How does red light therapy work? In the anti-aging process, what is essential is collagen production. Collagen is responsible for the elasticity and firmness of your skin, and is also the protein that repairs damaged skin cells. Originally discovered by NASA about 40 years ago to stimulate plant growth, Red LED (Light Emitting Diode) therapy […]
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What Can Be Done About Thinning Hair?
As hair is growing, it goes through several phases including resting, growing, and shedding. Most of our hair should be in the growing phase with 10 percent of hair in the resting phase at any given time. Events like surgery, pregnancy, changing, stopping, or beginning medications, vitamin deficiencies, stress, or other illness can cause many […]
Do Body Wraps Help Get Rid of Stomach Fat?
We all know that when you lose weight, it drops everywhere. And it’s also true that there’s no magic pill or even a specific exercise to lose inches in a specific area. Many of us struggle with achieving the look of a toned, tight stomach. While body wraps don’t give weight loss results, there are […]
Why Take Vitamin Supplements?
While it’s ideal to get our vitamins and minerals from eating a healthy, clean diet, there is a benefit from taking supplements. Since an insufficient intake of nutrients is common for so many of us, The Journal of American Medical Association recommends that all American adults take vitamin supplements. The nutrients in our food are […]
Firm Your Face with an At-Home Microcurrent Facial Device
What could be better than anti-aging skin care technology that lets you tone and tighten your skin? Anti-aging skin care technology that lets you firm your skin at home! Microcurrent facial sculpting is becoming more and more popular in top spas and medical offices for facial contouring, toning and firming of aging skin. An at-home […]
Does Anything Prevent Volume Loss In The Face?
No two faces age in exactly the same way, but over time most of us do experience volume loss in the face. Lines, wrinkles and folds become noticeable when volume is lost. Fat begins to wither away and shifts downward most often under the eyes, in the cheeks, around the mouth and in the temple […]
Which Matters Most In How We Age…Genes or Lifestyle?
We’ve all known people who have thought of themselves as having “good genes.” Their relatives may have lived long lives, or maybe had beautiful skin. Does that mean that some of us have “bad genes?” If you find yourself in the second category, this only suggests a potential, not a given, that you could develop […]
Is It Aging, Or Neglect Over Time?
When I was young, I feared growing older because I was led to believe that feeling tired, getting wrinkled, and gaining weight were an automatic by-product of aging. I spent many hours of my young life worried about the “inevitable.” If only someone had told me that it just wasn’t so! And truth be told, […]