• DIY Facial

    Are you suffering from dry skin and your store-bought moisturizer is not doing the trick? Try this homemade recipe and let your skin reap the benefits!

    1 avocado

    1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

    1 egg white

    Combine avocado, lemon juice, and egg white to make a paste. Apply to your skin. Once paste has completely dried, rinse with cool water and pat dry.

  • Food or Beauty?

    Traditional salad ingredients increasingly appear in creams, masks, and other facial products. Dermatologists Ranella Hirsch, MD, of Boston and Jeanette Jacknin, MD, of Phoenix say there’s more to the trend than companies juicing products with buzzworthy ingredients. There is now scientific proof that cucumber reduces puffiness around the eyes—and maybe more.

    A salad fit for your skin
    By Josie Garthwaite