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5 Sure Ways To Get Young And Glowing Skin
You may have the spirit of a child, ready to take on the world. But what if your skin tone isn't a good match? Here are the top 5 treatments for looking youthful and ready to face the world... Chemical Peeling A chemical peel is a skin-resurfacing technique that removes your skin's top layer. This can help reduce wrinkles, dullness, and hyperpigmentation. A chemical peel is performed by applying a liquid to the face, which is subsequently wiped away. A gentle chemical peel enhances skin texture and tone while also making fine wrinkles less visible. The results are minor at first, but as treatments are repeated, they become more noticeable. If you get a medium chemical peel, the treated skin will be noticeably smoother. Botox Botulinum toxin is most commonly utilised in Botox treatment to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other facial lines. Botox injections are painless and are administered using a tiny eyelash-like needle. The FDA has approved the procedure, and the benefits are obvious within three days. You will need to repeat the procedure every 3-5 months if you want to retain your wrinkle-free appearance. Dermal Fillers Dermal fillers are cosmetic fillers used to increase the volume and fullness of your skin. This therapy reduces the visibility of the most typical indicators of ageing, such as fine lines and wrinkles. Women frequently utilise dermal fillers to make themselves appear younger. Dermal fillers are hyaluronic gel injections that support and volumize drooping parts of the face. Microdermabrasion Microdermabrasion can make your skin seem better by decreasing fine wrinkles, early UV damage, and minor, superficial acne scars. It does not work for repairing deep acne scars or wrinkles. Skin may become visibly smoother and more responsive to moisturisers after just one treatment. During the treatment, aluminium oxide crystals are gently sanded into your skin. Ultherapy Ultherapy is a nonsurgical facelift treatment. It is the only FDA-approved, non-invasive procedure for elevating the neck, chin, and brow, as well as smoothing out creases and wrinkles. Ultherapy® results are typically good for two years. Even with natural collagen renewal, the therapy causes the skin to age. The procedure focused on the brow, neck, and jawline. The vast majority of these procedures are FDA-approved and fully safe. Consult your dermatologist to find out which anti-aging therapies are right for you!
10 Times your favorite stars looked exactly like anime characters
For me and most other Korean addicts that I know, there was a time when I fangirled over anime characters way more than I did any real human being, until I realized that real-life anime characters were in K-pop and K-drama all along. In honor of this amazing relation in fandoms, this article presents ten times some of our favorite idols looked exactly like classic anime characters. (**This is an article posted on the Dramafever FB page. It was too good to pass up so I had to add it here.**) 1.) Lee Min Ki and L from Death Note Every time I see Lee Min Ki, I can't help but be reminded of L, even when he's playing quirky characters like Byun Hee (Shut Up Flower Boy Band). They both have this sort of dark, dominating image to them, especially when it comes to their eyes, but despite their intimidating demeanor, you can't help but love the two. Plus don't you just love the idea of Lee Min Ki playing a dark genius detective? 2.) Former EXO-Member Tao and Cloud from Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Yes, I realize that Final Fantasy is originally one of the biggest gaming franchises out there, but they also made and animated movie that featured Cloud as the main character, so most of my comparisons are based off of the movie, not the classic game. That aside, don't they both look so much alike? They got the hair, the lips, the "I don't care" sunglasses/goggles, even the general vibe they give off is similar. I love it when Tao has the whole bad boy concept, but this took it to a whole different level of awesome for me. 3.) BIGBANG's G-Dragon and Gaara from Naruto Honestly, no one can rock Gaara's hair color and thick eyeliner as well as G-Dragon can. Enough said. 4.) BTS's V and Kaneki Ken from Tokyo Ghoul There are so many things that are visually similar between these two. They both have masculine yet cute facial features that are highlighted by white hair, my personal favorite hair color on V. These features include their jawline, nose, and their darker colored eyes. I also like how they both are wearing the same colored shirt in this image. It just makes the contrast pop out all the more. 5.) Park Shin Hye and Haruhi Fujioka from Ouran High School Host Club One of my favorite looks on the always beautiful Park Shin Hye was when she was playing Go Mi Nam in You're Beautiful, and her cross-dressing mishaps reminded me a lot of those from Ouran High School Host Club. After re-watching the series for the millionth