Skin Care Awareness Month Month

With all the days to enjoy fun in the sun comes responsibility to protect your skin and your body.

Skin Care Awareness Month

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Top 10 Popular Household Beauty Products For 2017

Natural products right from the kitchen are always a better alternative to those sold in the market. Making your own beauty products means customized products that meet your personal needs. Homemade beauty products require fewer ingredients and tend to last longer than store bought.

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Scalp Tenderness: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Pain occurring on and around the scalp might be triggered by various factors, which may be physical (ultraviolet radiation, heat, cold, and wind), chemical (cosmetics, soap, water, and pollution), psychogenic (stress), or hormonal (menstrual cycle).

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Yoga for a Glowing Skin

Not only does Yoga help in keeping your body healthy and energetic, but also aids the health of your skin thus providing you with a natural glow and radiance. Our ancestors did not use any cosmetic products, but still exhibited a glow and shine which was reflective of inner health.

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Facial Exercise: A Quick Refresher And Toner

Tension shows in your face when your features look drawn and your expressions frozen and rather set. A good laugh is the best way to relax a tense face, but this exercise routine will help you to liberate and tone the key muscles quickly: try it when you are sitting in the bath , not at the traffic lights.

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Skin Care During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of change, from stretch marks to acne, your skin reflects the big transformation that's occurring in your body. While not every woman will experience all of these skin changes during pregnancy, here are a few things you might notice.

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Anti-wrinkle creams: do they work?

31 August 2016

Wrinkles are a by-product of the aging process. With age, skin cells divide more slowly, and the inner layer, called the dermis, begins to thin. The network of elastin (the protein which causes skin to stretch) and collagen fibers (the major structural proteins in the skin), which support the outer layer, loosen and unravel, causing depressions on the surface. With aging, skin also loses its elasticity, is less able to retain moisture, oil-secreting glands are less efficient and the skin is slower to heal. All of these contribute to the development of wrinkles.

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Nail Salon Health Hazards

Nail salons use a wide variety of toxic chemicals that can cause cancer, respiratory disease, disorders of the nervous and reproductive systems, and skin damage.

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Aloe Vera : a wonder plant for skin

05 October 2016

Aloe is a lily-like, green, and sometimes spiny shrub with very little, if any, stem. Aloe Vera derives its name from the Arabic word 'alloeh', which means bitter. With a high water content of nearly 96%, the aloe vera plant has been hailed as a medicinal plant with many a beneficial property. The aloe vera plant can easily be grown at home - it is virtually maintenance free.


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Skin Infections and Infestations

26 July 2016

Infections and Infestations of the skin are most often accompanied by a rash and itching. Both Infections and Infestations are contracted by direct close contact with another infected/infested being or contaminated articles.


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Herbs Offering Sun Protection

08 October 2014

When it comes to sun damage, prevention is the key, so do your best to limit your sun exposure, and wear protective clothing or sunscreen when you go outside. Almost 75 percent of sun damage occurs without our even going to the beach or lying out in the sun - as we walk down the street, ride a bike or even drive a car (if the windows are down). Special skin cells spread a dark pigment called melanin through the skin to tan it, protecting sensitive underlying cells from the sun's destructive tendencies.


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Rate Your Self Image:

 

A healthy self image contributes to the way we look and if we look good we feel good about ourselves. Most women at one time or another in their lives suffer from poor self esteem some more than others. Maintaining a strong healthy self esteem is not always easy in a society that has high expectations for performance and attractiveness.