Category Archives: "Skin, Lip and Body Care"
Smoke. Vehicle exhaust. Factory emissions. Dust. It’s all bad for the environment, but did you know that it’s also bad for your skin? We’ve talked about how pollution can damage skin here on CV Skinlabs many times in the past, and recent studies have shown that we’ve been right—pollution actually ages you, and can make
If you’re going through cancer treatments, you know: they’re not great for your skin. Chemotherapy kills off fast-growing cancer cells, but that means it also tends to kill off skin, hair, and nail cells, too. Radiation treatments aren’t much better, though they are localized. But women may experience redness, inflammation, swelling, and sometimes pain at
The next time you find your skin and hair looking dull or your eyebrows sparse, you may want to reach for the castor oil. Seriously? Castor oil? Isn’t that what our grandmothers used to treat constipation? It’s true—castor oil, when taken internally, can get the bowels moving. But there’s so much more to this ingredient.
When it shows up for the first time, you don’t know what to think. Were you out in the sun too long? Maybe it was hotter than you thought. You imagine it will fade away. Weeks pass and it’s still there. Those blotchy, dark patches on your cheeks, forehead, and chin. You start to get