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Melanoma Monday – Spot Skin Cancer

by kelly / May, 1 2017 01:30
It’s May everyone! May marks the beginning of summer and is also skin cancer awareness month. It all kicks off on May 1, today, with Melanoma Monday – a day to promote awareness of the most serious form of skin cancer brought to us by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). Over the course of this month we’ll be providing tips, research and advice on spotting and preventing skin cancer. [More]

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New Clinical Study Shows Sunscreen Reverses the Signs of Aging

by kelly / April, 5 2017 01:30
Sunscreen is an even better anti-ager than we all thought. We know that sunscreen prevents skin damage. Now a new study published in Dermatologic Surgery a medical journal proves that sunblock can also reverses the signs of skin aging! That’s great news. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: The Antioxidant Power of Oats

by kelly / March, 29 2017 01:30
I love a good bowl of oatmeal in the morning, especially when it’s cold outside. Oatmeal is so filling, healthy and chock full of vitamins. It’s also great for the skin. There’s the old wives’ tale that oatmeal has soothing properties. Turns out it’s true because oatmeal is packed with antioxidants. Let’s learn some more about this super ingredient. [More]

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Most States Ban Sunscreen in Schools – Did You Know?

by Will / March, 15 2017 01:30
A little known fact, all sunscreens (or sunblocks if you call them that) are considered over-the-counter (OTC) drugs by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This has many consequences. One is that in almost all states sunscreen can’t be given to students. Interesting right? Read on… [More]

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Women Who Use Sunscreen Are Exceptional Skin Agers According to New Study

by kelly / February, 22 2017 01:30
Sunscreen is the best anti-aging weapon. Numerous studies, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Skin Cancer Foundation and major fashion magazines (like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar) all support this point. Adding another one to the books is a new study that found women who use sunscreen are more likely to be exceptional skin agers when compared to women who almost never do. [More]

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Skiing Skin Care

by kelly / February, 15 2017 01:30
There’s nothing better than fresh mountain air on a blue bird day. But a day on the mountain can also do damage to your skin if you’re not careful – think sunburn, windburn and dryness. Thankfully we have some quick hit tips so your day on the slopes can be safe, fun and memorable. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Soothe Skin with Shea Butter

by kelly / February, 1 2017 01:30
Why have dry crackly skin this winter when it can be soft and supple instead? How? Make sure you have some shea butter in your skin care products. [More]

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New Dermatology Study Finds Beach Umbrellas Are Not Sufficient for Sun Protection

by kelly / January, 25 2017 01:30
Heading to the beach soon for a little summer vacation in the middle of winter? Don’t just rely on your beach umbrella to protect you from the sun. A new study recently published in JAMA Dermatology found that a beach umbrella alone was not enough and is less effective than sunscreen at preventing sunburns. [More]

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5 Skin Care Resolutions for the New Year

by kelly / January, 11 2017 01:30
It’s New Year’s resolution time. Hope you aren’t having too much difficulty sticking to them – it’s always a challenge for me - and progressing along. If you didn’t make resolutions this year – I’ve got some for you to keep your skin at its healthiest and best in 2017. Your skin will definitely say thank you! [More]

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Ingredients Truths: Rosehip the Fountain of Youth

by kelly / December, 14 2016 01:30
Roses are one of the most beloved flowers. They represent passion, commitment and love. I bet you might not know roses also offer fantastic anti-aging benefits via a part of the plant called rosehip? [More]

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