time, I couldn't help but notice how similar the two females looked despite having totally different reasons for their situations. They both look really good in that boyish style, but still manage to maintain an innocent, feminine charm that you can't help but love. Just an example of the perfect balance between the two. 6.) Super Junior's Eunhyuk and Luffy from One Piece Look at these two dorks with their toothy closed-eye smiles! They just scream adorable, don't they? I've always thought that Eunhyuk had aspects Luffy's boyish look and spirit, but seeing it highlighted so well in this picture just makes these goofy boys seem even more alike then I thought. I like how these two look in general, but the icing on the cake? How awesome Eunhyuk looks in a straw hat. 7.) IU and Sakura from Cardcaptor Sakura IU and Sakura are similar in more ways than one in this instance. Not only do these two look have absolutely adorable and similar facial features, but both of these girls are also the epitome talent. While Sakura is good at everything from rollerblading to cooking, IU is the ultimate triple threat idol by being amazing at singing, dancing, and acting (which can be seen by her performances in Dream High and Producer). Also who wouldn't love to see IU in all of Sakura's elaborate outfits? 8.) Rain and Grey Fullbuster from Fairy Tail Hold on to your hats, ladies — these two are the perfect example of Korean idols and anime characters looking absolutely perfect . Both of these boys have similar appearances from their dark hair to their crosses and jeans, but also abs to absolutely die for. Grey Fullbuster almost never wears a shirt, and Rain, for the sake of all his adoring fans, shouldn't even own a shirt, so these two lady-killers are almost one and the same. Plus, it would be so cool to see Rain with ice powers. 9.) Jang Geun Suk and William T. Spears from Black Butler Ahhh...Jang Geun Suk's look from You're Beautiful, both my favorite and least favorite style for him. Not only did the his whole slicked-back hair and tuxedo look remind me of a butler, but specifically one butler in particular: William T. Spears. These two look eerily similar in this scene except for one tiny detail, that of course being William's trademark glasses, but add the glasses and you have the perfect casting choice for a demon butler. 10.) BTS's Rap Monster and Sailor Moon Last, but not least, my personal favorite pair-up, Rap Monster and Sailor Moon. There is no doubt in my mind that this is the closest-looking comparison of this entire list. Every thing from the hair and make-up to the sailor fukku is perfect. Plus, Rap Monster's body shape is definitely on point for this cosplay.
8 Habits That Cause Premature Wrinkles And Skin Aging
People of all ages have beautiful skin. But as time goes on, the glow of your skin can fade. Cut back on these habits that can make your skin look older before it's ready. 1. You can get dark circles and fine lines if you keep rubbing your eyes all the time. People get under-eye bags when the muscles around their eyes weaken as they get older. If you keep rubbing your eyes, it will be fine. It won't have any long-term effects. Continuous eye rubbing can cause an issue by increasing inflammation in the area. Keeping your eyes rubbed all the time can make the lines around your eyes look worse. I often see this as a problem for people with eczema, who may rub their eyes too much because they are itchy and hurt. Some people call them Dennie-Morgan lines because they look like a black eye when they get them. That's not all. It can darken the skin around the eyes if you pull, tug, and rub on the skin there. Determine what is making you rub your eyes. You should see an allergist to figure out what's causing your eyes to itch and to treat your symptoms. A dermatologist can help you figure out what kind of treatment is best for your eczema. 2. Not getting enough sleep hurts your skin's ability to grow new, healthy skin. A good night's sleep is important for energy, concentration, and having a good complexion. At night, the skin is in a state of renewal, and it starts to grow new skin. When you don't get enough sleep, it can show on your face. A study of 60 women published in Clinical and Experimental Dermatology in January 2015 found that women who didn't get enough sleep, which was defined as five hours or less, had more signs of ageing, a weaker skin barrier, and less satisfaction with their looks. You can get enough sleep if you follow the National Sleep Foundation's four tips: Every day, go to bed and wake up at the same time. This will help your body get used to the same times. Set up your bedroom in a dark, cool, and quiet way. Finish your meal at least two to three hours before going to sleep. If you drink a lot of caffeine in the afternoon, you should cut back a lot. 3. It can be hard to get a clean line when you use a straw. Were you born with a straw? It may keep your teeth from getting stained, but it can also make your mouth look older. This is a sign that your skin is getting