Published: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 10:45:33 +0000
Tue, 08 Jan 2008 11:14:15 +0000The moisture levels in skin are controlled by lipids, which are oil based molecules produced by the epidermis (the skin's outermost layer.) Lipids are meant to create a barrier which keeps water in the skin. When the lipid barrier breaks down, water escapes, leading to dry skin. In addition, if this dry skin does not slough off regularly, it can build up further, leading to deeply dry patches all over your body.
Mon, 18 Jun 2007 21:53:45 +0000Emu oil is a natural, secret weapon for dry skin and [tag-tec]anti-aging[/tag-tec] skin care. Used by Australian aborgines for centuries, emu oil has beautifying and healing properties. It's natural composition is very close to that of our own skin, so our bodies accept it as a natural addition to our skin care regimen.
Sun, 22 Apr 2007 14:06:42 +0000Many studies on Vitamin C have shown that Vitamin C aids skin in two important ways. The first way is the most well known: Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, defending against the free radicals g...
Wed, 21 Mar 2007 16:31:22 +0000The excitement of being pregnant will often bring a glow of joy to a pregnant woman's face. You often hear about the "glow of pregnancy" or phrases like, "you look like you're glowing!" which means, generally, that you're pregnant and you look great. What if, however, the hormonal changes of pregnancy leave you with another kind of 'glow'- that of oily skin and acne?
Wed, 14 Feb 2007 22:38:15 +0000A new study finds that babies who received regular massages from their parents tended to sleep better, cried less, and diminished their levels of stress hormones.