Science and Health
General Skincare Topics
Can stress give you more skin problems? Studies have shown that increased levels of depression, anxiety, and other types of stress can exacerbate conditions like eczema and acne. How skin care can also be good for mental health, as a form of self care. Let's take a closer look at skincare and mental health.
Each year, new pollution statistics are staggering, and we all hope that emissions will reduce with each new regulation; however, it’s time to start seriously considering how pollution affects the skin.The key to skin cancer is to catch it early. That's why at-home skin checks are just as important as your year professional check with a dermatologist. But how do you do a skin check at home? And what should you look for in a skin check? Let's discuss signs of skin cancer to look for and more!You may have heard the term "free radicals" in discussions about antioxidants and particulate matter. But what are free radicals, and how do free radicals damage your skin? Let's take a closer look at these unstable molecules, answer where do free radicals come from, and how to combat free radical activity.Sunburns are no fun for anyone. But what actually happens to your skin when you get a sunburn? Let's take a look at the different types of sun damage, how sunburns can cause cancer, and how you can treat certain sunburns.Our skin is under attack every day due to particulate matter, which can cause a number of issues to your skin. Below, we talk about how pollution affects your skin and what you can do to minimize the damage.As we age, the collagen and elastin fibers in our skin break down, which leads to wrinkles and sagging skin. But what causes these changes? And what can you do about it?How do stretch marks form in the first place? What is the best time to heal them? Learn about the different healing stages of stretch marks and how to heal stretch marks!