Is Retinol Right For Me?
If you've been keeping up with the latest trends in skin care, you would have noticed that retinol is beginning to take over the skin care world. Retinol is an antioxidant power house; also know as vitamin A. It was first introduced to the skin care world to address...
Maskne: the acne underneath
If you've been brave enough to step out of your house in the past few months, you've probably had your mask in tow. Whether it be store bought or homemade, our new normal means where ever we go, our masks go with us. Unfortunately for some, with the mask comes...
Hyaluronic Acid (HA): One of Nature’s Most powerful Humectant
What is Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic acid is the holy grail of anti-aging. It has the unique capacity to bind water molecules and ultimately hold onto moisture in the skin. HA can absorb up to 1000 times its weight in water! As we age our cells begin to lose their...
Vitamin D – It’s benefits and common myths about Vitamin D
We all love sunbathing. It is an understatement that we enjoy the feeling of sun rays on our skin. Our biology asks us for vitamin D, and the sun provides us with this vitamin. We need Vitamin D! Vitamin D helps our body absorb Phosphorus and Calcium two minerals that...
Just A Mole, or Skin Cancer? How To Tell The Difference
At some point in our lives, most of us will wonder whether that new spot on our skin is just a mole or skin cancer. While, in most cases, a mole is just a mole, the unfortunate truth is that most skin cancers remain undetected for too long, leading to more severe...
National Healthy Skin Month: Maintaining Healthy Skin All Year Long
Each season brings its own challenges to keeping your skin healthy. One month you have to worry about sun exposure, the next it’s dryness and windburn. How can you keep up? Maintaining a year-round skincare regime is one way, but there are many others. Depending on...
Some Surprising Facts About Stretch Marks
Most of us do not look forward to a future that includes stretch marks; but unfortunately, many have to deal with them at some point in their lives. Also referred to as ‘tiger marks,’ ‘zebra stripes,’ or ‘pregnancy lines,’ they are medically known as striae...
Eczema and Your Skin: What You Need to Know
Eczema is never fun. With the months fast approaching the Eczema Awareness Month in October, what a better time to learn and understand this type of skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide. You are probably here because you are looking for answers and...
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