• Which Skincare Ingredients Should You Avoid During Pregnancy?

    No, I’m not pregnant. And, no, I’m not trying to get pregnant, either. I just get a lot of questions from moms-to-be asking me what skincare products they should avoid during pregnancy not to harm their precious babies. Getting a straight answer ain’t that easy, either. Auntie Google will tell you that everything you’ve ever […]

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    How To Take Care Of Your Skin After A Chemical Peel

    Thinking about getting a chemical peel? I’m a huge fan. Chemical peels are the quickest way to get a glowier complexion and erase the pesky wrinkles and dark spots that give your real age away. But they’re not without side effects. A chemical peel – even when done right – can leave your skin irritated, […]

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    Microneedling For Acne Scars: Does It Work?

    Does microneedling work for acne scars? This popular treatment is all the rage for boosting collagen, fighting wrinkles, and firming skin. It was only a matter of time before people starting wondering, “can it reduce acne scars, too?” Here’s what the science says (and why I’m NOT the biggest fan): What Is Microneedling? Micro-needling is […]

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  • Is Astaxanthin The Most Powerful Antioxidant Of All?

    Some people like fish. I’m not one of those people. I like chocolate. It tastes better. And it’s just as good for you. Especially when it contains fish. I know, ewww! Let me start again. Salmon, shrimps and lobster (I know they’re not all fish, but you get the point) are so healthy because they […]

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    4 Acne Myths Busted!

    The number one reason your acne isn’t disappearing? You’re doing something to sabotage recovery. It’s not your fault. All the acne myths out there make it impossible to figure out what works from what doesn’t. Time to bust them, don’t you think? So, here goes 4 acne myths and the truth about them: Acne Myth #1: […]

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    What Are The Best Skincare Products Under $10?

    Who said you need to spend a fortune to achieve great skin? Stroll through the aisles of Target or Boots and you’ll find plenty of retinol serums, acid exfoliants, and non-greasy sunscreens – all the actives you had to pay a fortune for in the past. Drugstore skincare has caught up with the times, so […]

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