askderm Blog — fall

Coffee and Skincare

Happy #NationalCoffeeDay! Have another cup because coffee has some pretty cool beauty benefits. In addition to the many health benefits of drinking coffee - our skin can benefit too! By introducing caffeine into your skin care routine, you will be left with toned, smooth skin all over your body. Coffee is packed full of antioxidants - which can prevent premature skin aging. Coffee helps to get rid of puffy eyes. The caffeine in coffee helps to reduce swelling and inflammation. In addition to partaking in a cup (or two) of coffee look for eye creams that contain caffeine as an...

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the Benefits of Pumpkin in Skincare

Now that it is officially Fall, we've got pumpkin on our mind. From Pumpkin Spice Lattes at Starbucks to Pumpkin Pie flavored candles and everything in between, pumpkin has exploded over the past few years. But did you know that pumpkin has some great benefits for the skin as well? To prepare your skin for the cold harsh weather, add skincare products with Autumn's star seasonal ingredient - pumpkin to your fall regimen. Pumpkin is packed with fruit enzymes and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) to brighten and smooth the skin. Peter Thomas Roth - Pumpkin Enzyme Mask This face mask will surely get...

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Revamp your Skincare Routine for Fall

Just like you switch up your wardrobe to work for the changing seasons, it's important to do the same with your skincare regimen. While summer skincare is all about sun protection, fall brings its own challenges - repairing any summer skin damage and preparing your skin for the cooler temps. The change in seasons can be a shock to the health of the epidermis. As the air becomes drier, so does our skin, leaving it feeling tight, flaky, even red and over sensitized. Simple changes in our skincare regime can return it to a state of balance and even combat the...

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Detoxing Your Skin After Holiday Celebrations

I have always loved the holidays. I’m happiest when I’m with my family and friends and that is the best part for me during holiday celebrations. The second best thing obviously is all the delicious foods! We have a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner at my inlaws’ home and at my family’s home they add a little twist to just a turkey…we include our favorite Puerto Rican holiday dishes which is absolutely my favorite! With lots of celebrating comes lots of sugary sweets as we always have numerous deserts but also our traditional gingerbread house competition with my children, my younger...

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Blinc Shadow Fusion Palette Review

A beautiful neutral palette that contains 10 shadows in total. Five of which are matte and five are shimmer. The shadows are enclosed within a heavy-duty case that also houses a duo-ended brush and a mirror. This palette contains warm and cool tone shades and is both vegan and cruelty free. The combinations of shadows and application techniques can be combined to make an endless number of both day and evening looks. Swatched shadows over foundation. The shadows read from left to right, top to bottom: Hyaline- a shimmery pink perfect for highlighting the tear duct, brow bone and the...

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