older. There are muscles in the area around your lips when you drink from a straw. There is a better chance of getting that crease in the skin if we work those muscles more. It's the same reason that people who smoke get wrinkles around the mouth, like they do. To find the lines, you can keep your lips pursed over and over again. The best way to avoid straws is to not use them at all. 4. When you are stressed, cortisol is released, which causes collagen to break down. Whenever we are stressed, we feel it in every part of our bodies. Your skin is part of this. If you're always worried or can't sleep, your body is always making stress hormones, which can make you look older than you should. Inflammation and sagging skin are both caused by the stress hormone cortisol, which also breaks down collagen. Stress, because of the increased inflammation, has been shown to speed up the ageing process in studies. Stress can be reduced primarily by making changes to your lifestyle, like eating well, getting enough sleep, and practising meditation. All of these things have a big impact on the way your body and face look as you get older. Find out what truly relaxes you and do it often. 5. Using makeup to protect your skin from the sun exposes your skin to UV rays. SPF is the best way to keep your skin from getting older before it should. Ultraviolet (UV) light exposure caused about 80% of the visible signs of ageing on the face, like wrinkles and changes in pigmentation. You may not be protecting your skin from harmful UV rays if you only use makeup that has SPF in it. It blocks UVB rays but not UVA rays, which cause fine lines and brown spots. Most makeup blocks UVB but not UVA. As a bonus, to get the sunscreen benefit, you'd have to put on a lot of make-up. Makeup will add extra protection to sunscreen, but it's likely not enough on its own. Before you put on your makeup, put on a broad-spectrum SPF sunscreen or moisturiser. Broad-spectrum means that the product will protect your skin from both UVA and UVB rays, which can make your skin age. As well as their makeup, people need SPF to keep them safe. SPF 30 is a good level of protection for most people. 6. Sun damage can happen to your neck and hands if you don't pay attention. Ultraviolet light is the single most important thing you can do to keep from getting older. Even if you use sunscreen every day, you might forget about your neck and hands. This might be why they're the first places to show your age. Previous research found that women with visible veins and wrinkles on the hands were perceived to be older than their peers with plumper hands, even if they were the same age. In time, we lose some of our ability to move freely. The hands lose volume and fat, which makes the skin clear and wrinkled. Your skin kind of thins out, so your hands don't look as big. In this picture, you can see the veins a little better. They look wrinkly. As a result of long-term sun exposure, the skin on the neck can turn dark and look older. In the same way, you can try to avoid harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. If you must go outside, it's the easiest thing to do is find shade and wear a hat with a brim and sunscreen. She says that some of her patients wear gloves that protect their hands from the sun when they drive. 7. If You Don't Wear Sunglasses, You Risk Damage to Your Eyes and the Skin Around them. As we've said, UV rays can damage the eyelid, cornea, lens, and retina. Sunglasses protect the eyes from these rays, which can also damage the skin around the eyes. These movements like squinting, laughing, and frowning can make your face look older over time. The more you use your muscles to make these movements, the more wrinkles and lines will show up when your face is at rest. Even in the dead of winter, you should wear sunglasses. The more protection you have, the better off you will be. Look for a pair that says 100% protection against both UVA and UVB or 100% protection against UV 400 on the package. 8. Soap can make wrinkles worse. Despite what your grandparents say, soap bars are often full of harsh detergents that strip the skin of its natural oils, making it dry and flaky. Even though dry skin doesn't cause wrinkles on its own, it does make them easier to see. There are things that can cause allergies and rashes on your skin when you have dry skin. These things are things like bacteria and viruses. Because your skin's barrier is weaker when it is dry, this is the reason why. A lot of people have trouble with their skin, so they have to be careful with the soap they use. If you have sensitive skin, eczema, or rosacea, then yes, the soap you use will have an effect on how your skin looks and feels. You should use a cleanser that is hydrating to clean your face. You should look for the words gentle and moisturising on the package. Avoid using deodorant soap or products that could dry out your skin, like alcohol, fragrance, retinoids, or alpha hydroxy acid. After you wash your face, apply a moisturiser with antioxidants like vitamin C.
