We've all experienced coming home after a long night out and crashing into bed without removing our makeup. But what really happens to your skin while you are sound asleep? Over at Huffington Postt, Dr. Schweiger shares this quick list that will make you want to place a packet of wet wipes under your pillow:
Don't wait for winter to start getting familiar with ice. As it turns out, icing your skin can help to improve circulation as well as ward off wrinkles. And the best part is that you don't have to venture far from your icebox to get your beauty fix:
The claim comes from a new review of existing studies published in the journal Nutrition Reviews, which includes data from 3,000 children enrolled in 24 clinical trials published from the 1920s to the 1980s.
Anyone who has ever attempted to experiment with wacky hair colors will no doubt know what it's like when the results go horribly wrong. That's because despite what the picture on the box looks like, the end
result on your head could make you feel like shaving it all off!
Not everyone is blessed with thick, luxurious hair. But just because your hair is fine doesn't mean you have to get used to it looking limp and oily. Below are a few basic hair maintenance rules to keep your mane under control:
Exercise isn't just good for the body; new research has found that it could also help to prevent brain shrinkage, which occurs as you get older.
For the study, researchers at the Center for Development of Advanced Medicine for Dementia in Japan observed 381 men and 393 women for an average of eight years. They conducted MRI brain scans on the study participants at the beginning
and end of the study period, while their daily activity levels were
monitored via accelerometry sensors.
This abdominal fat which has been linked to all sorts of scary conditions and even an early death has now been revealed to be a risk factor for osteoporosis for men.
For the study, researchers at Harvard tested 35 men with an average age of 34. Their average BMI was 36.5, which is within the range of obesity. The participants underwent CT scans of their abdomens and thighs to determine how much fat and muscle mass they had.
Their bone strength and risk of broken bones were also calculated by
finite element analysis (which calculates the
breaking or bending point of their bones).
If you workout frequently, chances are you have experienced this reaction at some point. While it might seem scary, there's a reason as to why it happens.
According to Meredith Melnick of the Huffington Post, top kinesiologists and trainers explain that it's a physiological response to muscle fatigue, but it isn't a sign that the muscle is in the midst of development:
Drinking one too many high-calorie drinks might be a risk factor for knee damage resulting from osteoporosis.
The study involved monitoring 2,149 patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. At the beginning of the study, patients were asked on how much and how
often they drank sugar-sweetened beverages. Researchers then monitored their progress by taking knee X-rays at 12, 24, 36, and 48 month intervals. Their body mass index (BMI)
was also recorded and tracked throughout the study.
A new study released by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders at the National Institutes of Health suggests that freestyle rapping increases activity in areas of the brain linked to creativity and decreases it in areas associated with regulation and supervision.
Cleaning your face is a pretty straightforward regime. Everybody has their own ways and means for keeping their skin clean, but there are some subtle things you may be doing that could inadvertently harm your skin, leading to things like breakouts and excessive drying.
By now, you should know that sitting at a desk all day is a one way ticket to an early grave. Thankfully, there are ways to fit in some stretching exercises into your daily schedule. And the best part is that you can do them anywhere.
Hairbrushes and combs are a must have in every beauty kit, but if you don't maintain these tools, they can leave your strands looking worse for wear. Here's are some tips to keep in mind when it comes to maintaining your tools:
The antioxidant known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) was found to help reduce blood sugar spikes in mice.
The study found that mice fed EGCG and corn starch did not spike their blood sugar levels compared to mice that were not fed the compound. The dose of EGCG fed to the mice was equivalent to about one and a half cups of green tea for a human.
A study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences has found a possible link between weight loss and improved sleeping patterns.
Acrylic nails are the most common type of artificial manicure offered in salons, since they are usually the least expensive option for full-on fake nails. But before you decide to try out acrylic claws, you must first understand the process of applying these falsies: