Selecting the Right Sunscreen: Why We Use Chem Free

It is integral to protect your skin from the sun with daily application of SPF. Unprotected sun exposure leads to premature aging and pigmentation problems. More seriously, UV radiation damages the skins’s DNA at a fundamental level and can lead to the development of skin cancer. As important as it is to routinely shield your […]

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Why You Need Toner

Who isn’t familiar with the nostalgic scent and tingle of menthol from swiping a toner-soaked cotton pad across their skin’s surface? It’s best to say goodbye however to the harsh, stripping alcohol-infused toners of the past and welcome ones that provide treatment without the tingle that’s a telltale sign of irritation. Look for toners loaded […]

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Is Your Skin Dry or Dehydrated?

The terms dry and dehydrated are often used interchangeably when describing the state of skin. Discovering the difference however is helpful in selecting the right treatment regimen. Dry skin is a skin type which lacks oil. You can determine is you have dry skin if you see that your pores are small and if your […]

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The Power of Peptides!

Peptides are a popular active ingredient in many high end skincare lines. Peptides are chains of amino acids, but doesn’t that sound a lot like a protein? Actually, peptides and proteins are basically the same macro molecules. In technical terms, peptides are usually less than 50 amino acids long, and proteins are greater than 50 […]

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Hydrate your Skin with Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that is present within our body’s connective tissues. As a topical cosmetic ingredient, it is a superior humectant that can hold 1000 times its weight in water. Seasonal changes in outside temperature and dryer air from internal heating units deplete the skin of moisture. Our HA Serum is lightweight […]

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How the Sun Damages Skin’s DNA

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The sun is the biggest factor of how the skin ages. Exposure to UV radiation from the sun or tanning beds triggers melanocyte cells to increase melanin production to help shield your skin from the sun’s rays. Melanin is the pigment that gives our skin its color and is our body’s natural defense against the […]

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A Getaway Giveaway!

Flying is required for most cross-country and global trips, but this popular travel method can really wreak havoc on your skin. The low humidity in the plane’s cabin dehydrates skin, and can leave it looking dry and flaky. To prevent transepidermal water loss caused by the cabin air, be sure to stash a small set […]

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Common yet Forgotten Culprits of Acne

Ever notice recurring patterns of pimples of the sides of your face? Common household items and daily practices may be to blame… Pillowcases It’s easy to want to plop down on a pillow and unwind after a long day, but be sure that it’s clean! Oils from your hair and face accumulate in the fibers […]

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Facial in a Jar

A true facial in a jar, our Vita C Microexfoliant helps dissolve dead skin cells while adding essential nutrients to the skin. Contained in this antioxidant powerhouse is Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, a stable, non-irritating form of vitamin C. The ingredient formulation allows you to receive all the brightening benefits of vitamin C without sensitivity, making […]

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