As soon as some men are told about skin care their eyes glaze over and their minds immediately default to women buying over-priced moisturizers, serums, and cleansers with aspirations of looking more beautiful. Although it’s true that the skin care industry predominantly targets women, men should know that taking good care of their skin could only benefit their lives, as investing in a skincare routine will help reduce fine lines and wrinkles over time.
Your skin, the largest and one of the most important organs in your body, is subject to changes and reactions stemming from various sources, such as puberty or hormonal cycles, especially on and around the face. Most of us know that the skin changes due to a variety of factors, such as the weather, age, and even different environments.
Many of us still haven’t heard of the harmful effects of self-tanners. Whether it be tanning beds or self tanner products, the lotions, sprays, and gels that are applied on the skin, it’s important to know how these can effect your skin, both in the short and long term. After looking for some answers, we found that self tanning is rarely, if ever, a healthy tanning option.
There are many animals suffering today without reason due to a number of companies that are torturing and killing about 200,000 animals every year in order to test out their body care products, such as soaps, shampoos, and other beauty and cosmetics products. These animals, ranging from rats and mice to rabbits and guinea pigs, have things jammed down their throats, poured into their eyes, and smeared on their skin until they’re unnecessarily killed.
We know, it sounds totally counter-productive to help treat oily skin by applying even more oil. However, applying certain oils to your skin, in the right amounts, can truly be the salvation you’ve been looking for when it comes to having chronically oily skin. These oils, which help in the fight against acne and inflammation, are made up of natural, soothing combinations of vitamins, amino acids, and anti-oxidants.
Times have changed, for everyone. No matter your race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or your political beliefs, you have, in some way been effected by the global pandemic, the coronavirus. As important preventative measures to stay safe from the virus, we are now washing our hands more than ever, using hand sanitizer, and wearing face-masks, sometimes for hours at a time, daily.
There are things we do very often that we don’t even realize are causing damage to our skin. At times things we do become so routine that we don’t stop to consider the harmful effects they may have. I know I have been guilty of many of these, but the good news is they’re super easy to fix! Making these small changes in your life can really begin to improve your skin!
Beauty is something we all strive for, men, women, children, and older folks alike. It is an important aspect of every day life, both independently and socially. There are so many factors that could make a person beautiful, whether it be personality, style, values, energy or even the sound of their voice.
Peptides, short chains of amino acids, are the building blocks of proteins. There are hundreds of different peptides formed by different combinations of amino acids. Peptides support your skin in many ways by firming, soothing and hydrating as well as building skin from the inside out.
While botox is highly glamorized by the media and hollywood, it can actually have some long lasting effects that could do more damage than good to your skin, especially when starting at a young age. 20% of people in their 30s do botox in order to try to prevent the aging process, when wrinkles haven’t even developed.
Nowadays, the pressure of having smooth, glowing, and picture-perfect skin is more prevalent than ever. With the influence of social media, many people are invested in upkeeping and maintaining their looks. In addition to that, influencers and celebrities often sport unrealistic, and oftentimes photoshopped, smooth, perfect skin, which creates a higher demand for a product that helps us achieve celebrity-status skin. Since being approved for cosmetic use in 2002, Botox has become a multi-billion dollar industry.
Collagen is a structural protein that is located throughout many areas of the body, including the skin. There is a reason “collagen is becoming a buzz word in the beauty industry, as it supports the skin’s structure, it’s plumpness and qualities of elasticity. As we go through life, a build up of damage from the sun and environmental exposures, together with the aging process, deplete our collagen count and production levels. Fear not! We can now naturally boost our collagen production levels by eating these foods:
Besides our faces, our hands are the most commonly exposed parts of our body. They are essential in completing simple day to day tasks. We use our hands for a variety of things and, at times, they go through a lot to get things done. At times, we don’t realize the pressures we put on our hands and we do not care for them the way they should be cared for. It’s our responsibility, to the longevity of our hand-health, to take the time to keep our hands looking and feeling great! There are things you and I can do regularly to ensure our hands stay strong, fresh, and happy!
There are many different types and even degrees of burns that can afflict somebodies skin. These factors are largely dependent upon the reason of the burn and how critically the skin was damaged. For example “open flames” are generally among the usual causes of people getting burned. However, there are various other causes. These include friction burns, cold burns, thermal burns, radiation burns, chemical burns, and electric burns. The degree to which the skin is damaged is also grouped into four categories by medical experts as first, second, third, and fourth degree burns.
The purpose of this phase is to fill and cover the wound. Three stages occur within this phase. First, connective tissue fills the wound and new blood vessels are developed in the area. Next, the “borders” of the wound contract and pull together towards the center. Lastly, epithelial cells are brought forth until they cover the entire wound.
Aloe Vera, a green, cactus looking plant, and one of the key ingredient in our Multifunction Ointment, is an old plant which was used to provide various benefits for the skin, overall health, and more. Aloe Vera is very rich in Vitamins, keeping the skin looking young, vibrant and happy. It also has powerful anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties, making it an amazing ingredient for skin-healing.
Moisturizers and serums are usually the go to when considering skincare regimens, however it should be known that the natural glow can be achieved by drinking the right drinks! Staying hydrated is not just a tip, it is necessary and vital for your skin’s health and beauty.
We know that diaper rash is never fun. However, diaper rash is relatively easy to treat. Seeing some red bumps on your baby’s bottom is a part of the parenting process. When urine and stool are pressed on the skin for a period of time, they break through the skins protective barrier and results in a rash.
When you’re deprived of sleep, the body produces more cortisol, also known as the “stress hormone.” When the levels of cortisol begin to elevate, stress and inflammation begin to rise with it, which has a direct effect on the skin. The visible consequences could be swollen eye lids, darkened under-eye circles, paler skin, more wrinkles, and fine lines.
Everything you eat becomes a part of not only your inner system, but the outer make up of your body as well. The opposite is also true. If we give less significance to the importance of eating a healthy diet, the detrimental effects may show up on your skin. If you want truly vibrant and younger looking skin, invest in a healthy skin diet!
Plant stem cells, an ingredient group in our Natural Revitalizer, are increasingly being appreciated for their powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The cosmetic and beauty benefits of using stem cells are evident. They assist in protecting the skin from sun damage and they rejuvenate the skin by refreshing the face with a skin lifting effect.
Ceramides are lipid molecules found in high concentrations within cell membranes in the upper layer of the skin. They hold skin cells together, forming a protective layer that plumps the skin and holds moisture. They also act as a barrier against bacteria and environmental pollutants. Ceramides lock moisture into your skin, which helps prevent dryness and irritation.