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  • Kiss and make up day August 25

    SONY DSCSometimes, a kiss is just a kiss. But on National Kiss and Make up Day, August 25, a kiss can be a commodity – a bridge between lovers when things have gone awry.

    Since the earliest reference to kissing-like behavior in Sanskrit scriptures around 3,500 years ago, kissing has evolved into a common expression of love, affection, friendship, peace and love. Like a smile, a kiss is universal currency in approximately 90 percent of the world. Continue reading

  • How does antioxidant skin care fight free radical damage?

    meg-21-with-supplaminer-anti-oxidant-boost-c5aWhat exactly are antioxidants? Good question. Whether found naturally (mostly in fruits in vegetables) or as a man-made chemical compound, antioxidants work to fight free-radical damage. What’s free-radical damage? Ah, another good question. Free-radical damage is the breakdown of the healthy function of cells in the body. Continue reading

  • Physical vs. Chemical Sunscreens

    Sunscreen_128When it comes to protecting your skin from damaging ultraviolet A, or UVA, and ultraviolet B, or UVB, rays from the sun, sunscreen should be your first choice. In general, there are two types of sunscreens, physical and chemical. To gain a better understanding of sunscreens, let’s take an in-depth look of how sunscreens work and protect your skin, the function of chemical and physical sunscreens, and which is best for you, depending on your skin type and conditions.

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  • Avocado, nature’s perfect food for both inside and out

    AvocadosIt has been called nature’s perfect food – the avocado.

    Believed to have originated in the state of Puebla, Mexico, the avocado or “alligator pear” has been revered by cultures for thousands of years. Sustaining on a simpler diet, the Aztecs and other cultures recognized the benefits of the avocado, both nutritionally and externally.

    Avocados contain incredible amounts of essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals and antioxidant carotenoids, such as beta carotene and lutein. These free-radical-quenching compounds provide significant protection for your skin from environmental damage that leads to fine lines, wrinkles and other visible signs of aging. High amounts of carotenoids in your diet have been shown in scientific studies to improve your skin’s density, thickness, tone and general appearance.

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  • Acne Scars: How to improve or reduce them?

    AcneScarring of any sort, can be physically unappealing and in some cases, living with scars can be traumatic. Whether they are minor or severe, scar creation is the natural result of the body healing from a wound. Scars come in different forms. Most are flat and pale, some are sunken or pitted and others can be raised. Sunken or pitted scars are most common for clients that suffer from severe acne conditions.

    The formation of acne caused scars starts with the body’s production of collagen fibers to repair the wound. When pitted or acne scaring occurs, the exterior wall of the scar receives too much collagen and the underlying structure supporting the skin is lost. It’s this loss of supporting structure, in the form of either fat cells or muscle cells, that causes the inner part of the pit to fall. The combination of both of these physical failures is why acne scars appear to have a concave appearance.

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  • New Product Launch: Yon ka Excellence Code Cream

    produit-excellence-code-1At Yon-Ka Paris Skincare, they are scientists first. Pioneers in aromatherapy and dedicated to creating products that incorporate knowledge, science and nature. Yon-Ka Skincare continues to challenge itself and science with products that push the boundaries of skincare. With its complex proprietary blends that target skin on a cellular level, specific to each skin type and age group, YonKa Skincare has taken its Age Exception category to a deeper level. Cellular Code Age Exception Anti-aging Long-life Infusion Serum was introduced in 2014. Designed for mature skin, Cellular Code Serum’s ’s quick-absorbing treatment prolongs the life of cell proteins, improving cell function, while reinforcing the skin. Continue reading

  • New Product Launch: Phytomer Morpho Designer Crystal Emulsion

    morpho-designer-emulsionPhytomer Skincare, pioneers among the field of marine cosmetics for 40 years, continues to provide the rich indulgence of marine sea life and earth’s natural ingredients in its professional skincare product lines. Phytomer’s unique approach addressing skin concerns, demonstrates the company’s bio-technology mastery in utilizing high-performance and eco-friendly marine algae, marine micro-organisms and natural ingredients for skin treatments. Continue reading

  • Brand new from Image Skincare: The Max Stem Cell Masque

    unnamedImage Skincare is widely-known for its advanced anti-aging products and in particular, it's Max Stem Cell Line. The Max Stem Cell Line or The Max™, named because of its ability to provide efficient, proven, MAXimum results, is packed with plant-derived stem cells and nutripeptides. Coupled with Image Skincare’s exclusive Vectorize-Technology, the stem cells and nutripeptides are encapsulated to deliver these potent ingredients deep into the dermal layers of the skin with time-released function. The Max Stem Cell Line has a three-stage anti-aging system: Correction, Prevention and Nutrition. Each one of these functions allows for the skin to be repaired and fortified, effectively reversing the signs of aging skin. Continue reading

  • New Iluma Intense Brightening Products from Image Skincare

    Image NewThe Innovative Image Skincare Company enthralled us at their 2014 launch party with the release of Iluma, the company’s new skin brightening collection. For 2015, they once again captured our attention with the release of two new products which will complete the respected Iluma Collection. Continue reading

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