Cosmetic Surgery: A First hand Account
Oct02

Cosmetic Surgery: A First hand Account

Cosmetic surgery …in a few words “Cosmetic surgery is a specific medical procedure that is designed to alter, improve or enhance the appearance of any part of the body. Cosmetic surgery is an elected procedure chosen out of a desire to improve aesthetic appeal rather than to improve function” And in a few more words… So having decided to go down the surgical route for beauty, how much hand wringing, soul searching...

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Retinol: Saint or Sinner?
Sep03

Retinol: Saint or Sinner?

What is Retinol? Saint or Sinner, in a few words… “Retinol is a vitamin A compound, a retinoid that is one of the first antioxidants to be widely used in nonprescription anti-wrinkle creams. Available in both prescription and over-the-counter variants. Prescribed retinol creams are effective and they do exactly described, , not least because they contain high concentrations of their active ingredients, but as prescription...

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5 Health Benefits of Sunshine
Aug21

5 Health Benefits of Sunshine

5 Health Benefits of Sunshine, in a few words… “1. Sunlight is the only natural source of vitamin D available to the human body. 2. Moderate exposure to the sun gives skin a healthy-looking, glowing complexion. 3. Sunshine increases the amount of endorphins released by our brain, giving you that feeling of pleasure or euphoria. 4. Exposure to the sun can ease painful joints due to the increased production of pain relieving...

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The Fine Line Between Sunburn Hysteria & Vitamin D Deficiency…
Aug08

The Fine Line Between Sunburn Hysteria & Vitamin D Deficiency…

Is Too Much Exposure To The Sun Bad For You? …in a few words “In a word, Yes! The risks associated with prolonged exposure to the Sun, especially intense middle-of-the-day sunshine are very real. However, it’s not all bad. If you take the correct and sensible precautions of covering up, applying high SPF sunscreen and staying hydrated, you will still benefit from increased Vitamin D production and increased levels of...

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Massage therapy: The Benefits & The Side Effects
Jul02

Massage therapy: The Benefits & The Side Effects

What Are The Benefits of Massage Therapy? …in a few words “Massage and massage therapy produce both physical and mental beneficial effects such as: Reduced stress levels. A more vibrant, youthful and healthier skin condition. The relief of acute and chronic pain. A psychological boost you only get by looking and feeling great, and a slowdown of the ageing process!” And in a few more words.. Lets jump straight in with...

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Why is My Face so Dry?
May27

Why is My Face so Dry?

Why is My Face So Dry? If you have dry skin, you’re not alone. Dry skin is among the most common of all skin problems, and on the face of it, dry skin doesn’t sound like to much of a big deal, but trust me, it is if you have it. In having dry skin, your skin not only looks and feels rough but you’re also more likely to experience scaling and flaking, it may even be red or itchy and on top of all of that, having dry skin can put...

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