Spots, Blotches, Uneven Pigmentation – Part Three

WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT #1 SUNSCREEN PROTECTION: This is your main protection against sun damage and hyperpigmentation.    Wearing sunscreen is an absolute must. Every day, year-round. Rain or shine. Choose a “broad spectrum” formula (blocking both UVA and UVB light). Purchase an SPF of 30 or greater. Use the 2-peanut approach (1/4 tsp. before and […]

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IS TAP WATER CAUSING YOUR ACNE?

If you are having problems with breakouts you’ve probably explored many theories to find the root cause. You may have tried several treatments including dietary changes (cutting out sugar and dairy), stress reduction techniques (yoga and meditation) or even harsh acne products and medication.  You may have just given in to the thought that your […]

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5 Minute Makeup for Mature Skin

I love the fun and play of doing my makeup in the morning.  It gives me a lift and makes me feel well… prettier.  But,  as I get older (I just turned 63) I don’t want to spend the time or deal with all the fuss that seems to be required.  Especially with things that […]

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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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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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Cold Weather Skin Savers

Burrrrrr. It’s cold outside. You thought you had your skincare routine tweaked to perfection but when the heat turned on you instantly felt like a prune. Moisture was immediately sucked out of your skin leaving it tight, dry, flaky and uncomfortable. Even worse, you suspect you’re looking a bit older than you did just a […]

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Pout Perfect

POUT PERFECT The color story right now is all about lips. So, get ready to pucker up!  Your mother’s lipstick formulas just won’t do.  It’s time to explore something new. Change your mind, change your formula and change the age you’re being perceived at – to something a little more current, a little more polished […]

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