SkinReading Blog

SkinReading Blog

How to reduce skin redness: 4 simple steps to calm sensitive skin

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Skin irritation and redness is a year-round problem, but this year’s exceptionally harsh winter has bumped these concerns to the top of nearly everyone’s list. Yet, even though so many people are experiencing excessive dryness, flaking, flushing, and touch sensitivity, treating Sensitive skin can still seem like a mystery. My inbox is full of emails […]

 
 

The digital skin care mail bag: shrinking pores, “turkey” neck, and stronger skin.

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It’s mail time! Once again, the skin care mail bag is stuffed with questions – this time from Bioelements Facebook fans. We asked you to tell us about the skin care advice you want, and you delivered! The focus is on making pores appear smaller, tightening and toning skin, and helping your skin become more […]

 
 

6 shortcuts that won’t sabotage your skin

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In the search for a skin care routine that will give you your best skin yet, it’s easy to get side-tracked by beauty “hacks” that promise to get you there in half the time. Lately, I’ve been seeing more of these tips in misguided articles that confuse skin-saving with time-saving. Believe it or not, the […]

 
 

Spa Stories: The skin reaction that wasn’t

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One of the best parts of my role as Bioelements Director of Education is that I’m able to talk on a daily basis with skin care professionals all over the globe. I think it’s safe to say I’ve heard thousands of stories from estheticians about what can happen inside the spa treatment room. Now, it’s […]

 
 

3 ways to fight tech-fueled skin-aging NOW.

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Lookout – there’s a new skin-ager around, and it’s probably affecting you as you read this! If the constant threat of skin-damaging UV rays and free-radicals wasn’t enough, now technology’s found a new way to age your skin. On Bioelements Facebook Page, we recently shared the news that “tech neck” is the latest skin-aging symptom […]

 
 

14 things to do while you mask

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Recommitting to your skin in the new year doesn’t have to be as hard as completely overhauling your skin care routine. Sometimes, it’s as simple as incorporating an often forgotten, but incredibly important, skin care step: applying a facial mask. For just 10 minutes, a few times a week, you can deliver a concentrated dose […]

 
 

The 2 ingredients you’ll regret finding in your skin care

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Articles that tout the virtues of using a product with one ingredient over another are never in short supply, but what about those you should avoid? I’m not talking about ingredients that those with specific skin concerns should avoid (like using a physical exfoliant on inflamed acne), but ingredients that could actually harm any skin […]

 
 

Dry skin? 4 sneaky culprits.

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During the cold, dry Winter months, the cause of your dehydrated skin might seem like a no-brainer. Simply switching out your moisturizer, or adding a hydrating serum to your daily routine should provide a quick fix. But sometimes a quick fix isn’t enough. The problem isn’t just the weather – it’s your habits. Here are […]

 
 

7 Fall skin care tips your esthetician wants you to know NOW

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The seasonal transition from Summer to Fall is tough on your skin. Cool, dry air robs skin of its moisture, and before you know it you’re dealing with dehydration, flaking, and discomfort. To make sure your skin makes it through the seasonal change seamlessly, we want to give it all the help it can get. […]

 
 

The complete guide to getting a chemical peel

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Chemical peels can make a dramatic difference in your skin – they can smooth texture, improve line and wrinkle appearance, brighten, lift pigment, and increase hydration and firmness. Since adding our new Ultra-Detox Chemical Peel products to Bioelements range of professional chemical peels, I’ve been getting questions about the professional chemical peel process, like what […]