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YOUR SKIN BARRIER REVEALED

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Posted by 06.28.17

The skin is more than our body’s largest organ. “It also plays an important role as a barrier to UV exposure, physical trauma, and infection, and it also regulates temperature and water loss,” explains Miami dermatologist Christopher O’Connell, MD. Symptoms of a compromised skin barrier include stinging, burning, redness, peeling and inflammation, and if left untreated, can progress to fissures, cracks and worse yet, bleeding and infection.

According to Dr. O’Connell, gentle skincare including a mild cream cleanser and moisturizer, as well as avoiding prolonged water exposure and extreme heat or cold are the best ways to soothe sensitivity associated with a weakened skin barrier

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6 HAUTE HYDRATORS FOR PARCHED SKIN

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Posted by 05.18.17

You know that feeling you get when your skin is taut, rough and thirsty?
Dryness makes skin look older and dull or drab. This can be caused by getting too much sun, climbing high altitudes, swimming in a chlorinated pool, or overdoing it with aggressive or acid-based skin care or peels. The answer, according to many dermatologists and skincare experts, is hyaluronic acid.

Hyaluronic acid is a glycosaminoglycan, which is a polysaccharide (like an oversized sugar).

According to New York City facial plastic surgeon Sam Rizk, “HA is naturally occurring in connective tissue throughout the body and is found in the highest concentrations in the fluids of the eyes and joints. It is  also fo

Read More


GET THE RED OUT FOR ROSACEA AWARENESS MONTH

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Posted by 04.03.17

More than 16 million Americans suffer from rosacea—and millions more struggle with redness and flushing even if they haven’t been diagnosed with this skin condition. If you experience redness—especially flushing that occurs after certain triggers such as changes in temperature, eating spicy food, drinking alcohol and other lifestyle or environmental factors—it’s imperative to see a board-certified dermatologist because if left untreated, rosacea can progress and lead to acne-like blemishes, swelling of the nose and other long-term side effects.

In addition to the number of prescription-based options available to help control and soothe rosacea, redness and sensitive skin, there

Read More


ANOTHER GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY – OLAY PRO-X CLEAR ACNE PROTOCOL

Posted by 06.20.11

Enter this week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY and be one of the first to try Olay’s new acne treatment system designed specifically for adult skin – it doesn’t hit shelves until July. We have 3 sets of Olay Pro-X Clear Acne Protocol (a $42 value) – a 3-product regiment – to give to our lucky winners.
Compared to teenage acne, adult acne reacts and requires different products. And unfortunately, adult acne is on the rise according to the American Academy of Dermatology. The Pro-X Clear Acne Protocol addresses the special needs of adults with acne, which can include combination skin, slower skin turnover, fragile skin barrier, hormonal fluctuations, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, aged

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#Gorgeous
Giveaways

  • New year, new beauty launches! Here are all the exciting new drugstore makeup releases for 2021 you need to know about!
  • GET THE SALON LOOK WITHOUT THE TIME, DAMAGE, OR COMMITMENT Static’s award-winning reusable pop-on nails give you a perfect, non-damaging manicure in seconds for a fraction of the salon cost. Wear them weeks straight or a few days at a time—you decide. These universal milky nude nails can be removed, reapplied, painted, and even reshaped for full customization. IN THE KIT 24 Universal nails in 12 sizes — fits average, petite, and larger sized nails Static Nails' Non-Dama
  • 9 Biggest Makeup Trends 2021 - Your Classy Look
  • Pink Pumpkin Pitaya Smoothie Bowl


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BEAUTY   |   AESTHETICS   |   WELLNESS

YOUR SKIN BARRIER REVEALED

Photo Credit: beautyinthebag.com

Posted by 06.28.17

The skin is more than our body’s largest organ. “It also plays an important role as a barrier to UV exposure, physical trauma, and infection, and it also regulates temperature and water loss,” explains Miami dermatologist Christopher O’Connell, MD. Symptoms of a compromised skin barrier include stinging, burning, redness, peeling and inflammation, and if left untreated, can progress to fissures, cracks and worse yet, bleeding and infection.

According to Dr. O’Connell, gentle skincare including a mild cream cleanser and moisturizer, as well as avoiding prolonged water exposure and extreme heat or cold are the best ways to soothe sensitivity associated with a weakened skin barrier

Read More


6 HAUTE HYDRATORS FOR PARCHED SKIN

Photo Credit: depositphotos.com

Posted by 05.18.17

You know that feeling you get when your skin is taut, rough and thirsty?
Dryness makes skin look older and dull or drab. This can be caused by getting too much sun, climbing high altitudes, swimming in a chlorinated pool, or overdoing it with aggressive or acid-based skin care or peels. The answer, according to many dermatologists and skincare experts, is hyaluronic acid.

Hyaluronic acid is a glycosaminoglycan, which is a polysaccharide (like an oversized sugar).

According to New York City facial plastic surgeon Sam Rizk, “HA is naturally occurring in connective tissue throughout the body and is found in the highest concentrations in the fluids of the eyes and joints. It is  also fo

Read More


GET THE RED OUT FOR ROSACEA AWARENESS MONTH

Photo Credit: depositphotos.com

Posted by 04.03.17

More than 16 million Americans suffer from rosacea—and millions more struggle with redness and flushing even if they haven’t been diagnosed with this skin condition. If you experience redness—especially flushing that occurs after certain triggers such as changes in temperature, eating spicy food, drinking alcohol and other lifestyle or environmental factors—it’s imperative to see a board-certified dermatologist because if left untreated, rosacea can progress and lead to acne-like blemishes, swelling of the nose and other long-term side effects.

In addition to the number of prescription-based options available to help control and soothe rosacea, redness and sensitive skin, there

Read More


ANOTHER GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY – OLAY PRO-X CLEAR ACNE PROTOCOL

Posted by 06.20.11

Enter this week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY and be one of the first to try Olay’s new acne treatment system designed specifically for adult skin – it doesn’t hit shelves until July. We have 3 sets of Olay Pro-X Clear Acne Protocol (a $42 value) – a 3-product regiment – to give to our lucky winners.
Compared to teenage acne, adult acne reacts and requires different products. And unfortunately, adult acne is on the rise according to the American Academy of Dermatology. The Pro-X Clear Acne Protocol addresses the special needs of adults with acne, which can include combination skin, slower skin turnover, fragile skin barrier, hormonal fluctuations, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, aged

Read More


#Gorgeous
Giveaways

  • New year, new beauty launches! Here are all the exciting new drugstore makeup releases for 2021 you need to know about!
  • GET THE SALON LOOK WITHOUT THE TIME, DAMAGE, OR COMMITMENT Static’s award-winning reusable pop-on nails give you a perfect, non-damaging manicure in seconds for a fraction of the salon cost. Wear them weeks straight or a few days at a time—you decide. These universal milky nude nails can be removed, reapplied, painted, and even reshaped for full customization. IN THE KIT 24 Universal nails in 12 sizes — fits average, petite, and larger sized nails Static Nails' Non-Dama
  • 9 Biggest Makeup Trends 2021 - Your Classy Look
  • Pink Pumpkin Pitaya Smoothie Bowl


We use cookies to offer a better user experience and to analyze site traffic. To comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are implementing a cookie consent manager to provide residents of the EU/EEA with the ability to customize their cookies. Until this is available, your continued use of this site will be deemed as consent to use of cookies.