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5 Tips To Keep Your Skin Healthy While Traveling

Traveling and getting away from life’s daily routine is exciting! Experiencing new adventures, trying new foods and exploring new locations are all part of the fun. That being said, these changes can alter our skin care regime which can lead to skin issues, such as dryness, dehydration, irritation, sudden breakouts, etc. The good news is […]

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5 Ways Oxygen is Beneficial for Your Skin

All cells require oxygen for optimal functioning, including our skin cells. A lack of oxygen in the skin can cause blood vessels to shrink and disrupt its ability to function properly, which can lead to the skin looking dull. Besides allowing the skin to breathe, oxygen applied directly to the skin has many beneficial actions: […]

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Your Top 4 Pore Questions Answered!

What Are Pores? // Pores are the tiny holes that cover our skin’s surface.  They contain hair follicles and oil glands that moisturize our skin. Why Do Some People Have Larger Pores Than Others? // The size of our pores is generally determined by genetics.  However, certain factors such as skin care habits, aging and […]

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How Does Our Skin Absorb?

You hear a lot about different ingredients and how we can benefit from them. But the real question should be: how and what can our skin absorb? I discussed in my previous blog how the skin works and why. So when you think of all those flakes of skin trying hard to keep things out… […]

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Skin Health

I am often asked by my clients if taking vitamins is beneficial to your skin, so I thought I’d explain about how the skin works in this context. Healthy skin cells start at the bottom of your epidermis, about ⅓ of an inch down. As these cells mature, they get ready to face the outside […]

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3 Reasons to Protect your Skin from the Sun

Sunburns aren’t the only danger when it comes to sun exposure. The sun’s powerful UV rays can cause irreversible damage to the outer layer of your skin and skin cells. Sunscreen is essential for the protection of your skin: 1.   It Prevents Hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation is an area of the skin that is darkened due to overproduction […]

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