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 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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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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Glow on the Go

‘Tis the season to be busy.   Those holiday parties are right around the corner and you notice that the summer glow you had just a few weeks ago is turning dull and lackluster.  Your lines appear a bit more pronounced…  or is that just your imagination?  You may even be experiencing typical fall breakouts.  The […]

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SUMMER SKIN RECOVERY

Even more than wrinkles.  aged skin is defined by uneven pigmentation. Summer was fun, but age spots aren’t. Skin discolorations betray advanced aging and wear and tear on your skin. There are skin lightening alternatives to prescription hydroquinone which can cause skin irritation and has been banned in Europe as a known carcinogen.  While hydroquinone offers […]

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Six steps to minimize large pores.

Clients often ask me if they can shrink the size of their pores.   The honest answer is “yes and no.”  Pore size is something one inherits.  It is part of your skin type, like having oily skin.  This inherited characteristic is triggered by hormone changes, which is why pores are so much smaller in […]

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