Did you know that you can treat a sunburn with plain yogurt? Apply it to the burn for 30 minutes and wash it off with a cool shower. But if the idea of slathering on supermarket yogurt doesn't appeal to you, alternatively, Korres makes a Greek Yoghurt After-Sun Cooling Gel to relieve excessive heat and stinging and reduce skin redness. Check it out at Sephora.

  • July 07, 2015
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Along with making sleep more of a priority, a simple solution to turning around tired-looking skin is right in your kitchen. You can fake looking more awake by eating these 8 skin-beautifying foods and beverages. And, according to Keri Glassman, founder of Nutritious Life, a nutrition practice in New York City, avoiding foods that make you look more tired than you actually are is key.

Stay away from artificial sweeteners, sugar, alcohol, fried and salty foods, refined carbs, and highly processed packaged foods, she says. Here's what you should eat instead:

  • Green tea
  • Salmon
  • Brazil nuts
  • Spinach
  • Tofu
  • Water
  • Kiwi
  • Dandelion greens and fennel

Read more at Prevention.

  • May 06, 2015
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For decades, researchers saw indoor tanning as little more than a curiosity. But a review of the scientific evidence published last year estimated that tanning beds account for as many as 400,000 cases of skin cancer in the United States each year, including 6,000 cases of melanoma, the deadliest form.

And clinicians are concerned about the incidence rate of melanoma in women under 40, which has risen by a third since the early 1990s, according to data from the National Cancer Institute. ... Some experts say combating the problem is a matter of raising awareness about the dangers of tanning. But many women said in interviews that they were aware of health risks but cared more about how they looked now.

Read more at The New York Times.

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Do you sometimes have dark circles under your eyes? Whether you get dark circles all the time or after you spend a night out, Estee Lauder's Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum will help treat them.

We were skeptical at first, but sure enough, we found this lightweight serum does make a difference when applied once in the morning and at night. It can be worn under makeup and helps to keep the area moisturized. Is it a cure? No, but your circles will be reduced over time, making them easier to conceal. And a little goes a long way. This little bottle lasts for months, and the pump makes it very easy to dispense just the amount you need, so you don't need a full pump every time.

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