The change of seasons brings a change in hair and makeup looks. And this season’s change is all about YOU—using bold colors to express your true self.
On the runways this fall models showcased a number of ways to play with color to draw attention to your eyes, including: (more…)
Hale Cosmeceuticals takes pride in being (and staying) on the cutting edge of skincare technology. We conduct our own research and development to formulate new potent products that help clients achieve clearer, healthier and more youthful-looking skin all the while being kind to the planet. Part of being on the cutting edge requires us to join other leading skincare professionals, and this fall, that takes us to (more…)
“30 is the new 20, and 50 is the new 30.” These types of sayings can reflect how young you feel on the inside, but that’s not always reflected on the outside. When you’re 30, your skin’s likely to start showing the damage caused by sun exposure (and smoking) in your 20s…and the damage just keeps piling up as more time goes by. But the same is true for good skincare habits—they have a cumulative effect, too, so any time is the best time to start skin protection and anti-aging regimen. (more…)
In lieu of a real Fountain of Youth, people will try any number of weird and disgusting concoctions to take a few years off their appearance. One of the latest fads is “snail essence,” better known as snail slime.
The practice of using snail slime (mucin) for skincare (more…)
Everyone’s heard about Vitamins A, B, C, D and E…but K? Many people, particularly those who do not have blood clotting disorders, are unaware that such a thing exists. Vitamin K is essential to circulatory health, so it is often recommended by doctors for patients who have bleeding disorders and/or to counteract overdoses of blood thinning medications. But Vitamin K can help you look more rested and youthful, too.
Vitamin K performs a couple of functions essential to skin health: (more…)
Dr. Joann Elmore at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine led a study investigating how often pathologists agreed—or disagreed—about skin cancer diagnoses. Her results show that doctors don’t always agree about the presence or progression of cancer. However, to date, doctors still largely agree about how to prevent skin cancer.
Dr. Elmore’s study involved: (more…)
Summer’s in full swing, and hopefully that means you are enjoying life pool-side, picnicking at the park, biking your favorite trails, etc. because you can do everything that defines your summer lifestyle without paying the price in wrinkles, sags and spots. That’s right—you can enjoy the sun and rebuff its skin-aging effects at the same time. Here’s how to make summer fun and skin health a win-win. (more…)
With age, cumulative exposure to UV radiation increases…and so does the likelihood of skin changes. Sun damage often causes hyperpigmentation that is completely harmless (even if aesthetically displeasing to your eye). However, sometimes areas of hyperpigmentation can be an indication of skin cancer. Here’s how to tell the difference.
An age spot is an (more…)
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, your overall health is mapped onto your face. Skin issues or changes in your face that are not responding to topical treatment may be the sign of other health conditions.
The practice of face-reading is similar to reflexology and acupuncture/acupressure. These modalities map body systems onto a (more…)