December, 2016

Menopause and Skin Dryness

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Falling estrogen levels during menopause can cause hot flashes, night sweats, and dry skin. Oil glands shrink and skin also gets more wrinkled and even itchy. Collagen loss also happens faster during menopause and that affects your hair and scalp. Help! What’s a menopausal girl to do? First of all, consider having your thyroid checked...  read more

Travel and Skincare

Monday, December 5th, 2016

December holidays often mean travel time to see family, friends, and new places. No matter what your mode of travel might be, air or vehicle, here are some tips to keep your skin fresh and healthy. It is important to continue your skin care regimen while traveling; consistency of skin care is the best way...  read more

Decoration Allergies

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

The last thing you need while getting your holiday decorating completed is skin irritation because of your decorations. Dust, pollen, sap, mold and other allergens can upset your skin. Caution is key when pulling things out of storage or bringing fresh cut garlands, wreaths, trees, or floral arrangements into your home. You might want to...  read more

Holiday Stress and Skincare

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

The “most wonderful time of the year,” as the song says, can also be a stressful time of year. The holiday season can put stress on time, finances, emotions, family dynamics and all of that stress and overdoing can also show up on your skin. Cortisol, the stress hormone, can wreak havoc with skin. Increased...  read more

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