Summer-Parched Skin: Hydrators to the Rescue!

Summer has come to an official close, and with the start of the fall season, skin may feel parched after months of outdoor, warm-weather activities. Dehydrated skin can be caused by both internal and external factors and can affect all skin types – even oily skin. Sun exposure and time spent at the pool or beach over summer are key external factors that lead to the internal problem of parched, dehydrated skin. Dehydrated skin lacks water and can feel tight and dry and appear flaky. Important steps in relieving summer-parched skin and replenishing are drinking plenty of water and adding … Continue reading

Exercise Your Face!

The seasons are getting ready to change! The start of a new season is a perfect time to start something new, such as an exercise program. Exercising the body, of course, is essential for well-being and more toned, firm muscles; but have you ever considered exercising your face? After months of enduring the warm summer sun (or harsh elements of winter), skin may appear lifeless and need extra attention – try Facial Yoga! Facial muscles, like any other muscles, need exercising to maintain tone and shape, and facial yoga can help retain elasticity and reduce signs of wrinkles when performed regularly. High impact … Continue reading

Summer Skin Damage: DNA Repair Enzymes to the Rescue!

Summer is coming to a close, and after months of basking in the sun, enjoying every possible minute of the beautiful warm weather, and maybe even a trip or two to the beach, have you noticed a change in your skin? According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more than 90 percent of the visible changes commonly attributed to skin aging are caused by the sun; so chances are, if you spent time in the sun this summer, you have aged your skin – even if you wore sunscreen! Although sunscreen is absolutely essential in helping to prevent skin aging and … Continue reading