Sunscreen All Year Long

It’s fall in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere… Q. Who should be using more sunscreen?A. Both! Because the radiation levels are what predict the necessity for daily screening up. What Actually Impacts UV Radiation Levels? Time of Year. UV radiation changes throughout the year. The highest levels occur in the summer months, and the […]

Vitamin D Deficiency

If you spend most of your time indoors, live north of the Tropic of Cancer, tend to avoid dairy, or follow a predominantly vegan diet, you are at risk of having low levels of Vitamin D. Known as the Sunshine, Feel Good vitamin, it is produced by the body in response to the skin being […]

Dirty Digital Devices (& Acne)

Ever wonder what’s lurking behind your keys on your computer, or screen on your phone or tablet? Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus and even a little E.coli can contaminate the surfaces. This can be multiplied with a greater number of germs if more than one user shares the device. The most common bacteria that are found […]

Stress on Your Skin (& How to Manage It)

In the midst of a global pandemic, we are all feeling added stress. Parents might be worried about what the new school year is going to look like. Students could be stressing about learning in a totally new environment. And maybe we’re all just generally stressed about staying healthy, paying bills, and maintaining some semblance of a social life.  Not only is stress […]

Debunking the Sheet Mask Hype

Whether you’re scrolling through Instagram or having a night in with friends, it seems everyone these days it doing sheet masks. These oh-so selfie-worthy masks line the beauty shelves at every store and can be found on everyone from Chrissy Teigen to the rest of us mere mortals. Do sheet masks live up to the hype? Or […]

Hormonal Acne, Explained (& How to Manage It)

I think we can all agree that acne of all types is a horrible, unwanted beast, but hormonal acne is another beast altogether. Not only can hormonal acne wreak havoc on your self-image, mental health, and social life, hormonal acne can consist of painful cysts and leave complications like scarring. Not just for teenagers, hormonal acne is […]

6 Ways Exercise Boosts Your Skin

It’s no secret that exercise is good for the body. It is the most efficient way to reach your personal health goals. That confidence boost is enough to make you glow. However, aside from getting fit, exercise can make your skin glow in some pretty crucial ways. Here are 6 ways exercise boosts our skin: […]

10 Summer Skincare Tips

We thought it’d never arrive, but summer is officially here! As we bust out the flip flops, cute ‘suits, and muscle shirts, it’s time to take a moment and reflect on the fact that summer has its own set of skincare rules we must follow, in order to keep our skin healthy, nourished, and of course […]