Your Essential Skin Care Products: Lip Balm Beauty Tips

There are multiple reasons why using lip balm is important for you and your personalized skin care program.

Today, Dr. Ruthie Harper lists the 5 top reasons why lip balm is an essential skin care product in your beauty regimen!

1. Lip balms moisturize and protect the lips for comfort and

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Dr Harper’s Favorite Food & Drink for Beautiful Skin

My favorite food to consume for beautiful skin is fish because it provides a variety of amino acids which are critical building blocks for healthy collagen and elastin. Collagen and elastin are what keep your skin smooth and

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Seasonal Beauty Tips from Dr Harper

There is nothing like the change of weather to make us think of pumpkins and the upcoming holiday season. Pumpkins begin to appear in early October and become part of our seasonal food celebrations as well as the decorations we use throughout the remainder of the year.

Pumpkins are a fabulous

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Winter Skin Survival Guide: What to Eat, Drink and Ingredients to Look for to Ensure Fresh Skin All Winter

No matter how many times it’s repeated, people tend to forget to consume enough water. Water is the key ingredient to beautiful skin.  When you become dehydrated, skin cells shrink and lose volume, loosening the skin and increasing your propensity to wrinkle.”  ACTION:  Drink a minimum of eight glasses

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What Do Beautiful Skin and Weight Loss Have in Common? Dr Ruthie Harper Shares the Connection!

Very simply, a nutrient called resveratrol!

A recent study out of Maastricht University Medical Center found that resveratrol can help with weight loss as well as decrease blood pressure and blood sugar levels. The findings appear in Cell Metabolism.

The study examined 11 obese men over 30 days who were otherwise healthy. 

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How is My Skin Like Creme Brulee?

In the skincare world, our focus is often on picking great skin care products that treat our skin from the outside of our body in.  We try the latest moisturizers, anti-aging creams and treatment serums hoping to create change. What we don’t realize is our skin is truly an expression

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The Marrying of Science and Beauty: PRP Therapy for a More Youthful You

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP for short) is an incredible new beauty breakthrough that blends the best of science with theworld of beauty. PRP has been used for years in the non-aesthetic medical world to treat burn victims and to help heal orthopedic injuries. Now, it is being used in the

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Beautiful skin based on your DNA? Austin doctor says yes.

Dr. Ruthie Harper will tell you that beautiful skin starts from the inside out, and it’s all about your DNA.

The Austin internist, who specializes in nutritional medicine and beauty and skin care, has a new line of skin care products that is individualized based on your DNA.

Using a cheek swab

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Feed Your Skin: Dr. Harper’s Dietary Guide to Complexion

“The saying ‘you are what you eat’ is so much more than just a saying,” says Ruthie Harper, MD, creator of Skinshift, the first DNA-based skincare line in the United States and a renowned Texas-based physician with accomplishments in the areas of nutritional medicine, non-surgical aesthetic transformation and genetically based

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Are Beauty and Skincare Products Making You Sick?

With thousands of beauty and skincare products on the market today, the number of choices alone can make your head spin. It’s hard enough figuring out which products to use, let alone which ones actually work. While store

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