Why Refined Sugar Isn’t Great for Your Skin

Thanks to diabetes research, we have now accumulated more information on how refined sugars affect the body. Besides elevating your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, or obesity, it can also negatively impair your skin.

Sugar seems to be added to everything these days and it can sometimes be hard to avoid. If you want to discover why its consumption is detrimental to the skin, and how to replace sugar in your diet with naturally sweetened alternatives, keep on reading!

How To Properly Apply Sunscreen To Beat A Burn, According To Dermatologists

Applying sunscreen at all is obviously better than skipping this step, but if you don’t know how to apply sunscreen the right way — like how much you should be using, when and how often to reapply, which SPF formula is best for your skin type, etc. — the odds of your skin coming out of the sun unscathed are slim.

The good news is, there’s no such thing as over-applying sunscreen — in fact, when in doubt, dermatologists suggest the best move is to actually apply more than what you think might be necessary.

Inside Incels’ Looksmaxing Obsession

Unhappy with how they look, thousands of young men are joining anonymous message boards such as Lookism.net to dissect their looks and exchange detailed tips on looksmaxing — their term for enhancing their appearance.

Many members are young men who say they are unable to sexually attract women because of their looks. But it’s not just about sex: Looksmax forums are echo chambers for shame, hatred and entitlement. Users fixate on their perceived flaws and rage against the women who, they say, deny them sex — something they feel they are owed.

Sunscreen: Not As Protective As Was thought?

According to researchers from King’s College sunscreen users receive less than half of the sun protection than they think. Use of higher SPF is required to block the cancer causing rays, as published in the journal Acta Dermato-Venereology.

Just how much sun protection people receive was assessed in this first of its kind experiment investigating DNA damage in the skin after lowering sunscreen thickness under 2mg/cm2 manufacturers SPF thickness rating.

How to Fix Sun-Damaged Skin, at the Doctor’s Office or the Drugstore

Skin damage can result from many factors, including age and lifestyle choices such as smoking, so the type and duration of treatment are going to vary.

Here are the latest options to smooth your skin, treat spots, and prevent future sun damage—whether you want to visit a doctor’s office, slather on a serum, or try glitter sunscreen (yes, that’s a thing).

Botox On-the-Go? This Company Takes Injectables Out of the Doctor’s Office

Alchemy 43 is a business that’s banking on taking care of those fine lines and wrinkles with Botox, right on your lunch break.

NBC’s Savannah Sellers goes inside the store that offers lip plumping, fillers and more, investigating if this company could be the answer to cosmetic woes – or if it’s trivializing a medical procedure.