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How Smoking Ages Your Skin

We all know that smoking is a bad habit. It causes a slew of health and aesthetic issues, such as lung cancer, respiratory problems and of course, premature aging of the skin. Without a doubt, smoking can add years to your face, but do you know why it wreaks such havoc?Well, to start there are more than 4000 [...]

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Use it Wisely: The Benefits of Sunscreen

Before we know it, summer will be here. With this glorious season comes beautiful, warm weather, brilliant and bright days, and of course, excursions to the beach and outdoor patios. While it is wonderful to enjoy these moments to the fullest, always remember to apply sunscreen. Why? In addition to the increased threat of skin cancer, repeated [...]

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How to Choose A Concealer That Is Right For You

A good concealer can truly be a girl’s best friend. It works overtime to perfect your skin by covering spots and blemishes, minimizing dark circles, and even out discoloration. Still, choosing a concealer can be a tricky task. To look your best, you want to diminish imperfections, yet still look natural. Here are a few things things to keep [...]

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People Become Happier As They Get Older, Studies Show

The results are in…..and life only gets better as you get older.According to a 2008 University of Chicago study, happiness actually seems to increase with age. From 1972 - 2004, researchers conducted in-person interviews with thousands of participants, asking the following question: “Taken all together, how would you say things are these days-would you say that you are [...]

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​Anti- Aging And Oily Skin: How To Deal

When I was young, I was told that I would be thanking my lucky stars for my oily skin. I would be exempt from the problem most women over 40 face, that of dry papery skin and loss of collagen. Having oily skin as you age can prove to be extremely difficult. Especially because most companies assume [...]

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Makeup Tricks that Make You Look Younger

BlushAs we age, our faces tend to lose color leading to a washed out complexion. If you’ve always stuck with bronzer, now might be the time to try a cream blush on the apples of the cheeks for a dewy glow. Ease Up On The FoundationCaked on foundation brings attention to wrinkles because the product tends to settle [...]

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We Did The Warm Honey Lemon Water Challenge, And You Should Too

The internet has been abuzz lately with Crystal Davis and her honey-lemon water.She claims that if you drink the mix every single day the health benefits are enormous. Skin looks fresher, your digestion becomes easier, you don’t get sick. Seems like such an easy fix for a slew of problems. So the question is, does [...]

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The 5 Foods You Didn't Know Were Bad For Your Skin

That old "you are what you eat" saying your mother used to scold you with? Turns out it holds true for your skin. Fill up on refined sugars, carbs, and trans fats and you may find yourself gasping at the mirror in the morning. A poor diet, according to Patricia Farris, MD, can cause inflamation. [...]

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What My Mother Taught Me about Aging Gracefully

There is often such a fine line between looking young and trying too hard to be young. We often see celebrities with cartoonish plastic surgery, or women who have lost the ability to express emotion with their faces. The media lingo for women who are over 40 can often be confusing. Not looking your age is said to be [...]

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Top Five Chemicals In Skincare You Should Be Avoiding

For a product to be considered food grade, it must go through a multitude of tests and checks in order to make it on the shelves. The rationale behind this is that, obviously, what we put in our mouth directly translates to how our bodies feel and look. We go to the store and buy organic fruit, checking the [...]

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