The New Un-Diets With Shana Hussin, RDN

  Are you stressed about stress eating? You owe it to your future self and loved ones to unlock the health and beauty benefits of an anti-inflammatory lifestyle, particularly intermittent fasting. Solvasa President Christopher Caires Ph.D. chats with a registered dietician and nutritionist Shana Hussin, RDN about this relatively new approach to the science of diet and nutrition, helping you find the way to a healthier relationship with food. Shana delves into the most interesting benefits…

Beautifully Aware With Dr. Ritu Chopra

  This episode of The Beauty Construct Speakers Series will focus on an emerging concern associated with modern beauty standards. Join us as Dr. Ritu Chopra, leading plastic and reconstructive surgeon and Solvasa co-founder, share his thoughts about defining beauty in the context of self-love and acceptance and about understanding the potential consequences of body-altering surgeries. Through conversation with Solvasa CEO Lori Bush, Dr. Chopra will highlight the realities of breast implant illness: what it is, how common it is, why it happens,…

Give Yourself Presence for the Holidays with Dr. Kristen Race

This holiday season is difficult than in the past years, with so much being taken away from us. We can’t gather for holiday parties, or travel and gather with extended family. We don’t have our typical work gatherings and celebrations. Even our kids don’t get to have their holiday concerts, nativity plays, or secret Santa parties. The list goes on and on. This first installment of The Beauty Construct Speakers Series promises valuable insights and…

Always October

Contributor: Solvasa Co-Founder & CEO, Lori Bush One breast. Two breasts. No breasts. New Breasts.   As October comes to a close, so does National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a survivor, I am personally grateful for the annual month-long spotlight; there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that I am healthy and thriving today as a result of the incredible progress that has been made since the advent of BCAM in 1985.  But for…

Feed Your Face

Can You Eat Your Way to Beautiful Skin? When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need. – Ayurvedic proverb For those of us who have found the price of indulging on chocolate one day to be many subsequent days of battling acne breakouts, it comes as no surprise that what you eat has an impact on your skin just like other parts of your health and…

All Stressed Out and Nowhere to Go? Time to Adapt(ogen).

I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my toes – the Love Stress that’s all around me, and so the feeling grows.     Even before the invisible spines of coronavirus turned our world into something once reserved for science fiction movies, mounting sources of stress in modern life have been taking their toll and impacting our emotional and physical health and wellbeing.  It’s well understood that management of stress is not…

Mindful Skincare: How Stress Impacts Skin Vitality

Whenever the skin is acting up, the first line of thought for most people is to switch up their skincare routine. Skincare products and routines impact the skin’s wellbeing, but skin wellness goes beyond the surface. Your skin reflects how you feel inside. If you’re embarrassed, your cheeks flush pink, whenever you’re angry or scared, your face becomes pale, and if you’re truly happy, you glow.  If you’re stressed, anyone can tell. The crazy breakouts,…

Patchy Skin Pigment: A Lingering Souvenir of Biological Stress

Worried about the dark uneven patches that your skin has been collecting over the years? Tired of your skin looking dull and haggard? If your answer to either or both questions is yes, then you are probably dealing with hyperpigmentation.  Although it may not provide any relief, at least know you’re not alone. Pigmentation concerns are so prevalent that the market value for their treatments is expected to hit nearly $8.5 Billion  $8,489 million by 2024.…

Stress and Dynamic Wrinkles — Let it Go!

Could worrying about looking old actually make you look older? The short answer is yes. The good news is that premature facial aging is a process we can thankfully control. How? By getting at the root causes. While there are many variables in play, one predominant cause of facial aging is facial tension. Surprised? That’s because facial tension is a rarely discussed topic. So we want to help unpack all you need to know about…