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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?

Are all waters created equal?

Are all waters created equal?

Drinking water used to be as simple as turning on the faucet. With so many choices out there, we’ve been wondering are all waters created equally?

Don’t Be So Sensitive!

Don’t Be So Sensitive!

Does trying the latest skincare product or making the slightest change in your regimen cause you to break out in rashes and get blotchy, itchy or stinging skin? Do changes in the weather make your skin “angry”? If this sounds…

Asparagus is Good for your Skin

Asparagus is Good for your Skin

We love buying vegetables when they are in season because they tend to be fresher, tastier and more nutritious. Whether you buy from the farmers’ market our your local supermarket, in season vegetables will be more likely to come form a local farm so will have travelled less and be less expensive. Now that the warmer weather is upon us we are LOVING all of the asparagus we are seeing!

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…

Why Baking Soda is a must have in our beauty closet

Why Baking Soda is a must have in our beauty closet

One of our favorite DIY ingredients is baking soda! It’s an inexpensive multitasker that can help hack almost any beauty problem.

DIY: Matzah & egg white facial 

DIY: Matzah & egg white facial 

Have lots of leftover ingredients in your kitchen from the holidays and no desire to eat them? To help you out, we have found DIY skin care recipes that will help you use up the extra ingredients and improve the…

Eat your way to healthy skin: Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Soup

Eat your way to healthy skin: Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Soup

With Passover and Easter upon us, we wanted to share a yummy, healthy vegetable soup that is easy to make ahead of time and a healthy option for your Seder or Easter dinner. We love this recipe for Roasted Mediterranean…

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…

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…

Spice Up Your Life!

Spice Up Your Life!

Feeling a little bored with your skincare or your diet? Maybe it is time to spice things up! Herbs and spices can add a kick to food bringing out new flavors for your palette to experience. Adding flavor to meals…

Sometimes less is more: Spotlight on Vitamin C

Sometimes less is more: Spotlight on Vitamin C

When it comes to skincare, sometimes less is more. As we’ve covered in the first 2 segments of this series, overusing or combining certain products can have the opposite effect of the one you are hoping for – irritation, dryness…

Eat your way to healthy skin – Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew!

Eat your way to healthy skin – Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew!

If you follow our blog, then you know your skin health depends as much on what you eat as it does on the products you use. You can eat your way to healthy skin with a well-rounded diet of healthy…

Ready, Set, Glow!

Ready, Set, Glow!

Whether running races or just running to the gym to take a spinning class, most people exercise to keep their health and waistlines in check. The same reasons that exercise is good for your overall health (stress relief, heart health)…

The benefits of facials

The benefits of facials

If healthy skin can be achieved by living a healthy lifestyle, eating a well-balanced diet and following a consistent skin care regimen, do you really need to get professional facials? While professional facials can be expensive, there are many benefits…

Spots – love ‘em or leave ‘em?

Spots – love ‘em or leave ‘em?

Loving the skin you’re in can be easier said than done. In a society obsessed with perfection and airbrushed photos, loving our slight skin “imperfections” can be difficult. We make choices every day to fight signs of aging and acne….

Sometimes less is more: Spotlight on Exfoliation

Sometimes less is more: Spotlight on Exfoliation

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”….

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…