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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Spots, Blotches, Uneven Pigmentation – Part One

WHAT IS HYPERPIGMENTATION? Hyperpigmentation is a condition where patches form on the skin that are darker in color than the normal surrounding area. This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin (brown pigment) deposits itself in and around skin cells to protect your skin from damage (usually from the sun).  Normally melanin production results in […]

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How Vitamins Boost Sun Protection

HOW VITAMINS BOOST YOUR SUN PROTECTION FACTOR Sunscreens are vitally important to the health of your skin and should be applied daily, but they’re not the whole story.  There are two vitamins that have been scientifically shown to protect your skin against sun damage.  They work when applied directly on the skin, or taken internally […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Create Healthier Skin

So you’ve made a resolution to take better care of your health this year. To take time out to destress, exercise and eat healthier foods. On your list to create a healthier you, don’t forget to take care of your skin. Where should you start? You have limited time, what should your priorities be? Presenting […]

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What’s the deal with a Cranberry Peel?

Of all the peels in all the world why should you choose a Cranberry Peel? A Cranberry Peel is beneficial for most skin types, especially dry, dehydrated or somewhat sensitive skins.  The combination of enzymes plus lactic acid in this peel offers a little more exfoliation than solely enzyme based peels. This means that a Cranberry Peel […]

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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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