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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tanning beds vs. natural sunlight

Are tanning beds a good choice over natural sunlight? Don’t be fooled, tanning beds are not a safe alternative to natural sunlight. Whether the exposure comes from tanning beds or natural sunlight, exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation damages your skin. The risk of skin cancer and premature skin aging increases with this damage. In fact, most tanning beds emit mainly…

The Mathematics of Facial Beauty

What has mathematics got to do with beauty? Surprisingly, a lot. Physical attraction depends on symmetrical proportion. Occurring naturally in life, the ratio 1:1.62 also known as phi (Φ) is nature’s symmetry. Da Vinci used it when he drew the perfect human male body in his famous work the Virtruvian Man. The premise behind this is that the closer a face…