The SK-II Facial Treatment Essence has seen more than 20 million bottles sold to date. With impressive sales like these, you must be wondering what’s so special about this facial essence. The secret seems to be PITERA, the trademarked ingredient developed by SK-II scientists that promises to deliver results such as brighter skin, smooth texture, and a more youthful, radiant complexion. With the SK standing for ‘Secret Key’, is SK-II’s proprietary ingredient PITERA really the secret key to bea...
Everything You Need to Know About How to Properly Wash Your Face
You may assume that washing your face is a pretty simple task; all you have to do is splash some water on your face, add soap, and voilà! Your face is squeaky clean. However, many people underestimate the power of learning how to properly wash your face. Perfecting your cleansing routine will not only keep your skin clean, but can also prevent dryness and breakouts caused by overwashing, reduce signs of aging from washing incorr...
You’ve been told again and again that exfoliation is vital for maintaining glowing, youthful skin. What comes to mind when you think of exfoliation? Walnut shells and microbeads? These ingredients can often be too abrasive for your skin, causing small microtears and irritation, which is why we’d like to introduce you to glycolic acid. Using an acid on your face can seem pretty intimidating, but rest assured that glycolic acid is proven to be both safe and effective. It is available in a varie...
If we told you that sour milk was the key to beautiful, bright, healthy skin, would you believe us? Sour milk contains lactic acid, a multi-tasking ingredient that provides numerous benefits to the skin. Lactic acid benefits include skin exfoliation, brightening, reduced acne breakouts, increased skin hydration, anti-aging effects, and more. Fortunately, lactic acid is included in a variety of skin care products (i.e. lactic acid lotion, lactic acid peel, etc.) so that you don’t have to bathe...
Numerous reality shows and celebrity magazines depict cases of Botox® gone wrong: a person with a completely unnatural, frozen face. Despite the negative media portrayal, this cosmetic procedure is a safe and effective way to give your face a smooth, refreshed look. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about Botox®.
Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes chronic red flushing, primarily on the cheeks, nose, chin, or forehead. This condition typically begins in adults after age 30 and can greatly decrease a person’s quality of life. While the exact causes of this condition are unclear, we do know that genetics, environmental triggers, inflammation, abnormalities in facial blood vessels, and even certain microscopic organisms can all contribute to rosacea. Luckily, there are several ways that you can better manage both superficial and underlying symptoms of rosacea. Below you’ll find the most effective tips.
Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a therapy option used by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jessica Krant to perform various skin treatments for aesthetic and therapeutic purposes. IPL may also be referred to as “photorejuvenation” or “the photofacial” because this treatment can improve the appearance of sun damage, acne scars, lines and wrinkles, and other skin imperfections.
Scars can be painful, both physically and emotionally. Often the emotional impact of scarring can be more difficult to deal with than any type of physical discomfort.
Open heart surgery is an operation that requires opening the chest wall to repair a fault in or damage to the heart muscle, its arteries or valves. These surgeries treat complications of ischemic heart disease via bypass surgery of blocked arteries, correct congenital heart disease, or treat other heart diseases such as endocarditis, mitral valve prolapse, and many more. It’s clear that open heart surgery is a major operation, which increases the risk of significant scarring.
We all love to hear a good secret. Especially when those secrets come from successful people. Secrets let us have a little sneak peak into their lives. Secrets have the potential to reveal a piece of knowledge that may explain how this person achieved their success.
In this article we’re answering the question “What is Mark Wahlberg’s secret to success?” Or rather his secrets to success because it turns out there isn’t just one thing that he did to get to where he’s at today.
Counting macros vs. intuitive eating: one of the great debates amongst those looking to improve their health through nutrition. So which one is better? As with comparing any two nutrition strategies, the answer is not black and white.
Friends don’t let friends skip leg days. You’ll find this phrase headlining memes all over the internet combined with pictures of men that have jacked upper bodies paired with tiny chicken legs. Despite the humor, it is actually good advice.
Want the quick answer? Yes, you should have a cheat day. Is there a right and wrong way to do it? Of course, but that’s what we’re here for!
Did you know that sitting for more than 8 hours a day is associated with a 90% increased risk of type 2 diabetes as well as increased likelihood of developing heart disease and cancer?
With serious health consequences such as these, we’ve gathered all the information we could find on how you can get out of your chair and start moving around. If you’re a fitness newbie, don’t worry, this article is going to share with you a form of exercise that almost everyone can do: walking.
The best way to manage your workout schedule is to create a schedule you’ll actually stick to. Easier said than done, right? While everyone’s fitness goals are different, we’ve gathered a few facts from the experts to help you find the best way to manage your workout schedule.