CAN’T GET A SPA FACIAL?

When we can’t go to the spa for a deep pore cleansing facial or your favorite super hydrating, antioxidant rich, anti-aging facial there are things we can do at home that will keep our skin soft, healthy and glowing. First of all, don’t give up on your daily routine. These extra stressful times can play […]

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STEM CELL TECHNOLOGY

THE FUTURE OF SKINCARE Stem Cells are a hot topic in skincare right now, but have been on the scene for a while, ever since the multi-national Human Genome Project was completed in 2003. Shortly afterwards many skincare companies introduced formulations that encouraged a boost in energy for our aging skin cells via stem cell […]

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Why is C & E Antioxidant Serum our most popular serum?

While other anti-aging serums drift in and out of favor our Vitamin C & E Antioxidant Serum has remained our best selling serum for decades. Vitamin C serums are legendary for a reason: they work. Uneven skin pigmentation, rough texture, fine lines, acne scars and just general dullness are just a few concerns where Vitamin C […]

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The ABC’s of Skincare

Many of you want to get down to basics when it comes to skin care. What are the primary ingredients you need to achieve optimal results? For a beautiful complexion you might want to focus on true action ingredients that have the most scientific testing and offer proven results. Before we start with specific actives […]

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Spots, Blotches, Uneven Pigmentation – Part Two

THE MANY CAUSES OF HYPERPIGMENTATION OXIDATIVE DAMAGE FROM UV RADIATION FROM THE SUN The #1 cause of hyperpigmentation is UV damage from the sun.  Freckles, age spots, and other darkened skin patches become even darker when skin is exposed to sunlight. This happens because melanin absorbs the energy from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays and […]

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It’s All About Energy

  Mitochondria are little power houses inside your cells.  These organelles are like little engines that fuel all the metabolic activity that happens in your skin (and in the rest of your body for that matter). Mitochondria transforms nutrients (specifically glucose) and oxygen to create ATP (adenosine triphosphate) which is the energy (think gasoline in […]

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Is Stress Aging Your Skin?

IS STRESS AGING YOUR SKIN? Life brings with it lots of stress. Kids, work and money issues to name a few. All trigger the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol, produced by our adrenal glands, has the important function of allowing us to survive immediate, danger when in “fight or flight” situations. That was great back when […]

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