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What Age Does Our Skin Start Aging?

by kelly / May, 2 2018 01:30
Yes, the sad truth is that our skin does age and it’s probably earlier than you think. Ok, maybe sad isn’t the right word. I mean, there is something to growing old gracefully and embracing your wrinkles. But at the same time it doesn’t hurt to know the signs aging, slow it down a bit and keep our skin healthy for a long time. [More]

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Can an Ultra-Thin Sunscreen Save our Coral Reefs?

by kelly / April, 11 2018 01:30
Coral reefs are facing the threat of extinction. Increasing water temperatures and UV exposure are really damaging our reefs. For instance, last year experts declared large sections of the Great Barrier Reef dead. While all this is a bit depressing, help is on the way. Scientists in Australia came up with a sunscreen – different from what you’re probably thinking – to protect our reefs. [More]

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Fiona the Hippo’s Skin Care Routine Is Amazing

by kelly / April, 4 2018 01:30
Fiona the Hippo is adored by thousands everyday at the Cincinnati Zoo and she’s become an Instagram star with her own hashtag #teamfiona. So while you might be jealous of her insta fame, her skin care routine is also envious. Fiona’s routine is all natural and it keeps her skin looking fabulous. [More]

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Baby Sunscreen a Must – Crucial New Medical Guidelines

by kelly / March, 28 2018 01:30
There are milestones in every baby’s life: crawling, walking, talking, and now you can add wearing sunscreen. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) just updated their recommendation – parents should know children as young as 6 months must wear sunscreen. [More]

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Is Applying Sunscreen Before or After Your Moisturizer Better?

by kelly / March, 21 2018 01:30
No matter what you gotta wear sunscreen everyday. It’s by far the best thing you can do for your skin. As Dr. Samer Jaber of Washington Square Dermatology explains so eloquently: “It doesn’t matter how much money you spend on oils or retinol and vitamin C. If you’re not getting good sun protection, you’re wasting your money.” [More]

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Breakthrough Study: Skin’s Cellular Structure Changes with the Seasons

by kelly / March, 14 2018 01:30
Why does our skin feel drier in the winter? Sure, factors like cold air, heaters and hot showers are at play but does our skin actually change with the climate? The answer according to science is yes. [More]

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6 Things You’re Doing Wrong in the Shower

by kelly / March, 7 2018 01:30
When it’s cold outside all I want to do is take a long, hot shower everyday. At the same time my skin is more irritated and dry. Is there a link? You betcha! Like me, you’re probably doing a disservice to your skin if you’re doing one of these six things in the shower. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Is Alcohol Good For Your Skin?

by kelly / February, 28 2018 01:30
Although probably tasty, I don’t mean drinking two gin and tonics a night. I mean the alcohol in skin care products - there’s good and “bad”. Now, most of us know top shelf liquor when we see it – but how about in your creams and lotions? Fortunately, we’re here to help. [More]

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Snowing Sunscreen? Yup, Science Says it’s True

by kelly / February, 21 2018 01:30
It’s a place where you can find free sunscreen everyday. Ok maybe it’s not a place you can actually get to, well at least not in this lifetime. Via its Hubble Space Telescope NASA recently discovered a planet outside our solar system where it “snows” sunscreen. The planet rains down titanium dioxide, which is one of two mineral sunscreen ingredients (the other mineral sunscreen ingredient is zinc oxide). [More]

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5 Men’s Skin Care Tips To Help You Look Younger

by kelly / February, 14 2018 01:30
There’s nothing wrong with a guy wanting healthy and youthful looking skin. Skin care isn’t just for women. And guys, it’s pretty easy and painless to have great skin if you follow these five tips. [More]

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