- October 1st, 2011
When signs of aging begin to show, your face is almost always the first place you’ll notice a change. Fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, blemishes, and build-ups of other impurities compound over time—or make premature appearances—if you don’t take care to protect your skin.Pamper yourself with one of these do-it-yourself facial masks and discover healthy, vibrant skin—all without spending a fortune at the spa.
- May 1st, 2010
Aging provides plenty of perks—greater confidence, more wisdom, and discounted movie tickets, to name a few. But growing older also brings a few downsides: age spots, for instance, which boldly advertise your senior status.
Lighten age spots to reveal a youthful glow.By Deirdre Shevlin Bell
- December 1st, 2009
At age 16, Dawn Montefusco developed a serious case of psoriasis that covered 85 percent of her body in itchy, red scales. Her doctor dashed her hopes of an easy cure, telling her she’d most likely have the autoimmune disease the rest of her life. “I was a sophomore in high school, so this was devastating,” recalls Montefusco, now 40.
Don't let stress sabotage your complexion.by O'Rya Hyde-Keller
- July 1st, 2009
You cheered when news broke that a glass of red wine a day is actually good for your heart. Turns out it’s not just imbibing the stuff (in moderation, of course) that may have health benefits.Reasons to toast vino's rejuvenating powers.by O'Rya Hyde-Keller
- July 1st, 2009
Neurotoxin injections, laser resurfacing, chemical peels: They sound like punishments a comic book villain would inflict upon his victims. But despite the ominous-sounding names, more and more American women are embracing these cosmetic procedures in hopes of keeping their youthful appearance and moving closer to the homogenous ideal of beauty.
Age-defying alternatives offer safer (and effective!) results.By Kate Hanley
- August 1st, 2008
My face looks a bit like a newspaper that’s been folded too many times—quite different than its unlined appearance of years past. So I decided to try facial acupuncture, a technique that addresses all-over health issues to help counteract fine lines, sagging, and puffiness.
By Barbara Hey
- June 1st, 2008
Anti-aging. We see the term everywhere, from magazine covers and supplements labels to beauty creams and exercise regimes—all promising to make us look and feel younger. While you can’t avoid getting older, one thing is clear: The foods you eat play a crucial role in keeping your body healthy and your brain functioning well into your senior years.10 foods to help you look and feel youngerBy Lisa Turner
- May 1st, 2008
Fighting the good fight against wrinkles can raise some questions, like whether it’s better to take supplements or to fortify the skin with lotions and potions.By Einav Keet
- March 1st, 2008
You might think of fungus as the last thing to benefit your complexion, but a growing body of research suggests mushrooms may soon play a starring role in luxe skincare products. Keep an eye out for lotions and potions infused with these skin-saving ’shrooms.
By Josie Garthwaite
- March 1st, 2008
This free-radical fighter neutralizes the effects of pollution and protects lipid layers so your skin retains moisture and plumpness—keeping wrinkles away. It’s also been shown to decrease the risk of heart attack.