medicines. It maybe due to plain and simple negligence. However, some of the patien…

Prevent Wrinkles The Natural Way

Prevent Wrinkles The Natural Way

Our society has put so much premium on youth and beauty. So much so that anti-aging products flood the market. Anti-aging technology and medical procedures are also the rage among the middle-aged. We tend to forget that there are ‘natural’ ways to keep us looking young. Natural ways to keep skin younger lookingExperts agree that sun exposure speeds up aging. So protect you skin from the sun at all times. Use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher to protect your skin against harmful UV rays. Do not sun…

Do Anti-Wrinkle Creams Work?

Do Anti-Wrinkle Creams Work?

Anti-wrinkle creams flood the market due to women’s desire to remain young-looking. However, the question is do these anti-wrinkle creams actually work? Experts say that in general, anti-wrinkle creams remove the dead anti-layers of the skin or hydrate the skin to make it appear plump, but do not permanently remove wrinkles. Continued use is also needed, as wrinkles reappear once you stop using the product. Given these facts, experts suggest using products that contain the following:Vitamin C an…

Thermage Face-Lift without Surgery

Thermage Face-Lift without Surgery

Botox, watch out. There is a relatively new product (FDA approved in 2001) that makes the skin look younger without surgery, and more importantly, without making your face look rigid. What is thermage?Thermage is procedure that radiofrequency technology to tighten aging skin, making it appear more youthful, especially around the eyes and forehead. It is non-invasive, there will be no cuts and incisions. On top of that, it requires virtually no recovery time.  How does thermage work?Thermage work…

Active Ingredients of Anti-Wrinkle Cream

Active Ingredients of Anti-Wrinkle Cream

Wrinkle creams are cosmetic skin care products that usually offers to diminish or reduce wrinkles and other blemishes on the skin to make people look younger. The effect of most anti-wrinkle creams depend on the active ingredients that they contain. They can improve the condition of the skin as well as make in look better and younger in a variety of ways. Here are some of the common active ingredients found in most popular over the counter wrinkle creams. Hydroxy AcidsHydroxy acids are common ac…

How to Evaluate Anti-Wrinkle Creams

How to Evaluate Anti-Wrinkle Creams

Wrinkle creams have become quite popular as more and more people try to look younger, longer. As a means to avoid age related wrinkles from developing further, many have resorted to using anti-wrinkle creams to help get rid of these unsightly marks of natural aging. But are all anti-wrinkle creams in the market effective? Safety and EffectivenessMost wrinkle creams in the market today are considered by the Food and Drug Administration are classified as cosmetics. Products classified as such are …

Anti-Aging Skin Care

Anti-Aging Skin Care

Wash your face in the morning with a cleanser containing glycolic acid or as salicylic acid to exfoliate dead skin cells. Moisturize twice a day to keep skin hydrated. For day, use an SPF 15 lotion labeled “broad-spectrum.” To protect skin from the environmental damage that causes sagging, apply an antioxidant cream or serum on your face and neck (look on the label for ingredients such as green or white tea, idebenone, vitamins c and e, Coenzyme Q10, or alpha lipoid acid). Smooth on …