by Louisa Graves When should I start using antiaging products? It is never too late to start an antiaging routine but September seems to be the most popular time of year to revamp your skin care, due to post-summer sun damage. A good anti-aging routine should be quick and involve only a few key products. […]

by Louisa Graves I’m a big believer in simple, clean makeup because I think it makes you look younger and fresher. Too often we get stuck doing something that looked good 20 years ago, not taking into account any new “friends” we may have picked up through the years, like dark circles and fine lines […]

by Louisa Graves & Lisa Matsuda Ultimate Age Proofing Complex: Super Powerful, Super CLEAN, Super Affordable! A few years ago, there were a just few EGF anti-aging brands. If you wanted something extra, you had to go to the dermatologist and we all know how expensive AND inconvenient that is and still is! The market […]

by Louisa Graves How Often Should I Wash My Hair: Maximizing Your Time in the Shower How often should you wash your hair? This can be a tricky question! Most people know not to wash their hair every day as this can dry your scalp and hair and disrupt sebum production. If you have any […]

by Louisa Graves Vitamin C – The Truth About This Effective Skin Brightener Want to know the truth about Vitamin C Serum? Vitamin C is an extremely common vitamin that can help provide extraordinary, unparalleled results for your skin. But not all Vitamin C serums are equal.  A high quality Vitamin C serum lightens and […]

by Louisa Graves & Lisa Matsuda Photo by: Unsplash.com I love wearing summer dresses, skirts, tops and shorts. But for some of us, showing our legs and arms can be stressful! Cellulite, varicose veins, and spider veins can make some of us feel as if we’d rather shave our heads than bare our legs! Wearing shorts doesn’t […]

by Louisa Graves & Lisa Matsuda Using Artificial Sweeteners – Surprisingly, “diet” foods are a huge contributor to weight gain. According to Dr. Alicia Stanton, author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Weight Loss”, these sweeteners trick the brain into expecting MORE calories, leading to even MORE cravings! They also decrease your desire for food […]

by Louisa Graves & Lisa Matsuda If you’re anything like me and love researching anti-aging ingredients you may have come across stem cells in your search. Stem cell serums are now found in anti-wrinkle creams and serums. Celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Michelle Obama are huge fans of this potent anti-aging ingredient. All you need […]

by Louisa Graves & Lisa Matsuda If you’re a neat freak like I am, this Covid-19 pandemic probably has your house in top sanitized condition. With all the uncertainty around this virus, why risk it? Ask any of my family members and they will all tell you that I travel with a few “safe” sanitation […]

By Lisa Matsuda Photo by Yuri Efrernov My beautiful and talented niece, Lisa Matsuda, is a frequent contributing writer at HollywoodBeautySecrets.com. I think you’ll enjoy this very thought provoking article she wrote. It’s something I’m very proud to post today. Thank you Lisa! Stress Management Part 3: Avoid Stigmatizing Others! Finishing our second month of […]

By Lisa Matsuda and Louisa Graves       Photo by Matt Flores What is fun, free, burns calories, tones your legs, relieves stress, and even animals do it? No, not THAT (That works too!) … It’s walking! Walking is something we can all do right now to relieve stress, calm our thoughts, and declutter our […]

LED Red Light Therapy for Anti-Aging & Pain Management LEDs or Red Light Therapy units have now become one of the most popular non-invasive and affordable rejuvenation devices on the market today. You may have heard the buzz about LED Red Light Therapy for rejuvenating the skin. In fact, I’ve been writing about LED Light […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and Skin Care Tips: Rejuvenation Exercise Weight resistance exercises and getting eight hours of sleep nightly can help increase the production of natural growth hormone (HGH) in our bodies. When you increase HGH, you can actually promote anti-aging and will look and feel younger. Additionally, it will slow down the production of […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and Skin Care Tips: Diminish Bloating and Ignite Fat Burning Want to flatten your tummy, lose fat, diminish bloating and water retention in just ten days to two weeks? My doctor-approved slimming tonic recipe landed me on the cover of Woman’s World Magazine. Add one teaspoon of organic apple cider vinegar to […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and Skin Care Secrets ** NOTE: check with your health care professional before taking suggested supplements. When we’re overwhelmed with the day to day stresses of life such as careers, raising children, paying bills and running errands, our adrenal glands must work at full speed in order to keep up with the […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and Skin Care Tips: Health and Vitamin Supplements ** NOTE: Check with your health care professional before taking suggested skin care vitamins or anti aging supplement. Many vitamin supplements can help protect skin from free radical damage, and help reverse the signs of aging and sun damage. Also, some health and vitamin […]

What is Neurodermatitis? Neurodermatitis, also referred to as lichen simplex chronicus, is a condition where the nerve endings of the skin become so irritated that excessive scratching and itching occurs. Insect bites and emotional stress are the two most prevalent causes of the lichen simplex. What people are more prone to contracting neurodermatitis? This form […]

What is Dermatitis Herpetiformis? Dermatitis Herpetiformis, otherwise referred to as Duhrings Disease or Dermatitis herpetiformis Duhrings Disease, is a chronic form of eczema comprised of rashes, bumps, lesions, and blisters. This condition is rare in children under the age of 10 but begins to manifest itself with individuals in their 20’s or 30’s. Studies also […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and Skin Care Tips: Antioxidants Many antioxidant-rich creams contain effective, nourishing and anti aging properties. Some of the most popular and powerful antioxidants listed on ingredient labels include green tea extract, DMAE (derived from fish) alpha lipoic acid, Vitamin C, Astazanthin®, Pycnogenol®, Vitamin A (Retinol), Squalane (super hydrator), and Vitamin E. These […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and Skin Care Tips: Peptides I’ve been writing about and using peptides for almost seven years. I was the first beauty expert to reveal the anti aging effects of peptides back in 2003. In the second printing of my Hollywood Beauty Secrets: Remedies to the Rescue book I disclosed this. Larger skin […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and skin care tip #3 is to exfoliate skin As children, our skin cells naturally regenerate very quickly (about every 28 days) and as we age, skin cell regeneration slows down (about every 48 days). So how can we speed cell regeneration? Exfoliate skin two to three nights a week and you […]

Louisa’s anti aging tips For great health and skin – Stop Smoking and Limit Alcohol intake. Besides being a huge health hazard, smoking ages the face, body and hands, causes broken blood vessels, enlarged pores, pigmentation spots, wrinkles and facial lines around the mouth, crow’s feet, a dull complexion, and loss of elasticity in skin and […]

Sunscreen is essential to your skin in the Summer As we age wrinkles appear on our faces due to free radical exposure and habitual expressions like smiling and frowning. Over time, the skin’s ability to heal itself also slows down, skin cell regeneration slows, as does collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid production. Let’s not forget […]

What is discoid dermatitis or nummular eczema? In this article we are going to look at discoid eczema which can also be referred to as nummular eczema, or nummular dermatitis. You’ll be able to reference what is eczema, what causes discoid dermatitis, what the symptoms of discoid dermatitis are, how to diagnose it, and how […]

What is stasis dermatitis? If you notice a person’s skin becoming weak, thin, and discolored chances are they may have one of the nine forms of eczema called stasis dermatitis or venous eczema. This condition largely affects a person’s legs. Stasis dermatitis is also referred to as varicose eczema and is actually a venuos disease. […]