Beauty products are often touted as the latest in personal development, allowing countless men and women to improve first impressions through improving skin texture and tone. While there are many specialized serums developed to target specific perceived faults (hyperpigmentation, redness, oily skin, etc), there are also many serums intended to simply improve the overall appearance and health of skin. Vitamin C and Hyaluronic Acid serums fall into this category.
We use our feet more than any other body part – perhaps this is why stress seems to build up in our feet. A proper foot massage can relax your entire body, replenish lost energy, improve your mood, release toxins, alleviate pain, and improve circulation. Going to the spa is pricey, but purchasing a foot massager will save you money and give you the convenience of relaxing in your own home, any time during the day or night. We review some of the best foot massager machines and products and provide helpful tips to start you down the path to happy feet.
Many over the counter treatment creams claim to be effective in eliminating cellulite. The truth, however, is that many such treatments are no effective than just a regular skin moisturizer. Sure, they may make the surface of your skin appear firmer or smoother, but they do not tackle the root of the problem which is the fatty deposits that lead to cellulite formation. That is why it is important to know the basic science behind cellulite before you even consider any form of treatment.
There are lots of reasons people suffer from pain in the hands and wrists. Here are a few reasons that come to mind based on personal experiences and those of my friends and family:
- Sports like rock climbing and fencing
- Spending lots of time typing, writing, or drawing
- Working in a field where you are constantly using your hands (like landscaping or teaching piano)
Having tight, sore hands at the end of the day can be uncomfortable, painful, and can prevent you from doing what you want to do after work. Keep reading to learn more about hand and wrist massage, how it can help, and how you can do it on your own.
Pimples and blemishes are most common during our teens, but some people continue to struggle with acne into their adult years. Most people will experience occasional pimples throughout their lives.
Below, we will discuss various home home remedies for pimples and acne, including solutions for people with sensitive and oily skin.
We all have hair troubles.
There are plenty of home remedies you can do on your own to boost shine, improve volume, and quicken growth. But the results you’ll see from a professional treatment are almost always going to be better than what you do at home, and our hair deserves to be pampered once in awhile.
As someone who struggles with occasional bouts of insomnia and general difficulty sleeping, I understand that sleeplessness can really get in the way of work and family life.
Sleepless nights can leave you exhausted and unmotivated. Your body responds to sleepiness with symptoms including increased hunger (which can cause you to gain weight) and negative mood (which can negatively affect your social life).
Below, we discuss the causes of insomnia, natural sleep remedies that work, and lifestyle changes that will help you achieve a good night’s sleep without a pill or prescription.
Dandruff is a common but annoying condition that affects a person’s scalp. A Proctor and Gamble study found that more than 50% of people in the US experience dandruff at some point during their lives.
Many people experience pain and stiffness in the neck and shoulders. Such discomfort can distract from work or even prevent you from doing normal activities.
Stiffness and pain are generally caused by factors like stress and improper posture. While some cases require the help of chiropractor or doctor, many cases can be solved by traditional massage. Below, we discuss a variety of massage techniques, including specific techniques for stiff neck and shoulders.
You know what they say: everyone with curly hair wants straight hair, and everyone with straight hair wants curly hair. If you’re like me, you’re stuck somewhere in the middle, with wavy hair that never does exactly what you want.
When we think about the appearance and health of our hair, we usually consider factors like chlorine, age, genetics, heat, and hair dye – but did you know that your diet plays just as large a role?
Little white flakes might seem insignificant, but not to those who suffer from dandruff. An itchy, dry scalp can make you more than just uncomfortable, it can make you self-conscious. Nobody wants too see little white flecks in a person’s hair, not to mention the stigma of bad hygiene associated with dandruff. There are countless anti-dandruff shampoos and products out there, but the task of choosing the right one can be daunting. Keep reading for important information about what causes dandruff and how to treat it plus a product review on one of the top anti-dandruff shampoos in today’s market.
Most of us will experience changes in our hair during our lives. Some of us will experience a change in color; others will experience brittleness, a decrease in shine, or hair loss.
Hair loss problems like thinning hair, shedding, and male pattern baldness can be upsetting, embarrassing, and emasculating. Hair loss can be a devastating blow to one’s self esteem.
Reasons for hair loss include genetics, nutritional deficiencies, stress, hormonal imbalance, and the use of heating tools and chemical products.
Keep reading to learn more about natural hair growth remedies you can do at home to restore stronger, healthier hair. The following remedies are appropriate for men and women.
Laser hair removal (LSR) has emerged as a convenient alternative to shaving, waxing, and plucking. It’s a great option for people who are tired of traditional, short-term methods and have the money to pay for long-term results.
LSR one of today’s hottest trends, but it’s important to know what you’re getting into before you start. Keep reading to learn more about the science behind the laser process and what to expect.
This article focuses on professional LSR and does not cover DIY at-home LSR products.
Dry, damaged hair can make it virtually impossible to have a good hair day.
Dry hair just doesn’t look good. It can be dull, brittle, tangled, and frizzy…it can even lead to dandruff and hair loss. Keep reading to learn more about dry hair, including:
- What causes dry hair
- Homemade hair treatments for damaged hair
- Hair care tips to prevent damage and dryness