Refining your Retinol Routine

Refining your Retinol Routine

It’s All in the Family Chemical cousins of vitamin A, collectively called retinoids, are popular ingredients in both anti-aging cosmetics and prescription treatments for acne and photo-aged skin. The retinoid family includes the active ingredient retinoic acid...
Does Your Skin Have Environmental Protection?

Does Your Skin Have Environmental Protection?

No question about it, traffic jams can be high blood-pressure moments.  But did you know they could also age your skin? A groundbreaking research study conducted in 2010 examined the influence of air pollutants—soot and particulate matter– on the facial...
Milestone Birthdays and Skincare Routines

Milestone Birthdays and Skincare Routines

“Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” Dorothy, who has just arrived somewhere, “Over the Rainbow,” eagerly begins to soak up her surroundings. Milestone birthdays can have a similar, sobering effect. They’re a time for soaking up our surroundings, taking...
Hey There, Bright Eyes

Hey There, Bright Eyes

Did you know that eye treatment products rank as the most popular products in any skincare line? Recall the first time you looked into a mirror and saw the early sign of crow’s feet around your eyes. “Uh-oh, they’ve arrived,” you probably lamented. And then the dark...