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5 Tips to Prevent Skin Infections at the Gym

by kelly / February, 13 2019 01:30
Gyms are a hot bed of dirt, germs, and infections. Don’t get me wrong I’m still very supportive of working out at the gym and I try to do it myself every week but just know a variety of common skin infections are lurking around. I’m talking about ringworm, plantar warts, or impetigo. Ugh. But rest assured you can get a good workout in and avoid these infections by following a few simple steps suggested by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). [More]

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Do You Really Need A 10-Step Skin Care Process?

by kelly / February, 6 2019 01:30
It seems that multi-step skin care processes are all the rage these days on social media, in the press, and at the stores. These multi-processes promise beautiful flawless skin and a lot of your time. But do you really need all these steps and is more and more really better for your skin? To separate marketing from the truth we listened to dermatologists to get the real deal. [More]

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What Causes Skin Aging?

by kelly / January, 30 2019 01:30
Lots of things can cause our skin to age and some things we can’t change but others are well within in our control. By arming ourselves with the right skin care information we can help our skin stay healthy and fabulous for a long, long time. So let’s get the right information out there… [More]

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4 Things NOT To Do At Night for Your Skin

by kelly / January, 23 2019 01:30
Nighttime is when our skin gets to rest and replenish itself. It’s important that we give our skin the right kind of skin care love before bed. Doing good by your skin at night can make a world of difference in the morning and long term. So let’s make sure you’re not making these common four faux pas at night and giving your skin the fabulous rest it deserves… [More]

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Is It Possible To Get Skin Cancer Where the Sun Doesn’t Shine?

by kelly / December, 19 2018 01:30
First off let’s set the record straight – the sun is the leading cause of skin cancer and 1 in 5 people will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined. So stay safe in the sun, practice good sun protection and wear sunscreen everyday. Now that we’ve got that squared away – the answer to the question can you get skin cancer without the sun shining is yes. You can get skin cancer even on the parts of your body that never see the sun. [More]

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Why These Three Super Common Anti-Aging Ingredients Must be Paired with Sunscreen

by kelly / December, 5 2018 01:30
Retinol, alpha hydroxy acids (AHA), and hydroquinone are powerful “active ingredients” on the market today that can help with the signs of skin aging. Great, right? Well yes, sort of – you have to use them correctly as a major side effect is they increase sun sensitivity. I know, so unfair – why does something that helps with the signs of aging also making us more susceptible to the sun – the leading cause of skin aging. Fortunately, if these ingredients are paired with effective sun protection, used at the right time, and you follow the direction of your doctor, you can be on your way to glowing skin. [More]

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Four Winter Skin Care Myths

by kelly / November, 28 2018 01:30
When the temperature drops it can wreak havoc on the skin. But it doesn’t have to. Cold weather doesn’t have to mean dry, itchy, and flaking skin. Winter can also mean glowing skin as long as these four skincare myths are avoided. [More]

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Key Skin Care Tips for Your 20s, 30s, 40s and Beyond

by kelly / November, 7 2018 01:30
I’m turning the big 4-0 this year. Are there things I wish I could have done differently for my skin in my 20s and 30s – you bet! But worry not – now that I’m older and wiser :), I can give you the tips that I would tell my younger self. Plus, I have tips to keep my skin and yours looking great as we age gracefully over the decades. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Hydrating Power of Sunflower Seeds

by kelly / October, 31 2018 01:30
I’m a cold weather person. I love sipping hot cocoa in front of a warm fire. But this type of weather can do a number on my skin. To combat my dry and itchy skin I reach for a moisturizer with sunflower seed oil. It’s a fantastic natural ingredient that deeply moisturizes the skin. [More]

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Skin 101: The Four Best Times to Apply a Moisturizer

by kelly / October, 24 2018 01:30
Moisturizing your skin is a must. It’s one of the foundations of good skin care. But knowing how and when to moisturize your skin is just as important as the product you use. So it’s time to get it right and make your skin glow. [More]

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