The Best and Worst Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads
Some people don't even know they have acne because it doesn't look like a blemish at all. Acne comes in many different shapes, sizes, and colours. Take blackheads, those pesky dark-colored spots filled with gunk. If you've ever tried to squeeze one, you're likely to have found yourself facing down an angry bump instead, and you'll have quickly regretted it. So, what is the best way to get rid of this kind of acne on your skin? Before we look at the causes and who is most likely to get blackheads, let's look at who is most likely to get them. Blackheads are caused by a lot of different factors. People who get blackheads have too much sebum (oil), dead skin, and possibly C. acnes (the bacteria that causes acne) stuck in their hair follicles, which makes it hard for them to clean. When these things are exposed to the air, they turn black. Blackheads are called comedones in medicine. As acne starts to form, comedones start to form. When the follicle gets bigger and bigger, it can break open and spill its contents into the surrounding skin layer, which is called the dermis. This can cause an inflammatory response. This shows up on the skin as an inflammatory papule, which is more commonly known as a pimple. This is a lot more dangerous than a blackhead. Acne-prone people are more likely to get blackheads, but there is also a genetic predisposition. Hormones also play a role, causing sebum to be made (skin oil). Enlarged pores can also be found in people who have had a lot of sun damage. Ostia (small openings) can look bigger and more dilated if there is less collagen in the dermis around the hair follicle. People with the condition Favre-Racouchot have large blackheads on parts of their skin that have been sunburned. This is a very extreme example of this, though. Skin care: how to avoid getting blackheads Topical or oral retinoids can be used to keep blackheads at bay, such as prescription drugs like tretinoin or Retin-A. Adapalene, also known as Differin, is an over-the-counter retinoid that can be used to treat comedonal acne. Patients with more severe comedonal acne may need to take oral retinoids, like isotretinoin or Accutane, to get better. adds that chemical exfoliants can also be good, but doesn't like scrubs because they can irritate the skin. Getting rid of blackheads is the best way to do it. If you already have blackheads, there are a few dermatologist-approved ways to get rid of them. Some of them are also good ways to keep them from coming back. Make sure you use products that have Salicylic Acid in them. Salicylic acid, which is a beta hydroxy acid, is one of the best things you can use to get rid of blackheads. It increases cell turnover and unclogs pores. adds that the acne treatment can help dry out active acne lesions because it is a mild chemical irritant, which can help dry them out. A lot of research shows that salicylic acid can help with acne. Small double-blind and controlled studies show that people who used a 2 percent salicylic acid wash for two weeks had less acne lesions in 30 of the people who took part in the study. Add a Retinoid to Your Routine. Retinoids, which can be bought with a prescription (like Retin-A) or over the counter (Differin), are a good way to get rid of blackheads on the skin. Retinoids help keep the follicular ostia (where hair grows) from becoming blocked. They do this by promoting skin turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the skin cells. When you start using retinoid cream, comedones may get worse because cell turnover increases against a clogged opening, causing the pores to widen even more. If you keep getting help for your skin condition, the blocked ostia will start to get better, and with more skin turnover, they are less likely to get blocked again in the future. You can also use retinoid to fight ageing and regenerate your skin. Take a look at Alpha Hydroxy Acids. Alpha hydroxy acids, like glycolic acid and lactic acid, can also be good for your skin. Salicylic acid is better at unclogging pores, though. Choose an in-office treatment with your Dermatologist. People who see a dermatologist can help them get rid of their dark spots on their skin. You can get in-office treatments that can help make your pores look less noticeable. Those are called laser treatments, and they don't hurt. They include nonablative resurfacing like Fraxel laser, Clear + Brilliant laser, and microneedling. While some people are happy with the results of a single treatment, others may need more than one to get the results they want. Worst Ways to Get Blackheads Out of Your Skin Harsh Scrubs. Some people want to use an exfoliating scrub right away to get rid of all their dead skin. People who use chemical exfoliators like AHAs should avoid over-exfoliating with a granule scrub like they might have been told to do as a teen, when they manually scrubbed the grains into their skin until it was red. Harsh scrubs can strip your natural oils and make your skin more oily, says a doctor at the hospital. Manual Extractions. Fight the urge to pop any pimples that you see. If you squeeze your blackheads, you can cause the follicle to break open and cause an inflammatory lesion, or cyst, to form. As a result, you can turn your blackhead into something that's much more serious on your skin Keep in mind that the closer a blackhead is to the surface of your skin, the less risky it is to get rid of it. Suction tools. Tech that says it can remove sebum from pores may sound good, but these products may do more harm than good, so be careful. This suction can be bad for the skin on your face. It can cause broken blood vessels, or telangiectasias, to appear, especially around your nose. Final Thoughts While it might be almost impossible not to try to remove that blackhead with your own two fingers, try your best not to do it. Prevention is the best medicine. The best way to get rid of blackheads is to use a few effective ingredients, such as retinoids, which are both good for your skin and good for keeping new blackheads away. Take your skin to a dermatologist for help.
