Are you glowing from the inside out?

Posted by: info | Post Date: May 14, 2013 | No Comments
Wedding season is here! Whether you're walking down the aisle or sitting beside it, you want your skin to have a healthy glow. Nowadays, we know it's important to treat and protect our skin and more of us understand the importance of caring for our skin from the inside. This means paying attention to our fluid and food intake, as well as watching our stress levels. Few would argue that wedding planning isn't stressful. Just when we want to put our best skin forward, stress can produce certain hormonal changes which affect our skin. To help alleviate stress try the following: 10 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress (Adapted from WebMD) 1. Meditate Any repetitive action can be a source of meditation. When you catch yourself thinking about stressful situations, simply let the thought escape, and bring your mind back the repetition of the activity. 2. Picture Yourself Relaxed Is your mind too talkative to meditate...

Is Your Sun Protection Okay To Use?

Posted by: info | Post Date: May 7, 2013 | No Comments
If you're thinking about sun protection and pulling out last year's sunscreen good for you, but remember to check the expiry date on the bottle! You may need to purchase new products to get the full protection your skin requires. One of the most anticipated feelings for those of us in the northern hemisphere is the warmth of the sun after a long winter and a cold start to spring. After months of feeling starved for sunshine and its natural Vitamin D offering, on hot spring days it is easy to forget that sun damage produces negative effects on our skin. For example, hyperpigmentation (sun spots) and weakened collagen and elastin (connective tissues), which can make skin looser and less likely to hold water. In the spring, we tend to put aside those extreme sun exposure warnings from summers past, but the high UV rays at this time of year can cause damage long before we are ready for the beach. Protect your skin by wearing sunscreen or sun block and appropriate clothing.....