Rosehip Oil 101: What You Should Know Before You Apply

When it comes to skin care there’s always some new super ingredient that the know it alls promise will make your skin smooth, firm and youthful. And it seems lately—thanks to technology—that new products are cropping up every single day. There are so many that it can be hard for us to figure out where to begin. Today we’re going to talk about one ingredient that has captured the attention of makeup artist, aestheticians, cosmetologists and skin care gurus. Rosehip oil. I’ve heard all types of things about it from the...

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Everything You Need To Know About Skin Rejuvenation & Resurfacing

It is me or does it seem like there’s a new revolutionary skin treatment guaranteed to give you the vibrant, supple flesh of a twenty year old? Well no matter what I think, the truth is that there is always something. Today that something is skin rejuvenation and resurfacing. It’s a mouthful I know but it covers a wide variety of skin care treatments to fix a variety of skin problems. Before we begin I want you to think of all the different skin issues you would fix if money...

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Behind the Label: What Your Favorite Skin Care Products ACTUALLY Do!

Do you consider yourself a skin care expert? Are you that friend who’s always introducing everyone else to the latest and greatest ingredient that promises firmer, smoother skin? Or are you the one who nods uncomfortably, pretending that you know all about the latest blemish clearing acid and cold-pressed oil? Whichever one you are, doesn’t matter, we all have much to learn. What’s important though, is getting to know the ingredients before you pick up the latest product du jour to smooth, tone and clean your skin. Some of these...

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MORE Chemical Peel Myths DEBUNKED

The thought of undergoing a chemical peel for many people seems like a risk that is not worth the reward. Mostly that’s because, let’s face it, calling it a chemical peel isn’t exactly good branding. But it’s also because most of us have no idea what chemical peels are or what they do, and what we do know comes from horror stories and television. Though we will debunk some of the myths surrounding chemical peels today, make sure you speak to a qualified clinician who will be able to answer...

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5 Beauty Lies Harming Your Skin

One of the best things about the internet is that with the click of a mouse you can find information on pretty much anything. The problem is that mixed in with all of that legitimate and helpful information, is a ton of misinformation. Which is probably why you’re terrified of chemical peels and generic brand facial cleansers. Today we’re going to talk about a few common beauty myths that harm your skin, intentionally or unintentionally. Beauty Lie #1 – Aging Spots Are Untreatable This is one I’ve seen quite a...

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Pamper Yourself: Spa Basics Right At Home

Who doesn’t love a day at the spa? Truthfully it’s one of the main reasons I look forward to my friends’ weddings—hello! bachelorette spa pampering—it’s honestly the only time I allow myself to splurge on those delicious treatments. I mean let’s face it, most of us can’t afford to drop a few hundred on facials, mud masks and expensive serums made from angel wings or some such nonsense. The good news though is that treating your skin right—cleansing, pampering and feeding it the good stuff—has never been easier. All you...

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Laser Hair Removal: 5 Things You Should Know Before You Pay

Usually when it comes to hair removal women fall into two categories, the shavers and the waxers. But there’s a growing number of women who would like something that lasts a bit longer, and that’s where laser hair removal comes in handy. Whether you want to go to a place where they perform laser hair removal or buy one of those handy at home machines, there are a few things you should know before you do it. First let’s talk a little bit about this procedure. The basics of the...

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Everyday Skin Care: The Basics

Most of us believe that we learned everything we ever needed to know about skin care when we were teenage girls spending big bucks on Noxzema and Clearasil, but as time passed we realized we’ve barely scratched the surface of proper skin care. Not all skin care is created equal and the sooner you learn that, the better prepared you will be for taking care of your skin. What works for your best friend might not work for you, which is why we’re talking skin care basics today. What’s Your...

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Eat Your Way To the Skin You Want!

You know that old adage, ‘you are what you eat’? Well those words have never been more true when it comes to your skin. If you want smooth, flawless skin that glows you need to give your skin the nutrients (and micronutrients) it needs to look it’s best. When you need to lose weight you cut out simple carbs, eat more salad and reduce the booze…right? Well this is the same thing, only you have to keep at it if you want your skin to keep looking good. And before you...

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Chemical Peels – 6 Myths DEBUNKED

Mention chemical peels to your circle of friends and the answers you get will all be along the lines of, those things are so bad for you. Then at least one of your friends will probably mention some anecdotal horror story from way back when. It’s enough to scare off even the most desperate for skin rejuvenation woman. But just like that whole myth about Pop Rocks, those chemical peel myths are as false as they are pervasive. Get ready to learn a few truths about chemical peels. Myth #1...

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