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The Best Beauty Bloggers to Follow in 2017

It’s no secret that there is tons of beauty and skincare information out there, but with so many new bloggers claiming their space in the skincare market, it can be a bit of a challenge to decide who might be worth following. Here, we’ve broken down some of the best beauty bloggers of 2017 into … Continue reading

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What Are These Brown, Rough Moles on My Skin?

Any time you notice a suspicious spot on your skin, it is a good idea to see your dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis and treatment recommendations.  You can find a board certified dermatologist at AAD.org. While you are on the lookout for suspicious moles, you might come across a scarey looking skin lesion called seborrheic … Continue reading

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Which Supplements Should You Take for Healthy Skin?

We now understand more clearly how what you put into your body has an impact–whether good or bad–on the appearance of your skin. So while limiting foods like soda, candy, white bread, and fried foods can help to improve your skin’s health and appearance, it is equally important to know which nutrients to include more … Continue reading

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Understanding the 4 Subtypes of Sensitive Skin

Generally speaking, sensitive skin occurs when the skin barrier is weak or damaged. This means that pollutants and other harmful substances can more easily penetrate the skin than is the case for those with resistant skin. It also means that many skincare products can lead to rednes or irritation. More than 40 percent of people … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Summer Fun while Managing Rosacea

For the millions of Americans with rosacea, the warmer summer months can be a challenge, as the sun, warm temperatures, and even some popular summer foods can be triggers for rosacea symptoms. If you’re having trouble managing these symptoms, which typically present as red, flushed skin and small pimple-like bumps, here are a few tips … Continue reading

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Should Your Skincare Products Be Gluten-Free?

Gluten-free foods and skin care products are becoming all the rage, and while a gluten-free diet may be necessary for those with gluten intolerance or sensitivities, does your skin really benefit from a gluten-free routine? There is conflicting evidence as to whether or not gluten molecules are able to penetrate the skin when applied topically, … Continue reading

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Psoriasis and Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated condition that often shows up on the skin in the form of dry, scaly patches, although depending on the type of psoriasis, there may also be other visible symptoms. Because these skin and nail symptoms are the most obvious, psoriasis is often misunderstood, misdiagnosed, and undertreated. However, it can also put … Continue reading

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Argan Oil

Although argan oil might sound like the latest flavor-of-the-month in terms of so-called miracle ingredients in the beauty industry, it has limited but promising research to back up its use. Dubbed “liquid gold,” argan oil is a highly-sought after skin care ingredient worldwide. The vitamin E-rich argan oil has also been quite popular in France … Continue reading

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is one of the most important ingredients in skin care products. Vitamin C has been proven to increase collagen production when applied topically to skin (Journal of Drugs in Dermatology). It is a powerful antioxidant that may enhance UVA protection when used in concentrations of at least 15%. It may also … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Oily Skin

Oily skin can be a challenge, especially among teenagers (and adults) who struggle with acne. Oily skin is characterized by a shiny appearance, mainly in the T-zone (which includes the forehead, nose and chin.) While those with oily skin tend to focus on the downsides, there are actually a few advantages to having oily skin. … Continue reading

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