Monthly Archives: April 2019

Stretch Marks


Stretch Marks What are Stretch Marks? Stretch marks are actually a form of scarring, leaving ridges on the skin. They are not a health risk in themselves, but can be very unsightly and therefore distressing for the sufferer. They are caused by damage to the dermis and are often as a result of the skin being [...]

Stretch Marks2019-04-27T15:06:35+00:00

How do you improve skin elasticity?


Improving Your Skin’s Elasticity As we age, our skin loses its stores of Collagen and Elastin, the two proteins that provide skin with its structure and ability to stretch. As a result, skin becomes thinner, more fragile and begins to sag. Decreased production of natural oils and exposure to the sun contribute by making skin [...]

How do you improve skin elasticity?2019-04-25T19:26:07+00:00

What are fibroblasts in the skin?


Fibroblasts, the most common mammalian connective tissue cells, form fibrous supporting structures consisting of collagen and other extracellular matrix (ECM) molecules.  The flat, elongated cells vary in shape from stellate (young) to fusiform and spindle shaped, with cytoplasmic processes present in connective tissue. With their ability to liberate growth factors, lay down fibroelastic matrices, and [...]

What are fibroblasts in the skin?2019-04-24T20:33:13+00:00

What does dehydrated skin look like


Are You Taking the Right Steps to Care for Your Skin? Studies have found that matching a good skin care regimen with a healthy lifestyle is the best way to slow the signs of aging. Answering the Question: Is It Possible to Have Both Dehydrated & Oily Skin? The simple answer is: yes. Dry but [...]

What does dehydrated skin look like2019-04-23T16:57:31+00:00

What’s the difference between anti aging and anti wrinkle?


Anti-aging and anti-wrinkle treatments both aim at maintaining youthful skin and preventing premature aging. Anti-aging is the process of slowing down and eventually reversing the effects of aging. Anti-aging can treat by anti-aging creams and medicines and are effective in preventing many age-related diseases. The anti-aging process requires you to exercise some strategies that can [...]

What’s the difference between anti aging and anti wrinkle?2019-04-20T15:08:14+00:00

Collagen and Elastin


Collagen is a naturally occurring protein in the human body, serving as the main structural protein in the extracellular space in the various connective tissues. In general, collagen comes from skin, bones and cartilage from fish and common livestock (bovine, porcine and chicken). Popular in joint support, bone health, beauty from within, healthy aging and [...]

Collagen and Elastin2019-04-16T16:07:38+00:00

Why Your Skin Needs Hyaluronic Acid


There’s one ingredient that is considered by both skin care fanatics and dermatologists alike that is simply, honestly, truly amazingfor skin – hyaluronic acid. Yep – the very same molecule that’s used in some cosmetic injectable fillers works incredibly well in serums, moisturizers, and masks to hydrate and nourish skin, thanks to its incredible humectant [...]

Why Your Skin Needs Hyaluronic Acid2019-04-13T13:15:01+00:00

Does UVA or UVB cause skin cancer?


Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a major risk factor for most skin cancers. Sunlight is the main source of UV rays. Tanning lamps and beds are also sources of UV rays. People who get a lot of UV exposure from these sources are at greater risk for skin cancer. Even though UV rays make [...]

Does UVA or UVB cause skin cancer?2019-04-13T12:54:42+00:00

How to best apply eye treatments


How to best apply eye treatments Because of the delicate structure of the skin around the eyes, it's important to use a gentle touch. Also, for maximum results, apply your eye treatment on clean skin before you apply moisturizer. The latter can act as a barrier to your eye treatment. DO Tap, gently massage and [...]

How to best apply eye treatments2019-04-10T19:03:57+00:00

The Effects of Aging on Skin


The Effects of Aging on Skin How your skin ages will depend on a variety of factors: your lifestyle, diet, heredity, and other personal habits. For instance, smoking can produce free radicals, once-healthy oxygen molecules that are now overactive and unstable. Free radicals damage cells, leading to, among other things, premature wrinkles. There are other [...]

The Effects of Aging on Skin2019-04-09T06:31:17+00:00