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Is This Vitamin The Secret To Smoother Skin?

Doctors say that Vitamin A is fast becoming an essential to feed your skin in order to get a beautiful glow. Here are some of the reasons why this multi-tasking ingredient is a must-have for anyone dreaming of a clear and smoother complexion: Penetrates deeply to stimulate fibroblasts – cells that produce collagen, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Unclogs pores, reduces oil production and therefore reduces acne Exfoliates and increases skin cell turnover, evening out skin tone Lightens sun damage and pigmentation   Are All Vitamin A Formulas Made The Same? For anyone confused by the abundance of Vitamin A products available off the shelf, there are basically 3 retinoids (the umbrella term for Vitamin A products) that we really care about. RETINOIC ACID – this is usually found in prescription formulas and has a direct biological effect on the skin – the vital ingredient that fights aging visibly. This is the active ingredient used in tretinoin creams available through prescription only to treat acne. These prescription-strength Continue Reading

4 Things To Do To Save Your Neck

Sagging skin and wrinkles on the neck is a universal cosmetic problem. Like taxes, it affects all of us. An aging neck is one of the top complaints in those aged above 40. Luckily, unlike taxes, there are safe and legitimate ways to save your neck.   1. Botox Neck Lifting Known as the Nefertiti Lift, this technique relaxes the platysma muscle of the neck, allowing the opposing facial elevator muscles to be more active, resulting in a more lifted and contoured jawline. Expect less obvious jowls and a more defined jawline with this quick fix. A Nefertiti lift lasts between 3 to 6 months on average. While it is not permanent, the procedure is really effective and easy, so most people would go for it at least once or twice a year.   2. Non-invasive skin tightening Have you noticed your skin droop but feel that a surgical facelift for it would be an overkill? Or if you would rather try something completely non-invasive, try Trinity Facelift, a program Continue Reading

Good Beauty Habits You Must Start To Look Younger

Nailing a flawless complexion can be surprisingly easy. The commitment to good beauty habits to maintain your youthful good looks is a lifetime commitment. If you want a firm and toned complexion (who doesn’t!) in the next decade or two, we’ve rounded up a few easy treatments you should start right now.   1. Non-invasive Skin Tightening Treatments Are you one of those who look into the mirror and secretly wished your brows were a little less droopy, cheeks a little more lifted, or jawline a little tighter? You are not alone. One of the most obvious signs of aging is sagging of the skin. Long before it becomes obvious, invest in the currency of youth – collagen. Try the Trinity Facelift, a skinsaver program designed to help aging skin defy gravity. Ultherapy, the only FDA-approved device approved for non-invasive skin lifting uses high intensity focused ultrasound energy, diving 4.5mm beneath the surface of the skin to induce a productive wound healing response, firming and lifting the skin over the Continue Reading

Why Facial Hair Could Be Wrecking Your Complexion

We all have varying degrees of facial hair and irritation, ingrown hairs, acne, hair bumps can come into place whether one takes or doesn’t take the no-shave route. We all know something like smoking ruins your looks, but some tricky complexion situations can also be caused by something as harmless-looking and unassuming as facial hair. Here’s why facial hair removal could be a good idea:   IT CAN EXACERBATE ACNE Acne, in part, is casued by surging hormones known as androgens. Androgens stimulates oil glands in the skin to increase production of oily sebum. Facial hair collects dirt and debris, causing increases sensitivity to acne-producing bacteria, which clogs the pores and results in pimples.   THEY CAUSE RAZOR BUMPS The best way to get rid of razor bumps is to not erm, not shave, at all. These bumps commonly appear after shaving. These appear because sometimes when a hair is cut off just at the surface of the skin, it can grow inwards and cause irritation to the hair follicle, Continue Reading

Why Latest Aesthetic Treatments Mean Less Primping Time Daily

The average woman spends 55 minutes getting ready to go out. While one woman (or man) does not speak for all women, that seems like an awful lot of time devoted to morning primping. I even know of women who spend no less than 2 hours getting ready daily. But being busy isn’t an excuse for not looking your best. Since good skincare tips are worth their weight in gold, we’ve collected the latest aesthetic treatments that will improve the complexion quickly so your morning routine doesn’t feel like such hard work.   1. Keep It Clean And Clear Our skin is the largest organ of our body. Deep cleansing helps to remove excessive buildup of impurities in our skin. Removing impurities allows not only better absorption of skincare but also allows natural skin rejuvenation processes to take place. Try ultrasonic cleansing, a spa treatment which uses ultrasonic wave motion to remove dead skin cells on the surface, and removes impurities such as blackheads and whiteheads.   2. Scrub Away Continue Reading