Why Spending on Skincare Makes More Sense Than Dropping $$ On Makeup

Why Spending on Skincare Makes More Sense Than Dropping $$ On Makeup

If you have found yourself in the makeup aisle wondering if you need to try every foundation on the shelf before you decide which will best mask your skin problem, maybe it’s time to take a step back. What if the issue you are trying to cover can be treated so that you might not need to hide behind the makeup? You might need to rethink your skincare budget and routine, and with a few tricks from the pros, your makeup dollars could be better spent! Besides, the heavy foundation to conceal our skin is out of style, with current trends leaning toward fresh-faced looks while embracing some imperfections. So how can you get that glowing natural look without using excessive makeup? It starts with identifying the underlying problem.

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How Do Celebrities Maintain Such Youthful Skin as They Age?

How Do Celebrities Maintain Such Youthful Skin as They Age?

woman with clear, youthful skin touching her face

Most of us have seen our favorite celebrities in magazines and on television and wondered, how do they stay looking so young? Is it genetics, lighting, or makeup? Could they be using Photoshop to conceal their wrinkles? The truth about celebrity skin secrets is not mysterious at all! There are tried and true ways those in the know maintain their youthful skin, even as they age.

Firstly, celebrities might be working with good genes. And many stars are attractive in the traditional sense, giving them a major boost. Genetically gifted people do tend to maintain their good looks as they age. But that’s only part of the story because good genes can only take you so far in aging. Aging is a natural process; our skin will eventually deteriorate physically, resulting in wrinkles, dark spots, and even skin cancers.

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Am I Missing Out on The Power of Lasers in My Skincare Routine?

Am I Missing Out on The Power of Lasers in My Skincare Routine?

woman receiving laser skincare therapy to treat UV damage

You can’t turn to an online blog, fashion magazine, or social media feed without coming across incredible images and testimonials about the power of skincare lasers. And while the research and results seem impressive, the overwhelming amount of information is often not. How do we sort through all this information, weighing each laser, their effects, and which skin types they benefit from? And, importantly, when and where you should consider doing it?

Let’s talk about these advances and where we are in this significant new era of dermatological technology.

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Tretinoin and Retinol Which Therapy Should You Choose?

Tretinoin and Retinol Which Therapy Should You Choose?

Woman washes face and wonder whether she should Choose Tretinoin or Retinol

Retinoids are popular skin care products that penetrate your skin and help boost its youthful appearance by reducing the lines and wrinkles that come with age. These deep penetrating, fast-acting Vitamin A derivatives help restore the natural production of elastin and collagen that we lose as we age. Unlike topical exfoliators that remove dead skin cells, retinoids work deep in the skin’s middle layer known as the dermis. As you research skin care treatments, you will likely come across retinol and tretinoin. Both are similar in chemical composition but can have very different results. Before deciding which one to use, it is important to understand the differences between these two products. Let’s dive in:

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