Skin, Lip and Body Care

7 Tips to Protect Yourself from Salon Infections and Reactions

We’ve talked about avoiding toxic chemicals in salons in previous posts, but we’re visiting the issue again. (Read one of our previous posts here.) Here’s why: a recent study revealed that people are still not aware of how seriously they can be hurt in a salon. Potential injuries include skin rashes, nail disfigurements, fungal infections,

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Skin, Lip and Body Care

5 Tips to Help You Get Kissable Lips for Valentine’s Day!

If you and a loved one are planning a night out—or even a night in—on Valentine’s Day, you’re going to want soft, kissable lips. Even if you’re single, you may be planning a date, and want to look your best. Unfortunately, the harsh winter weather can wreak havoc on lips. They’re made of thin, fragile

Skin, Lip and Body Care

How to Care for Your Skin After a Tattoo

Getting a tattoo may be a fun or meaningful experience, but it can be traumatic for your skin. That’s because that tattoo needle actually makes thousands of tiny wounds in the skin as the artist creates his masterpiece in ink. Complications may include allergic reactions, infections, redness and swelling, and eczema flare-ups. If you’re convinced

Nutrition + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Vitamin D Critical for Healthy Skin—How to Get More Without Increasing Cancer Risk

In 2008, researchers called vitamin D deficiency a “worldwide pandemic.” In 2009, scientists found that three-quarters of Americans were coming up short on the important nutrient. In 2011, they reported that over 41 percent of participants studied were deficient in vitamin D. These figures are concerning for all of us, because vitamin D is crucial