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5 Reasons Why You Might Be Losing Hair

As the old adage goes “A girl can never be to skinny.” (or have too many shoes, for that matter). But chances are, you’d never want the word “thin” to be associated with your hair. Yet, many of our stealth hair-cidal habits are causing our locks to become prematurely thin and lacklustre on a daily basis. From our breakfast routines to our ponytails, study up on these top 6 surprising saboteurs that’s causing our tress distress on the inside and out. For all you know, beauti-“full” hair might just be a few simple lifestyle tweaks away.   #1 NUTRITIONAL IMBALANCES While you might feel refreshed and featherlight with a week-long juice cleanse, crash dieting means serious bad news for your hair. “We are conditioned to only think about our hair externally, but it’s basically a highly sensitive barometer of our overall health. Changes in our hair are frequently one of the first visible signs when there’s something amiss internally, since our crowning glory is considered a ‘non-essential’ accessory by our bodies and follicles are Continue Reading

The 5 Best Things To Do At Home For Better Skin

Skincare regimens today can be a little confusing (or excessive) for some. Seriously, there are hundreds of ingredients for every skin issue, so how does one choose? And there are only so many things we can apply to our skin everyday. Our skin is fragile and stressful lifestyles, less-than-optimal diets as well as environmental pollution cause our skin to look dull and dry. You may not be able to change these but there are certainly ways to regain that glow and radiance. So fret not, here are the simplest, yet most effective home remedies for natural, flawless-looking skin.   SECRET INGREDIENT #1 RETINOL This is the secret ingredient in every dermatologist’s beauty armoury, and the skin hero everyone needs in their skincare regime for a flawless complexion. A type of compound related to vitamin A, retinol can be found in over-the-counter skincare products and is converted to the active version once in contact with skin. It works to increase cellular turnover, stimulate production of collagen (therefore smoothens fine lines and Continue Reading

5 MISTAKES THAT ARE AGING YOUR EYES

The eyes are windows to the soul, but they are also giveaway signs of aging. Find out about the biggest mistakes people make to their eyelids that age them at a faster rate and how to tone up your gaze.   1. RUBBING YOUR EYES Rubbing your eyes is usually therapeutic – it helps to soothe dry eyes or relieve an itch! But rubbing the delicate skin around the eyes can break tiny blood vessels, causing dark eye circles to look worse.   2. FORGETTING THE SHADE FACTOR The skin around the eyes is just as susceptible to damage by the sun’s harmful UV rays which prematurely age and damage the eyelids. Look for sunglasses that guard against at least 99% of UVA and UVB rays. Some people may find polarized glasses clearer but note that these do not come with full UV protection.   3. NOT ENOUGH QUALITY SLEEP It is not called beauty sleep for no reason. Lack of quality sleep deprives the body from repairing cellular damage. Continue Reading

Here’s How You Can Body Sculpt Without Surgery

I have always envied people who live in countries in the temperate zones of the southern and northern hemispheres. Folks like me in Singapore who live literally in middle earth – near the equator bear with the monotonous hot and humid climate all year round. So we don’t have the luxury of hiding beneath thick winter coats, and the motivation to keep in shape needs to be there throughout. If you are a distance away from your weightloss goals, here are some of the latest fat busting treatments that delivers results, without having to go under the knife. Read More: 5 Ways Botox Benefits Your Skin Apart from Fighting Wrinkles   1. GO WITH THE GUT The number 1 secret of weight loss that no one talks about? Poop. The fact that extra poop sits around in your body IS excess weight. An optimal giestive system aids with weight loss. Detox gently with Daily Cleanse, an all-natural bowel regulator that contains digestion-optimizing botanicals. This also helps reduce gas and bloating Continue Reading

The Best No-Downtime Anti-Aging Investments That Deliver Results

The term “plastic surgery” prompts images of bandages, swelling and in general, loads of downtime to flash to mind. The good news is, times have changed, and there are many alternative procedures that don’t require the knife or needle. SKIN checked out the latest game-changing anti-aging beauty innovations that lets you look your best, without having to venture into invasive surgical procedures.   KEEP IT FOREVER YOUNG WITH BBL This should rank at the top of your list if you need hard evidence that the treatment works. BBL (broadband light) Forever Young is Sciton’s prized protocol which harnesses the power of light to keep skin firm and wrinkles at bay for years to come. In fact, the BBL Forever Young has been shown in a study by Stanford University to actually change the expression of genes associated with aging, functionally rejuvenating skin and delaying skin aging. Read More: 6 Insta-Treats That Deliver Results in Under 60 Minutes TARGET AGING AT ITS (DNA) CORE – YOUTH SAVANT One of the signs Continue Reading