Tag: dry skin

Toners – Necessary or a Waste of Money?

Toners – Necessary or a Waste of Money?

Toners are like juice cleanses in the diet world. Not everyone agrees if they are necessary or beneficial. With so much noise out there, how do you decide whether adding a toner to your regimen is necessary?

Face Oils – the perfect addition to your spring skincare regimen

Face Oils – the perfect addition to your spring skincare regimen

Contrary to the misconception that oil doesn’t belong anywhere near your face – the opposite is actually true! Whether you’re using natural oils or products from the beauty companies that contain them, you can relax knowing it’s good for your…

Skincare on the go – pt. 1

Skincare on the go – pt. 1

Traveling constantly sounds really glamorous, but logging all of those airline miles can take a toll on your skin. Whether you’re an occasional traveler or constantly on a plane, traveling for business, or going on vacation, we have some tips…

Picking the right moisturizer!

Picking the right moisturizer!

Maintaining skin moisture is critical to skin health and to looking more youthful. Drinking water helps you maintain overall body and skin health, however, it is not a replacement for using a moisturizer. Everybody, regardless of their skin type, needs…

Make SPF your BFF

Make SPF your BFF

In the cold days of winter, we are all dreaming about a sunny getaway. Whether you’re headed to warmer climates or just dreaming about them, you need to make SPF your BFF! In addition to increasing risk of skin cancer,…

Get healthy, glowing celeb-worthy skin!

Get healthy, glowing celeb-worthy skin!

Award season has begun! This morning, many are talking about the fashion and accessories worn by celebrities at last night’s Golden Globes. Of course, we were focused on their gorgeous glowing skin. It is no secret that celebrities have a…

Beauty Sleep in a Jar

Beauty Sleep in a Jar

When’s the last time you got 8 hours of sleep?   Whether the cause is stress, work, kids, household chores or a snoring spouse, most Americans don’t get the recommended 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night. Lack of sleep doesn’t…

Tips for Beautiful Holiday Skin

Tips for Beautiful Holiday Skin

Holidays are a time to enjoy and unwind, but sometimes it can be a bit of a hassle to squeeze in some time for yourself. What you need to change in your skincare during the holidays are not your products….

Parts of your body you’re not including in your skincare

Parts of your body you’re not including in your skincare

We all have our skincare routines. While being aware that skin health is important, we do everything to cover every aspect of it. But it’s not easy – there’s weather, humidity, UV rays, aging signs – who wouldn’t be overwhelmed…

Winter Treats Your Body Will Love!

Winter Treats Your Body Will Love!

Whenever someone mentions skincare, most people automatically think about their face. There’s an entire ocean of skin concerns, from aging, dryness, sensitivity, wrinkles to UV rays – and they can all affect the rest of the body as much as…

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Why Your Skin Type Should Dictate Your Moisturizer

There’s a reason why there are so many options when you check out the moisturizer aisle at the grocery store. A moisturizer is not a one-size-fits-all type of product. In fact, what works for you may not work for your best friend, sister, or mother – they all have unique skin types that require a more tailored product. By understanding what type of moisturizer works best for your skin, you can get rid of some of your skin issues-it’s dryness, oiliness, or something in between.

12 Effective Dry Skin Treatments You Can Do At Home

12 Effective Dry Skin Treatments You Can Do At Home- Milk, Oil, Banana, Avocado, Glycerin to your skin’s rescue.

3 Surprising Causes Of Dry Skin

You love your skin care routine and you are careful not to take it lightly. You moisturize regularly, drink lots of water, avoid very hot showers and slather on you favorite moisture packed cleanser for your face and body. But, do you still feel your skin to be dry? Here are three surprising causes of your dry skin woes.

Dermatologist Recommended Tips To Avoid Dry Skin In The Winter

As a dermatologist, the biggest complaint that I receive during the winter months from my patients has to do with their dry skin conditions. To keep your skin from drying out and itching during the coldness, there are simple steps that I strongly suggest to many of my patients.

Is A Hot Shower Good For Your Skin?

There’s nothing like a nice hot shower after a long day. It’s relaxing, cleansing, and stimulating…these are feelings many of us seek, so a hot shower is always a good thing, right? WRONG!

How To Combat Dry, Flaky Skin?

All I want is everything! I want a beautiful, glowing and smooth complexion that will be the envy of all especially in the harsh winter months. But just as Murphy’s Law would have it, this remains my wishful thinking. Come winter and my skin goes from just right to dry, flaky and dull. The low humidity levels, the chill in the air and the consequential inadequate amounts of natural skin oils leave my skin feeling very unhappy. So how does one combat dry and flaky skin?

What are AHAs?

What are AHAs?

AHA is an acronym for alpha hydroxy acid, a fruit acid derived from various plant and milk sugars. With over 200 manufacturers producing products that contain this key ingredient, I thought you would want to know more about it.