OKU’s Skintwins – Who’s Your Twin and How It All Works?

OKU’s Skintwins – Who’s Your Twin and How It All Works?

An Apple a Day Keeps Wrinkles at Bay

An Apple a Day Keeps Wrinkles at Bay

The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and long gone are the sweet berries, peaches and plums of summer. Fall is in full swing and we are excited because it means apples are in season! You know the old saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”?

GUEST BLOG: Facial Treatments without the Expense and Risk of Surgery

GUEST BLOG: Facial Treatments without the Expense and Risk of Surgery

As you age there will be additional wrinkles and crease lines. Some of these are connected with laughing, whilst some are because you have been frowning or worrying too much. As you age the skin loses its elasticity and is unable to spring back to its original shape as easily. There are now many products available on the market which can have the same effect on your skin without the need for surgery.

DIY Your Way Into Fall

DIY Your Way Into Fall

Today we celebrate the autumnal equinox, the official first day of fall. It’s one of the two days out of the year that the night and the day are equal in length, signifying that the balance between light and dark is shifting. With days becoming shorter, historically, the autumnal equinox has also been a time to reflect on the season’s harvest and to prepare for the long winter ahead.

Your Dermis is Showing

Your Dermis is Showing

How well do you know your dermis? As the middle layer of your skin, you can’t actually see it, but that doesn’t make it any less important than the skin’s visible outmost layer, the epidermis.

The Scientists Behind OKU

The Scientists Behind OKU

OKU may seem small and simple, but the technology behind it is anything but. Created after years of research by OKU’s highly qualified team of dermatologists, plastic surgeons, nanotechnologists, scientists and engineers, OKU’s technology is based on the triple sciences of dermoscopy, nanotechnology and spectroscopy.

GUEST POST: 6 Incredible Ways to Get Painless Waxing

GUEST POST: 6 Incredible Ways to Get Painless Waxing

Body wax is super painful, whether it’s full body wax or bikini wax. But, it has become a necessity today, at least for the females. It’s time to rejoice ladies! Here are some magical tricks that can help you turn your waxing smooth and ouchless.

Sleep Masks ─ Fad or Must Have?

Sleep Masks ─ Fad or Must Have?

Just as in fashion, skin care has trends as well. Like the “it” color, skin care products, steps in regimens and treatments come in and out of style every season. One trend that has been around for a few seasons that we think is here to stay are sleep masks.

Fall Product Switch Up

Fall Product Switch Up

As you are thinking about packing away the bathing suits and flip flops until next summer, it is also the perfect time to review your skincare and beauty products. This time of year is more about a slight tweaking vs a major overhaul of the regimen. Here are our recommendations including 3 of our picks to set aside for fall and the products to replace them with.

Skin Care 101 – How To Care for Skin When Going Back to School

Skin Care 101 – How To Care for Skin When Going Back to School

It is the close of summer and school is in full swing. No matter what your age, with the changing weather and daily routines this time of year, it is important to re-evaluate your skin care habits and products. Stay at the head of the class with our Skin Care 101 tips.

GUEST POST: How Healthy is Your Skin? A Guide to Sunless Tanning

GUEST POST: How Healthy is Your Skin? A Guide to Sunless Tanning

Many people find having sun-kissed skin desirable. Being tan can enhance your muscle tone and highlight your assets, while concealing imperfections like stretch marks or skin blemishes. However, achieving a bronze glow by tanning in the sun can cause severe damage to the skin. Excessive UV exposure, whether through sun bathing or a tanning bed, can lead to sun burn, premature aging, and even eye damage and skin cancer.

Celebrate End of Summer With Plums

Celebrate End of Summer With Plums

Labor Day, the unofficial close of summer, is this weekend. As we say good-bye to vacation and endless days at the beach, it is also almost time to say good-bye to summer fruits. Plums are in season until the end of September, so they are the perfect fruit to incorporate into your Labor Day party menus. Your skin will thank you!

Meet your SkinTwin through OKU

Meet your SkinTwin through OKU

Everyone’s skin is unique, just like fingerprints. Overall skin health and appearance are affected by many factors including genetics, lifestyle, health conditions and environment, to name a few. This is why the products you read about or even those that work on your friend’s skin may not work on yours.

Infographic: The Effects Of Dehydration

Infographic: The Effects Of Dehydration

You’ve probably been listening about the importance of drinking enough water for some time now. It may seem logical and essential, but we think we can never emphasize it enough. So here’s another reminder about the importance of hydration and…

Keep Skin Clear While Exercising

Keep Skin Clear While Exercising

While working out is great for overall skin health, if you are acne prone you need to take a few precautions to ensure exercise won’t do anything to exacerbate your acne issues. We have some great tips for before during and after your work-out to help you keep your skin clear.

How Your Night Time Routine Could Be Ruining Your Skin

How Your Night Time Routine Could Be Ruining Your Skin

upporting skin health is a 24/7 endeavor. All of the good things you do for your skin during the day, from using SPF, eating healthy and drinking water could be completely negated if you are doing any of these things at night

GUEST POST: 3 Summer Skincare Essentials

GUEST POST: 3 Summer Skincare Essentials

Whether you’re getting ready to hit the beach or relax by the pool, there’s no doubt that summer is here, which means it’s time to stock up of some summer beauty products! From facial cleanser to moisturizer to natural sunscreen,…

Keeping skin healthy while camping

Keeping skin healthy while camping

Summer vacation for many means time outdoors camping and hiking. Whether you’re “glamping” in a cabin or traditional camping in a tent, it is possible to maintain healthy, radiant skin while in the great outdoors with a modified skin care…

Travel with us around the world for unique skin care tips!

Travel with us around the world for unique skin care tips!

Around the world, August is known as the month for vacationing. Whether you are taking an exotic trip or staying local, you can join us on a journey to discover unique skin care tips, tricks and traditional remedies for glowing…

Peaches are Sweet for Skin

Peaches are Sweet for Skin

If you spent any time at your local farmer’s market this weekend, you may have noticed the peaches have arrived. Peaches originate from northwest China, where even now, they are seen as a symbol of good luck, protection and longevity. We can see why. Peaches are a packed with vitamins and nutrients that help support skin health in addition to overall health.

GUEST POST: 8 Amazing Ways to Have a Salon worthy Manicure by Yourself

GUEST POST: 8 Amazing Ways to Have a Salon worthy Manicure by Yourself

If you are a busy mom or a woman on a tight schedule, time may not be on your side to check in your local salon for a manicure. The good news is that you can pamper your nails at home and get a quality manicure—all by yourself. If you have the right tools at hand, a steady hand and some guidance, you can polish your nails perfectly. All you have to do is follow these key treatments to get the best out of it.