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14 Anti-Aging Treatments Doctors Actually Use

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Tess Mauricio, MD, a Beverly Hills-based cosmetic dermatologist and CEO of MBeautyClinic.com, uses the treatment her clinic offers–the Time Machine Procedure, she says. The process incorporates a combination of cosmetic procedures, including micro-needling, growth factors, and laser resurfacing. “This induces our own body’s natural healing process and creates a permanent reset of the aging process. It can address all signs of skin aging like wrinkles, saggy skin, eye bags, droopy eyelids, and pores!” she claims.

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Don’t Even Think About Starting a Detox Without Reading This First

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The term detoxification means eliminating harmful substances like alcohol, excess minerals, pesticides, food additives, and other dietary and environmental toxins from your body. But your body has its own detoxification systems in place and is quite capable of purging toxins by itself. “The liver filters the blood coming from the intestines before passing it through to the rest of the body,” says Adrienne Youdim, MD, recognized expert in weight loss and nutrition and preventive medicine. “The liver, kidneys, gastrointestinal system, lungs, and even the skin are all involved in detoxing or cleansing the body of unwanted waste or substances.”

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9 Natural Ingredients That Will Keep Wrinkles and Fine Lines at Bay

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When it comes to skin care, it’s a known fact that some of the most popular anti-aging products have been tried and tested in a lab. While that may be all right for some–we’re all for looking and feeling young, after all–others may not be too keen on the idea. So if the thought of smearing your face with ingredients you can barely pronounce (much less understand) is making you feel uneasy, then it’s time to shift the focus to natural anti-aging skin care.

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7 Visible Signs of Stress on Your Skin, Hair and Nails (and What to Do About Them)

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You know what it feels like when you’re stressed–but do you know what it looks like? The uncomfortable experience of feeling overworked, under pressure and stretched thin doesn’t just make your stomach rumble and your heart race, but it’s illustrated on your skin, your nails and your hair. As holistic esthetician Tammy Fender explains, stress affects all of our body systems, our mind, emotions and sense of wellness, but symptoms often arrive first in our largest organ–our skin.

Because stress causes our body to fire off more cortisol, you begin to develop poor habits–like turning to salty, fatty foods or wrestling with the sandman–lowering your overall state of health. Not only dangerous for your waistline and your productivity at work, but also, your skin’s elasticity and appearance.

Here, some clear ways your skin, hair and nails are impacted by stress–and, more important, what to do about it.

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5 Ways to Tell If Your Face Doesn’t Like Your New Product

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Much like your bestie prefers red wine and you’re more of a dirty martini gal, everyone’s skin reacts differently to products. While experimenting and evolving your skin care routine is part of the process of maintaining healthy skin and–ahem–fighting age, it’s important to pay attention to how your pores react to formulas. Considering our skin is the largest organ of our body, dermatologist Anna D. Guanche MD says it’ll be the first to alert you when it’s unhappy with your new face cream, moisturizer or baggy eyes battler.

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