Entries by kristenjacobs

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The Best Ways to Soothe a Sunburn

For many people, summer is the best time of the year, but not so for those with fair skin as they are more likely to get sunburns. Here are a few things you can do to alleviate painful sunburns. Why do We Get Sunburns You can get sunburned not only in the summer, but in […]

Making Dull Skin Look Alive Again

Have you ever noticed how some people always look “fresh as daisies” in the morning, but when you wake up, your skin looks dull and has no glow? Well, they might not share their secrets with you, but we will! Here are a couple of really easy things you can do to make your lifeless […]

How to Prevent Chin and Jaw Breakouts

Women, can be especially prone to hormonal shifts and imbalances in their bodies. This causes hormones to produce more oil, which in turn leads to the growth of bacteria and their entrapment in the pores. The end result can be pustules and blemishes especially in the jaw and chin areas. Traditional drying spot treatments rarely […]

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How to Care for the Skin on Your Chest

Far too often, people don’t give enough attention to the chest area in their anti-aging efforts, whereas the chest should be ranked very closely behind the face and the neck. The reason for this is that the chest, especially its upper area is often exposed to the sun and this can cause brown sports, redness […]

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How Bad is UV Lighting for Your Skin?

UV or ultraviolet lighting, as you have probably heard, is not the best thing for your skin and DNA. While Sun exposure does have some benefits, such as improving our mood by producing chemicals called tryptamines and triggering the production of vitamin D, which helps fight colds and fight depression, prolonged exposure to Sun is […]

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The Sun and Your Skin

It’s a funny thing about the sun. On one hand, we can’t really live without it, but on the other it is a major cause of numerous skin issues. Expose your skin to a too hot sun in the summer or winter and you’ll get sunburns. Spend too much time ‘sunbathing’ on the beach or […]

5 Easy Tips for Beautiful Hands

Our hands can make a big impression on people. Sometimes it is the second thing they notice after our face. So, we should treat our hands with more importance and take care of them. In that regard, here are 5 easy tips that you should use daily for beautiful hands: Wash your hands Well, of […]

Simple Lifestyle Changes Can do Wonders for Your Skin

Seeing an imperfection, blemish or scar on your skin can quickly turn your mood from great to not so great. However, most of these problems can be averted with a few small changes to your lifestyle. Here are 5 lifestyle changes you need to make now if you want your skin to be healthy and […]

Everything You Wanted to Know About Botox

Even though it was first used in the late 70’s and we’ve seen countless other products that promise to get rid of wrinkles on your face, Botox is still the first choice for those who want to tighten and remove a couple of years from their face. The reason for this Botox longevity is quite […]

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What You Need to Know About Dermal Fillers for Acne Scars

Acne often does not end with their disappearance. Once they are gone, in their place you might have scars, because your skin is currently undergoing a healing process and is working overtime to produce collagen. These scars unfortunately won’t just go away, so a proper treatment is necessary. Making sure acne doesn’t form on your […]

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The Difference between a Facelift and Ultherapy

Let’s face it, time works against you. Only a year ago you had the smoothest and tightest skin, the next one you’re noticing wrinkles around your eyes and how the skin is becoming less firm. Fortunately, there are ways to take years off your appearance. Two of those are a facelift and Ultherapy. However, while […]

Winter is Better Without Sunburns

Most people know how important it is to use a good sunscreen in the summer if they want their skin to look nice for the season. However, many don’t realize that they need to do the same in the winter as well because the sun works 365 days a year and can cause sunburns or […]

What is CoolSculpting?

We all want to be beautiful. That means a well-sculpted figure and no love handles or belly. Unfortunately, there are typically three ways (although they can be combined for better and quicker result) to achieve those results: a rigorous diet, a sweat-inducing, muscle-burning exercise and a sharp scalpel. None of these ways to get a […]

How to Have a Clear, Pimple-free Face

We all want to look attractive to those around us, right? We dress nicely when we are meeting someone we want to impress, get a new haircut, and do all sorts of things. But a single red pimple on our nose or forehead can spell disaster for our date or presentation before it even starts. […]

All About Skin Rosacea

Rosacea is a common skin condition, similar to acne, that affects adults. While it is chronic and incurable, it can still be managed by using proper skin care products such as SkinMedica’s Redness Relief CalmPlex. Rosacea Signs and Symptoms Usually, rosacea affects the area of the face around the nose, causing sporadic flaring and remissions […]

How to Take Care of Combination Skin

A lot of people who have combination skin are at a loss at how to take care of it. With some areas of the face being dry and some oily, this type of skin is tricky to treat. Here’s a rundown on the best way to take care of combination skin. What is Combination Skin […]

How to Take Care of Oily Skin

Caring for oily skin is quite different than caring for dry or normal skin and it can often prove to be quite a problem for those who have it. Many products on the market claiming to help with the problem only irritate your skin and in turn produce more oil. Recognizing Oily Skin How do […]

How to Take Care of Dry Skin

If dry and cold air are making your skin dry out, itch, flake or even crack, there are a couple of things you can and should do about it. Here’s how to take care of dry skin and make it perfectly smooth again. Don’t Take Long Baths. It may feel nice to take a looooong […]

Experience A Fresh Look with SkinMedica Retinol Complex

What you get: • Better skin tone and texture • Less fine lines and wrinkles Retinol Complex is a tried and true skincare product straight from SkinMedica’s lab that is useful for all skin types. Using SkinMedica Retinol Complex, you can enhance your skin’s tone and texture and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine […]

Identifying Your Skin Type

We are all different. Some of us are taller than others, some more muscular and some are leaner. You might have brown eyes and dark hair, while your friend has green eyes and blonde hair. But what many people might not notice on the first look is how different our skin can be. There are […]