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The Truth About Alcohol and Your Skin

That pounding headache, nausea, and overall awful-feeling isn't the only side effect of overdoing it on the vodka tonics. Your skin suffers, too. Have you ever noticed how puffy and sallow your skin looks after a night of heavy drinking? Alcohol dehydrates your body, and your skin, causing small blood vessels to dilate and widen, allowing more blood to flow close to the skin's surface. That's where puffy eyelids and... Read more >

Can Your Moisturizer Freeze On Your Face?

Body Temperature Every drop of water in sight may be ice, but you can rest assured that your moisturizer won't freeze to your face, even if it is a water-based product. Why, you may ask? Your internal body temperature is around 98.6°F. And while your skin on your face is exposed to lower temperatures, even in the coldest weather, your facial skin temperature won't drop below 80°F. When you apply... Read more >

Is Drinking Water the Key to Good Skin?

Drink Water...If You're Thirsty The "drink-water" treatment seems to be is a myth that appeared from thin air. There are no scientific studies examining this effect; in fact, there is no evidence that drinking water directly correlates to your skin at all. If you are completely dehydrated, then drinking a glass of water will help your skin as much as it will help the rest of your body. And if... Read more >

When Should You Start Using Anti-Aging Products?

The Reason We Wrinkle Dr. Schultz uses an analogy to explain wrinkles: Imagine that your skin is like jello with fruit in it. The fruit is your collagen and the jello is the semi-liquid matrix that your collagen sits in. If there is plenty of both, then the mold is round and firm. But if you remove any of either part, then the jello loses mass and starts to fall... Read more >

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