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6 Reasons Why Your Skin Might Be Freaking Out

6 Reasons Why Your Skin Might Be Freaking Out

Just like good hair days, good skin days can add both confidence to your walk and perkiness to your mood. However, sometimes—without warning—your skin can randomly switch gears into total freak-out mode, providing you with painful pimples, itchy rashes, or just generally splotchy skin. Thankfully, your skin—being the reactive tissue that it is—most likely has a specific cause for the sudden freak-out, meaning it’s possible to get rid of it just as quickly as it appeared. So, here we tapped two top dermatologists for the most common reasons your skin is acting out and exactly how to reverse it. Reason #1: Your Products...

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Spruce Up Your Cleansing Routine

Starting slumber with a clean slate—or face, that is—is key to better beauty sleep. Properly cleansing and removing makeup at night allows the skin to breathe, helps keep pores clear, and washes away the environmental pollutants and impurities that may contribute to oxidative damage. In fact, sleeping in makeup means that free radicals that accumulate on the skin throughout the day linger all night; when done repeatedly, this can prematurely age the skin by encouraging the breakdown of collagen. Furthermore, when eye makeup is not removed properly, it can lead to eye irritation or potential infection. Like most skin care...

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Here’s How Those Quick-Fix Hair Fibers Really Work

Here’s How Those Quick-Fix Hair Fibers Really Work

There’s hope for those who suffer from spare, patchy areas of hair on the scalp when surgery is not an option. Of-the-moment go-to treatments, like PRP and PRF, are said to work wonders for those who suffer from thinning hair and hair loss, but like most procedures, these are not without their own set of disadvantages, namely high price tags, some post-procedure swelling and discomfort, and the need for multiple treatments. That’s where quick-fix hair fibers, like Toppik Hair Building Fibers ($25) and HairMax Hair Fibers ($35), come in. Consisting of naturally derived keratin protein, when applied to the hair, hair fibers are almost a dead ringer for human hair. “They...

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THE BODY GAME CHANGER: A FIRMING DEVICE

THE BODY GAME CHANGER: A FIRMING DEVICE

A gadget that can harness the power of a daily massage and firm those areas that exercise fails to reach? The NuBody sounds too good to be true, so CHANELLE HO tried it out   Your facialist or esthetician has probably already used microcurrents to tighten and tone your face, but this treatment can absolutely be used on the rest of your body, too. NuFace – the brand behind the bestselling DIY Trinity face gadget – has just launched the first FDA-approved microcurrent device for the body that can be used at home. And the results are in… Microcurrent treatments...

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Obagi Products, SUZANOBAGIMD Product Line

In partnership with Obagi Medical, Dr. Suzan Obagi has developed the brand’s newest product line, SUZANOBAGIMD. This line of scientifically formulated products cleanses dirt and other impurities while defending against UV rays* and rejuvenating the skin. The combination of clinically proven ingredients and antioxidants reveals healthier-looking, more radiant skin. Every product is dermatologist tested, hypoallergenic, non-sensitizing and free of parabens, synthetic fragrances and dyes.   From: Obagi

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