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Weather-Proofing Your Skin in that Winter Wonderland

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Snaps of cold weather don’t just mean more shoveling, scraping and wearing more layers. It can also mean your skin takes a beating. So how do you protect it from what Old Man Winter dishes out? Find out in our weatherized Weekly Dose of Beauty article!

Skincare Survival Tips for the Next Six Weeks of Winter

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Well, the groundhog saw his shadow yesterday and proclaimed six more weeks of winter. So here are some tips to take care of yourself during this long winter haul:

The Age-Old Truths About Crepey Skin

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

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Crepey skin… Unfortunately, to most people it’s not nearly as festive as the crepe paper it resembles. Ever wonder what causes it? Our selected Weekly Dose of Beauty article does just that, helping you identify crepey skin, its most common locations, and who’s most likely to develop it.

Rescuing That Holiday Skin

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

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Holidays are perfect time to see family and friends, so you want to look your best. But sometimes weather, travel, and dietary changes seem to conspire against you. Check out our latest Weekly Dose of Beauty article to learn how to deal with those holiday skin emergencies.

Spring into Skin-Soothing Solutions

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

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The icy winds that whip down Pittsburgh streets hint they’re here to stay. Let’s hope our friend Punxsutawney Phil sees warmer weather on our horizon!

In the meantime, here are some great products designed to help ease that dry, winter skin:

  • SkinCeuticals B5 Gel. Enriched with vitamin B5, known to help with tissue repair, Hydrating B5 Gel replenishes the nutrients your skin needs to feel smooth and appear younger. This moisture-enhancing gel contains hyaluronic acid, the body’s natural hydrator, to bind moisture to the skin. Hyaluronic acid is a natural humectant and is capable of retaining 1,000 times its own weight in water, making it an effective moisturizer. B5Gel can be used alone or underneath your favorite moisturizer.
  • PCA Collagen Hydrator. This rich, emollient antioxidant moisturizer contains and blends of humectants and Shea butter to deliver intense hydration to patients with dry and mature skin.
  • SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Masque. This highly concentrated masque infuses dehydrated and stressed skin with optimal amounts of hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5 to replenish depleted moisture levels. It also helps improve skin tissue repair function while leaving the skin supple and smooth.
  • L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream. Enriched with 20% Shea Butter, this super-creamy balm penetrates quickly to protect, nourish and moisturize hands. Honey, almond extracts and coconut oil are blended with Shea Butter to create this extremely effective formula. The rich texture leaves hands soft and smooth with no oily traces, and can be applied as often as needed.
  • Elta MD UV Lip Balm. EltaMD UV Lip Balm contains 5% hydromanil to provide immediate and long-term moisturization. Hydromanil releases moisturizing molecules sequentially into the stratum corneum, resulting in a highly significant improvement of both immediate and long-lasting skin hydration.

Contact us today to discover the products that are right for your winter skin.