You can feel it coming… a HUGE zit! Now what?!

It happens (or has happened/will happen) to all of us, especially around that special time of the month… ACNE! And, when you feel one coming, you know you’re in for a few days of discomfort paired with a little insecurity. Having gone through it all, we’ve come up with the quickest way to treat that […]

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Hydrating vs. Moisturizing: Knowing the difference will make the difference!

Natural, glowing and dewy—the highly sought after look for skin that many products on the market today claim to achieve. If this timelessly beautiful look is one you’re seeking, it’s important to fully understand what your skin is telling you in order to use the appropriate products accordingly. “Hydrating” and “Moisturizing” are two words often […]

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Ingredient Profile: Peptides

First used in skincare nearly 10 years ago, peptides play an extremely important role in many of today’s anti-aging products. Most basically explained, peptides are short sequences of amino acids that collectively comprise proteins. There are hundreds of different types of peptides and their thousands of combinations create the many different proteins that make up […]

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Beauty Bartending

It’s all the craze this summer — serving up libations for your skin! What’s your skin drinking? Do you have all of the makings at home for your favorite skincare concoction? Here are a few skincare cocktail recipes to help make a list of mixers you’ll need for a well-stocked beauty bar: Dry Skin Martini […]

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The #1 Thing They Don’t Want You to Know About the Water in Your Skincare

It’s a little-known fact that water makes up between 60-80% of every skincare product formula. Don’t believe it? Go take a look at all those products in your bathroom cabinet! Ingredients are listed on the labels of skincare products in order of percentage composition—ingredients with the highest percentage of the formula are listed first and […]

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You Glow Girl! A How-to Guide for the Perfect Highlight

It’s hard to keep up with trends in fashion, hairstyles, and makeup. Especially when they’re changing so frequently. But, there’s one trend in makeup that is definitely here to stay for a while – highlighting! Highlighter, a face and/or body makeup, is used to attract light and illuminate the areas of the face or body […]

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Hyaluronic Acid: More than just a skin hydration hero

Hyaluronic acid, the skincare buzzword right now, has been in the spotlight a lot recently for its incredibly hydrating and moisturizing properties. It’s a natural occurring component of the skin that plays many important roles in skin health and wellness, one of which is skin hydration. But, it may come as a surprise to learn […]

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