August 13, 2013 03:00 ET

Gorgeous Skin in the 40s and 50s: Habits to Make or Break - Presented by

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2013) - A major concern for many women -- and some men -- is aging gracefully. Although heredity is a main factor in determining how well people age, many habits -- such as changes in lifestyle -- can help those who aren't genetically blessed create a radiant complexion. The latest article by Improve Your Chances of Better Skin in Your 40s and 50s - 10 Habits to Create and Break discusses habits that people should create and break in order to help their skin look years younger than their true age.

Many people don't take the time to thoroughly cleanse their skin. A clean and clear complexion takes more than just soap and water. Why is it important to unclog pores? What products can be used to cleanse skin of makeup, oils, dirt and other debris? To find out, visit or visit

Many women may not be aware that product application can make or break their skincare regimen. It's important to put on skincare products in the correct order -- from lightest to heaviest -- for optimal results. What happens when a heavier product is applied first? Sun protection is a must-have for even the cloudiest days. In what order should sunscreen be applied on the skin? To find out, visit or click

Smoking can be a hard habit to break, but it's essential for people to kick the habit for the sake of their skin. How does smoking affect the skin's appearance -- inside and out? In what ways does it promote wrinkles and other signs of aging? To find out, visit or click

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"Skincare & Beauty FAQ Handbook - Part 13: Sun Protection"
For those who are concerned about aging, the number one tip for healthy skin long-term is widely known: sun protection. Not only does proper sun precaution safeguard skin from painful sunburn, it also helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles that come with aging. In this chapter of the FAQ Handbook, discover essential facts about sun exposure, tips on treatment, plus the low-down on tanning and skin cancer. Read on for the best ways to soothe a sunburn, the facts behind sun protection terminology, and how to prevent sun-related conditions like melanoma.

"Menopause and Beauty Handbook"
Menopause may be a fact of life, but that doesn't mean women have to resign themselves to dull skin, thinning hair and other menopause-related symptoms. Since every woman's biology is different, there's no single way to treat the side effects of menopause. However, there are ways women can help to ease the transition. Whether a woman is dealing with the internal effects of menopause, like fluctuating hormones and unpredictable moods, or the external effects, like adult acne and signs of aging, this Menopause and Beauty Handbook can help. Women can find out how to care for changing skin, create at-home remedies and give themselves necessary TLC during menopause. Plus, women can learn how to create a complete anti-aging skincare regimen to help them reclaim healthy, vibrant skin through menopause and beyond.

"Skincare & Beauty FAQ Handbook - Part 3: Anti-Aging"

For most people, aging gracefully requires some help. Before spending a fortune on anti-aging treatments, look to Part 3 of's Skincare & Beauty FAQ Handbook for practical advice on healthy, youthful skin from head to toe. In Part 3, learn about the different types of aging, treatments for the face and body, and the best ingredients to battle everything from crow's feet to sagging skin.

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