IS HYDROGEN THE NEXT “IT” BEAUTY INGREDIENT?
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Lighter than oxygen and the air we breathe, hydrogen has begun quietly throwing its weight around in the beauty and wellness worlds. The Japanese have long been drinking and bathing in water infused with this element. Korean beauty brands have embraced it as well, but only now is it starting to flow into a variety of products on this side of the world. From topical skincare to supercharged drinks, could hydrogen be the next big thing?
According to New York City dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Brauer, â€œThere is data in the scientific literature to support the idea that molecular hydrogen acts as an antioxidant, and more specifically may protect cells from UVB-induced inflammation and damage
MEET ANNIE TEVELIN: FOUNDER OF SKINOWL
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Annie Tevelin, aka, the SkinOwl, is an accomplished entrepreneur and professional makeup artist with experience in all aspects of the beauty industry: fashion, video and print. Annie has the innate ability to bring out the natural beauty of her subject, with a focus on clean, natural products that allow the skin to breathe, glow and age gracefully.
After starting her career shadowing makeup artists on music video sets in Los Angeles, Annie accepted a position with Lancome Paris to be a member of their Pro-Artistry team. Trained professionally by Lancome Paris motivated Annie to take her education one step further. Annie completed UCLAâ€™s Cosmetic Chemistry program in 2011 and launch
MIRACLE MASKS: SOS FOR A TIRED COMPLEXION
Post holiday season effects can persist well into the new year and beyond on your face. Those late nights, the stress of seeing long lost relatives, refined sugar overload and the bloat of too much eggnog all have aÂ major negative impact on your complexion in terms of accelerating aging, and causing aÂ dull complexion, dark circles and congested skin.
AÂ healthier lifestyle (i.e.,Â a regular sleep schedule, exercise and good eating habits, yada, yada,…) as well as a timely visit to your aesthetician or cosmetic dermatologist can help turn things around. But if that’s not on your agenda anytime soon, you can still get your skin to look loads better by adding a concentratedÂ ma
BEYOND CLEAR GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND
There are so many acne products on the market that it’s hard to know which products work and which products are just a waste of money. From cleansers, moisturizers, toners, spot treatments, and masks…how do we know what to try and what to toss? Well,Â I’ve finally found a product that not only works to clear my breakouts fast, but improves my skin’s texture, too.
Beyond Clear is a new 3-step acne system that uses a patent-pending Clarifoam Technologyâ„¢ to deliver powerful, bacteria-killing ingredients without the irritation, redness, or flaking that I’ve experienced from other acne products. Even better, Beyond Clear’s products have retinol and glycerin to even out my skin tone