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Get Rid of Acne For Smooth Skin

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

1.Slather on the sunscreen. We know, we know—you've heard it a million times, but wearing sunscreen is the single easiest way to look younger for life. "Ninety percent of wrinkles are from sun exposure," says Day. "It's so much easier to prevent the damage than it is to fix it afterwards." That means no slacking during winter months either, when rays are just as strong and can reflect off of buildings and sidewalks. Look for a formula that offers broad-spectrum protection to guard against UVA rays (the ones that cause premature aging) and UVB rays (one of the main causes of skin cancer). Try Philosophy Shelter Broad Spectrum Sunscreen in SPF30. [Source:

Skincare Tips for Those with Acne

Friday, December 12, 2014

Acne may have started in your teen years, that time when age and hormones meet to cause those awful breakouts. Or, you may have begun experiencing acne breakouts in your adult years. ..

Healthier Skin Through Exercise

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Exercise not only appears to keep skin younger, it may also even reverse skin aging in people who start exercising late in life, according to surprising new research.

As many of us know from woeful experience, our skin changes as the years advance, resulting in wrinkles, crow’s feet and sagging. This occurs because of changes within our layers of skin. After about age 40, most of us begin to experience a thickening of our stratum corneum, the final, protective, outer layer of the epidermis, itself the top layer of your skin. The stratum corneum is the portion of the skin that you see and feel. Composed mostly of dead skin cells and some collagen, it gets drier, flakier and denser with age. [Source:

Clear Your Skin Up Before the Holidays

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Let's be honest. A breakout is never a good thing. The same goes (and should be highlighted and put in bold) during the holidays. This article from has some good tips on how to clear up your acne fast.

Looking to clear your skin in time for the holidays? The fastest, most effective path to radiant skin is by incorporating both internal and topical treatments in your day-to-day routine.  ..

Face Mapping That'll Help You Understand Your Breakouts

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Breakouts themselves are a pain (sometimes literally), never mind trying to get rid of them. Even when you wash your face twice a day and follow all the steps in your skincare routine, sometimes you still breakout and you’re left thinking “What the heck?! Why is this happening?!“ [Source:

5 Sneaky Causes of Acne

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Who knew?

According to AAD, 85 percent of people will have acne at some point in their lives, most often on the face, chest and back. While we know a lot of acne is due to hormones and is hereditary, some types of acne are a result of everyday things we do that can lead to breakouts. If we can change some of our habits, we can avoid acne flare ups. Here are the five things that could be causing your acne and how to avoid them. [Source:]


Eat Your Way to Glowing Skin

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Everyone has a favourite face cream or treatment, but beautiful skin starts with nourishment from within. Older cells are constantly shed and replaced by younger ones and a steady supply of micronutrients is essential to support this rapid growth. Eat the correct balance of foods and you'll feed your skin the vital nutrients it needs to help it stay soft, supple and blemish-free. [

How to Get Rid of a Pimple

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Let's face it. They suck. And we want them gone ASAP. This post on gives nine great tips on how to get rid of a pesky pimples before it can ruin your day, or week...or date night.

It's hard to keep your confidence up when annoying breakouts keep bringing you down. We totally get it. That's why we called up Sejal Shah, M.D., a cosmetic and general dermatologist at Clear Clinic in NYC, to get the skinny on how to get rid of a pimple and keep your complexion flawless. ..

DIY Pumpkin Fall Mask

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Your skin may need a bit of TLC from all the sun exposure this summer. Take care of it with this Fall favorite...pumpkin! This DIY pumpkin mask, found on, makes for a delicious treat for your skin.

It's officially pumpkin season! Sure, you're already hooked on pumpkin spice lattes and have made a date in your calendar to find the perfect jack o'lantern, but are you aware of the benefits that this iconic squash can provide to your skin? Packed with zinc, antioxidants, and vitamins, pumpkins protect your skin from wrinkles and age spots as well as gently exfoliating for a more radiant complexion. Don't have a pumpkin patch nearby? You can get this orange fruit (yup, it's a fruit!) in a can at your local supermarket. ..

Surprising Acne Fighting Ingredients

Friday, October 03, 2014

You may be familiar with acne fighting ingredients such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid, but there are a few new ingredients you should add to the list of effective acne-fighting ingredients. This infographic from surprises us with some new ingredients that fight acne.

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