How Often Should You Change Your Skincare Products?

  If you’ve had the same skincare routine for some time are you doing something wrong?  Is it imperative to change y...more

Pollution and Your Skin

How often do you think about pollution?  Outdoor pollution or even indoor pollution?  If you are lucky enough to live in a place that is not adversely affected by pollution you might rarely give it a second thought.  Well today is a good time to give some thought to protecting both yourself and your skin on a daily basis...more

Great post, I especially found it useful where you stated about antioxidents. These are very ...more

What Does the Future Hold for Home Beauty?

My March issue of Allure arrived a few weeks ago, and since it is the 20th anniversary issue of the magazine it is overflowing with useful and fun information .  There is a beauty timeline...more

Can You Erase Stretch Marks?

I think that stretch marks are up there with cellulite as one of the more annoying yet typical skincare issues that millions of people suffer from.  I keep seeing commercials on TV for creams that claim to get rid of ...more

Moisturizer Myths

  I think there are a few big myths about moisturizers that most people seem to believe.  One is that moisturizer can get rid of wrinkles.  Another myth about moisturizer is that it is a vital anti-aging tool.  Yet another myth about moisturizer is that you need one every day, twice a day.  So what exactly does ...more

Buyer Beware: How to Protect Yourself From False Skincare Product Claims

I’ve written a post in the past about how to be savvy skincare product consumer, but once I wrote my post explaining ...more

What are Cosmeceuticals?

I think of all the confusing terms/issues that are used by the cosmetic, beauty, and skincare industry one of the most confusing is the term cosmeceutical.  So what exactly is a cosmeceutical?  What does that term mean?  Is it even a legal term?   A Little Hi...more

Ingredient Spotlight: Hyaluronic Acid

  During the winter most people are looking to restore the moisture content in their skin and finding the right moisturizer for your skin type will help you do that.  One great skincare ingredient to look for in a moisturizer is hyaluronic acid.  Hyaluronic acid is a humectant skincare...more

When to Replace Your Make-up and Skincare Products

It can be hard, even psychologically hard, to know when it is time to throw out your skincare and make-up products especially if you’ve invested a lot of money in their purchase.  But no matter how much money you’ve spent on a produ...more

How to Get the Most Out of Your Facial

This post was prompted by an article I read in Spa magazine entitled Your Therapist Needs to Know … .  (Unfortunately at the moment I cannot find the article online)  The article outlines what information you should be sure to share with your massage therapist or esthetician before an...more

Use Niapads (nicotinamide acne pads). One simple step helps exfoliate, open clogged pores and ...more