Collagen

June 21, 2008

Under-eye Circles: What causes them and how to treat them

Ah, the joys of being a woman. We get to unabashedly spoil ourselves with spa treatments and beauty products delicious enough to eat. While men tend not to go to such lengths, they don’t have to. That’s right — they get to grow old gracefully with that thick skin of theirs and plentiful collagen reserves. And nobody lets us forget it.

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April 01, 2008

Celebrity Beauty Secrets Part II

Celebrities know all the great beauty tricks for looking younger and hiding flaws. Now you can too.

Younger looking skin

In Hollywood skin regimens, it’s all about prevention. But let’s face it, sometimes Nature has its way with our skin before we realize what’s happening. Stars like Felicity Huffman rely on super serums like Leaf & Rusher Active Serum to stave off the signs of aging. In this heavy-duty beauty product Retinol and vitamin C join forces to battle fine lines and wrinkles and boost collagen production. 

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April 11, 2007

Zen to the rescue: cosmetic acupuncture

Are the Chinese on to something? Can an hour-long appointments with some pins and needles turn back the clock?

Cosmetic Acupuncture has been used in China for centuries but is relatively new to the US. It is one of the only cosmetic procedures that actually improves your overall health while giving you a more youthful look. Before_thumb 
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The Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture System is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine works by helping our skin create more collagen and elastin through its response to the needling. The procedure also brings more Qi (energy) to the face, which gives your skin a very vibrant, youthful appearance.

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April 10, 2007

Celebrity cosmetic surgery secrets

Hires_bewiseaboutbeauty_model You’re not the only who’s noticed that the stars of Desperate Housewives—with the exception of the young and vibrant Eva Longoria, look better now than they did 10—even 15—years ago. Demi Moore and Heather Locklear are as gorgeous as they ever were. And we all know it’s not by sheer luck. While there’s something to say for taking care of your skin, chances are a plastic surgeon (or two) played a part in helping these stars stay looking youthful, even though they’ll deny it.

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January 29, 2007

Honey gets you farther …

So maybe the idea of slathering raw hoherney on your face is getting a little too close to nature. That’s okay, there are plenty of products out there that offer all the great benefits of honey, without the sticky residue.

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