3 SURPRISING BENEFITS OF VITAMIN D

Sunshine vitamin Vitamin D is sometimes called the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s produced in your skin in response to sunlight. It’s a fat-soluble vitamin in a family of compounds that includes vitamins D-1, D-2, and D-3. Your body produces vitamin D naturally when it’s directly exposed to sunlight. You can also get it through certain foods and…

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SKIN TURGOR

Skin turgor refers to the elasticity of your skin. When you pinch the skin on your arm, for example, it should spring back into place with a second or two. Having poor skin turgor means it takes longer for your skin to return to its usual position. It’s often used as a way to check…

6 DIY INGREDIENTS THAT HARM YOUR SKIN OVER TIME

Leave it to the internet to give us wild ideas on what to slather on our skin as the latest pore minimizer or pimple destroyer. Unfortunately not everything we see from beauty bloggers and Instagram influencers is sage advice. You have likely seen some of these ingredients in store-bought products — but when used alone or without proper…

WANT A WHITER TEETH? THESE DO-IT-YOURSELF REMEDIES CAN HELP

Have your pearly whites lost their luster because of dingy gray or yellow stains? Stained teeth can occur as we age, but some common foods, drinks, and even mouthwashes can stain teeth. Do-it-yourself remedies can help whiten teeth, and avoiding substances that stain teeth can stop further discoloration. Use these secrets to whiter teeth to…

WHAT YOUR NAILS SAY ABOUT YOUR HEALTH

Take a look at your hands and see where you stand. Did you know your nails can reveal clues to your overall health? A touch of white here, a rosy tinge there, or some rippling or bumps may be a sign of disease in the body. Problems in the liver, lungs, and heart can show…

REASONS WHY YOU ARE LOSING YOUR HAIR

Using all those expensive hair care products doing no good to keep your hair from falling? Tired of collecting hair strands scattered all over the floor and your clothes? Possibilities are you are looking in the wrong direction to catch hold of the right reasons for the chunks of hair falling off your scalp. On…

SIMPLE REMEDIES TO REVERSE GREASY HAIR

Greasy and oily hair can make your hair look unhealthy and dirty. Resort to these home remedies to get your healthy hair back. Do you find your hair getting greasier despite washing it every alternate day? Despite trying everything your hair look limp, dull and oily? Looks like either your scalp is oily, or you are just unlucky!…

HAVE ARM FAT? 6 WAYS TO DECREASE STUBBORN ARM FAT

Shedding stubborn body fat can be tricky, especially when it’s concentrated in a specific area of your body. The arms are often considered a problem area, leaving many people seeking out ways to lose extra arm fat. Fortunately, there are several methods you can use to slim down and tone your arms. Here are 6…

5 INGREDIENTS THAT HARM YOUR SKIN

From burns to infections, these raw unaltered ingredients carry more risk outside a bottle. Leave it to the internet to give us wild ideas on what to slather on our skin as the latest pore minimizer or pimple destroyer. Unfortunately not everything we see from beauty bloggers and Instagram influencers is sage advice. You’ve likely seen some of…

HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU WASH YOUR HAIR? EXPERT TIPS

Maybe you’ve heard shampooing less often is better for your hair. Or perhaps you’re thinking of ditching shampoo and joining the “no ‘poo” movement in search of healthier, better looking hair. Experts say there’s no single answer to how often people should shampoo. You may not need to do it as often as you think. It usually…

6 FOODS THAT SPEED UP THE BODY AGING PROCESS

There are two main factors that accelerate the aging process of our skin: sun exposure and advanced glycation end products (AGEs). AGEs form when protein or fat combine with sugar. While these aging culprits aren’t 100 percent in our control, using sunscreen and taking mind of your overall diet can help with how our body…

WANT TO STAY YOUNG FOREVER? 4 COSMETICS THAT MINIMIZE FOREHEAD WRINKLES

Many cosmetic brands claim to have the magic bullet for getting rid of wrinkles — and many are useless. Some beauty products, however, may actually help. These include: Products with retinol Retinol is a milder form of the prescription vitamin A byproduct known as tretinoin. Tretinoin is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…