Tag Archives: skin care

How to Select the Right Exfoliator

Personal care products on table

Almost every skincare expert will tell you that exfoliating is one of the most important steps in your skincare regimen. Without it, your skin will accumulate dead skin cells and the active ingredients of your treatments and moisturizers cannot penetrate through to the fresh layers of skin. But how to choose? There are three main […]

Skincare for the Weekends

Woman applying face mask

Do you tend to reduce your skincare regimen over the weekend or step it up?  If you wear less makeup, then a reduced skincare regimen might be in order.  Perhaps you step back and just use a mild cleanser and a restorative moisturizer to keep your skin healthy and happy.  If you tend to wear […]

Holiday Wish List: Skincare

Woman looking at skincare product

I also tend to collect skincare products.  I do not know whether I am just buying into whatever sales pitch they give me or if I just like to play around and experience new products.  But regardless, I love my skincare.  Here are my top five wish-list skincare items that I would love to see […]

Choosing a Body Moisturizer

Woman using moisturizer

After you have chosen your body exfoliator and have used it gently but thoroughly, it is time to moisturize that fresh new skin.  But again, so many options are available that it can easily be overwhelming.  Again, we can apply the same criteria to choosing a body moisturizer that we did to a body exfoliator. […]

Choosing a Body Exfoliator

Woman applying exfoliating face mask

With winter quickly closing in, we do tend to focus on changes in our facial skincare regimen, but what about all of that lovely skin from the neck down?  It is time to make sure you are taking care of that complexion as well. One of the first steps is to make sure you are […]

Looking Good on the Ski Slopes

Woman skiing in the Alps

How often have you breathed in that cold air as you swoop down the slopes, and felt the spray of fine white powdery snow on your cheeks?  You step off the slopes and in front of a mirror, and find that instead of looking like a rosy-cheeked ski bunny, you look like a chapped, flushed […]

Beauty 101: Microdermabrasion

Woman getting face treatment

The basic definition of microdermabrasion is that is a skincare treatment offered by a licensed esthetician or a dermatologist during which the skin is sprayed with a blend of exfoliating crystals to help exfoliate and remove the dead skin cells. Risks versus Results — The biggest question when you are considering any cosmetic procedure is […]

Hand Sanitizer – Too Much of a Good Thing?

Using hand Sanitizer

As we quickly slide into cold and flu season, you start to see hand sanitizer dispensers everywhere and they’re not necessarily all good or all bad. In certain situations, I think the generous use of hand sanitizer is a good thing – if you work around young children or the elderly, or if you work […]

How to Care for Your Cuticles

Close-up of woman's fingers and cuticles

Does it seem that no matter what you do, your cuticles always feel dry and neglected?  Do you use lotions but the cuticles always answer with redness and roughness? The short answer solution is diligence.  We use our hands so much (and I tend to wash mine frequently) and while we pay attention to filing […]

How to Spruce Up Your Skincare Routine for Fall

Woman with healthy skin

I don’t know about you, but when the weather changes, my skin starts to misbehave.  I get more breakouts as well as lovely flaky patches.  With fall in full swing (in parts of the country, not necessarily here in Texas yet), there are a few changes to your skincare routine that will help ease your […]