Early recognition, prevention, and treatment of skin diseases is an important element in the overall care of the middle-aged and older person, according to research conducted by Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine. Unfortunately, most of...

Examine the skin on the inside of your upper arm; then look at your face. Which skin is firmer, clearer, softer, and younger-looking? Most likely, the skin on the inner portion of your upper arm. Why?...

The use of natural products promote and maintain mental well-being, physical health, and beautiful skin has come full circle over the last 100 years or so. Before the 20th century, health remedies and beauty aids...

What fits like a glove and lasts a lifetime, even though we color, decorate, ornament, perfume, and expose it to harsh conditions? Is found in a variety of textures and shades? And, is the...

The social and physical mirage suntanned skin presents helps explain why so many cannot resist the sun, despite the health risks and warnings. Still, in some ways, sunlight (not sunbathing) actually does aid physical and mental...

While summer is the season most associated with skin damage, a bright winter day, accompanied by bitter winds can be just as harmful. Even though the temperature may be freezing, the winter sun's rays (though more...

Our society worships the taut bodies and dewy skin of youth. So, naturally, we all want to look 10 (or more) years younger. By now you know that you can't turn back the clock, or even...

Most skin damage comes from exposure to sunlight and environmental toxins. How do sunlight and pollutants damage skin? How can you protect yourself from environmental hazards that age skin? Free radicals - the wild bunch Free radicals form on...

No other part of our body gets such devoted attention and care as does our skin. We cater to skin's cosmetic and health-care needs, pampering it with costly creams, masks, and lotions. Last year Americans...

Before you slip on sandals and beach wear, stock up on all-natural sun-protection lotions or creams with a 10-15 Sun Protection Factor. When was the last time you took a sunbath? The memory you turn...