Aging causes loss of facial volume, descending soft tissue and decreased skin elasticity. The loss of facial volume is a result of diminishing dermal collagen, hyaluronic acid and elastin as well as fat atrophy and even skeletal bone loss. Facial contours change with age from high cheeks and a small chin to flattened cheeks and […]

Preventive Cosmetics

Prevention. While you cannot stop or even slow down the intrinsic aging process, you can prevent signs of premature aging by protecting your skin from the sun, quitting smoking, and eliminating facial exercises. Dermatologists recommend comprehensive sun protection to prevent premature aging caused by the sun. Comprehensive sun protection includes: Avoiding deliberate tanning, including use […]

How we Age

The Aging Process The Natural process of aging is directed by our genes, which control how quickly the normal aging process unfolds. It is a continuous process that normally begins in our mid-20s. Within the skin, collagen production slows, and elastin, the substance that enables skin to snap back into place, has a bit less […]

More and more I am seeing contact sensitivity rashes on people with no history of eczema. They often have to keep changing their facial products or end up using steroid creams daily to treat such rashes. I have been advising them to use only organic products and have noticed the difference. Here is an interesting […]

Importance of daily sunscreen usage to prevent premature skin photoaging

Nambour study from Australia is the first randomized controlled study to prove that daily sunscreen usage can help prevent premature photoaging of skin. The participants were divided into two groups, daily use vs discretionary use of sunscreen. The daily sunscreen group showed no detectable increase in skin aging after 4.5 years! Skin aging from baseline to the […]