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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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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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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Is the Key to Aging Skin in Your Genes?

The dream of retaining your youthful look well into old age is now a step closer—thanks to scientists who have identified the key genes involved in skin aging. Using data generated by the Human Genome Project—the

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Why You Should Care About Collagen at Any Age

The consequences of collagen loss is an important consideration for all ages. Why? Because collagen is the principal structural protein that keeps your skin healthy and strong, and collagen production starts slowing down at a very early age.

All through life your body produces collagen and breaks it down as part

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