DO YOU HAVE STRESSED SKIN?

Stressed skin happens. Your skin is a reflection of everything that’s going on in your life. It never fails, something “really important” is about to happen; you get a blemish. You’re worried about your new job; dark circles suddenly appear.  Your anxious about a new relationship; your rosacea flares up.  Since you can’t avoid your […]

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Antioxidant Protection in Skincare Serums

Serums are the mainstay of any effective  skincare regime.  That’s because the high concentration of active components incorporated into your serum is much greater than you’ll find in a cream.  If you want your skin care program to make real, positive changes you should consider adding a serum to your daily routine. Well actually, consider […]

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Do you have persistent eczema?

I have very sensitive, eczema prone skin.  I used to think this was because of some mysterious ingredient in my skincare products that I could never seem to isolate.  How embarrassing for someone in my profession.  Recently I’ve had allergy testing done by my dermatologist that confirmed that I have an allergy to nickel.  I […]

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Holiday Stressed Skin

Holidays can be fun but let’s face it, for a lot of us it can be a very stressful time and the result of this is often reflected in our skin. If you find yourself running around trying to get ready for holiday parties, stressed out about finding that perfect gift, dealing with sometimes difficult […]

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INFLAMMATION AND ACNE-PRONE SKIN

Acne is an aggravating condition suffered by 80% of teenage women and 90% teenage males. Triggered by hormonal changes, the numbers diminish in adults as hormones level out to 12% in adult women and 3% in adult males. Notice that teenage acne in males is higher but settles down to a number considerable lower than […]

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Papaya Enzymes for Gentle Exfoliation

How do papaya enzymes work for your skin?   Papaya enzymes exfoliate by dissolving dead protein cells and help clear debris within the pores.  Clients with delicate skin tissue such as broken capillaries and rosacea may not be able to tolerate stronger chemical peels containing alpha or beta hydroxy acids that strip away surface layers in a much […]

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How to Build More Resilient Skin

Strong, resilient skin is essential to maintaining a complexion that looks young and healthy throughout your life.  The best way to establish resilient skin is to support your skin’s cell metabolism.  If your skin is producing one new cell layer a day it will have achieved optimal thickness and strength to protected itself from damaging […]

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