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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Best Facial for Sensitive/Problem Skin.

If you have clogged pores and sensitive skin you probably know you need help from an esthetician to clear those pores and reduce breakouts but… you’re afraid.  The last time you had a facial your skin was beet red for days.  Not worth it.  So, how do you achieve clear skin and avoid feeling like […]

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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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