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Illuminating News from Consumer Reports on Affordable, Effective Sunscreens

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Looking for an effective sunscreen at a reasonable price? You might be pleasantly surprised at the selection highlighted by Consumer Reports. Find out the top brands and key features to look for in our selected Weekly Dose of Beauty article:

Heading Off Those Unsightly Blackheads

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Blackheads. At some point or another, we all get them. But what causes them, how do we get rid of them and most of all– how do we keep them from coming back? Learn the answers to these and other questions in this Weekly Dose of Beauty.

Spot Check Those Moles for Safety

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Preventative healthcare is a beautiful thing. And that’s why it’s so important to have a yearly full-body mole check. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, our selected article discusses the rise of a new, often recurring and potentially fatal type of skin cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma. Find out what risks contribute to this type of skin cancer, what to look for, and how you can stay ahead of it.

Thinking Spring for Your Skin

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Well, it certainly doesn’t look like Spring has arrived in the ‘Burgh, does it? But, ever-optimistic and well-prepared, we figured this Weekly Dose of Beauty would share some tips, so you’ll be ready the moment that Spring is more noticeably sprung. Check out our selected article!

My So-Called Broken Capillaries

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

They might appear on your cheeks, around your nose or even on your legs. Those bright red blood vessels that show through your skin, making your skin have an uneven red look. A lot of people think of them as broken capillaries. But are they, really? What causes them, how do you treat them and, most importantly, how do you prevent new ones from forming? You’ll find out the answer to all these questions in our selected Weekly Dose of Beauty article:

A Helping Hand With Preventing and Treating Dark Spots

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Whether you’re working outside, enjoying the beach, or simply driving on the daily commute, your hands are the one part of your body that is almost consistently getting sun exposure– and that can lead to dark spots. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, you’ll get the tips you need to prevent those dark spots from popping up, and for treating them if they’ve already made a grand appearance.

Because Crepey Skin is No Party

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Crepey skin… Its that thin, paper-like skin texture that seems looser or more crinkly than other skin. And if you’re in your 40s or older, you may already be noticing it on your arms, neck or thighs. But what causes it and how is it different from other skin? Our Weekly Dose of Beauty article tells you just that!

And now you’re wondering: what can you do to prevent or reduce your own crepey skin? Contact us for a personalized consultation!

Five Steps to Great Winter Skin

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Are you feeling the effects of winter on your skin? Our esthetician Jen offers the following helpful tips to make your skin both look and feel better this season:

  1. Drink up. Keeping your body hydrated during the winter is super important. 6-8 glasses of water per day.
  2. Try to stick with lukewarm water in your shower or bath. Hot water can take the natural oils out of your skin and make you feel even dryer.
  3. Take extra care of your face and body. Stay away from harsh soaps and try using a gentle cleanser or cleansing cream. Exfoliation once a week is good but over exfoliation can strip the skin. Apply a balm or moisturizing oil to the skin before bed. Stick to a lotion during the day as it absorbs better into the skin before applying clothing.
  4. Don’t forget about your lips.  The lips hold in less moisture than the rest of your body. Try using a lip moisturizer like, Babylips, Burt’s Bees, or Elta UV Lip Moisturizer. If lips are extremely dry try brushing them lightly with an old toothbrush to remove dead skin buildup.
  5. Using a humidifier in your bedroom or sitting area can add extra moisture which can benefit not only your skin, but overall dryness to sinuses and the rest of the body.

Protect Your Skin Like a Pro with Probiotics

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

They’re all the rage in yogurt ads, but did you know probiotics are also useful in helping to protect your skin? Learn all about how this helpful bacteria can lend a hand to your beauty routine in our Weekly Dose of Beauty.

A Helpful Hand for Anti-Aging

Friday, January 12th, 2018

While your face and neck may be the first thing you think about when it comes to anti-aging treatments, there’s another place you might want to address to help you look your youngest. And that’s your hands! In this Weekly Dose of Beauty article, we learn about the common issues that can age your hands and the skincare treatments that help them look their best.