Natural And Ayurvedic Skincare Routine For Radiant Skin
When you clean your skin thoroughly at night, you help prevent clogged pores and, as a result, the occurrence of blackheads and pimples. Because skin penetration levels are higher at night, your products will work much better and deliver results much faster. We've put together a nighttime skincare routine for women who want to achieve glowing skin quickly. 1. Cleanse your face. Always wash your face to remove all makeup, dirt, and pollution from your skin. Your face wash should fight signs of ageing and improve skin radiance by containing the goodness of kakadu plum, the highest source of vitamin C. Kakadu plum contains natural fruit aha, which promotes cell renewal and gently exfoliates the skin to control excess oil, which can lead to pigmentation when exposed to the sun. It protects your skin from free radical damage, keeping it healthy and radiant. 2. Apply a brightening serum. After cleansing your face, apply a hydrating and brightening serum all over it. Choose a saffron-infused serum cleanses and exfoliates the skin while improving blood circulation and providing a glow. Rose extract aids in the unclogging of pores, the removal of dirt and oil, the restoration of pH balance, and the lightening and brightening of the skin. Lotus and aloe vera nourish the skin, exfoliate dead skin cells, and provide radiance. 3. Apply moisturiser to your face. Apply a brightening face cream to lock in moisture and prevent overdrying. Pick a skin brightening face cream with advanced bioactive phytoextracts that penetrate deeply into skin layers and effectively reduce dark spots, dullness, melasma, hyperpigmentation, and age spots. It should stimulate cell renewal, resulting in clearer, more even-toned skin. Vitamin C the most effective, quick, and safe skin brightener that protects against oxidative stress and effectively reduces liver spots. 4. Apply a face oil. With a nourishing face oil, you can seal in the moisture and goodness of all the other products. Pick a face oil containing antioxidant-rich saffron and say hello to a deep radiating glow, clearer skin, and a bright complexion. Choose anti-inflammatory and anti-acne herbs like Manjishtha, Turmeric and Lodhra to reduce breakouts, acne, and flaunt even-toned skin! 5. Face sculpting. Using a jade roller or a gua sha, sculpt your face. Massaging your face with these tools improves the absorption of other skincare products while also increasing blood circulation. It can help to work the facial tissues and relax the muscles, resulting in less puffiness. It also aids in the reduction of wrinkles and dark circles. 6. Use a lip mask. Apply a lip sleeping mask right before bed to prevent your lips from drying out or flaking. A lip plumping mask with Vitamin C and antioxidants moisturises dry lips. If you apply it at night, you will wake up with smoother lips. It provides intense moisturisation if it is formulated with shea butter and manuka honey. Besides this, lingonberry and turmeric oil, also help lighten dark lips, as well as coconut and castor oil, which aid in the removal of dead cells and flaky skin. 7. Cover everything with a sleep mask. By finishing the routine with a sleep mask, you can seal in all of the skincare products. Pick a prebiotic sleep mask to wake up with a refreshing glory. A sleep mask is designed to provide maximum comfort by nourishing your skin with prebiotics, retinol, collagen protein, and hyaluronic acid. Whichever combination you choose will nourish and hydrate your skin throughout the night. Make this sleep mask a part of your daily nighttime routine to wake up with refreshed, moisturised, plumpy, tight skin. It also aids in the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles.