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REPAIRING DAMAGE

Epidermal Repair (Skinceuticals): Accelerates skin renewal and restoration of the skin’s barrier. Soothes skin and helps reduce the signs of inflammation and encourages barrier repair without occluding the skin. Repair (Osmosis): Enhances healing with 1,3 Beta...

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Winter Skin Survival Guide

Antioxidant Lip Repair (Skinceuticals): This product help protects against environmental damage. It smoothes and rehydrates the lip surface, replenishing and refining lip tissue. Clear plus (Osmosis) activating hydration mist: This product increases hydration, repairs...

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2017: THE YEAR OF HEALTHY, GLOWING SKIN

Winter poses many challenges to our year long quest for healthy, glowing skin. Dry, cold air, gusty winds and dry heat in our homes and at work seem to suck the moisture from everywhere on our bodies and faces. If you are among the 20% of the population that suffers...

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Cosmetics 101

This month we will take a look at hydroquinone and antibiotics in products.

Hydroquinone is a medication used to treat hyperpigmentation. It does this by hindering the production of melanin. Hydroquinone is extremely common in the U S market, but it is much less common outside of the United States because so many countries have banned its use. The reason?

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WHEN WORKING WITH WEIGHTS, KEEP THESE TIPS IN MIND:

Always exhale with the effort you’re making and inhale during the easier phase of the movement.
Be sure to control your movements. Don’t swing the weights or let momentum move them, a sure set up for injury.
Never use your back when lifting weights from the floor; use your legs and core instead.
Allow 48 hours between strength training sessions for your muscles to heal.

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RETINOIC ACID

Retinoic acid is probably the most common skin prescription in the world. It entered the cosmetic scene 30 years ago when it was determined that one of the ways fibroblasts make collagen and elastin is through a molecule in the skin called retinoic acid. The formation...

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10 Things to Remember About Sun Exposure

  Summer is here, which means that vacation, outdoor dining and lots of sun will be in the lineup.  So, I wanted to share with all of you some information I hope will help make your summer a happy and healthy one. 10 Things to Remember About Sun Exposure: CLOUDS...

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