The Product Order: How to use Skin Care

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Since good skincare often takes on a multi-faceted approach, I am often asked in what order to layer products. The first step to any good skincare regimen is cleanser. It removes make-up, dirt, oil and dead skin cells. This helps to unclog pores and prevent skin conditions like acne. It is important to cleanse your… Read more »

Tips for Summer Skin!

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Summer is here! Those long warm days we have been dreaming about are finally upon us! This also means the harsh sun is beaming down on your skin! Make sure to protect yourself at the pool, the beach, and even during your day-to-day activities. Here are a few suggestions that can help you keep your… Read more »

Preventing Skin Cancer!

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Skin cancer is the most common yet most preventable cancer. One in five Americans will develop it in their lifetime.  Melanoma rates are increasing faster than nearly all cancers.  Melanoma kills one person every hour and as many as 10,000 die annually from it. Tanning in a booth or even sun bathing is not safe!… Read more »

Over the Counter vs. Medical Grade Products

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  As an Aesthetician, I am frequently asked if there really is a difference between over the counter skincare as compared to medical grade skincare.   The USFDA divides skincare products into two distinct categories: cosmetic and pharmaceutical.  Cosmetic(over the counter) skincare is defined as ingredients “applied” to the human body for cleansing and beautifying purposes. … Read more »

For the Love of Make-Up

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  I love make-up! It can be used as a form of expression, but also a confidence booster! You probably don’t think about make-up going bad like milk. I know I didn’t. Make-up does have an expiration date though. Using old make-up won’t make you sick like bad milk would, but it can cause infection… Read more »

Eat your way to FLAWLESS skin!

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Everyone has a favorite cream or treatment, but beautiful, healthy skin starts from within! If you feel like your skin is missing that special glow, try adding in these 10 skin healthy foods.   Eggs for breakfast make a great start to the day since they contain Vitamin A which promotes healthy skin cell growth… Read more »