There’s a difference between aging gracefully and throwing in the towel. Aging gracefully doesn’t mean you take whatever the harsh elements throw at you. No way! It’s about taking care of your skin and protecting it from the environmental damage that inevitably occurs as you age.
Category: Bath & Beauty
Q: I’ve heard that facial steaming is beneficial for my complexion. Can you tell me more about it?
Licensed esthetician Catie Wiggy of MyChelle Dermaceuticals responds:
Warm steam feels so good, and it absolutely has beneficial aspects for skin. For centuries, all around the world, steam has been used to support many different areas of health, from promoting relaxation and relieving muscle soreness to boosting the vibrancy of skin.
Q: I’ve been intrigued by the idea of a professional microdermabrasion, but I’m nervous about making an appointment. Is there a simple, at-home alternative you’d recommend?
Dr. Linda Miles D.O.M. responds:
A: It is understandable and completely normal to be nervous about trying any medical skin rejuvenating treatment for the first time. Some liken it to visiting the dentist – great for that much needed attention to detail, but not always the most pleasant experience!
What you put on your lips is just as important as what you put into your mouth. Think about it. Every time you apply a lip care product with questionable ingredients, you could be ingesting harmful chemicals, fillers and dyes. MyChelle lip care, on the other hand, is truly good enough to eat. We trade harsh waxes, artificial colors, fake flavors and petroleum-based ingredients for nourishing plant oils and butters and all-natural flavors enhanced with stevia.
Which of these best describes your daily hair routine? A. Throw on a hat or fix a quick ponytail and go. B. Wash, comb through and let air dry on your way to work. Or, C: Wash, condition, blow dry, flat iron and style. If you’re type A, I’m officially jealous. For those of you in the B category, your hair says thanks. If you answered C, honey, we need to talk.
As a working mom, wife, business owner and celebrity trainer, I use my hands a lot! Not to mention that I love to move my own furniture, cook my own meals and never shy from grabbing the big weights when I train. Unfortunately, this leaves me with one unsightly condition: “man hands.” Read more →
Rubbing dirt on your face may not sound like a good idea – but you can’t deny the growing popularity of clay mask treatments. Do they really work? I’ll give you the low-down on these Earth-based skin treatments.
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