As we age, our skin loses the ability to preserve moisture, resulting in the visible loss of firmness, pliability, and plumpness. Luckily, Hyaluronic acid is a powerful humectant that attracts 1,000 times its weight in water into the surface of the skin. It also plays a key role in the skin’s extracellular matrix by packing it with moisture, making the skin more firm. Additionally, hyaluronic...
For many of us, the way our skin looks in the morning is a clear indication of what kind of day we’re going to have. We get out of bed, head over to the mirror, and check ourselves out. What’s going on today? A clear, calm complexion? A bevy of breakouts? New fine lines and wrinkles? Or hey, look at that! Is that a new patch of dark spots?
Let’s face it: No one wants to spend their hard-earned on anti-aging products and not get the best results they possibly can. We’re going to give you professional tips on everything from application techniques that are a little different from what your mom taught you to the one step you should never skip and even how the timing of the application on these products makes a huge difference in...
Collagen is the most abundant and strongest protein in your body. It makes up about 75% of the weight of your skin and around a 30% of your total body protein mass.
One of the most obvious signs of aging is the lack of firmness in the skin. As we age our skin loses the elasticity that it had in our younger years. This is what causes it to become loose and appear saggy. This process is often most obvious on the face and neck. Although you cannot turn back the hands of time, you can be proactive and try different home and medical treatments to tighten your...
Dermaplaning is the hottest non-ablative facial procedure to hit the skin care world since, well, skin care. The purpose is to improve the appearance of things like acne scarring and hyperpigmentation with the procedure leaving your skin with a smooth appearance and a radiant glow.
No matter what you call it - elephant skin, paper-thin skin or grandma skin—it’s all the same, and it’s all crepey. Crepey skin is one of the most difficult signs of aging to prevent because it has so many different causes and can occur anywhere on the body. But, just because your skin is starting to have a mind of its own and lacks the firmness it used to have, doesn’t mean you have to...
If you’re like us, you understand that it’s bad enough knowing that the sun’s ultraviolet rays are aging us and that when we were kids, sunscreen usage was barely adequate. (Oh, okay - basically non-existent!) But now there is talk of a whole other part of the light spectrum — infrared — as an even deadlier culprit.
When you book an appointment for a facial treatment that’s supposed to leave your skin looking younger and better than before, the last thing you expect is to leave looking worse. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happens all-too often when women place their faces in the hands of practitioners who are not properly trained, experienced, and qualified
If aging, acne, or too much time in the sun has left your face with blotches, scars, wrinkles, or lines, laser skin resurfacing may help your skin look younger and healthier.
A lot of people have asked us what the difference is between dermaplaning and microdermabrasion is. We agree the words do sound similar but that’s about all these facial procedures have in common. While the end result is exfoliated skin, they are completely different.
You enter the pre-aging phase in your mid to late 20’s. Women who have exposed their skin to a lot of sun damage in the first two decades of their lives should pick up a preventative anti-aging routine immediately.
This headline may have struck terror in your heart as you quickly tried to guesstimate the amount of hours you have spent peering downward at the blue light emitting screen of your phone, tablet, and laptop.
Women have a tendency to be creatures of habit and we typically aren’t that great at making changes when it comes to fashion and makeup. But we should; otherwise, the same products and pieces that once worked so well could suddenly give away their real age. Or worse, make us look even older than we really are.
In case you haven’t noticed, the popularity of micro-needling is huge! Not only are professional treatments on the rise, but at-home tools sales have skyrocketed.
Shopping for anti-aging skincare products does not have to be overwhelming. While we know all the promised results that vary from line-to-line can be confusing, the way to simplify this shopping nightmare is simple -- check the back of the bottle.
We’ve all seen this skincare buzzword thrown around these days, but do you really know what a free radical is? If your answer is no, you need to educate yourself on the damage these skin-agers are causing. That’s right. Free radicals are aging you and if you don’t know what they are, you won’t be able to fight them or premature skin aging.
We are all pretty well versed on what it takes to keep our skin looking younger. We use the right night creams, sunscreens, exfoliants and antioxidant serums to help keep our faces line-free. But don’t overlook one of the biggest age-giveaways -- your hands! They tend to be exposed to harsh elements more often than any other body part and it shows.