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The Pros and Cons of Lip Balms

Do you need lip balm? Can you get addicted to lip balm? The answers are yes and yes!!  So, what should you use to prevent and treat chapped lips? You need to keep your lips moist by applying a really good moisturizer if you don’t want dry looking lips that are prone to chapping. This […]

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The Best Sun Protection for Girls This Year

  Sunny weather is here. Is your tween or teen girl ready to have fun in the sun without the tan or burn that leads to a lifetime of skin damage? Here is my roundup of the best sun protection products for girls this season. For sun protection, I recommend mineral zinc oxide broad spectrum […]

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Does Mineral Makeup Really Protect Your Skin from the Sun?

    I was recently asked by one of our web customers about the SPF in mineral makeup. This is such a good question that I wanted to share my answer with you. All makeup with mineral particles provides some sun protection. Mineral particles are the active ingredients in mineral sunscreens. And, in my opinion, mineral […]

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From the Aesthetician: How to Have Clear Skin – Even as a Teen (Yes, Really!)

Remember how old you were when you discovered your first pimple? There was an awareness that you were coming of age, right along with the “ew!” factor. And then it got worse when those red bumps  of acne got bigger and appeared more often. Even though you can’t go back and change what happened to you as […]

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What Really Happens When Your Skin Gets A Sunburn

Summer draws closer for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, and the days are getting longer. It’s hard to resist the inviting sun, and join friends in some of our favorite outdoor activities such as swimming, picnicking, cycling, hiking, or a marathon run. Although it is healthy to get outside and participate in activities, you […]

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The Skin Cancer Selfie Seen Around the World

Though doctors have been voicing warnings related to tanning beds for some time, people still seen to be drawn to them, especially as summer approaches. People think that they can just go a few times before a big event, then another event comes along and another and another. Before long, the habit is formed. Do […]

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