5 QUICK TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL SKIN

5 QUICK TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL SKIN

For most of us, part of the morning and evening routines involve a skincare regimen of applying creams, moisturizers, toners, lotions, and the like. Why do we put ourselves through this? Well, your skin is the largest organ of your body. And having healthy, clear skin allows us to project the best version of ourselves. Dr. …

Vitamin C Serum Decoded Part 2: Should Vitamin C Serum Have A Citrus Smell Or Fragrance?

Vitamin C Serum Decoded Part 2: Should Vitamin C Serum Have A Citrus Smell Or Fragrance?

The answer is No. It’s a misconception that Vitamin C Serums should have any fragrance, citrus or otherwise. Pure Vitamin C is odorless, so any Vitamin C Serum you purchase that does have a citrus or other heavy fragrance means that fragrance is an additive. Fragrance additives are synthetic chemical components that can harm your …

Winter Skin Recovery: 5 Easy Ways To Repair Winter’s Damage For Your Best Spring Skin Ever

Winter Skin Recovery: 5 Easy Ways To Repair Winter’s Damage For Your Best Spring Skin Ever

Depending on where you live, the past few winter months may have left your skin a dry, flaky mess.  Now that you’re counting down the weeks to trade your parka for a spring jacket, it’s the perfect time to give your skin some TLC to help it recover from winter’s cold damage. Did you know …

Niacinamide For Acne: Niacinamide Scientifically Proven Effective Acne Treatment

Niacinamide For Acne: Niacinamide Scientifically Proven Effective Acne Treatment

Niacinamide is also known as Vitamin B3, a compound that occurs naturally in many of the foods we eat.  Topical Niacinamide has been scientifically proven to be an effective acne treatment. For example, in a paper published in the International Journal of Dermatology, niacinamide was compared against Clindamycin Gel, a popular topical antibiotic prescribed for …

Bilberry Extract: A Natural Skin Brightener

Bilberry Extract: A Natural Skin Brightener

Hyperpigmentation is a skin issue that affects women and men of all ages.  Exposure to the sun, aging, and conditions like melasma can lead to discoloration, dark spots and age spots that many of us want to get rid of. Acne scars also sometimes develop in the form of dark spots on the face. Skin …

Niacinamide: The Future Of Dark Spot Treatment?

Niacinamide: The Future Of Dark Spot Treatment?

In years years past, hydroquinone was the standard ingredient for skin-lightening treatments.  Hydroquinone was used for hyperpigmentation, age spots, melasma, dark spots and sun damage,  Unfortunately, new research shows there may be serious hydroquinone side effects, with some research suggesting it could be a neurotoxin. So what can be done for dark spots on the …

Vitamin C Serum Decoded Part 3: Should Vitamin C Serum Consistency Be Thick?

Vitamin C Serum Decoded Part 3: Should Vitamin C Serum Consistency Be Thick?

The short answer is no, the consistency of your Vitamin C Serum should not be thick. Vitamin C Serums that are sticky or thick in consistency often contain silicones. Silicones are chemically derived, which means they are not natural.  Any time you introduce a foreign chemical to your skin, you risk irritation, flare ups, and …