THE TRUTH: Serum or Cream? Why knowing the difference is important for your skin

THE TRUTH: Serum or Cream? Why knowing the difference is important for your skin

It may be challenging to differentiate between all the skin care products on the market. With an abundance of skin care products on the market today choosing the most effective product can be an expensive and time draining trial and error. When you are trying to receive real anti-aging results, time is of the essence. A great place to start is to understand what you are actually putting on your face and body. Is it high quality? Is it absorbing? Filter out low quality products by simply reading the ingredients. Search for keywords to ensure the product is fragrance free, paraben free,...

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Stress & Skincare

Stress & Skincare

Make “anti-stress” skincare a priority. “I have aged 10 years in 1 week!” This is a common phrase lately especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you can relate to looking in the mirror and not recognizing the face in front of you, you are not alone. A University of Chicago COVID Impact Survey from May found that roughly two-thirds of Americans had strong negative emotions at least once during the seven days prior to the survey … and this is showing up on our skin. Breaking out? You may want to check in with your stress levels. Stress is a...

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Hold the sugar! Your sweet tooth may make you age faster

Hold the sugar! Your sweet tooth may make you age faster

Can what you eat really change your skin? The short answer is yes! There is a link between sugar and aging, and an excess of glucose in the bloodstream may cause a bevy of skin issues including wrinkles, drying of the skin, and inflammation. A high sugar diet produces a chemical reaction in the skin, that makes its surface more stiff and inflexible. Published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows a marked increase in C-reactive protein (CRP) levels. CRP is one of the best measures of inflammation — and inflammation is bad news for acne-prone individuals. White foods and...

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Finding comfort amid chaos

Finding comfort amid chaos

“Under the chaos, lies a state of order in your mind, heart, with those around you, and with nature.” ~unknown  When chaos erupts in life, it introduces unpredictability and difficult challenges. During this time, especially, we feel to be on a never ending quest to balance responsibilities among business needs, parent life and staying healthy and well. Life, in many ways, is a balancing act and finding peace even in the toughest, most uncertain times, are possible. First things first, make a conscious decision to BECOME BALANCED. No matter how much you plan, things may never go your way. Unexpected...

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Indulge Mom with the ultimate skin care collection

Indulge Mom with the ultimate skin care collection

Giving always feels good, but this year especially, sending moms (and grandmothers, aunts, sisters, friends, wives, and, yes, ourselves) a thoughtful gift, big or small, feels particularly so. Moms are busy and what better way to unwind than with some pampering, view our skin care collection here. Finding gifts for a new mom may be tricky, however, you can’t go wrong with an indulgent home spa and pampering. During pregnancy high progesterone levels can cause skin to become excessively oily, thus resulting in acne breakouts. Post pregnancy, due to changes in hormone levels, there is also a chance for a...

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