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Back-to-school is the perfect time to refresh and reset your skincare routine—but you don’t have to be in school or the parent of a student to take advantage of this new start. Regardless of age, the end of summer and the start of fall signals a transition, and our brains have been programmed to see this time of year as a new beginning. Think of this as an opportunity to step up your product game and get your skin on the right track for the months to come.
Commit to a new regimen
Stuck in a skincare rut? Not seeing the results you want? “It’s easy to settle into skincare habits, and sometimes it’s necessary to overhaul your entire routine. This is actually a lot easier than it
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Vacation beauty prep starts well before you pack your bag and print your boarding pass—especially if your trip includes beach or pool time. If your goal is smooth, soft, glowing skin from head to toe, we’ve got a guide to getting it right.
Exfoliation is essential for putting your best face forward, as eliminating the buildup of dry, dull, dead skin cells instantly reveals more youthful, healthier-looking skin. According to New York City Plastic Surgeon Dr. Bryan Forley, “Regular exfoliation has numerous benefits for your skin, including managing excess oil and debris that can lead to acne breakouts, minimizing the appearance of enlarged pores and enhancing the pe
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What tops your wish list of #skingoals? We’re pretty sure that brighter, softer, smoother, more even toned, and younger are right up there. Free of acne lesions most likely also ranks high, and let’s not forget the perennial favorite, fewer fine lines and wrinkles. One of the primary ways to get there is via peels.
By sloughing off dull, dead, dry surface skin cells, tried and true acid peels can work wonders for all skin types. Exfoliation happens primarily on the outer layer of your skin, the stratum corneum. Exfoliation, either mechanical or chemical, accelerates the shedding process to reveal healthy, fresh skin cells. Chemical exfoliation is all about fruity enzymes like papaya, pump
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Summer is quickly approaching, which means that getting rid of cellulite, the dimpled and lumpy cottage cheese skin that appears on our butts, thighs and abdomens, is a priority.
Fully 90 percent of women and 10 percent of men will develop cellulite, and despite the common perception, cellulite has little to do with weight. It can and does strike people of all sizes and ages. (Demi Lovato recently shared photos of her own cellulite on Instagram.)
We still aren’t totally sure what causes cellulite to develop, but hormones, genes and unhealthy lifestyles are certainly part of the story. The good news is that we are getting better and better at diminishing cellulite’s appearance, ex