Happy Winter

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And so this is winter…  It officially started on December 21st.  For me winter means the onset of an annoyingly itchy back followed by flaky skin on my legs (which hints at the necessity to wear stockings). This is just the beginning of winter weather complexion issues.  Tight, dry, flaky facial skin that increases the propensity for lines; a…

Antioxidant Superfruits for Your Skin

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By now you realize that antioxidants are essential nutrients that protect your skin and slow overall aging by capturing and neutralizing damaging free radicals.  That’s why you just ordered that freshly pressed green-drink, for its mega amounts of antioxidant vitamins. But, if you’re already eating right, keeping your skin clean, well hydrated and exfoliated will adding a serum rich in…

SKINCARE MYTH #1 – Moisturizers

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“Expensive Moisturizers Don’t Work Better Than Cheap Ones.”   Dermatologists often tell their patients that Vaseline is just as good as any other moisturizer. Yes it’s true that Vaseline locks in moisture, keeping it from evaporating out into the air. Maybe you could try it the next time you go skiing or find yourself in…

WHAT IS AGING YOUR SKIN?

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Ever notice how quickly a child’s skin repairs itself after it gets a cut or scratch? A child’s skin metabolism is running full force. In just a few days you might not even find a trace of where that injury was. Unfortunately, our skin starts aging as early as in our teens, when environmental factors…