I recently discussed how drinking spearmint tea can help reduce acne in women who have a high sensitivity to androgens or have too much testosterone.  When spearmint is used as a tea or as a supplement, it can have beneficial effects on the skin by reducing oil production, reducing pore size, acting as an anti-inflammatory…

When we are young our skin is able to snap back into position very quickly. However, with age, the amount of time the skin takes to return to its position is slowed and this is a sign that you’re losing the elastic fibers due to the effects of photoaging and the aging process itself. In…

Eczema is a common inflammatory skin condition that can affect children and adults. Although most vegans will experience an improvement in their skin, some people believe that their diet may be causing eczema. Around 20% of school children will develop eczema in the US. Researchers believe that genetics play a strong role, but breastfeeding and diet may play…

Ascorbic Acid and Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate are two forms of Vitamin C that are used in skin care products aimed at boosting collagen synthesis and reversing signs of damage and aging in the skin. Both have their advantages and disadvantages when it comes to stability, cost, and effectiveness. In this article, I will look at…

One of the most delicate areas of the face is the skin around your eyes. The eye area will usually show signs of aging first compared to other areas, and that’s why we have to start looking after them and keeping them moisturized even in our twenties. SkinCeuticals have developed different eye creams and gels…

During the summer months, your skin will be at its most vulnerable due to the intensity of the UV rays, which can lead to skin inflammation, dry skin, worsening of hyperpigmentation and damage that will lead to signs of skin aging like fine lines and wrinkles. Sunscreens are must, but there are also amazing masks…

You could have thick beautiful hair, glowing skin, and strong nails, but only if you supply your body with all the essential vitamins it needs to support growth and health. The problem for many people, especially vegetarians and vegans is that they tend to miss out on crucial nutrients. The appearance of your skin and…