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Posts Tagged ‘skincare’

Ceramides: The Mortar for Skin’s Building Blocks

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

You may not have heard much about them, but they’ve been there in many products over the years, working hard to help you have firmer, more hydrated skin. They’re ceramides, the topic of this Weekly Dose of Beauty! 

Find out what they are, how they work, and which products containing ceramides might be an asset in your skincare regimen.

New Study on Spotting Melanoma

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Proper skincare goes beyond protecting it from the sun and moisturizing regularly. Being safe in your own skin also involves regularly checking moles for skin cancer. Interestingly, a recent study has found that most melanoma cases don’t arise from those moles we’ve had forever; they come from new moles. Through this Weekly Dose of Beauty article, find out how to ensure the changes to your skin are safe and melanoma-free.

New Study Finds Most Melanoma Cases Don’t Come from Existing Moles:
https://www.newbeauty.com/blog/dailybeauty/11290-skin-cancer-melanoma-new-moles/

Good Advice for the Bad Habits That Age Us

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Lifestyle choices can drastically affect how we age. But by changing those bad habits we might not otherwise think much about during our daily routines, we can reduce our risks of premature aging and work towards looking our best. Find out which everyday habits might be causing you to look older than you are, in this Weekly Dose of Beauty.

Bountiful Foods for Beautiful Skin

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Did you know the crisper drawer in your refrigerator might just hold the secret to more beautiful skin? In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, our selected NewBeauty article reveals which popular produce can help make your skin look its best.

Your Skin’s New Journey at 40

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Is that 40th birthday right around the corner? Celebrate by giving your skin what it needs to deal with the physical changes it will face during this powerful fourth decade of living. Check out the details in our latest Weekly Dose of Beauty article:

  • This Is Exactly How Your Skin Changes in Your 40s: https://www.newbeauty.com/blog/dailybeauty/11167-how-skin-changes-40s/

Reaping the Rewards of Retinoids

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

This Weekly Dose of Beauty features a fun and informative video courtesy of Allure.com on the topic of Retinoids, the clever vitamin A derivatives used to fight the look of aging. Find out what retinoids can do to help make your skin look  more youthful:

  • The Science of Beauty: Retinoids: http://video.allure.com/watch/what-are-retinoids-products

(And yes, you can get the right retinoid product for you through our office. Just contact us for a consultation!)

Tomatoes: Tangy, Tasty and… Reducing the Risk of Skin Cancer?

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

You say to-MAY-to, I say to-MAH-to… And now scientists are saying that consuming these tasty, antioxidant-rich beauties might just help reduce skin cancer risks–no matter how you pronounce it! Find out more in our Weekly Dose of Beauty article:

  • New Evidence Shows a Diet Rich in Tomatoes Lessens the Risk of Skin Cancer:
    https://www.newbeauty.com/blog/dailybeauty/11104-tomatoes-reduce-skin-cancer/

Play It Safe for Your Skin this Summer Season

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Summer is in full swing so in this Weekly Dose of Beauty, we discuss how to stay sun-safe this Fourth of July.

Wishing you all a happy, fun and safe Independence Day!

How To Achieve Your Best Sunless Tan

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

When you invest time and energy in having great skin, you want to make sure it looks its best all year through. And in summer, that may mean avoiding the sun’s harmful rays in favor of the safer sunless tanner. But how do you make sure you get even, believable results? Don’t worry- this Weekly Dose of Beauty has you covered.

The FYI on SPF at CVS

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

What’s the safest way to enjoy the summer sun for you– and your skin? Most of us these days are well-aware that regularly applying skincare products containing an SPF of at least 30 can offer greater protection from the sun’s harmful rays. These products also help to prevent the fine wrinkles and spots associated with sun damage, helping to make the skin look younger.

Now, CVS is also taking SPF seriously. In a recent press release, the company has indicated its stores will soon no longer carry any suncare products with SPFs less than 15, replacing them with SPF 30 products. Find out what prompted this change and how it may affect your product choices.