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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…

The Naked Truth About Skin pt. 2

The Naked Truth About Skin pt. 2

Did you know that your skin is constantly shedding dead cells? Your body gets rid of 30,000 to 40,000 old skin cells every day! That means the average person sheds approximately 1 1/2 Ibs of dead skin cells each year….

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…

Skincare on the go – pt. 2

Skincare on the go –  pt. 2

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

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…

Eat your way to healthy skin! (pt.2)

Eat your way to healthy skin! (pt.2)

So, did you overindulge on the Super Bowl snacking last night? By overindulging we mean the bad stuff – fried, high fat, high carb that tastes so good but is in no way good for you! On your journey to…

Skincare DIY: Super moisturizing mask

Skincare DIY: Super moisturizing mask

If you’re as obsessed with skincare as we are, you’re probably up for trying anything that promises to lift, tighten, brighten, or take years off. With all of the powerhouse products out there, it’s easy to overlook that sometimes the…

Want to be an OKU Brand Ambassador?

Want to be an OKU Brand Ambassador?

Become an OKU Ambassador and share your insider knowledge with your friends! OKU is the world’s first iPhone based Personal Skin Coach that looks beneath the surface of your skin and gives you advice on addressing aging-related skin problems and…

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…

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,…

Eat your way to healthy skin

Eat your way to healthy skin

You know your stuff about products and follow a regimen religiously, but your skin doesn’t have the healthy glow you want. You know the old adage, “Beauty comes from within”? All of your efforts to get healthy, beautiful skin from…

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,…

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…

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…