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Take Control of Your Rosacea

Rosacea is a very common issue, but sadly, there is a lot of misinformation about it. April is actually Rosacea Awareness Month, so I want to inform you about what’s really happening. In short, rosacea encompasses a skin type that has aspects of some but not necessarily all of the following features: facial flushing, facial […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Skin Care Regimen?

The question of when to change your skin care regimen can be complex. The simple answer is that you often need to change your skin care regimen. But, the longer answer helps you understand why, when and how your skin care regimen needs to change. What are some of the most common reasons your skin […]

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5 Random Facts about Skin Care You Didn’t Know But Should

With so much true and false information about skin care available, it can be hard to keep any of it straight. I don’t want to add to the information overload, but I do want to help you understand some important facts related to skin care. Hopefully, these 5 facts will help you feel confident in […]

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Best Ingredients to Look for in Acne Facial Cleansers

What ingredients should you look for in an acne facial cleanser? This is a difficult question that so many people face. The key is to look for acne facial cleansers that contain salicylic acid, glycolic acid or benzoyl peroxide. For people who also have the yeast type of acne called pityrosporum folliculitis, I recommend they […]

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4 Ways to Beat Cystic Acne

Cystic acne is a particularly troublesome form of acne that leads to deep, painful pimples. The pimples themselves often have trouble coming to the surface and fester deep under the surface of your skin, frequently traveling to and connecting with adjacent pores. It’s rare to meet anyone who hasn’t experienced one of these epic types […]

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From the Aesthetician: Is a Facial a Treat or Necessary for Healthy Skin?

First, let’s put this question in perspective…… Your furniture and floors get dusted regularly, sometimes even polished. Your car gets washed, vacuumed, occasionally waxed, and it always goes in for maintenance and repairs. Your garden gets weeded, raked and neatened and, occasionally, even spiffed up with new flowers. The rooms in your house, well hopefully… […]

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