SkinReading Blog

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How to Stop Oily Skin: Stress and Skin Problems

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You may have tried a million oily skin remedies, but the underlying cause of your oily skin could be something you didn’t expect: stress. Stress can worsen any skin problem, especially oily skin. Excess oil production is one of the most common skin issues, and stress usually plays a huge role. Stress causes the hormone cortisol […]

 
 

Types of Facials: The Facial Encyclopedia Part 1

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Determining which type of professional facial is the right type for you may seem complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. All it takes is identifying your biggest skin concerns, and being open with your esthetician. Even if you skim the rest of this article, make sure to remember this: the most important thing to […]

 
 

Hot Weather Skin Problems: Summer Skin Care for Sensitive Skin

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Skin care for sensitive skin can be tricky regardless of the season, but summer poses some unique challenges. When skin becomes irritated, invisible inflammation sets in, encouraging the production of free radicals that can actually cause wrinkles and skin-aging. That’s why it’s so important to use the best cleanser for sensitive skin and find the […]

 
 

How to Keep Skin Young All Over: Anti-Aging Body Lotion & More Tips

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Unless you’re under 21, nobody likes to be mistaken for being older than they actually are. Fortunately there are certain measures you can take to prevent the appearance of aging. For starters, you can quit smoking and avoid the sun, but there’s much more to anti-aging than that. It’s important to educate yourself and use […]

 
 

Microbead-Free Exfoliating Facial: All About Our Jojoba Bead Scrub & 5 Reasons You’ll Love It

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Bioelements NEW Measured Micrograins + features good-for-the-environment jojoba beads and a formula that’s perfect to use at-home or in professional facials for problem-prone skin. Here are our top five reasons to love this facial scrub:   Environmentally Friendly Many exfoliating facial scrubs are made with plastic microbeads, which can flow into waterways and harm aquatic […]

 
 

How to double face mask

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Want to double the benefits of your skin care routine? Try a “double face mask” – it’s the best way to maximize the time you set aside to care for your skin – to double up the skin benefits of deep-purging, acne-fighting, oil-busting, and more. Here’s how it’s done: Facial masks are essential to every […]

 
 

Problematic skin? How to exfoliate – without irritation

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    Are you dealing with “unpredictable” skin? It’s no wonder that skin sensitivities including acne, rosacea, stinging or allergies seem so common. Add in environmental factors, use of medications, hormone changes and lack of sleep and it’s no wonder people have confused skin that can change daily. But just because skin is unpredictable doesn’t mean […]

 
 

How to get clear skin: 4 things you’re doing wrong

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   I always advise clients to have a skin care plan of action once temperatures starts to warm. Hectic spring weather can make it hard for skin to stay balanced, so having a plan to transition can keep concerns like excessive oiliness and breakouts in-check. But sometimes no matter how prepared you are, pimples can […]

 
 

Top 5 wrinkle causes and their skin care solutions

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Signs of aging, like lines and sagging, might seem inevitable with chronological age, but there are quite a few lifestyle and environmental factors that contribute to them. The good news: some of them are totally avoidable. The bad news: some aren’t – but you can combat their effects with professional skin care. I’m sharing 5 […]

 
 

The domino effect: How to find your best facial cleanser

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  With so many cleansers available, it’s hard to know which is right for you and your skin’s concerns. Rather than wading through the endless selection, it might seem easier to throw your hands up and reach for whatever’s closest. After all, you really just end up washing it all off – right? Wrong! Using […]