Category: Skincare Questions

Exfoliating: The Missing Link to Great Skin?

You wouldn’t think that Christie Brinkley and Pharrell Williams have that much in common, but the fact is that both attribute their great skin to exfoliating. Genetics and a healthy lifestyle can’t be discounted, naturally, but both the legendary model and stylish musician have been open about how exfoliating has contributed to their youthful looks…. Read more »

Is It Time to Toss Your Cosmetics and Medicines?

If you’re like most women I know, you’ve probably amassed quite a collection of cosmetics and medicines. Various tubes of lipstick, half-used eye-shadow packs still with their original tiny brushes, foundation in different shades depending on the season, tiny sample bottles of body lotion from hotels. Not to mention, that unfinished bottle of antibiotics, the… Read more »

Ingredients In Your Fragrance: Are They Causing Allergies?

In past blogs, we’ve touched upon the issue of fragrance being one of the most problematic and allergy-inducing ingredients in skin care and cosmetics. Reactions can range from contact dermatitis to photosensitivity (increasing the skin’s sensitivity to sunlight), hives, severe migraines as well as respiratory problems such as asthma. Avoiding potentially allergenic ingredients is made… Read more »