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Should You Apply Sunscreen to Your Face & Ears Even If You Wear a Hat?

Another way to look at this question is: how dangerous is reflected UV light? It’s tempting to believe that shade totally protects your skin, but think about it for a minute. We know that light rays bounce off things just like balls do. When UV rays hit pavement they bounce upwards. When UV rays hit […]

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Water - The Unsung Hero for Skin Care

Water: The Unsung Hero for Your Skin

One of the most underused and overlooked building blocks of good skin isn’t a miracle drug or an expensive over-the-counter cream you buy in stores. In fact, chances are you have access to this right now for free. We’re talking about the most common substance on earth -  water! Here are a few important (and […]

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Seasonal Tea Recipe Everyone Will Love (Even Your Skin)

  Turmeric Turmeric is a spice that grows in India and other Asian areas and is primarily used to flavor curries. It has a distinctive gold color and tends to stain things easily (so much so it was used as a yellow dye for centuries), thanks to the antioxidant curcumin. If you haven’t heard of […]

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Debunking Misconceptions of Skin Care

Ever had a friend share a skin care tip and wondered if it was true? Have you been following particular skin care practices but not sure why? While it’s early in 2015, we thought it would be useful to debunk common misconceptions of skin care. It’s easy to fall prey to magazine headlines that cater […]

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Why You’ll Never Think Twice About Washing Your Hands Again

Do you find you get sick throughout the year? Have you tried all sorts of remedies, including airborne to no avail? Even if you are washing your hands regularly, are you doing it properly? When working in the medical profession, one of the first things we are taught is the importance of washing your hands. […]

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The Truth About Tanning Beds

Do you use tanning beds? Are you aware of the impact on your health from tanning beds? Do you want to preserve the “age” of your skin? As we enter the deep of winter, you may be tempted to find another solution to keep your golden tan from the summer months. Although any type of […]

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