We all know too much sugar isn’t good for you waistline but did you know it can also have a major effect on the quality of your skin? Added sugar in your diet can make you age faster than normal, contributing to wrinkles and sagging...

If you suffer from acne, you have probably tried every treatment in an tempt to clear your skin but still have annoying breakouts. This could be due to a few other things contributing to your acne that you might not be aware of or don’t...

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Your normal approach to heart health probably revolves around eating healthy and exercising, which is a great plan but we don’t often think beyond the whole foods we eat and look at the individual nutrients and elements we consume. To have a holistic approach to heart health we need to look at the individual nutrients like Magnesium, that our body needs to keep our heart functioning at a healthy level.

face stretchingWe all know exercise is good for our health and building stronger, healthier bodies. No doubt you’ve probably spent some time in the gym lifting weights and performing strength training to get stronger, leaner muscles but there is probably one area of your body you’ve never paid much attention to: your face.

A Vitamin B Gift

9qndjmrmebe-david-everett-strickler The holiday season usually means you take a detour from your usual meal plans and healthy lifestyle. The numerous parties and special dinners filled with food you wouldn’t normally eat and paired with a higher alcohol intake than normal can have some large consequences for your body.

winterWinter weather is officially here and with its arrival you’re probably noticing changes to the look and feel of your skin. The dropping temperatures and howling winds will take away the summer glow you’ve managed to maintain until now and leave you with dry, irritated winter skin.

Rosemary Salt Post Pic "As an esthetician I notice that no matter how good a face looks, the knees and elbows give the age away," says Shawn Duss, an esthetician and makeup artist based in Austin, Texas. "This has made me extra passionate about caring for these parts of my body." 

thanksgiving Thanksgiving weekend is a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends, but it is also a time of year that revolves largely around food. All the gatherings and special dinners probably mean you overindulged this past weekend and relaxed your usual eating habits. The result can cause problems both inside and out, with your skin being the most likely victim of your over-indulging.

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What are Free Radicals?

A free radical is an atom or group of atoms that has an unpaired electron making it unstable and highly reactive. An atom’s chemical behavior changes depending on the number of electrons in its outermost shell. When the outermost shell is full, it is stable, but if the outermost shell is not full, the atom is unstable.