We as an accumulative society have become easy prey to the wellness industry. As science and medicine advance, so do our fears about disease and illness. In the mind of an over worrying individual, the common cold can become the swine flu with a quick check of symptoms on WebMD. The fear of sickness makes spending money on unnecessary doctor visits and medicine seem justified and necessary. Even the smaller things, the more appearance based things like beauty and skincare have this effect. The constant image of what is considered to be attractive and healthy becomes more relevant every day…


Diet and health go hand and hand, but it is also well known that there is a direct correlation between the food you eat and how it affects your skin. While it is true, a specific diet cannot be recommended for everyone, there is significant evidence that certain foods and eating habits will negatively or positively impact your skin. What we should or shouldn’t be eating is a popular debate topic and it seems many have opinions on this subject matter. …


Your Skin and The Summer

The beginning of summer brings out hoards of people ready to enjoy the sunshine. Though the warmer weather might be the most enjoyable time of year, it brings with it an array of skin concerns. In the dead of winter it’s easy to forget about the annoying inconveniences of greasy sunscreen and razor burn but when the temperature starts to rise, the reality of the season begins to set in. On one hand, we want to enjoy the great weather but on the other, we want to avoid the annoying problems that this time of…


The Modeling Myth

(Why do celebrities have the worst skin?)

Celebrities involved in the beauty and entertainment industry are often glamorized and made to look perfect for movies, fashion shows etc. Though we all know, that this “perfection” takes hours and teams of people, there are numerous drawbacks to this lifestyle that are not being talked about. Celebrities including Kendall Jenner and Bella Thorne, have recently started opening up about their skin issues, but the cause of problem skin in actors and models are rarely discussed in a public format. …


5 Surprising Skincare Truths

The Skin Care Industry is all around confusing right now. With the rise of popularity of beauty bloggers and YouTubers, any person regardless of their qualifications (or lack thereof), can give tips and advice based off of their own beliefs rather than facts. This is why we so often see articles and videos contradicting themselves, and why popular beauty myths have been able to stick around for so long. The spread of this misinformation is harmful to your skin and may result in the exact problems you were trying to avoid in the first place. Not…

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