Anti Aging News

Dry Water – Liquid Marbles?

Dry Water – Liquid Marbles? Sounds like something from a sci-fi movie doesn’t it? Discovered in 2001 from research dating back to 1968, you probably use cosmetics, skin care, Anti Aging and personal care products, like deodorants with this technology. What is it? Water droplets are coated in a hydrophobic powder that makes the water droplet roll – and be water-resistant. The video clip shows what happens when you coat a finger with a hydrophobic powder.

You can read more about hydrophobic compounds here:

You can read more about silicones, which are hydrophobic compounds here:


Do you look like this?

Here is a dramatic video, by Thomas Leveritt, showing UV skin damage. When you are exposed in the sun,or refractive light - like driving - use your zinc sunscreen!  Working on a series that shows you, due to the ingredients, many skin care products have an occlusive nature to them that look the same way under UV light.


Stress and Aging, even your hands!

Dermatologist Richard D. Granstein, MD, FAAD said in a recent article, "Nearly everyone has some form of stress in their life, so it's difficult to determine whether stress can actually make the skin's appearance worse..." There may not be definitive research that proves stress increases aging, even if we can see it! Hands show age and stress as well, and if you haven't tried using Epidermx II on your hands or feet, you are in for a treat! It will take years off the appearance of your hands. Here is a video clip of Dr. Anthony James, Thai Yoga and Master Instructor, teaching you how to use Thai acupressure massage on the hands, share it with someone special!

Fall 2014 Makeover

Artist: Valerie P. Hernandez-Garcia; Model: Mia Hernandez; Video: Sydney Freeland

Step 1: Prepare skin with a mineral mist and a moisturizer to hydrate skin.

Step 2: After applying a makeup primer and liquid mineral foundation, lightly dust on a transparent setting powder.

Step 3: Apply a warm, metallic Cognac-colored eye shadow all over the lid and blend softly into the crease.

Step 4: Line the inner lower lash line with a light cream-colored pencil to brighten the eye area.

Step 5: Apply a highlighting powder to the brow bone, under the eyebrow, and on the inside corners of the eyes.

Step 6: Fill in brows with a pencil.

Step 7: Apply black mascara to top and bottom lashes.

Step 8: Line the top lash line with black pencil.

Step 9: Apply false lashes to the top lash line.

Step 10: Contour cheeks and apply cream blush in a coral-pink shade.

Step 11: Apply lipstick and gloss in a metallic-toned Sangria shade.