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…)
Hyperpigmentation is a term that refers to any darkened spot on your skin caused by the overproduction of melanin, a brown skin pigment. Hyperpigmentation is often caused by UV exposure, leaving spots of uneven skin tones like age spots and freckles. Sun-induced hyperpigmentation is usually treated topically with skin brighteners, like Hale Cosmeceuticals’ SB-7. However, some types of hyperpigmentation, such as dark spots on the neck, armpits and other skin folds, may be the result of systemic issues and do not respond effectively to topical treatment. (more…)
Unwanted hair seems to be a universal beauty challenge. There are a number of ways to get rid of it, but some of them are not so skin-friendly. On a scale of one to ten, with ten being the most skin-friendly, we’ve ranked the top four most popular hair removal methods. (more…)
Great skin—clear, radiant and firm skin—is no accident. It takes the right products and the right nutrition to get the healthy, youthful-looking results.
Proper nutrition is often overlooked when trying to improve or maintain skin health, but a healthy diet is a must for great skin. When you eat the right foods, you can supply your skin with the hydration and nutrients it needs for optimal protection, repair, cell turnover and dermal matrix composition. So, what are the right foods?
•Six to eight 8-oz. glasses of water
•Fresh fruits and vegetables
For optimal protection:
•Dark-colored fruits and vegetables. Dark-skinned (more…)
Summer is finally here! We all love the warmth, but before the blazing sun and high humidity cause havoc on your skin, make some smart skincare routine changes with Hale Cosmeceuticals products. To minimize breakouts from oil and sweat and keep your skin looking flawless, try our budget-friendly assortment of summer skincare essentials available just for you. (more…)
Finally, daily temperatures are warm enough to venture outside in a single layer…and maybe a revealing one, at that. While it feels good to bask in the sun, it that a good idea for dry skin?
Animal-friendly means a cosmetic company does not use animals to test its ingredients and products on to see if they might cause harm to the skin, eyes, and internal organs of the animals used for testing. Federal regulatory agencies started to demand that cosmetic ingredients and products be (more…)
Throughout history, smooth, supple skin has been prized, and both men and women have sought to achieve it. While what has been valued about skin has not changed much, skincare practices and products certainly have. Find out what has people from ancient Egypt to modern America have used to maintain clear, youthful-looking skin. (more…)