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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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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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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Ouch! You did it again… you’re burnt to a crisp! Now what?!

It’s horrible, it’s painful, and it’s probably going to happen to all of us at least once this summer… SUNBURN! As diligent with the sunscreen or cover-ups as you may be, sometimes the summer fun gets the best of us, leaving us hot, red, and crispy. But, rather than be in denial about the inevitability […]

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UVA, UVB, SPF & Broad Spectrum: Your Guide to Summer Skincare

We are officially in the heat of the summer, and just like with winter, spring or fall, a transition in seasons calls for a transition in skincare as well. Summer months bring hot, sunny days, which are great for fun outdoor activities, but not so great for the skin. The two biggest threats to the […]

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