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  • Understanding the Causes of Aging: How Do We Age?
    Understanding the Causes of Aging: How Do We Age? Research shows that there are three distinct types of aging: biological, extrinsic, and intrinsic. Biological aging is the result of changes that occur naturally within the body. These changes are the result of a gradual shift in the balance of certain hormones and messenger molecules excreted by other glands and organs within the body. Extrinsic aging consists of exposure to extreme weather conditions (cold, heat, wind) for long periods of time, smoking, pollutants, inappropriate cosmetics, as well as lack of…
  • What Causes Dark Spots?
    What Causes Dark Spots? To have a complexion as flawless as a Disney princess may seem like a fairytale or something only achievable with the help of Pixar or Photoshop.  Unfortunately, factors come into play that can cause us to have uneven skin tones in the form of dark spots or hyperpigmentation. So, what exactly causes us to have imperfect complexions, and most importantly, what can we do about it? Find out below.
  • 4 Sneaky Causes of Wrinkles (& How to Avoid Them)
    4 Sneaky Causes of Wrinkles (& How to Avoid Them) Aging. It happens to all of us, but as we age, we all want to do so gracefully. Even if you take excellent care of your skin, there are still sneaky little culprits that can speed the aging process, causing an increase in fine lines and wrinkles. To help you age as beautifully as possible, we're revealing 4 common causes for wrinkles (a.k.a the "4 Sneaky "S's") and what you can do to avoid them.