Category: Skincare Questions

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Customers Ask, We Answer: You Care What’s on Your Skin

Judging from the questions we get, our customers clearly care about what goes on their skin. And we love it. Keep them coming! 1. I have a skin disease call Ichthyosis. I had it since birth but didn’t realize it had a name until lately. I only thought I had really dry skin. I have… Read more »

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What’s Your Skin Type?

For many of us, a simple question such as “What’s your skin type?” can be a real mystery. To make things even more confusing, skin type is often confused with skin condition, a temporary and treatable state such as dehydration or reactive. True skin types cannot be treated, only managed with proper care and appropriate… Read more »

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Skincare Questions from Customers and More

Sometimes skincare questions come fast and furious from our customers who, like us, want to make sure that their products are effective and suitable for their individual needs. Here are a few of the latest: 1. Is there anything in Preparation H Cream that would thin the skin? As far as we can tell, Preparation… Read more »

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Skin Care Combinations that Work – and Don’t

In an effort to have the skin of our dreams, we’re always on the lookout for skin care products that promise to erase those wrinkles, dark spots and fine lines. Our bathroom counter is filled with bottles and jars just waiting to perform their miracles every day. Some are single-purpose, others multi-functioning but are we… Read more »

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How To Protect Your Skin Against Pollution

Daily living involves many assaults upon your skin and while we tend to focus a lot on sun protection, other factors, like pollution, are also at play. Researchers are increasingly paying attention to pollution and how long-term exposure to pollution plays a major role in premature signs of aging. Pollution is a global danger and… Read more »

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The 10-Step Korean Skin Care Routine

The 10-step Korean skin care routine is legendary and, as such, has taken on mythical proportions. In North America, we tend to favor the most time-saving and efficient multi-tasking products, so a daily skin care routine that requires 10 different products, each one serving its own purpose, may seem a tad on the excessive side…. Read more »


When Hyaluronic Acid May Not Be Your Friend

Take a look around the cosmetic counters and you’ll notice that hyaluronic acid (HA)has become the hot ingredient this year, and for good reason. What is hyaluronic acid? A naturally occurring substance found in the body, it helps with wound healing, acts as a lubricant between joints, is found in the spaces between the skin’s… Read more »