There are many myths and old wives’ tales swirling around about certain foods that claim to keep you looking beautiful. While many of these purported “super-foods” really have no lasting impact on your beauty, and are perhaps even considered to be nothing more than snake oil, there are foods that have been proven to help maintain and preserve natural beauty. After all, a healthy body is a beautiful body. And a healthy body glows with radiance that can’t be achieved by eating junk food. Not only do many healthy foods taste yummy, the benefits to your body will be just that added bonus!
Publish Date: Fri, 02/25/2011 - 11:52 Categories: Beauty
With age comes wisdom and respect, but what about the physical changes? The cosmetic industry thrives on helping people combat wrinkles, offering creams designed to slow the aging process. Creams and ointments are just one way to fight the cycle. Research has shown that it is just as important what is put in your body as what is put on your body. Your diet helps your skin retain integrity and firmness while radiating in health. Foods rich in the following help you to maintain that youthful glow no matter what age:
Publish Date: Fri, 02/25/2011 - 11:26 Categories: Beauty
In today’s society, a woman’s crown is her hair. Celebrities flaunt their locks and everyday women strive to have their hairstyles reflect those famous images. Hair can be a reflection of personal style and taste. This is one of the reasons why women hate to see those strands flow down the shower drain.
Publish Date: Wed, 02/09/2011 - 13:42 Categories: Beauty
Hygiene is fundamental of beauty at any age, but it presents some unique problems for many seniors. The problems associated with mobility make even the simplest tasks a dangerous undertaking. Good hygiene can also help fight a bevy of aging beauty problems such as wrinkles, seborrehoeic keratosis (brown lesions) and dry itchy patches. Many seniors become depressed, and get frustrated by the inability to maintain regular hygiene, and feel good about themselves. Here are some simple tips to keeping yourself looking and feeling your best.
Publish Date: Wed, 01/26/2011 - 12:34 Categories: Beauty
Gone is the day when senior women were locked into blue dye and short cuts. In fact, conventional wisdom is out the window when it comes to tips for senior hair care. Long is in, and with the great advances in hair colors, you only have to be as gray as you want to be. What you choose in your hair styles as you approach the golden years, can speak to your personality as much as it ever did in your younger days.
Publish Date: Wed, 01/26/2011 - 12:30 Categories: Beauty
As you age, your body becomes less resilient, and responsive. The first thought that might enter your mind is, it's time to relax and cut back on exercise: nothing could be further from the truth. A reasonable exercise plan will help with two important issues that face seniors: loss of muscle tone, and fatigue.
But excericse benefits seniors more than just mobility and energy. With an excercise regime, your body and skin will glow, looking healthier and younger. Daily exercise will also help you stay mentally fit and alert, and decrease the chances of senior-related depression. The benefits to exercising in your senior years are endless.
Publish Date: Wed, 01/26/2011 - 12:16 Categories: Beauty
Sagging skin and wrinkles are the primary effects of aging on the skin. If you ask most people what they consider their biggest concerns as they get older, most will tell you wrinkles. The key to fighting the signs of aging lay in caring for the skin. While the Mayo Clinic says there's no magic cure for wrinkles or thinning skin, there are things you can do to help reduce the effects.
Publish Date: Wed, 01/26/2011 - 12:13 Categories: Beauty
Free radicals are not some hippies running rampant in the countryside — they're the culprits behind aging skin. Free radicals are actually a leading cause of cancers, but when it comes to elderly skin care, it's the free radicals that create havoc. They break down DNA and cause a degeneration of skin cells. Free radicals are responsible for wrinkles, age spots, thinning skin and the elimination of subcutaneous fat that makes skin sag.
Publish Date: Wed, 01/26/2011 - 12:06 Categories: Beauty