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Balm Season is here!

You know it’s balm season once the leaves start falling, humidity is dropping and the indoor heat is coming on. Your face requires a little extra protection from the elements and some extra assistance holding every precious droplet of moisture in your skin. Today, I am breaking down two different balms so you can choose […]

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Mascne, the newest skin woe Part Two

Yesterday I explained why masks were causing Mascne, emphasizing that compassion was essential to navigating this skin woe (and all of them really!), and encouraged you to get quiet and practice your skintuition.   Now, I’ll get more specific with how you can be proactive. Understanding that stress, mask material, the mask environment and long […]

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Niacinamide for a plump, glowing complexion

In my opinion, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) is one of the most important cosmeceuticals to incorporate into your topical regimen. Here’s why: •it is well-researched and multi functional •most skin types tolerate it well and it benefits aging skin, oily/acneic skin, rosacea, Melasma and so much more! •improves skin elasticity and sagging •reduces redness by restoring […]

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Why daily SPF is a MUST in Winter!

Daily, non-chemical SPF is a must for healthy skin. Yes, even in Winter! While it’s true shorter, UVB (burning) rays are shorter in winter and don’t reach us as much, the longer, more damaging UVA (aging) rays are just as strong and sometimes, when bouncing off of clouds and snow, are even stronger!  Even when […]

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The Superior form of Vitamin A: Retinaldehyde vs. Retinol

Retinaldehyde is hands down, a FAR SUPERIOR form of Vitamin A than Retinol. Specifically, liposome-delivered Retinaldehyde, CANNOT be beat! You see, there are other forms of Vitamin A being used in skin care formulas, such as Retinol, Retinyl Palmitate, Retinoic Acid, Retin-A, Renova, etc. but I choose to work with Retinaldehyde (Retinal, for short) for […]

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