Because the fragile skin around your eyes is always in motion, it needs special protection. Think about it… Every time you smile or laugh – and even if you frown – the skin around your eyes creases and folds. This constant flexing and stretching dries out your delicate skin. Add in the cold air, low […]
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What’s Hollywood’s newest skin secret?
Some Hollywood actresses make aging look effortless and easy… and Kate Hudson is a great example. At age 42, her skin looks better today than it did a decade ago. Kate claims her secret to a glowing complexion is getting enough sleep, drinking plenty of hydrating water – and applying algae extract to her skin […]
How to get glowing skin
Here’s something you’ll never hear from your aesthetician or MD… If you want healthy, glowing, younger-looking skin, then you need to eat more fat. As an anti-aging doctor, one of the first things I do for my patients is make sure they’re eating the diet of our ancestors. And that means healthy high-fat foods. When […]
Are there hundreds of chemicals on your skin?
A recent study found that most women slap a staggering 515 synthetic and toxic chemicals on their bodies every day without realizing it.1 Then, there are the 200 or so dangerous airborne pollutants your skin is exposed to. And that’s not even counting the thousands of other toxins you eat, drink, breathe, or touch 365 […]
How to replenish lost collagen
Your skin is about 75% collagen. It’s what gives your skin strength and structure while keeping it smooth. But, collagen starts breaking down in your 20s. And the older you get the less collagen you produce. One of the best ways to replenish lost collagen is with vitamin C. Duke University researchers found that vitamin […]
Can a Flower Eliminate Age Spots?
I’m going to tell you the same thing I tell my patients at the Sears Institute for Anti-Aging… The answer to more youthful skin isn’t simply about reducing wrinkles. What’s really giving away your age are the brown patches and uneven skin tone that starts to appear on your face, chest, and hands as early as […]
Protect Your Skin’s Natural Barrier
To protect your skin and complexion, what you use on the surface of your skin is just as important as the food you eat and the supplements you take. Topical probiotics act like a physical barrier and block harmful microbes from damaging your skin. By studying modern indigenous people who live in isolation, researchers determined that the healthiest […]
Feast On Fats For Younger-Looking Skin
One of the first things I discuss with new skincare patients at the Sears Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine are the benefits of eating a high-fat diet. I can see from the condition of their skin whether they do or not. Unfortunately, like most people in the US, many of my patients have been fed the “big fat […]
Minimize Your Pores With This Natural Skincare Secret
There is a common complaint I hear from many of my patients going through menopause — all the hormonal highs and lows they’re experiencing make them much more aware of their pores. Unfortunately, they’re not wrong. After menopause, your pores do appear larger thanks to a loss of collagen. In fact, studies show your skin […]