How to Use Skin Care to Prevent Skin Cancer

Skin is your protective layer, but it needs protecting too. Skincare products can help protect your skin and fight daily damage.  While many things can cause or contribute to the development of skin cancer, exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays are the most common cause. The sun emits UV rays that pe...

How (and Why) To Protect Your Skin From Lurking Free Radicals

Sometimes in the skincare industry, we toss around the term “free radicals” as though it’s part of everyone’s everyday vocabulary. Free radicals impact everyone. While you don’t need to know everything about them, a better understanding of what they are, what they do, and how you can protect your...

How to Slow the Inevitable (Skin) Aging Process

Aging—it’s an inevitable fact of life. And nowhere else are the signs of aging more obvious than on your skin. Some factors of the aging process, like your genetics, are outside of your control. However, other factors like your diet and lifestyle habits affect the signs of aging, too, and those a...

How to Better Care for Your Sensitive Skin

If your skin turns red, gets itchy, or easily breaks out in acne, there’s a good chance you have sensitive skin. For those with sensitive skin, finding the right skincare products can be a life-long search. Gentle skincare products that include natural vitamins and antioxidants can provide the mo...

How to Pick Skincare Products When You Have Itchy Eczema

The term eczema describes a number of skin conditions that cause the skin to become dry, inflamed, and itchy with a rash-like appearance. Lest you think you’re alone in your itchiness, over 31 million people in the United States have some form of eczema. Your skincare routine plays a valuable rol...

What Are and How to Treat Dark Spots On Your Face.

Unfortunately, none of us have the clear skin we once did as babies. Over time, age spots, acne scarring, and sun damage accumulate. Hormonal changes and medications may change the appearance of your skin, too. However, you can develop a skincare routine that reduces dark spots and protects your ...

How to Prevent Razor Burn

You’re shaving when you feel it coming—the telltale prickle of razor burn. While it’s more common in the winter, especially in colder climates, you can get razor burn any time of year. The makeup of your skin makes it easy to irritate the skin when shaving. Not only does razor burn leave unsightl...

How to Use Skin Cleansers and Toners for Brighter, Happier Skin

Who doesn’t want beautiful, glowing skin? Skin cleansers and toners are the first step to getting there. These skincare products are often forgotten amongst the myriad numbers of anti-wrinkle and moisturizing creams and lotions. But they create the canvas on which the rest of your skincare produc...

Dry Acne?: How to Moisturize Acne-Prone Skin

The natural skin oils that contribute to acne may make you think you don’t need a moisturizer. But oily skin can suffer from dryness, especially if you’re using oral or topical acne treatments or medications. Dryness can make your skin produce more oil in an attempt to rebalance its moisture leve...

9 Plant-Based Ingredients You Need on Your Face

Plants are more than pretty decorations. Many contain natural healing properties like aloe vera or antimicrobial benefits like tea tree oil. Skincare products with plant-based ingredients use nature’s power to nourish, replenish, and strengthen your skin. They provide gentle solutions to common s...