Monthly Archives: March 2020

Achieve Healthy Skin

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Skin is the body’s largest organ. When healthy, its layers work hard to protect us. But when it’s compromised, the skin’s ability to work as an effective barrier is impaired. We have therefore found the best ways to improve skin health to support it in maintaining its protective role. With a few simple alterations to […]

Foods That Help Your Body Produce Collagen

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“Diet plays a surprisingly large role in the appearance and youthfulness of your skin,” says certified holistic nutritionist Krista Goncalves, CHN. “And that all comes down to collagen.” Collagen is the protein that gives skin its structure, suppleness, and stretch. There are many types of collagen, but our body mainly consists of type 1, 2, […]

Healthier looking skin by boosting collagen levels

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Collagen is an important protein, which the body needs to keep the skin looking young and healthy There are some great natural and non-invasive ways to boost collagen, but there are also several myths surrounding it. People may want to find out about the many options to boost their collagen before adding any sort of […]

Collagen: ‘Fountain of Youth’ or Edible Hoax?

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Lisa Marshall In January 2019, Jessica Sansevera looked in the mirror and discovered the holidays had not been kind to her skin. Winter dryness and stress had deepened her fine lines, and overindulgence in caffeine and sugar had left her with welts of rosacea-related acne around her mouth. “My skin was just not where it […]

12 Best Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin

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With winter nearly behind us and recent FDA announcements about sunscreen safety, there’s more talk (and confusion!) around SPF than ever before. But one thing is for sure: It’s extremely important to wear it regularly. At the Good Housekeeping Institute Beauty Lab, we test the best sunscreens and SPFs and consult top dermatologists to find […]

What is Hyaluronic Acid And Why It’s Important

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Dr. Michael Hakimi Your body produces miracles 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is a chemical and protein factory that manufactures an amazing array of cure-alls, antibodies, and age-defying substances.  One of these amazing products is Hyaluronic Acid, an ingredient that is actually used regularly in the cosmetics industry. This naturally occurring […]

Look Better by Eating Better

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Dr. Michael Hakimi If you want to look good on the outside, you’d better pay close attention to what you’re putting inside.  The right diet can make all the difference between looking and feeling young, or looking and feeling your age.  While you can stop the appearance of aging through cosmetic surgery, this doesn’t address […]

Everything You Need to Know About Facial Skin Hydration and Treatments

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Dr. Michael Hakimi Your skin is more complex than you might think. It’s composed of three different layers, each teaming with fluids, secretions, and tissues that help maintain a healthy, vibrant organ. A chief ingredient in this healthy system is water. Over 60% of your skin is made up of water, after all. So replenishing […]

12 Questions you simply must ask before undergoing a nonsurgical facelift skin tightening procedure

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By Dr. Michael Hakimi Investigating a nonsurgical facelift and skin tightening procedure is an exciting first step toward a more refreshed and fantastic you. But, before making your decision, remember that your needs and goals are unique. To help you get the information you need during your consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon, be sure […]