Category Archives: Skincare

6 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

6 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Fall has arrived—hello pumpkin spice everything!—and the holidays are just around the corner. We all love this time of year and the chance to celebrate with family and friends.  Unfortunately, holiday fetes are often laden with treats full of sugar, excess calories, and can lead to holiday weight gain.  Add in the social pressure from […]

Five Esthetician-Approved Skin Care Tips for Fall

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As fall and winter seasons approach, so does the change in leaves, change in weather and change in our skincare. The air around us becomes drier: outside in the cold and indoors with heaters constantly running. In return, our skin barrier becomes compromised. Which results in dry, dehydrated, irritated and more sensitive skin.  Changing up […]

Diet and COVID-19: Eating to Boost your Immune System

diet and COVID-19: eating to Boost your immune system

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted millions of lives and most of us are coming to grip with the “new normal” of social isolation, self-quarantining, home schooling, and working (or not working) from home. In her recent Harvard Medical School article, Dr. Uma Naidoo, discusses how healthy eating can reduce anxiety and boost your immune system […]

What is Retinol and How Can It Change Your Skin?

Kaitlin Braiser talks about why she uses retinol

When asked what part of my skincare routine I couldn’t live without, my answer is always retinol. A derivative of vitamin A, retinol was originally prescribed as an acne treatment but has now become the “gold standard” in antiaging medicine. I use retinol every night, not just on my face- but also my neck, décolletage […]

6 Essential Holiday Skin Care Tips

holiday skin care tips

During the holidays, traveling, increased stress, and seasonal food and drinks can wreak havoc on even the clearest skin. Maintain glowing skin and put your best face forward this holiday season – and all year around! – with these healthy skin care tips. 1. Prep your skin for optimal repair. A good skincare routine is […]

Skincare and Pregnancy: What To Use and What To Avoid

Pregnant woman taking care of her skin

There are so many changes that occur to our bodies during pregnancy, especially to our skin! Some are welcomed (hello, glow!) and some are not so welcomed (breakouts, stretch marks). Just like what you ingest, what you put on your skin can affect your growing baby. While most commonly used skincare products are completely safe, […]

Get a Clearer Complexion with the Clear Skin Acne Facial

Clear Skin Acne Facial

Acne is the bane of many people’s existences. It is an unwanted blemish that can look and feel unattractive. A Clear Skin Acne Facial is the answer to those embarrassing acne problems. What Causes Acne? While there isn’t a single cause for acne, there are many common themes. Let’s look at some of them: • […]

Consider a Soothing Fire & Ice Facial

Fire & Ice Facial

Do you want to have flawless skin like your favorite celebrities? Do you want people to ask you about how you keep your skin so radiant and beautiful? Everyone wants their skin to look attractive and youthful forever, and this is what led people to go for the Fire & Ice Facial, an effective revitalizing […]

Skin Care Survival Guide for Summer

Skin Care Survival Guide for Summer

5 Easy tips to keep your skin healthy and bright all summer long: 1. Use Sunblocks ALWAYS! Choosing sun protection can be an overwhelming task. Look for sun protection that is a true sun-BLOCK (also referred to as physical protection). True sunblocks contain Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide; ingredients that are found in most medical […]

Spring Cleaning Your Skincare Products

A problem a lot of us face is not knowing when we should throw out our makeup and skincare products. How long is your foundation or serum okay to use? When is it time to toss them out and replenish? Not only is using an expired product less effective, it can also be causing damage. […]


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