May 2017

Avoiding Melasma and Hyperpigmentation

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Your skin looks best when it has an even tone. Unfortunately, melasma and other pigmentation conditions become more and more common as you age. These tips will help you avoid

Benzoyl Peroxide or Mandelic Acid: Which Should You Choose?

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There are many acne treatment products on the market. We will briefly go over some basic facts about two common active ingredients found in most acne treatments, benzoyl peroxide and

April 2017

Charcoal Masks: The Dangerous Viral Trend That Could Ruin Your Skin

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There's a huge amount of buzz circulating around a fancy new face peel involving charcoal, chemicals, and adhesives. These black masks peel blackheads away and leave your skin smooth and

Sun Series Part Four: All About Skin Cancer

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Skin cancer is on the rise. While some of this is due to better detection and diagnosis, the damage to the ozone layer has resulted in increased levels of UVA

Sun Series Part III: Sunblock Myths

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Myth 1: More SPF is Always Better Sun protection factor, or SPF, is a measure of how much UVB penetrates a sunscreen. The inverse of the SPF number is roughly

March 2017

The Facts of Light Part II: Sun and Skin

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Your skin acts as a barrier between your body and the world. Its job is to keep your internal parts inside and the outside world out. When it comes to

The Facts of Light: Part One, Sun Education Series

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The sun has a huge impact on our skin's health. How huge? One in every five North Americans will develop skin cancer as a direct consequence of solar radiation. With

How Fish Oil Can Help Your Skin

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You have probably heard by now that fish oil supplements are supposed to work wonders for your body. They help fight off aging, keep you healthy, and make your skin

February 2017

Cleanse Your Skin Post-Workout To Stop Breakouts

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Sweat doesn't cause acne but that doesn't mean it cannot cause a breakout! While your dermatologist may not call folliculitis a zit, the little red bumps you get look almost

Remove Your Makeup Each Night to Save Your Skin

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Don't skip your nighttime routine! Removing your makeup is key to keeping your skin young and healthy. No matter how careful you are with choosing the makeup you use, clearing

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