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Cold weather brings low humidity levels and dry air, which can suck the moisture from your skin, and without proper care, skin can become dry, cracked, and irritated, causing discomfort, especially for those who suffer from sensitive skin.  The harsh weather can strip the skin’s natural protective barrier, creating gaps in the outermost layer, allowing water to escape (dehydration) and irritants to get in (sensitivity). The dry environment may be responsible for the itchy sensations, as the inflammatory response kicks in and releases histamines. It can exacerbate inflammatory skin diseases

As fun as Halloween can be, or how tired you feel from that sugar crash, we can’t stress the importance of your skincare routine enough. If your costume likely involves a bit of makeup, it’s important to remember that leaving that stuff on your face for longer than the length of a party is a recipe for disaster. After a long night of wearing extra makeup and winning the costume contest, your skin will be in the need of a little extra TLC.  Your go-to evening regimen of cleanser and

Fall… my FAVORITE season and most favorite time of year. The leaves are falling, crisp cold weather is coming, and of course… PUMPKIN EVERYTHING. OK, is it just me or does everyone start to crave anything pumpkin related this time of year? Pumpkin carving, pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pie, and of course pumpkin skincare. Pumpkin on your face, you ask?? YES, I’m not making this up! The benefits of pumpkin skincare are incredible and we are here to tell you all about it! But, are there really any

The weather has been SO nice lately and it’s getting even nicer as the temperatures start to cool off a bit. Lots of camping, hiking, boating trips have been filling my weekends the past couple of months. While it’s a great exercise for your body and mind, all that dirt, sun, and wind can push the skin to its limit. Because of this, the skin of all outdoorsy folks needs special attention, period. When you’re packing light and spending a lot of time outside, it is easy to neglect your

When it comes to adult acne, you’ve likely tried every so-called cure and method out there. The key to getting a handle on adult acne is figuring out what the cause of the flare-ups could be. If you really want to kick your troublesome acne to the curb, you first need to understand what causes it in the first place. I don’t know about you, but when I was young I always thought that one day my skin would be clear and the teenage acne would be gone. I never

These facial roller beauty tools are more than just a pretty tool to add to your countertop. Can a little stone rolling device really transform your skin? Keep reading to find out how this simple tool can stimulate lymphatic drainage and numerous other skincare benefits to improve your skin’s overall appearance. MintPear’s Rose Quartz Facial Roller is packed full of minerals, including silicium, magnesium, iron, sodium, and oxygen. It has an amazing ability to reduce inflammation and support the renewal of skin cells, plus it heals and rejuvenates. Rose quartz facial

Summertime can be a trying time for my skin. The heat and blazing sun can be difficult, especially for breakouts and oil production.  Pollution and other environmental contaminants take away the skin’s natural radiance, leaving it oily, dull, and blemished. Keep reading to find out how I change my skincare routine for summer to combat summer skin troubles.  How Does Summer Affect My Skin? The increase in temperatures during the summer months, combined with humidity and heat, can increase the activity of the sebaceous glands in the skin. This makes

Eczema is one of the most common skin concerns, and if you don’t struggle with it I am sure you know someone who does. Unfortunately, if you suffer with Eczema, you know how it can pop up unexpectedly, but always has it’s same warning signs. A small itchy patch appears, then an inflamed patch of skin forms, only getting worse by scratching. During the summer, those who suffer with Eczema can see more flare-ups due to multiple factors like humidity, heat, and sweat. Keep reading for some tips on treating

Does your skin protest any time you try new skincare products or switch up your routine? It can seem like no matter what you do to find yourself a good skincare routine, your skin just is working against you. The not so fun truth is, keeping your skin happy and healthy can be a bit harder for some. If you’re thinking this sounds a bit too familiar, keep reading. Learn about the signs of sensitive skin and how to show your skin type some major TLC. Do YOU Have Sensitive

The ultimate skincare goal – keeping your skin looking youthful, radiant, and ageless.  Unfortunately, the reality is as time goes by, your skin ages. You might notice wrinkles, age spots, and dryness before you’re ready. Your skin also becomes thinner and loses fat, making it less plump and smooth. It might take longer to heal, too. Youthful, beautiful skin doesn’t happen by chance; it takes some work, and we are here to help! As We Age, Collagen And Elastin Production Slows Down As the years go by, the signs of

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