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Self-Diagnosis: A Cautionary Tale

With the Internet at your fingertips, it’s easier now than ever to self-diagnose your skin conditions. Whether it’s something as simple as dry skin or something more complicated like an allergic reaction, you can type your symptoms into Google and find an answer quicker than asking your doctor. But this can be extremely dangerous. The fact is t...

Why You Should Be Using a Sulfate-Free Cleanser

If you’ve ever taken a look at the ingredients listed on your personal care products, then you may have noticed various forms of sulfate present. If so, these products could be damaging your skin. Read on to learn more about sulfate cleansers and why you should go sulfate-free. What is Sulfate? Sulfates are ingredients present in many personal ...

Ingredients You Should Avoid If You Have Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin or allergies to certain skincare products, then finding a skincare regimen that works can be a pain. You already know to steer clear of harsh routines like washing with extreme hot or cold water or using a loofah to cleanse with. But how do you know which skincare products will work best on your sensitive skin? Below,...

Elastin and Collagen: The Wonder Twins of Natural Beauty

A quick look at 60-year-old bombshells Geena Davis, Tina Turner, Susan Sarandon and Goldie Hawn make it clear than our senior years don’t have to resemble our grandmother’s. Of course, we all know these stars have the budget and the access to the best skincare(and cosmetic surgeons). Don’t assume, however that only these women can receive the f...

Occlusive Moisturizers

If you’ve done any web browsing for a great moisturizer, then you’ve likely run across the term “occlusive.” Without a background in aesthetics, or a serious passion for the industry, terms like this can prove confusing. But don’t worry: here, we put the word “occlusive” into simple terms. What Does “Occlusive” Moisturizer Mean? Before we dig de...