Recently I have run up against a gift-getting situation that I'm not sure how to handle. On three separate occasions, from three separate and unrelated people, I have received various anti-wrinkle potions formulated for 'aging skin.'
Flaking, cracking, itching. That about describes what Mother Nature does to my skin when the temperature begins to slowly make its descent into the 40s, 30s, 20s and below. Here are eight tips that really work to manage and even prevent dry skin.
This morning between school drop-offs, my four-year-old son and I went grocery shopping. In 30 minutes, with a skip to our cart pushing and just a teensy bit of apple throwing, we got the job done.
Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. In the first part of this piece, I discussed a popular procedure, fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing...
Suki Kramer's story inspires. She's a wealth of experience and information, and isn't afraid to share it.
Brenda Brock is founder of Farmaesthetics and a well-regarded trailblazer in the green cosmetics movement. Read her take on the changing face of skincare and discover a DIY green gift idea for the coming season.
These "tricks" are really not tricks at all. My grandmother and her neighbors all gathered beauty supplies from their local farmers market long before it was trendy to do so.
Scene at the gym the other day: A guy steps on the treadmill two over from mine. I'm happily jogging along so I only glance to the side briefly. Wit...
Gratitude Speaks creates worlds. Gratitude Speaks brings forth what has not existed before. It's wild, and free, and magical.
Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. While we may not yet be able to bathe in the Fountain of Youth, science is getting much closer to keepi...
As the salesgirl hands me my bag and I leave the store with the scent of powders and perfumes lingering on my clothes, I am tempted to believe that if I wanted to change my life this would be a good way of doing it: a small adjustment of my daily routine, with a longer look in the mirror each morning and seeing who is truly there, who has been there all along.
In the early days there were only three full-time employees, and two of us would meditate at work each afternoon. One day the third employee came in to my office and said, "I want what you have! I want to know more about this meditation you do, can I learn?"
Women of all ages care about their looks. Our face is always number one on the list. Of course our skin is most important but so is a beautiful smile, warmth and sparking eyes. In other words I believe personality is the most important ingredient of true beauty.
After the kids hit the hay, ask your friends to come on over with their favorite scary movie, candy, or drink.
Did my husband and I lose our minds that day we stepped off the plane in Hawaii? Perhaps. But we are so much more resourceful and open to opportunities than we were a decade ago.
Initially we thought eczema was caused by defects in the epidermal skin barrier, or the outer layer of the skin. Now we know that eczema is an immune-driven disease that in turn causes secondary defects in the epidermal barrier. That's a real paradigm shift.