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skin September 10, 2017

how to apply retinol

Ry uses obagi 2x/wk at night and
applies moisturizer on top for added hydration

B uses kate somerville 2x/wk at night
it’s a 2-in-1 combined with night cream


 
 
 

hair, skin, wellness August 25, 2017

pamper yourself beauty essentials

we’re firm believers that when you feel good, you look good, which is why we consider personal TLC time nonnegotiable. unfortunately, most of us only take time to pamper ourselves before a big event or night out, making excuses for other priorities. your body is your temple and if you take care of it, it will take care of you

these are our go-to beauty essentials when it comes to pampering…

skin August 24, 2017

how to layer skincare products

the Q: does it really matter what order in which you apply your skincare products?

the A: YES. layering incorrectly can prevent products from working properly and render them ineffective. for example, applying a cream before a serum would create a barrier, not allowing the serum to penetrate into the skin…

skin August 19, 2017

dr. dennis gross alpha beta peel pads

skin August 8, 2017

how to choose the right face mist for your skin type

choosing a face mist that’s right for you comes down to two categories: skin type and purpose. weather you’re searching for something to keep your makeup looking fresh, seeking midday hydration, or wanting to balance your skin’s pH, there’s a face mist suited for the task

 

we’ve done the due diligence & broken down the best mist for each sitch…

 

reviews, skin August 4, 2017

skinstore product haul


 
 
 

skin July 25, 2017

the key to perfect skin

when it comes to having a flawless complexion, you’re at the mercy of your skin’s pH. the human skin is naturally acidic (around 5.5). however, when your pH gets thrown off due to harsh products and becomes alkaline (above 7), it can cause everything from acne, to wrinkles, dry skin, etc. the goal is to keep your skin’s pH at a happy-medium by using the right products

acids that help keep your pH even-keeled…
 

skin July 21, 2017

86-ing the oil

if you have oily skin, then you’re well aware of how difficult it can be to control. sadly, many products that claim to get rid of oil actually add fuel to the fire. if you’ve tried taking matters into your own hands such as washing your face 1,000x a day, or stripping your skin with harsh, drying ingredients, it only seems to make the problem worse. in the end, it all comes down to understanding what ingredients will truly keep oil production at bay

how to 86 the oil…

skin July 8, 2017

retinol vs. retin-A

what began as a treatment for acne in the 1950’s quickly became the leading anti-aging product available today. doctors soon discovered that this powerful ingredient was not only helping clear their patient’s skin, but also reversing signs of aging

retinol (available over-the-counter) and retin-A (dermatologist prescribed) are both retinoids derived from vitamin A. they speed up cell renewal, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fight acne, and resurface the skin’s texture for a smooth, even complexion. sounds like a dream, right? it is.

when it comes to picking your poison, age, skin type & condition are all factors that help determine which retinoid and percentage strength is right for you…