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Why Regularly-Scheduled Facials Are Important

Many people view facials as an “only every once in a while” indulgence — something reserved for special occasions or “treat yourself” moments. However, regularly-scheduled facials (as in every 4-6 weeks) are actually a major part of an effective skin care routine, and go a long way in helping your skin look and feel its…

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The Best Foods For Glowing Skin

When most of us think skin care, we think of things like serums, facials, and SPF. However, an often underappreciated part of glowing skin is what we put in our bodies. Our skin is technically our largest organ (yes, skin is an organ!) and — much like our brain and heart — proper nutrition makes…

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The Truth About Botox — From Someone Who Gets It Regularly

I’ve been getting Botox since I was 27 years old…which means I’ve officially been getting it for over half-a-decade. While some people get Botox in their 20s for medical reasons (it can be super helpful for migraines) my decision came down to good old-fashioned wrinkle prevention — the theory being that if you stop parts…

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Summer Skin Care in the Age of Protective Masks

Summer is right around the corner, and while the change in seasons means bringing back your beloved summer wardrobe, it’s also the perfect time to reevaluate your skin care routine and make sure it’s still serving your needs. Seasonal changes in weather can have dramatic effects on our skin, meaning products that work well for…

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Infusing Retro Indulgence Into Your Modern Skincare Routine

While the science of beauty has come incredibly far in the last few decades, beauty routines are nothing new. Cleopatra was known to bathe in milk and honey. Audrey Hepburn reportedly gave herself a steam facial twice a week. Marilyn Monroe had such a specific cleansing and toning process that it will soon be on…

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Dermatologist or an Esthetician? What’s the difference?

One of the most common questions in the skincare industry is what differentiates a Dermatologist from an Esthetician. While there is some overlap between the two professions, there there are differences as well. Let’s walk through them below!   Dermatologist: A Board-Certified Dermatologist is a specialist in skin disease. He or she will have completed a four-year…

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Let’s Talk About Acne…

Acne can be tough on teenagers, but people can also experience adult acne at a more mature age. As we grow older our bodies go through many changes, including changes to our voice, height, menstrual cycle, behavior and yes… even changes to our skin. As we age, some people see an overproduction of oil (or Sebum) in their bodies….

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