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Allegra Villella Shares Her Photography and Beauty Secrets!

Photographer and lifestyle blogger Allegra Villella shares with Dr. Rob Berberian her secret for capturing beautiful photos and what real beauty is to her. Her passion and vision for a natural and artistic approach show in her amazing photographs that radiate with a pure inner glow. Instagram: @AllegraVillella Your photographs have a natural sense of beauty and serenity. What’s your philosophy in capturing the true beauty of your models? Thank you! My photography is all about natural light and natural beauty. I love getting to know my clients/models and helping them feel comfortable enough to be themselves in front of the camera. I never retouch freckles, moles, or scars unless I’m specifically asked to. I love finding something uniquely beautiful...

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Lauren Sieckmann Shares Her Secret to Health, Fitness and Beauty!

Professional beach volleyball player and Wilhelmina model Lauren Sieckmann shares with Secret in-a-Tube Co-Founder Dr. Rob Berberian her unique journey that has led her to where she is now and how she has grown through her early struggles to become a successful athlete, a professional model and an inspiration to young girls with her mission in bringing awareness to body image struggles, nutrition and a holistic approach to health and beauty.   1. How have your challenges shaped your journey into health? When I was a freshman in college, I lost 20 pounds due to stress and trauma which triggered anxiety, depression, and IBS. I developed orthorexia which is the disorder of being obsessed with being healthy.  I had seen...

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Top 6 Ingredients to Avoid in Skin Care Products

There are many harsh and toxic chemical ingredients used in many skin care products and as consumers we should educate ourselves about what is safe and what is harmful to put on our skin as it can easily get absorbed into our cells and have potentially harmful effects. Here are the Top 6 Ingredients that should be avoided: 6. Phthalates: These are chemicals that are used to soften plastics and increase their flexibility. They are used in lotions, moisturizers, hair spray, perfumes and nail polish. They are known to be endocrine disruptors and found in breast cancer cells. They can increase the risk of reproductive birth defects. 5. Fragrances: The problem with fragrances is that we don’t know what mixture...

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