Defeat Dullness – Get Your Glow On!
Apparently, all it takes to have beautiful, healthy, glowing skin is eight hours sleep each night, a well-balanced diet, lots of water and inner calmness. Right! So, for those of us who live in the real world and can’t manage all those things each day and are plagued with dull skin, we can use a […]
A Guide to Cocktailing Ingredients For Your Skin Type
Find the ideal cocktail of ingredients for your skin type or concern. Dry Skin Ingredients to look for: Glycerin, Hyaluronic Acid, Poly Hydroxy Acids (PHAs), Hemp Seed Oil, Rosehip Oil, Squalene, Ceramides and Linoleic Acid. In the morning: Use a serum that’s sole purpose is to hydrate the skin. A low-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid is great […]
Unlock the Power of Pumpkin
After months of fun in the sun, fall ushers in a new season of treatments and products to replenish dry summer skin. And while we can’t resist apple and spice-inspired skincare goodies, the real star of autumn is pumpkin. There’s no question pumpkin’s nutritional benefits pack a powerful punch. Think of it as nature’s collagen. […]
Gommage – The French Method of Exfoliation
I love learning all about international beauty products and regimens, but let’s be honest; none of us have time in the morning for an eleven step Korean skincare routine. That said, we all envy the results that those eleven steps bring. When you get right down to it, both the French the Korean regimen focuses […]
7 Things Skin Care Pros Want You To Do Before 40
Any dermatologist or aesthetician will tell you it’s never too late to start caring for your skin—yet the earlier you develop a regimen, the better. Generally prevention is more effective than correction. That means incorporating certain habits and ingredients into your morning and nighttime routines in your 20s and 30s so that by the time […]
Experts Say This Acid Is Like a Magic Eraser for Blackheads
Oh, blackheads. Let us count the ways we hate you. You pester our skin with tiny black pinprick blemishes that are equal parts stubborn and exasperating. It seems like no matter how diligent we think we’re being with our skincare routine, there are always a few rogue blackheads that refuse to leave our pores, littering […]
What is MIcellar Water Anyway?
Peek inside the medicine cabinets of models, celebrities, and makeup artists (or, really, anyone you meet with flawless skin who just happens to speak with a French accent), and there’s a very good chance that you’ll see a bottle of micellar cleansing water. Long popular in France, this skin-care product that looks and feels just […]
When Is Cleansing Before Bedtime Not Enough?
We used to believe that a quick wash with soap and water, or a swipe of a facial wipe was sufficient. But we have learned that neither of those techniques actually removes all the dirt and grime that collect on our skin each day. Then along came the Koreans with all sorts of new techniques […]
For Healthy Skin, Feed It From the Inside
There are so many commonly available foods that feed your skin. No need to search out exotic foods. Reap the benefits provided by fresh foods and achieve a glowingly healthy and supple complexion. Take advantage of seasonal produce for the best buys and the freshest fruit and veggies. Drinking water is one of the best […]
It’s Never Too Late
Wishing for that glowing skin of your youth? Don’t just wish – Do Something! It’s never too late to start taking care of your skin! Our skin begins to age in our mid-20s, but you probably didn’t notice it then. Those products you have used for years may not be giving you the results you […]