Tag Archives: skin

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 […]

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 […]

A Guide for Choosing Your Skin Care Serum or Treatment

Woman with skin care product

One of the most crucial steps in a skincare regime is the treatment product.  But if you shop just on Sephora’s website alone, there are almost five hundred treatment products alone.  That is a lot of product to sift through just to find the right one! So how do you narrow down the playing field?  […]

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 […]

Signs and Risks of Too Much Exfoliation

Woman exfoliating skin with cotton pad

Yes, we have certainly discussed the importance of exfoliating your skin so that your serums and moisturizers can really get to work.  But just for a moment, let’s talk about the signs and risks of over-exfoliation.  This can include any type of exfoliation from the manual type with a washcloth, to a physical scrub, to […]

How to Soothe Irritated Skin

Woman using face cream

Remember that flakiness we just talked about?  That is usually a sign of irritated skin.  If you suspect that your flakes could be more than simple irritation, please do consult your dermatologist.  However, if it is just reacting to the change of the seasons, perhaps we can help! Years ago, when I started getting those […]

Face mask recommendations by skin type

Woman applying mud mask

Most of us love to treat ourselves and our skin to a nice relaxing mask.  Not only can it calm the frazzled mind, it does wonders for the complexion!  But since there are thousands upon thousands of available products, it is hard to pick one.  In fact, it can lead to a case of those […]