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The acne and rosacea-improving ingredient hiding in your anti-aging serum

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They might be famous for their dietary benefits, but it’s been no secret to us that probiotics are the little-known ingredient your anti-aging skin care is probably missing. The topical application of probiotics (pioneered back in 2006 by Bioelements) is now getting the seal of approval from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). They’ve just […]

 
 

4 signs you’re in sun denial

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Although it might seem like the buzz behind sun safety awareness grows more every year, 1 in 5 Americans will get skin cancer – the most preventable cancer –  in their lifetime. You might be saying to yourself, “It won’t happen to me!” But even a skin care professional can get skin cancer. It doesn’t […]

 
 

4 spring break beauty tricks for gorgeous skin NOW!

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Whether you’re escaping the cold with a tropical trip or are planning an extended staycation, spring break marks the perfect time to start preparing your skin for warmer weather. Here are my top 4 tricks for getting gorgeous skin no matter what your spring break plans are! 1. Prep with the ultimate smoothing supplies. Hidden […]

 
 

The 10 Minute Winter Skin Fix You Always Forget

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We’re not even halfway through winter, but an overwhelming amount of us are already battling dry, tight, uncomfortable skin. As the air chills and dries out, it takes the moisture in your skin with it through a process called Trans Epidermal Water Loss (TEWL). Added to dry, forced indoor heating, hot showers, and harsh winds, […]

 
 

The 7 Skin Sins: Sun

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Over the last 7 weeks, I’ve been talking about skin sins – lifestyle habits that can wreak short- and long-term havoc on your skin. From alcohol to lack of sleep, I’ve covered them all. This week, I’m revealing the last sin in the series – it’s one we all know about, but often overlook: the […]

 
 

The 7 Skin Sins: Dairy

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It’s week 5 in my series on skin sins – lifestyle habits that can wreak short- and long-term havoc on your skin. I’ve already tackled four so far – dehydration, sugar, lack of sleep, and smoking – and talked about skincare and lifestyle changes you can make to conquer them. This week’s sin is one […]

 
 

The 7 Skin Sins: Dehydration

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We are in week 4 of the skin sins series – blog posts dedicated to discussing lifestyle habits that can wreak short- and long-term havoc on your skin. I’ve talked about some major no-no’s so far, like sugar, skipping sleep, and smoking – but this week I’m covering a somewhat trickier sin: dehydration. Unlike a […]

 
 

The 7 Skin Sins: Sugar

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Over the past 2 weeks, I’ve been discussing the effects of 7 skin sins – lifestyle habits can wreak both short- and long-term damage on your skin. So far I’ve touched on aging accelerators like smoking and lack of sleep, and this week I’m continuing the series with sugar! As if the effect of sugar […]

 
 

The 7 Skin Sins: Lack of Sleep

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  Last week I introduced you to the first in my 7 Skin Sins series – lifestyle habits that can wreak short- and long-term damage to your skin. I hope the skin damage from smoking intervention helped you (or someone you know) put down the packs. Up next: the skin sin of skipping sleep! The […]

 
 

The 7 Skin Sins: Smoking

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Great skin care products and treatments can take your skin from ragged to radiant, but some lifestyle habits – or “skin sins” – can wreak both short- and long-term havoc that requires a serious skin intervention. Breaking habits can be hard, but I’m here to give you the brutal truth – consider it your skin care […]