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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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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Breast Cancer Awareness—Beating the Odds

The breast cancer odds are high with about 1 in 8 women developing an invasive form of the disease sometime in her life. We don’t know exactly what causes breast cancer, but we do know about several associated

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Fight Brain Aging with B12

Boosting your daily intake of Vitamin B12 may keep your brain big and help avert brain atrophy associated with aging. Recent scientific studies have shown individuals who had higher Vitamin B12 levels were six times less likely to experience loss of brain volume. The brain atrophy was also greater among

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Are Women or Men at a Greater Risk of Melanoma?

Did you know that until age 39, women are almost twice as likely to develop melanoma as men? But after 40 that changes as the incidence of melanoma grows greater in men.

Skin cancer is the most common cancer

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