Looking Ahead With Lauren: Get Skin Ready for Winter

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I know that we just made it into fall. But we all know that’s just the precursor to winter and the cold weather that it brings. This is a amazing time of year. The sky starts sparkling, leaves begins to fall and the holidays are near. However, cold weather can wreak havoc on your skin. […]

5 Ultimate Skin Savers All Year Round!

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Want to prevent skin cancer, premature wrinkles and other signs of aging? Protect your skin year-round from the sun’s damaging rays. “No matter the time of year, sun safety is a must for healthy skin,” says Susan Chon, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Dermatology at MD Anderson. “Don’t let cooler temperatures fool you. […]

Holy Moley! 9 Reasons for a Skin Check-up

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Visiting your dermatologist every year may be an important step to staying skin cancer-free. So, how do you know if you should schedule that annual appointment? The answer depends on how likely you are to get skin cancer. And, we’ve made it simple by listing some of the more common warning signs that may put […]

Coconut Oil as Sunscreen? YES, Without Harmful Chemicals

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According to interesting info I receive from coconutresearchcenter.org, they claim that coconut oil is the original suntan/sunscreen lotion. It amazes me how many uses there are for health in regards to coconut oil, but with regard to sunscreen, generally sunscreens we use have chemicals like oxybenzone, that disrupt the hormone system and certainly are not […]

Understanding Your Skin and Diet

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Your skin is an organ, just like your heart or your liver. It regulates body temperature and it’s the body’s sensor, registering pressure, temperature and pain. It’s the barrier against the elements and a shield against bacteria, viruses and other external threats to your health. As you may have noticed your skin is also the […]

Inspired Beauty: Marilyn Monroe

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The topic of Marilyn Monroe has always garnered attention and with the release of “My Week with Marilyn”, the iconic beauty is front page news once again. Fans will be mesmerized with Michelle Williams’s ability to capture the very essence of Marilyn’s character and may find themselves longing to rescue the innocent beauty that has […]

Be Beautiful And Tan This Summer While Saving Your Skin Using Self-Tanner!

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Color billboards and glossy magazine advertisements for tanning salons are everywhere. While each has a slightly different image, all are similar in nature — a beautiful, deeply tanned figure, slathered in oil and wearing very little, smiles provocatively with a ‘come hither’ look. And for just an instant, onlookers picture themselves lying on a tropical […]

Protect Your Skin This Summer!

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As hot and sizzling summer months quickly approach, do you have the proper sunscreen yet? We all know we need sunscreen and that skin cancer is a very real threat out there, especially for those with pale and sensitive skin. There are so many sunscreens out there now to choose from: how do you know […]

Look Gorgeous Forever – Book Review on “The Anti-Aging Beauty Bible”

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No matter your age, you are always looking for ways to look gorgeous and feel fabulous, right? Look no further! Health and beauty experts, Sarah Stacey and Josephine Fairley have complied a guide in their popular “Beauty Bible” series called “The Anti-Aging Beauty Bible”. This book is chocked full of tips and guidance on issues […]

Breaking Down Aromatherapy

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We’re talking about what it is, what the benefits are, who does it and why you should think about taking it up too. Read on the find out all the nitty gritty about this mind and body influencing trend. What is it? Aromatherapy is the practice of using plant oils to enhance one’s physical and […]