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Florida May Ban Chemical Sunscreens – Find Hope in Mineral Sunscreens

by kelly / March, 20 2019 01:30
More and more concern is growing over chemical sunscreens and the danger they pose to coral reefs. Hawaii recently became the first state to ban the sale of chemical sunscreens. This law will go into effect January 2021. Now the Florida legislature is considering a similar ban on chemical sunscreens. [More]

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The Ultimate Anti-Aging Skin Care Plan

by kelly / March, 13 2019 01:30
There’s no miracle drug that can prevent skin aging. That’s a good thing. It means you don’t have to spend a lot of money or be on a waitlist to have healthy skin. All you need, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), for an effective anti-aging skin care plan is healthy skin care habits – which means everyone can have gorgeous glowing skin because it’s pretty basic. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Tocopherol a Superhero Ingredient

by kelly / March, 6 2019 01:30
Who doesn’t love a good superhero – they have great powers and can save lives. In skin care I like to think we have superhero ingredients. They may not save lives but they can make your skin look fantastic. The superhero ingredient I’m talking about today is tocopherol. You probably never heard of it but you may use it on your skin or eat it everyday. It’s a wonderful ingredient with many awesome benefits. [More]

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Your Skin: It’s Many Layers

by kelly / February, 20 2019 01:30
We talk about our skin all the time – how it looks, feels, and ages. But what is our skin and how does it work? In our Your Skin series we’ll examine the science behind our skin. In the end, hopefully having a greater understanding of our skin will help us keep it healthy for a long time. [More]

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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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