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CONTEST: Win an Amazing Spa Getaway!

CONTEST: Win an Amazing Spa Getaway!

Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most Youthful One of All? For a chance to win an amazing SPA getaway at the Standard Spa Miami and other great prizes, create your personalized OKU Mirror, by telling us your…

Lessons We Learned From Our Mothers About Skin Care

Lessons We Learned From Our Mothers About Skin Care

For most of us Mom was our first teacher. Helping us learn to navigate and explore the world around us and shape us into the people we are today. With Mothers Day this weekend, the team at mySkin reflected on the lessons our mothers taught us, that drive our passion for healthy skin, skin care products and our latest innovation OKU.

Help! Why is my skin peeling?

Help! Why is my skin peeling?

Peeling skin is also one of the common problems members of the mySkin community seek help for. In this article we cover some of the causes for peeling skin and treatment options.

Do I really need to use a serum?

Do I really need to use a serum?

We get a lot of questions on serums. People are confused about what they are, how to use them and how to incorporate them into their daily regimen. If this sounds like you, read on to see the answers to…

Spring into Healthy Skin!

Spring into Healthy Skin!

Spring is officially here even if, in some corners of the world, the weather still feels like winter. The transition to spring can be tough on skin. Follow these tips so your skin will be ready for the warmer weather…

Guest Post: A Fantastic Moisturizing Overnight Routine

Guest Post: A Fantastic Moisturizing Overnight Routine

Healthy skin is a goal that everyone strives to achieve. The skin is the largest organ of the body and serves to protect it from injuries while also providing a beautiful cover. It’s safe to assume that, being this important,…

Eat your way to healthy skin! (pt.3)

Eat your way to healthy skin!  (pt.3)

Happy Friday! It’s the end of the week and you are planning for the weekend. Maybe you are having friends over or just looking to enjoy family time. Inevitably you are thinking about what to have for dinner that will…

Potent Potables

Potent Potables

When it comes to supporting skin health, no beverage is better than water. But we understand drinking water all of the time can be a bit boring. So we looked into it and found some of our other favorite beverages…

How much is enough?

How much is enough?

You spend a lot of money on skin care products. If you use too much of them each time, you’re just wasting the product and your money. On the other hand, if you use too little to make the product…

Get Glowing, Keep Going – Ways To Replenish Your Skin

Get Glowing, Keep Going – Ways To Replenish Your Skin

Don’t take your skin for granted! As your largest organ and your body’s protective layer, your skin can take a beating during the day, especially in extremely cold temperatures. Here are some easy ways you can replenish your skin throughout…

Sometimes Less Is More: Spotlight On Retin-A and Retinols

Sometimes Less Is More: Spotlight On Retin-A and Retinols

In the quest for healthy skin many of us will try anything and everything. Armed with a drawer full of products we follow every tip we have every read or heard. And then we wonder why our skin isn’t “perfect”….

Clean Skin is Always in Fashion!

Clean Skin is Always in Fashion!

New York Fashion week is in full swing: there will be new trends, new IT designers and new must-have colors. And by next season, it will all be out of fashion. So while we can’t predict what the latest fashion…

Show your skin some love!

Show your skin some love!

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! We believe in showing your skin love 365 days of the year by living a healthy lifestyle, but we do think this holiday is the perfect time to give yourself and your skin a little extra…

What’s your eye-Q?

What’s your eye-Q?

You consider yourself a skin-savvy individual? How well do you know the skin around your eyes and how to care for it? Take our quiz to test your skin eye-Q! 1) True or False: The skin around eyes is thinner…

The Naked Truth About Skin!

The Naked Truth About Skin!

Did you know that in 1 inch of skin, you have about 650 sweat glands, 20 blood vessels, 60,000 melanocytes (the stuff that makes melanin and gives your skin its color), 1000 or more nerve endings and 19 000 000…

Guest Post: 7 Reasons Why People Are Having Facial Fat Grafting Procedures

Guest Post: 7 Reasons Why People Are Having Facial Fat Grafting Procedures

Volume loss in the face is expected as part of the natural aging process; however, modern day patients are opting to turn back the clock and restore loss of volume in the face with a facial fat grafting procedure. Facial…

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…

How OKU tells you what’s (Sk)inside

How OKU tells you what’s (Sk)inside

Do you have a closet full of skincare products that don’t work for you? You’ve bought countless products that you’ve read were a miracle cure or that your friends have sworn by. But for some reason, they aren’t delivering for…

Skin Health Factors Vice edition: Alcohol and Cigarettes

Skin Health Factors Vice edition:  Alcohol and Cigarettes

Every year we make resolutions with the best of intentions to follow through. However, right around that 2 week mark, many of us begin to waver in our resolve. This year perhaps you’ve resolved to give up a bad habit,…

Meet OKU – world’s first personal skin coach!

Meet OKU – world’s first personal skin coach!

You wear a device to track your steps, sleep and heart rate. What if you had something that could track your skin health and help you develop a customized anti aging regimen and motivate you to stay on track? Meet…