6 Things to Do Before Summer Ends

Summer isn’t endless. Before you know it, the weather will turn cooler, and the leaves will begin to change. But before you bid farewell to the season, make the most of it with these activities. Best of all, you can continue them into fall. [tn3 origin=”album” ids=”598″ transitions=”default” responsive=”1″]

Sunburns Are Forever

You can’t avoid the sun, of course. You can avoid sunburn. Which is a pretty good idea, considering that damage from sunburn can last a lifetime. Dermatologist Jennifer Lucas, MD, says sunburns have a cumulative effect on our bodies. ‘Insults’ to our skin and our DNA “Each burn you get you are putting yourself more … Read More

Tips for Younger-looking Eyes

Crow’s feet, bags and dark circles can make your eyes look older than you feel. Aging is unavoidable, but you don’t have to give in to looking old when you still feel young. Plastic surgeon Raymond Isakov, MD, says the most common problems have simple solutions. Droopy upper lids The problem: The upper eyelids can … Read More

A Poison Ivy Survival Guide for Parents

“Leaves of three, let it be.” Many of us grew up with that handy rule about how to spot poison ivy. But maybe your smaller kids didn’t get the memo yet. So now it’s poison ivy season again. The kids are playing outside or going off to camp and since they don’t know what to … Read More

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Sunscreen: Best Beauty Secret

The best beauty lotion you can buy to slow signs of aging is actually inexpensive and available at any drugstore: it’s a bottle of sunscreen. People may believe that daily sun protection isn’t necessary, especially in the Midwest and Northeast, but experts say if you’re in the sun longer than 15 minutes total during the … Read More

5 Biggest Skin Care Myths

You know that too much sun and smoking can harm your skin, but you can do more to keep skin healthy than just avoiding risk factors. Here’s a smart move –  consult an expert. Why you need a professional skin evaluation Marnie Godfrey, BS, Manager of Aesthetic Services at Cleveland Clinic’s Dermatology & Plastic Surgery … Read More

Different Skin Care for Different Skin Types

Abena Boakye dealt with adult acne for years, trying medical treatments that didn’t provide lasting effects and over-the-counter products that didn’t work for her. “I was embarrassed about the discoloration and scarring on my face,” she says. “It was time to do something about it.” That decision led Mrs. Boakye to the Multicultural Hair & … Read More

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Bad Reactions to Temporary Henna Tattoos

You’re on spring or summer break, walking the beach and boardwalk with your friends. You spot a temporary tattoo kiosk. You think, “Why not?” Get some cool body art to show off — and all without dreaded permanent Tattoo Regret. Yet even with temporary tattoos you need to be sure of what you’re getting into. … Read More