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High-Quality Skin Care for Men: Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted by on 8/8/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
High-Quality Skin Care for Men: Here’s What You Need to Know
An increasing number of men are taking a more active role in promoting their skin’s health and appearance, but women remain the largest group of consumers in the skin care industry. If skin care companies direct their marketing efforts exclusively towards women, they create obstacles that keep men from updating their skin care routine, or even creating a regular routine in the first place. Consequently, men may be missing out on the latest ingredients and advancements in skin care.

Is Ergothioneine the Next Super Antioxidant for the Skin?

Posted by on 8/7/2017       Share  | 
Is Ergothioneine the Next Super Antioxidant for the Skin?
Ergothioneine, a naturally-occurring amino acid that certain plants can derive from histidine, serves a variety of essential functions within the human body. Recently, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has released a potentially groundbreaking ruling on the safety of the use of ergothioneine in food and supplements, which could have big-picture implications for the continued use and benefits of amino acids as advanced ingredients to improve skin health, function, and appearance.

Is the Nutricosmetics Craze Really Worth It?

Posted by on 8/4/2017 to Amino Acids      Share  | 
Is the Nutricosmetics Craze Really Worth It?
The latest skin care craze doesn’t have anything to do with what you put on your skin. Instead, nutricosmetics trend focuses on supplements that you consume in order to achieve an improved outward appearance on your skin. But before you order an expensive skin care pill, it’s worth finding out whether or not nutricosmetics can really do anything for your skin. Read on for the answer.

3 Changes to Your Skin’s Appearance in Your Mid-30s (And How to Fix Them)

Posted by on 8/2/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
3 Changes to Your Skin’s Appearance in Your Mid-30s (And How to Fix Them)
When most people think about anti-aging skin strategies, they’re not expecting any major changes to start happening to their complexion until their 40s or 50s. But the truth is that your skin undergoes some serious changes much earlier, and the way that you treat minor cosmetic concerns at this age can have a profound effect on your skin’s appearance down the road. Take a look at some of the biggest changes that happen to your skin around the age of 35 and what you can do to help slow the aging process and maintain a youthful, radiant complexion.

How to Uncomplicate Your Skin Care Routine AND Get a Better Complexion

Posted by on 7/31/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
How to Uncomplicate Your Skin Care Routine AND Get a Better Complexion
If you’re like many Americans, your skin care routine might have spiraled a bit out of control. With the thousands upon thousands of options out there, it’s too easy to quickly accumulate tons of different products without ever seeing the improvements to your complexion that you hoped for. But the truth is that your skin care routine doesn’t have to be a complicated and expensive process. Follow these four steps to simplifying your skin care routine and finally seeing the smooth, healthy-looking results you’ve been looking for.

Debunking the Myth that All South Korean Skin Care Is Gold

Posted by on 7/28/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
Debunking the Myth that All South Korean Skin Care Is Gold
South Korean skin care, affectionately dubbed “K-beauty” by the skin care world, has taken the internet by storm. Whether you’re looking for a snail facial or a “foolproof” 10-step beauty routine, it seems like there’s a new K-beauty trend at every turn. So what is it about these products, ingredients, and treatments that seem to have the skin care world ooh-ing and ahh-ing over every new beauty fad that comes out of South Korea, and are K-beauty trends really more scientifically advanced than other skin care technologies and ingredients? We’ve got the answers.

Why Snail Slime in Skin Care Isn’t Worth the Hype (And What Actually Works Instead)

Posted by on 7/27/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
Why Snail Slime in Skin Care Isn’t Worth the Hype (And What Actually Works Instead)
Imagine making an appointment to have tiny snails crawl across your face, or paying to have snail mucous serums applied to your face after having tiny holes poked into your skin’s surface. Believe it or not, snail slime facials, treatments, and skin care products have become hot topics in the skin care industry, with claims ranging from clearing acne to getting rid of wrinkles. But before you rush to smear this gooey ingredient on your skin, there are a few things you should know. Take a look at some of the reasons why snail mucous in skin care has gained so much popularity, and why it’s probably not worth your time or money.

Is Watermelon Seed Extract the Summer Skin Care Secret You’ve Been Missing?

Posted by on 7/26/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
Is Watermelon Seed Extract the Summer Skin Care Secret You’ve Been Missing?
If you’re searching for the next big thing in summer skin care, you may have come across tips to use watermelon seed extract to smooth and brighten your complexion. But, like many trendy plant-based skin care ingredients out there, this one might not be all it’s cracked up to be. Take a look at the reason why watermelon seeds are getting so much attention lately, and what you can do instead to give your skin’s health and appearance a boost.

What You Need to Know about Drinkable Collagen for Your Skin

Posted by on 7/25/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
What You Need to Know about Drinkable Collagen for Your Skin
The latest in skin care news is that a specific type of drinkable collagen may help to improve the appearance of skin. However, behind all the hype is some conflicting evidence of the ability of this substance to produce age-defying results. Before you jump on board with this new skin care craze, here’s what you need to know.

Men’s Skin Care Tips: 5 Dos and Don’ts for a Better Complexion

Posted by on 7/24/2017 to Skin Care      Share  | 
Men’s Skin Care Tips: 5 Dos and Don’ts for a Better Complexion
While men might get the added genetic benefit of a slower, more gradual aging process than women, forgoing proper skin care can lead to all sorts of unwanted skin conditions, including acne, dark under eye circles and premature lines and wrinkles. But there’s good news, guys: you don’t have to spend more than a few minutes taking care of your skin every day to get and keep a healthy-looking, revitalized complexion. To achieve this, follow these five essential skin care dos and don’ts for men.