What Causes Dark Eye Circles?

How to Get Rid of Dark Eye Circles For Good

In scientific terms, dark circles under the eyes are caused by the oxidation of hemoglobin in the capillary matrix that surrounds the eye. These capillaries actually “leak” blood, creating a dark bluish-red pigmentation under the skin that looks like a bruise. That is the real problem, not exhaustion and age.

In many ways, dark circles actually are a type of ‘bruising’ – which is why all the moisturizers in the world aren’t going to help (despite what some cosmetic companies say). Compounding the problem is the sensitive nature of the skin that surrounds the eye. A balance of performance and sensitivity in your under-eye beauty products is needed – products that are too strong can cause damage; products that are not strong enough won’t give you any results.

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The Signs of Aging Skin

Is It More About Wrinkles or Dull Tone?

Did you know that an older looking complexion has as much to do with dull, fading skin tone as it does with age lines?

According to dermatologists, bright, clear, and consistent skin color, tone and texture are essential elements to a truly younger-looking complexion.  So, even if you were using all of the miracle wrinkle creams in the world, you would still be missing an essential element to regaining that youthful complexion – luminous tone.

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When it comes to cosmetics, read all labels carefully!

Deciphering Skincare Ingredient Lists

It’s easy to be cynical about cosmetic ingredients.  They all have suspiciously long names, and the media is constantly telling us about cancer risks and other issues associated with commonplace cosmetic ingredients.  The barrage of claims on labels often sound too good to be true (and many times they are, as any good beauty buff knows).  We want to help you differentiate between marketing spin and genuine miracles of science. In this day and age of truly amazing anti-aging technology, consumers should be able to identify what is good for them and which products will work without being toxic.

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Can Anti Aging Stem Cell Creams Really Make You Look Younger?

Demystifying Stem Cell Skincare

There’s so much buzz and controversy surrounding stem cell-based skin care creams and treatments it’s hard to figure out what’s fact and what’s fiction.

But this much is certain: stem cell creams are light years ahead of traditional anti-wrinkle moisturizers and peptides. However, you have to know a few things about stem cells and photo-aging to understand the how’s and why’s.

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