Posts By Melissa Foss

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Melissa Foss is a health, beauty and wellness writer who has been on staff at Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Good Housekeeping, Natural Health and Martha Stewart Weddings. She has contributed to InStyle, Real Simple,, and has appeared multiple times on Today, GMA and E! She lives in NYC with her twins and rescue dog, Cassie.

Dry Elbows and Knees

Saggy knees and wrinkled elbows can certainly be an unpleasant sight. As the inimitable Nora Ephron once jokingly said, “If your elbows faced forward you would kill yourself.” A little dramatic? Maybe, but it's good to know that these signs of aging can be reversed. Elbow and knee skin sags, wrinkles, and loosens with each birthday. Plus, the skin in these…


Avoid these 6 daily mistakes that can lead to premature aging. Just like most changes in life, aging happens in almost imperceptible increments. And those small, everyday choices we make often leave unwanted traces on our face and body over time. The good news is that it’s never too late to tweak your habits. A few mindful updates will keep you looking and…

organic skin care

Many beauty products claim to be “natural” or “organic,” but lack the appropriate certification. Here’s what you should look out for. When you see the claim “organic skincare brand” on beauty packaging, do you ever question what it really means? After all, even the most savvy beauty product consumer can still be misled. For example, do all listed ingredients have…