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  • Maybe at first you notice some extra strands in the shower drain or your ponytail doesn't feel as full as it once did. The truth is, hair loss isn't just a men's problem - it's common for women, too. "Most women will experience hair loss or thinning of some sort in their lifetime," says Lucinda Ellery, founder and CEO of Lucinda Ellery, hair loss management specialists. "However, it is the [...]

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    The Skin Within

    September 14, 2017

    Inflammation has been linked to cancer, arthritis, Alzheimer’s and heart disease. Here’s how it can also lead to aging skin. Everyone is talking about inflammation these days, and for good reason. “We’re understanding that inflammation is a huge culprit in certain types of cancer and rheumatoid arthritis,” says Dr. Julie Russak, founder of the Russak Dermatology Clinic in NYC. [...]

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    Summer Exfoliation

    September 14, 2017

    Summer is in full swing! The warmer weather means long days in the sun and trips to the pool with the kids that unfortunately can cause the skin to become dull and flaky. Scrubbing off dead skin, chlorine residue and makeup particles should be an essential part of your summer beauty routine and can be the key to having that youthful glow. From being more environmentally conscious to finding[...]

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    As the summer months approach and we spend more time outdoors, it’s important to use sunscreen to protect any exposed skin. Most of us don’t realize the mistakes we’re making, which decrease the effectiveness of our sunscreen. Here are five of the most common mistakes people make with sunscreen, and how to avoid them. Only applying sunscreen on sunny days Get in the habit of [...]

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    All-Natural Skin Care

    September 14, 2017

    When it comes to all-natural skincare, fresh fruits and vegetables are on the beauty menu COCONUT “A great moisturizer, it makes a fantastic replacement for petroleum, which is commonly used,” says Marrone. “It also has antifungal and antibacterial properties, which is great for blemish prone skin.” Plus, coconut reduces the appearance of pores and Vitamin E smooths and protects [...]

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    At first glance kale, nuts, algae, kombucha, chia, ginseng, and charcoal don’t seem to have much in common. But they’re actually all the trendiest blockbuster ingredients in skin care right now. “Several of these ingredients are now popular foods for health-conscious consumers,” says Jennifer Schweitzer, director of product development at Lather. “With many healthy food [...]

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    Hair Conditioning

    September 6, 2017

    This is the time of year to lighten your beauty load. But heat and humidity, chlorine in the pool, relentless rays of the sun and central air conditioning can turn your hair into a dull, dry mop of straw. “Hair frizzes up more due to the humidity in the air, and when it is frizzy it looks drier and even more damaged,” says James Corbett, owner and colorist, James Corbett Studio in [...]

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    Dry Skin Remedies

    September 6, 2017

    Chapped lips. Cracked heels. Rough elbows. Parched hands. These are the skin’s casualties from the chilly winter months. “Certain areas of our body have become drier because they were more exposed to the climate and elements,” explains Jennifer Kwiatkowski-Herzog, spa director of The Forest Spa at The Lodge at Glendorn. “Moisturizing becomes more important during the winter months and [...]

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    De-Stressing Your Skin

    September 6, 2017

    There are many reasons why your skin may be stressed out this season, including stress itself. Summer skin flare-ups may also be aggravated by pollen, air pollution or harsh UV rays, and chronic conditions like acne and rosacea may be triggered or exacerbated by hormonal imbalances, anxiety, alcohol intake, diet, and inflammation, says Elina Fodotova, president of the Association of [...]

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    Scalp Care for Healthy Hair

    September 6, 2017

    Keep that head of hair naturally beautiful by practicing good scalp care. No matter how much attention you pay to your skin, there may be one place you’re forgetting. “The scalp is skin—an extension of the face,” reminds Mordechai Alvow, founder and CEO of the Yarok hair care line, and a New York City-based stylist. “You have to think about taking care of the scalp the same way [...]

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