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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The Morning After: Tips for looking your best after a night out

Last night was fun, but you didn’t get much sleep. And today is one where you need to be ready for anything, which means the bags under your eyes have got to go! First thought to remedy the situation … caffeine … and we’re not talking about the hot Cup-of-Joe for your mind and soul. When under […]

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Stimulate Your Skin: 4 Therapies, Proven Results!

There are all sorts of skin treatments available at spas and dermatologists these days. All claiming to change your skin and your life with a simple 2-hour therapy for a hefty price. Sure, it might be worth it, but do you really know what you’re getting for your money? What exactly are these treatments doing […]

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Aging: What does it look like on a deeper level?

We commonly take advantage of our skin as an external envelope, without fully considering the numerous, essential functions it provides. Skin is our largest organ, providing an interface between our internal physiological systems and the external world; it protects us from harm due to pathogens, solar radiation, pollutants, and also acts as an effective barrier […]

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Accentuate Your Eyes for the “Eyes of March”

The Ides of March fall on the 15th of the month and are remembered or observed for a number of reasons. Some may make note it as the date that Roman politician, Julius Caesar was assassinated, while others may see it as a day of religious observance, reflection, and/or new beginnings (to read more about […]

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Double Duty: Some of Your Favorite Products Do More Than You Think!

Everybody loves learning a new trick or “hack” to make life just a little bit simpler or more efficient. Some of the best “hacks” to learn are those involving multiple or unexpected uses for items and products that we already use every day. Over the years, we’ve been collecting “hacks” sent in from our Apriori […]

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