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Don't pop it! Have your acne extracted

You’re carefully inspecting your skin in the mirror and see a glowing red pimple, just begging to be squeezed or popped. While popping that pimple may seem like a satisfying solution, it could make your acne problem worse. When you do attempt to extract a pimple yourself, you may push the contents deeper into your skin, introduce more bacteria into it through unclean nails, and risk scarring. Your best bet is to visit a dermatologist or aesthetician who will have sterile hands and use the appropriate tools ... (read more)

Tips to prevent wrinkles

Whether you’re 35 and just beginning to see the first signs of aging, or 55 with skin that isn’t exactly keeping your birthday a secret, seeking ways to reduce wrinkles is probably on your agenda. While removing existing wrinkles usually requires a visit to a medical spa, here are some things you can do to avoid getting them in the first place ... (read more)

Is that fat or bloat?

You’d love to have a flat belly for the party tonight, but thanks to one too many sodas or that basket of tortilla chips, zipping your pants is a real struggle. Abdominal bloating not only looks bad but can also cause physical discomfort. The good news? Experts say stomach bloating is easily avoidable ... (read more)

What is rosacea?

Rosacea is a very common skin disease that affects people over the age of 30. It causes redness on your nose, cheeks, chin, and forehead. Some people get little bumps and pimples on the red parts of their faces. Rosacea can also cause burning and soreness in your eyes ... (read more)

Be open to changing your makeup routine

There is no age limit on beauty. Every season of life, however, brings challenges and changes. One of those opportunities is to revisit and reinvent your look. When it comes to makeup, don’t settle for what worked for you decades ago. Open yourself up to a new approach that fits who you are now ... (read more)

Tattoos and how to remove them

Tattoos and permanent makeup have been used by most cultures for centuries and recently have become very popular with both men and women. Most people who have a tattoo do not develop any problems. Home treatment can help speed healing and prevent problems ... (read more)

Scars don't have to be permanent

Skin is a seamless organ, like a fine cloth protecting valuable assets. Imagine a piece of silk. Just one small tear can make a big difference in how it looks. And it’s the same with skin. Any burn, injury, or other trauma, such as surgery, can cause a scar ... (read more)

What causes sagging skin.. and how to fix it

Gravity does take its toll, but something else is at work here: Over time, the skin’s underlying structure breaks down, robbing our faces of their definition, youthful plumpness, and resilience. Skin also renews itself much more slowly than it once did. Thanks to all these factors (not to mention genetics, weight changes, and sun damage), skin starts to sag and hang (that’s where jowls come from). And some doctors say that once skin starts to slacken, pores often look larger, as if they’ve been stretched out of shape ... (read more)

How to deal with cellulite

Got cellulite? So does just about every woman, no matter what size she is, and some men, too. Some people make their peace with it, comfortable knowing that paparazzi aren’t vying to take photos of them in a bikini any time soon ... (read more)