What Alcohol Really Does To Your Skin

We all love a little tipple every now and then. Whether it’s meeting up with your girlfriends for a good cocktail after work, enjoying a drink with an evening meal or having a glass of wine at home to unwind after a busy day, modern women are consuming more alcohol than ever. Most of us are aware about the effect an extra glass of wine has on our waistline, but how many of us ever considered what effect it’s having on our skin? So can drinking alcohol really speed up the clock? Well, the truth is yes, it can make you age faster by causing premature wrinkles, dehydration and loss of collagen. So put down the glass of wine and learn how booze wrecks your skin.   Puffer Flusher Alcohol works as a vasodilator when it is metabolised. It simply means that it widens the blood vessels that bring blood to the skin. This can lead to redness as well as puffiness or swelling. When one consume a lot of Continue Reading

Dream Sculpture – The Secret To Ageless Beauty

Do you wish you had alluring smooth skin like a celebrity on the red carpet or the perfect cheekbones of Kim Kardashian? You have definitely heard of injectable treatments such as botox and fillers, as just about every A-list celebrity has had them done. Have you ever wondered how some middle-aged celebs look younger and younger every year? Superstar like Madonna is once again speculated to have had another plastic surgery to bring in her youthful vibe. Some experts speculate that the singer have had dermal fillers like Sculptra or Juvederm. Even Simon Cowell commented that he considers Botox as much a part of his routine as toothpaste!   Madonna looks unbelievable and natural. Experts believe the singer has cosmetic treatments done such as fat grafting, Sculptra or dermal fillers. Thanks to a regular diet of lasers, radio-frequency and needles, many middle-aged celebs look younger than ever. Injectables are the most sought after cosmetic treatment. American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reveals that there were more than 8.5million cosmetics minimally-invasive Continue Reading

Proven Ways To Slow Down The Skin Ageing Process

Be Religious About Applying Your Sunscreen Heard of the Slip-Slop-Slap campaign that was raised to raise awareness about the risks of skin cancer in Australia? Well, since we can’t Slip on a shirt over our faces, Slop-ping on the SPF50 sunscreen is probably more important in this respect. Don’t be fooled and skip the sunscreen on a less-than-sunny day. Fact is, our skin doesn’t need to feel the sun in order to be damaged. UVA rays are potent “silent’ skin agers and do not burn skin at all.   For those who need some quick advice, physical sunblocks are also known as mineral sunblocks, and these contain zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, or both. Compared to chemical sunblocks which contain active ingredients like avobenzone or oxybenzone, physical sunblocks are more stable and less likely to cause skin irritations. However, if the thought of zinc oxide leaving a chalky cast on your face puts you off, try a wash-on sunscreen. Read more: I Found A Wash-On Sunscreen. You Are Going To Want Continue Reading

What To Do About Your Neck

Your aesthetician is probably starting to sound like a broken record, going on and on, warning about how you will regret slathering on all the serums and creams on the face but not the neck. For some unfortunate people however, deep horizontal creases appear really early and has no connection to age or skincare. It seems that the bothersome neck lines that often give away one’s actual age are caused by a combination of natural aging and environmental factors such as exposure to the sun and smoking. And now that we are sunken deep in the digital age, there is the problem of the “tech neck” – too much bending of our heads down and folding the skin of the neck resulting in premature wrinkles of the neck. What a dreadful thing, I agree. Here are 5 treatments that you can find in a doctor’s clinic that can radically salvage and reverse the telltale signs on your neck.   Ultherapy Upper & Lower Neck For those who have never heard Continue Reading

5 Parts Of Your Body That Betray Your Age

We know that most of you do give a lot of love and time to your faces. A full skincare regimen from normal cleansing, scrubs, peels, nourishment with remarkable skincare and even to anti-aging lasers and other skin tightening treatments. But most women are oblivious to all the signs of aging below the jawline. Here are 5 body parts that undergo accelerated aging which people frequently neglect and show signs of vintage that betray your real age.   1. Neck Youthful-looking necks are tight and almost crease-free. On the contrary, aged-looking necks have thin, crepey skin with deep creases, and worse, gravity’s work over the years loosen the muscle bands in the neck, and sagginess of the jawline and upper neck makes one look like the face is starting to pour into the neck. For mild signs of aging such as fine lines and early wrinkles, try a resurfacing treatment such as SmartX Lite. This fractional carbon dioxide laser has a patented intelligent scanning technology which makes it suitable for Continue Reading