Choosing the Right Skin Care Products For Younger Looking Skin

Monday, September 13th, 2010

younger looking skinPractically everyone wants younger looking skin, but not many people know how to get it.  Consumers make a lot of mistakes, but it’s not all their fault.  The cosmetic companies are at least partially to blame.

Most people know that collagen loss is one of the reasons we start to look older.  Collagen is a structural protein, responsible for the skin’s firmness and opacity.

The cosmetic companies would have us think that reducing the visible signs of age is as simple as applying some animal collagen to the skin’s surface.  If you’ve tried it, you know it doesn’t work.

There are two reasons it doesn’t work.  First, collagen molecules are too large … Read Full Article

100 Natural Skin Care Tips – More or Less…

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

100 natural skin care tipsI originally wanted to provide 100 natural skin care tips in this article.  All together there are more than a dozen tips.

The most important is to moisturize, and repeat.  In fact, you can repeat that as many times as you like to make up the difference between the number of tips provided here and one hundred.

I have seen people spend thousands of dollars on anti-aging treatments of all kinds.  They spend hundreds of dollars on various skincare products.  They try different name brands, use exfoliants, toners, masks and concealers.  The product they overlook most often is a moisturizer.

Dermatologists agree on this subject.  Failing to use a good moisturizer is … Read Full Article

A Few Reasons a Homemade Wrinkle Cream Might be Preferable

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Why go to the trouble of making a homemade wrinkle cream when you can go to the store and buy something?  There are many reasons that you might want to make your own at home.  Here’s a look at some of them.

homemade wrinkle creamYou might be concerned about the safety of the ingredients cosmetic manufacturers use.  While questioning the safety of cosmetics is always a good idea.  It is easy enough to avoid common allergens, irritants and toxins.

Most allergic reactions are caused by artificial preservatives and fragrance ingredients.  Other irritants include petrochemicals, petrolatum, colors, excessive alcohols and mineral oil.  You can tell whether or not a product contains toxins by looking for … Read Full Article

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