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Order of Application for Your Skincare Routine

     Today's post will help you to simplify your skincare routine and teach you how to get the most out of your products! From cleanser to serum and even SPF, follow the order of application below to keep your skin looking its best! Make sure you're following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to keep up to date with all of the best skincare products!   STEP 1: CLEANSER The first step of any skincare routine is to remove makeup, dirt, oil and impurities to bring your skin back to it's cleanest and most natural state. Check out the Glyderm...

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National Sun Safety Week - Skincare Tips 2017

Summer may not officially start until June 20th but the days are longer, the nights shorter, and the weather is warming up. When it comes to preparing your skin for the sun, you should always take the necessary precautions to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays. National Sun Safety Week Tips 1. Insect repellants reduce sunscreen's SPF. When using both sunscreen & insect repellant be sure to use a higher SPF. 2. Seek shade when appropriate. Always remember that the sun’s rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 3. Not all sunglasses are created equal. Always choose sunglasses that are labeled...

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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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Best Spring Skincare - Skincare Tips for Spring

Get healthy, radiant skin this spring! Follow these tips to freshen up your skincare routine.   1. Toss Old Skincare and Makeup Products: Toss anything that's no longer working for you, isn't a fit for your skin, or is older than 2 years. Sanitize your makeup palettes and toss that grimy cosmetic bag. Replace your mascara every three months to avoid harmful bacteria. Pencils and pressed powders have a significantly longer life span than liquid and cream products and can last two years plus. Loose mineral powders are inert and cannot harbor or grow bacteria but if you are applying them...

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How to Prevent your Skin from Peeling

Spring Break is FINALLY upon us! It's time to dust off those swim suits and sundresses for long days in the sun. If you are anything like me, your skin hasn't seen sunlight in a very long time. Winters here in Upstate New York are brutal. Find out what can be done once peeling starts and how to prevent your skin from peeling. Tips on How to Prevent your Skin from Peeling SPF: Safely protect the outer part of your skin from the harmful effects of the sun rays with an SPF product. As a general rule, you should apply sunscreen at...

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