Seasonal facts

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, nails grow at different rates depending on age, heredity, activity level and even time of year growth is actually faster during the summer than the winter.

To dye for

A 2011 Gallup market report with data compiled from 1999 to 2010 revealed that the number of men in America that color their hair rose from 2 percent to 7 percent during that time.

Food flares

Certain food ingredients can leave a negative effect on your skin. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, there is increasing evidence claiming that foods with a high glycemic index and dairy products (those that raise blood sugar levels) may influence or aggravate acne. Consult your dermatologist if you think your diet could be the culprit.

Sun safety & Cosmetics

As temperatures rise, make sure you don’t leave your cosmetics overexposed outdoors or in your car. Heat not only causes these products to melt, it can also kill some of their important bacteria- fighting preservatives.