Beauty

Beauty

Our beauty team writes about several topics like anti-aging, skincare, body care, cosmetics, and more. They also feature comprehensive beauty product and service reviews. To shop all of our favorite beauty products, visit our Amazon store!

The ultimate guide to purchasing the perfect pair of glasses
Purchasing the perfect pair of glasses can be a daunting task! With so many frame choices and an overwhelming amount of lens options, where do you even begin? Oh, and not to mention the frightening notion of an often monogamous long-term relationship with whichever glasses you decide to buy - purchase the wrong pair and you could be faced with...

LASIK: Are You a Candidate?

LASIK - Are You a Candidate?
One of the most common questions I get from my glasses and contact lens patients is... “am I a candidate for LASIK”? In the video below, Dr. Danny Mack discusses what makes you a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery. https://youtu.be/yH-hiz73Xw8 If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer because your eligibility...

PRK: What Are the REAL Benefits?

PRK - What Are the REAL Benefits?
Are you tired of needing glasses or contact lens to see? If so, you should consider a form of laser eye surgery known as PRK (photorefractive keratectomy). In the video below, Dr. Vipul Shah discusses the benefits of getting PRK eye surgery. https://youtu.be/LM4Nazl2a-w If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What to expect during PRK During PRK, the outermost...

LASIK: What Are the REAL Benefits?

Are you tired of needing your glasses or contact lens to see? If so, you should consider a form of laser eye surgery known as LASIK (laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis). In the video below, Dr. Vipul Shah discusses what to expect during LASIK eye surgery. https://youtu.be/moNM684HdzU If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What to expect during LASIK First, special...
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In the Spring of 2017, Transitions Optical launched a new consumer brand campaign called Live the Good Light! Below Dr. Ryan Corte interviews optometrist and fellow Transitions Change agent, Dr. Amanda Rights, on her thoughts about the new campaign! For highlights from this interview, watch the video below!  https://youtu.be/5Wv00CorQQg If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Dr. Corte: My name...
3 Types of Eye Makeup That Can Damage Your Eyes!
If you wear eye makeup, you could be doing damage to your eyes without even realizing it! Your eyes have a delicate balance of tears that rest on the surface. Therefore, old makeup, or the improper placement of makeup, can result in dryness, irritation or an infection. With this in...
Eyes Are The Story
When you think about eye health, your thoughts may not immediately go to makeup - but maybe they should! Èyes Are The Story was founded in 2016 by Amy Gallant Sullivan as a new line of optocosmetics and skincare that puts eye health first. I recently reached out to Amy to ask her a...
10 Healthy Ways To Reduce Water Retention in the Body
You try to button your jeans, and you feel as if you swallowed a watermelon. But you’ve been eating well and exercising - what gives? You could be experiencing water retention. Water retention, or edema, stems from various causes. Many pose little reason for alarm, although some indicate a more severe health problem. What can you do to beat the...
Latisse (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03%
What if I told you that with a prescription eyedrop and an applicator brush, your eyelashes could grow thicker, darker, and longer in a matter of weeks? Yes, this is actually possible with the help of a product called Latisse! Latisse is used to treat an inadequate amount of eyelashes (i.e. hypotrichosis) and requires a...

5 Skin Care Myths You Should Avoid

Do you want beautiful, glowing skin? I know I do! In fact, most people do and will go to great lengths to get rid of any and all skin imperfections. When faced with a breakout or continually problematic skin (like I have), you'll try anything. However, there is a lot of misleading information out there that could cause more...