Category Archives: Anti-aging

Three steps to brightening skin

1. Load up on lighteners: There are lots of vitamins and botanical that fade spots by interrupting melanin production, including vitamin C, vitamin B3 (Niacin-amide), soy, licorice, arbutin, and kojic acid. But they work in slightly different ways, so fit … Continue reading

Even Out Your Skin Tone – Treatments for Sun Spots, Age Spots, Hyperpigmentation

Excessive sun exposure may have damaged the cells that produce melanin, leading to dark spots on your face, chest, and hands. You can’t just treat spots; you have to protect your skin from the sun every day or the spots … Continue reading

High-SPF Sunscreens: Are They Better?

When you’ve shopped for sunscreens, you have probably noticed products with very high sun protection factor (SPF) ratings. But is a 100+ or a 90+ sunscreen really that much better than one with an SPF of 30? What is SPF? … Continue reading

Get Youthful Skin: 10 Easy Anti-Aging Tricks

The simple things you can do to take years…and years…and years off your face. SHRINK YOUR PORES Your pores expand as gunk accumulates in them—and the older you get, the more likely they are to stay expanded. Put them on … Continue reading

Taking Care of Oily / Acne-Prone Skin

Loading up on too many oil and shine fighters can strip skin of moisture. Here’s how to create balance and a clearer complexion. To unclog pores, wash your face morning and night with a cleanser containing salicylic acid, try EILEEN … Continue reading

Alpha Hydroxy Acids

What are AHAs? AHAs, or alpha-hydroxy acids, are acids that are used as ingredients in skincare, that help to remove dead skin cells from the surface layer of the skin. Some of them (although not all of them) are derived … Continue reading

Never Use These 12 Ingredients in DIY beauty

Homemade beauty treatments can be a lot of a fun and a great way to save time and money. However, you have to be very careful about the ingredients you choose. Some ingredients are safe for the body, but not … Continue reading


Most of us know that vitamins can work wonders on your skin from the inside. However, many people have yet to realize the benefits of using vitamins on the outside. Below is a simple guide to aid you through the … Continue reading

Antioxidants – Skin Defenders

There’s no doubt that skin needs antioxidants. But with so many available, the question is which ones. We’ve got the answer. Like sex educators, dermatologists constantly lecture on the importance of using protection. And we’re not just talking about SPF … Continue reading

Hyaluronic acid – the Moisture molecule!

When people hear the word acid, they picture a dangerous chemical which will hurt, burn or peel off their skin. But not all acids are the same. Was discovered by Karl Meyer in 1934, Hyaluronic acid is a very unique … Continue reading