The Pros and Cons of Using Argan Oil on HairFor those people who have often wondered how they can maintain the health of their hair, they don’t have to look above and beyond for a solution anymore.  Back in the good old days, people greatly relied on products which contained a lot of chemical ingredients.

The guarantees of better overall hair health were met, yet the results were only temporary, and potential damage was to be expected after long term use.  Yet, this isn’t the case anymore, especially with the introduction of various organic products that can really make a wonderful difference.

One of the most popular options out in the market is Moroccan Argan oil, which offers tons of benefits, thus keeping its consumers happy.  It has certainly reached a worldwide level of recognition especially due to the fact that so many brands nowadays have begun integrating this oil into their own range of oil-based hair care products. You even have brands that were built around the product like ArganEsque. However, there are some pros and cons to using Argan oil products, though not in the way that one would initially expect.  (more…)

Deal Shopping Online Just Got A Little Easier

 

If online shopping is very easy, well shopping online for the best deals has gotten even easier. Whether you’re looking for the best place to buy a TV online or the best place to buy tires, the website BestSiteToBuy.com has been recently launched to give you a one stop shop for finding the best products and the best places to shop online.

 

Fact: Finding the Best Deals Online isn’t a Walk in the Park

 

As they say, the best deals are found online. However, it’s a fact that you have to dig around before you get hold of those deals given the thousands of sellers on the World Wide Web.

Imagine if you were searching for the best places to buy TVs online, you have to visit several websites and switch back and forth to compare the deals for TVs on those websites. Now isn’t that time consuming and very inconvenient? Don’t you wish that there was just one place you can go to that can show a comparison of what’s being sold across the numerous websites? Don’t you wish that there was also a place where you can get the latest news about the hottest products today? (more…)

Hongkong – A Possible Solution to Aging Discovered

 

A Map to Possibly the Fountain of Youth?As of recent times, Hong Kong-based scientists have discovered and formulated a solution to the aging process, with mice being the guinea pigs.  The results were so outstanding that they hope that this map of sorts which they’ve come up with can work on human beings.

Their findings, which were first published in Cell Metabolism magazine, focused on a rare genetic condition known as progeria.  This condition simply leads to premature aging, and affects 1 out of 4 million newborns everyday.  Babies wouldn’t be mentally affected, yet their physiology would see the same results as that of rapid aging, with skin wrinkling and hair falling off their heads.  Worst of all, their bodies would cease to grow as well.

Of course, they’ve actually traced the problem to a protein called Lamin A, which has undergone significant mutation.  However, with their research conducted, they’ve simply come to the conclusion that the binding of healthy Lamin A to the SIRT1 gene can actually increase longevity of life.

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strawberriesPeople these days are very conscious about how they take care of their skin. Natural products are the top picks these days. One particular fruit that’s getting all the attention at the moment are strawberries. According to a study carried out by a group of Italian researchers, strawberry extract has the ability to protect skin cells from ultraviolet radiation.

As published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry on August 2012, a team of researchers from Italy’s Universita Politecnica delle Marche lead by Maurizio Battino discovered that skin cells subjected to strawberry extract developed photoprotective properties which reduced the DNA damage in the skin. (more…)

If you have already undergone liposuction or just about to undergo liposuction for the first time, it is very important that you familiarize yourself with the long term health effects of this very popular surgical procedure. This way, you can fully enjoy the beneficial effects of liposuction and maintain it for the long term.

A new study conducted by the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil has just discovered that while liposuction is very effective in removing subcutaneous fat and thereby improving the physical look of the patient, the procedure will result to many metabolic changes. It was discovered that after you undergo liposuction, your body will have a significant loss in total energy expenditure and it will also result to an increased growth in visceral fat. (more…)

Telomeres Therapy: The Answer to Aging?Dr. Dirk Parvus, the man behind the acclaimed Florida-based age management facility Parvus Center, reported that the closest thing to the fountain of youth is telomeres therapy. Scientific studies reveal that apart from being a very strong weapon against cancer, Telomeres therapy can also help combat the aging process.

 

The Concept Behind the Procedure

 

As defined by Britannica Encyclopedia, telomere is a segment of human DNA that are found at the tip of the chromosomes. Scientific research has discovered that the shortening of telomeres in a person has a direct impact on how fast the aging process takes place. Numerous studies point out that the slowing down of this shortening process could also slow down the aging process as well.

