Old-looking hands and what you can do about them

If you really want to hide your age, hide your hands. Hands are often forgotten when it comes to anti-aging prevention measures and cosmetic treatments. You dye your hair, spend big bucks on Fountain of Youth skin creams for your face, and dip into savings to have Botox injections and lifts for the eyelids and jowls. But most of us — okay, it’s primarily women — forget about our hands, which, experts agree, will say more about your age than your hair, face and neck.

Posted on May 22, 2019 .

I ON BEAUTY Chapter 26: Sleep Like a Baby for Better Skin

Insufficient sleep doesn’t just leave your mind foggy, it wreaks havoc on your skin. Why? During sleep your body undergoes the majority of its restorative functions. Collagen production is greatest while you sleep and is essential for maintaining firm, elastic skin. The release of somatotropin (aka human growth hormone, or HGH) also peaks during sleep, aiding in repair from external damage such as sun radiation, pollution, scrapes and bruising.

Posted on April 3, 2019 .

7 Benefits of Microneedling, the Hottest Skincare Trend

Microneedling (also known as collagen induction therapy) involves using fine needles to create hundreds of tiny, invisible puncture wounds in the top layer of skin. Sound appealing? Not so much. But this minimally invasive treatment—whether it’s done in-office by a trained aesthetician, dermatologist, or plastic surgeon, or at home using a dermaroller (a small, handheld paint roller coated in tiny needles)—is virtually painless and incredibly effective.

Posted on December 26, 2018 .