HOW TO MANAGE ACNE

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Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Adolescents and young adults between the ages of 12 and 24 tend to be the most affected group. Typically people outgrow acne, but about 12% of women and 3% of men may still have acne well into their 40’s. Acne can have both physical […]

Pack your Facial Masks for Vacation

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It’s vacation time, but never a vacation from taking care of your skin. Along with your everyday serums, creams and SPF another product to include is facial masks, Facial masks work by driving ingredients close and deeper into the skin, infusing your pores and allowing the skin to soak up more of the product. Face […]

BEAUTY SLEEP

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Whether you wear a full face of makeup or just daytime moisturizer and sunscreen the importance of washing your face at the end of your day is crucial to your skin. Actually, cleansing your face in the morning is equally important. The term “Beauty Sleep” is justified by the fact that your skin is truly […]

DOES INGESTING COLLAGEN SUPPLEMENTS ACTUALLY HELP US LOOK YOUNGER?

Does Ingesting Collagen Supplements Actually Work

We would all love for our skin to be taut and supple, wrinkle-free, youthful, and glowing. Our physiological aging starts at 30 years old or, perhaps, earlier. Collagen is a protein of our body comprising one-third of the body’s entire protein. It is a primary component of our skin, bones, muscles, and ligaments. Collagen is […]

From a Suntan to Melanoma

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Protecting your skin today may help prevent skin cancer later in life. Most skin cancers appear years later, but skin damage from the sun starts during childhood. There are 3 main types of Skin Cancer: Basal Cell Carcinoma Squamous Cell Carcinoma Melanoma Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are also known as non-melanoma skin cancers, […]

Spring Beauty Trend

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Flaunt luminous skin. Learn how to enhance your natural beauty. Your skin can look fresh and free of heavy layers of makeup thanks to a rigorous skin care routine. Healthy skin makes foundation look flawless. Always start your day by cleansing your skin followed by a toner.  A good toner will hydrate and prep your skin […]

De-Stress Your Skin

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The daily pressures of life can zap your glow. We have all experienced puffy eyes, dark circles, and the sudden appearance of fine lines! It’s called STRESS AGING!  Daily stressors of a demanding job, lack of sleep, and an unhealthy lifestyle can manifest as pimples, wrinkles, and pallid patches which can add years to your skin.Stress […]

WHAT EXACTLY IS ROSACEA?

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  ROSACEA is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that manifests most commonly as skin sensitivity associated with flushing and bumps. Often misdiagnosed as eczema, left untreated, the worse it can become. Rosacea is not caused by poor hygiene and it is not contagious. Signs and Symptoms of Rosacea: Tiny, swollen bumps. Many people also develop […]

Youthful Skin is All About Cellular Turnover

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Cellular turnover happens naturally.  It is the process of shedding dead skin cells that are then replaced with fresh, new, younger, healthier cells. Skin cells start out plump and full of moisture in the bottom layer of the epidermis (one of the outer layers of the skin).  As the cells mature they rise through the […]

The Wonder of Collagen

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Collagen is the most plentiful protein in the human body.  It is part of the “scaffolding” that keeps skin supple.  Collagen is also responsible for healthy joints.  It is in your bones, muscles, and blood, comprising three-quarters of your skin and one-third of the protein in your body. As we age, the collagen protein is […]