Generally speaking the longer your telomeres are, the healthier you are. Apart from the natural shortening of the telomere, the shortening of your telomeres can also be caused by other factors such as stress, lifestyle, diet and much more.

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How To Get Rid Of Dark Circles Under Eyes

When people think about skin conditions that contribute to how old you look, most people only think of wrinkles. The truth of the matter is that having dark circles under your eyes can really have a dramatic impact on how old you look.

There are many causes for dark circles under eyes, the least of which is not getting enough rest. Everything from allergies to sun exposure can cause these dark rings to appear. Living an unhealthy lifestyle, like abusing alchohol, can also cause them to appear. Its also very common for this to be an unwelcome trait that is inherited from your family.

Depending on what the causes are, you have a couple options on how to get rid of dark circles. The fastest and easiest solution is to utilize makeup and concealers to hid the dark circles. (more…)

Chinplants: The Latest Fashionable Trend

Chinplants: The Latest Fashionable TrendChinplants are taking the world by storm. According to the statistics of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, surgical procedures for defining and enhancing the chin line has increased from the year 2010 to 2011 by a whopping 71%. Chinplants are reported to be the number one and most in demand cosmetic surgery procedure for the said time frame.

Chinplants are slowly becoming the latest fashionable trend in plastic surgeries. Plastic surgeons are doing more and more chinplant procedures. In fact, the numbers of chinplants are slowly taking over the number of rhinoplasties performed by a plastic surgeon in a typical city.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons attribute the rise of chinplants to the availability of videoconferencing technologies and smartphones. The instance of being captured in a candid setting has significantly increased due to the availability of smartphones with high definition cameras. (more…)

Great News For Coffee Lovers: Caffeine Lowers Risk of Skin Cancer

Coffee lovers are going to enjoy another bit of good news. This is because a recent study has conclusively proven that drinking at least two cups of caffeinated coffee can help lower the risk of basal cell carcinoma. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer and this affects approximately three out of ten Caucasians.

Cancer Research has just published a report that drinking at least two cups of coffee per day helps lower the risk of skin cancer. Caffeine has the potential to lower the risk of developing basal cell carcinoma. The study was based on the analysis done on statistical data taken from more than a hundred thousand users. According to the study, there really is a significant correlation to the intake of caffeine and the development of basal cell carcinoma. (more…)

New Super Charged Chocolates Can Help You Look Younger

All of our lives we have been told to eat an apple or orange when grabbing a snack instead of the sweet treats we really wanted like a delicious mouthwatering chocolate bar. More and more evidence is coming out however that the Chocolate that we’ve been taught to believe was bad for us has both health and Anti-aging benefits.

In particular, many scientists have discovered that Cocoa or dark chocolate may have a positive effect on the circulatory system.  Many studies are also exploring the possibilities that chocolate consumption can also lead to anti-cancer benefits, brain stimulation, cough prevention as well as an antidiarrheal. Chocolate can also inhibit the oxidation of the LDL cholesterol. This in turn, can help prevent heart diseases. (more…)

How To Make Small Eyes Look Bigger

There is no other part of your face that can change your look and enhance your overall beauty and appearance more than your eyes. If you really focus in on some of the people considered to be the most beautiful in the world, you’ll see that most of the time their striking appearance can be attributed to their eyes.

Now beautiful eyes come in all shapes and sizes but there is something about larger eyes that really makes your look Pop. Now not all of us are born with the gift of naturally big eyes or those beautiful long lashes.

Fortunately though, there are some makeup tips and tricks and products that you can use to make even small eyes look bigger. In this video, our beauty and makeup specialist Lorin is going to show you exactly how to make your eyes look bigger. (more…)

How To Make Your Lips Look Fuller

Following the trends set by Hollywood celebs, everyone is after those  fuller and plumper lips they see being sported on T.V. Now while your favorite stars have probably spent a fortune on surgical procedures, lip injections, or professional makeup artists, there are ways you can get the look without having to break the bank.

In this video tutorial, our beauty specialist Lorin is going to walk you through the steps on how to get fuller lips naturally and easily. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to do. She’s going to walk you through some simple steps that you can follow along with at home to get that “Million Dollar” pout.

For your convenience we have included links to the products being used in this video  and included a full transcript of the video below. Don’t forget to leave a comment to let us know if you enjoyed the video. (more…)