Understanding The Dangers Of Tanning Beds
When it comes to getting a tan in a tanning bed, thereis much controversy. For starters, people across thecountry have been building golden tans for several decades. While a tanned body is attractive, the problem is thatthere are also many tanning bed dangers, some that peopleknow of and some that are hidden. Today, tanning salons accountfor a $5 billion a year industry that just keeps on growing.
If you were to look at commercials, magazine advertisements, and many high society people, you see toned and tanned bodies....
Lotion Candles May Be Harmful To Your Skin
If you have a love for candles, then you have probably come across or heard of "lotion candles". A "lotion candle" is usually a scented soy candle and is advertised as being a moisturizer for your skin. According to some candle makers, you burn your lotion candle before your bath, making sure to extinguish the candle at least 30 seconds before dipping your fingers into the hot wax, and rub the melted wax onto your body as you would lotion.
I have seen many soy candle makers advertise their candles in this way....
Contact Lenses and Dry Eyes
Until recently, contact lenses and dry eyes seemed to come hand in hand. Modern technology, however, has developed several ways for contact lens wearers to deal with dry eyes. When eyes become dry, they can be irritable, bloodshot and in severe cases, vision can become impaired.
What Causes Dry Eyes?
Dry eyes occur for a number of reasons, although there is thought to be a particular link between extended contact lenses and dry eyes. Dry eyes are also prevalent with older contact lens wearers as tear ducts become less effective with age....
Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) Who Do They Benefit?
IN WHICH CASES ARE AHA RECOMMENDED?
* Hyperkeratinization (increased accumulation of keratin and cell) extreme cases of hyperkeratinization such as Seborrheic dermatitis (Seborrhea skin conditions which is excess flaking, itching, scaling and redness afflicting either scalp or face due to an increase of the rate of production of skin cells which buildup on the skin.
* Hyperpigmentation (brown spots, discoloration), dry sun damaged skins
* Xerosis (so-called "dry", rough, uneven skin, calloused skin)
* Wrinkles and fine lines
* Comedonal, Whiteheads and blemished skins
* Keratosis pilaris (are numerous tiny rough spots sometimes red and itchy usually on the arms but may appear on the thighs, hands, eyebrows, cheeks or any other part of the body caused by accumulation of old skin cells, this occurs mostly in the winter months when skin is more prone to drynes and low humidity or after the summer months due to sun exposure....
Cosmeceuticals: The New Wave in Skin Care Solutions
Cosmeceuticals are the new wave in skin care. They are topical cosmetic-pharmaceutical hybrids intended to enhance the health and beauty of the skin. Skin is the largest organ in the body, both by weight and surface area. In adults, the weight of your skin accounts for about 16% of your total body weight. The skin separates the internal environment from the external. It is essential to protect and preserve the skin for your own personal health and self esteem.
Cosmetic skin care products only serve to cleanse and beautify....
Bifocal Contact Lenses
Anyone who has needed prescription bifocal glasses in the past waited for years in order to be able to wear bifocal contact lenses. Bifocal contact lenses are now more than a wish for anyone who ever wanted to shed their bifocal glasses for the convenience and look of contacts. All bifocal contact lenses are designed to provide corrected vision to people who have a condition that is known as presbyopia. Presbyopia is farsightedness resulting from a reduced ability to focus caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens with age and requires those who have it to wear bifocal contact lenses....
Benefits of Soy in Facial Creams
Creams with soy are recommended around 40yrs and up or 30s if skin is dry, sun damaged or showing signs of ageing.
Soy is an incredible source of important nutrients providing the necessary ingredients to build protein in the body.
Soy proteins are rich in amino acids, vitamin E and many anti-oxidants, they assist the skin in retaining moisture, aid in eliminating free radicals and maintaining skin elasticity! They can help lighten dark spots and even out skin tone.
Soy lipids helps to regenerate damaged tissue and promote quick regeneraton of the skin cells....
The skin has a defence mechanism against sun-damage, in the form of melanin. The production of melanin is accelerated on sun-exposure. However, we have seen that this defence is not enough. That is why protection of the skin, with ingredients that block the sun's radiation damage, is so essential. These sun-block agents are incorporated into 'sunscreens'.
Avoidance of the sun, specially at midday and in the afternoon, when ultraviolet radiation is at its height, can help to reduce the harmful effects....
Effective Make-up and Beauty Tips: Dos and Donts, Avoid These Most Common Mistakes!
With the amount of importance given to make-up these days, many women just tend to do a bit too much. Getting the right make-up for the particular occasion is the call of the entire womanhood. But beauty shouldn't be misinterpreted as just by carrying a beautiful face. A overall healthy body reflects eternal beauty which one should be longing for. The idea is to look younger and FEEL YOUNGER.
Here are some precious makeup Do's and Dont's which one should know very well before applying make-up.
* Always apply make-up where there is adequate light on your face....
Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) Information
Abdominoplasty, commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a major surgical procedure for men and women generally in good shape and health but who have large fat deposits around their abdomen or have and excess of loose skin. Abdominoplasty can reduce protruding abdominal fat but it does leave a lengthy, permanent, sometimes visible scar that runs the length of the hipbones. Also during abdominoplasty, the vertical muscles of the abdomen are tightened.
Often, people who have abdominoplasty surgery are women who don't intend to bear more children and whose previous pregnancies stretched their abdominal muscles or people suffering from obesity whose skin elasticity has diminished....
Top 10 Tips for Great Wedding Day Hair
These tips assume that you are going to be using your regular hairdresser to plan your style and on your wedding day. However if you plan to style your hair yourself, you can easily follow the same timetable and I have added some extra tips for you.
1. Plan! Plan! Plan! The earlier you start to plan the better. This gives you the chance to get your hair into the best condition possible and to have practice runs with your hairdresser trying out different styles and colors as well as trying out veils, tiaras and flowers....
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Gray Hair Shampoo: The Best Treatment for Your Hair
Just because you have Gray hair doesn't mean you should use any old shampoo. When your hair goes Gray it's a sign that it needs special treatment as the vital nutrients that produce the pigment for your hair color are now no longer as healthy as they use to be.
So what should you look for in a shampoo when deciding on the best treatment for your hair? Gray hair will usually be dry so you need a shampoo that will bring back the moisture in your hair as well as replace the vital nutrients that are lacking....
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