Guess What? Stress Literally Causes Wrinkles

Everyone likes to joke about how something is “giving them gray hair,” but did you know that stress really does visibly age you? It doesn’t cause gray hair—that’s genetic. But stress has been linked to early wrinkles. Stress is basically your body’s fight-or-flight response. It’s a cocktail of hormones (cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline) that floods […]

Holiday Eats: A Primer on Foods That Contribute to Acne and Wrinkles

When you were a teen, your mom probably told you that chocolate causes pimples. Well, she was right, sort of. Chocolate, as in the actual cacao bean itself, doesn’t cause acne. But there is evidence that both sugar and dairy can cause hormone fluctuations and increase inflammation, and both of these things are bad news […]

Express Yourself

In line with our mantra you’re never too old to be young at heart, we are spending a bit of time focusing on ways to bring your inner youth and beauty out. One way that we like to express the inward beauty and appreciate the outward beauty is through art. Many of us do not […]

Age is Just a Number! Tips For Staying Young At Heart

Here at Elizabeth Adam MD, October’s mantra is, “You’re never too old to be young at heart.” But sometimes staying young at heart takes concrete action, especially if you’ve got a lot of years behind you. Here are some of our favorite young-at-heart tips, to ensure the years ahead of you are as fabulous as […]

How Your Face Changes As You Age

We age, and our appearances change. And that’s just how life works. When you were younger (perhaps much younger!) this was an exciting prospect. Every thirteen-year-old wonders what they’ll look like at 17, or 23, or 31. But eventually—and unfortunately—for many of us, aging becomes less exciting. For some of us, the prospect causes dread […]

Easy Beauty Routine

Simple Steps for an Easy Beauty Routine Despite the benefits a new habit may boast, habits can be hard to form. Did you know that on average, it can take anywhere from 18 to 254 days to turn a new ritual into a routine according to a study published in the European Journal of Social […]

SkinCare Tools

A Quick Overview of SkinCare Tools: Brushes, Rollers, Microneedles & LED Cleansing brushes, jade rollers, microneedles, oh my! Perusing the anti-aging blog-o-sphere can make you feel like Dorothy in Oz. (“Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!”) So here’s our succinct take on at-home “spa” beauty tools—what you can realistically expect, and what you can […]

Seasonal Skin Care

Transitioning from Summer to Fall When the weather transitions, our skin has to adjust, and sometimes the results aren’t pretty. A sudden drop in humidity can cause dryness, breakouts, and general dullness. You may think, “Breakouts, really? But summer is the oily season!” But breakouts, yes—because the dry air creates layers of dead skin cells […]

Hydrating vs Moisturizing

Water is undoubtedly one of the essentials in life. Researchers agree that while the human body can go almost a month without food, it can last only two to three days without water. We touched on the importance of water as a means of hydration in this month’s newsletter and mentioned how water helps to […]

Prescriptive Yoga

Over the past few decades, the Eastern meditation and exercise practice called yoga has grown in popularity both in the United States and the across the globe. While many are relatively familiar with poses such as the downward dog and child’s pose that have been adopted into exercise classes like Pilates and Barre, much of […]