When it comes to cleaning up the environment  -  or preventing its destruction through reduced waste and conservation  -  many personal care and cosmetic companies are taking the lead. By making their containers out...

Hands serve us well. Not only do our hands carry out most of our work, but we also use hands to greet, comfort, and express emotion. You can treat hands harshly and they will...

According to Moshe Olshevsky, Ph.D., dead skin cells, makeup, and toxins collect within the pores of our skin, stretching the openings. When this "cellular debris" is properly removed, the pore walls do contract somewhat....

Alpha and beta hydroxy acids are derived from apples, ginger, oranges, grapefruit, sugarcane or willow bark, and will gradually peel off the top layers of dead skin and minimize wrinkles. Doctors say that the inevitable wrinkles as...

What delicate, precious possession of ours regularly gets burned and environmentally-abused? Is subjected to radiation, scouring and acidic solutions? The answer? Our body. How you clean your body not only helps prevent bacterial growth, gets...

I'm in my early 40s and have been using a vitamin cream for about four months. My wrinkles are lessened to some degree but my skin is red and tender. What can I do...

I am in my late 30s and I have acne on my chest and back. Can you tell me if a sulphur-based soap will help this condition. I have used glycerine and other anti-acne soaps, but...

My skin is extremely sensitive and my dermatologist has suggested I use only hypo-allergenic products. I have now tried two different ones and had a reaction from both. My skin is very flaky and red. No...

I have read that specialized makeup will cover birthmarks. Is there anything that will remove them permanently? Discolorations and marks on a newborn's skin are called birthmarks in the true sense of he word. Usually...

I am going south for Christmas and I have a SPF 22 sunscreen. Will this block out the sun's rays so that I do not get any tan? The label suggests that I apply...