Category Archives: Skin Care

Basal Cell Carcinoma

What is Basal Cell Carcinoma? Basal cell carcinoma is an uncontrolled growth or lesion that occurs in the lining of the deepest layer of the epidermis, where basal cells are located. Basal cell carcinoma is the most predominant form of all cancers, with almost 3 million cases diagnosed each year in the US. Basal cell …

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Get better skin in 7 days with the VI Peel

We can’t escape the aging process, but we can lessen its visible effects on our skin—and a chemical peel is perfect for the job. By removing damaged layers of skin, a peel can reveal smoother, more radiant skin with fewer blemishes. While we’ll never turn down a general boost in skin glow, we think the …

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Is Customized Skincare Worth the Hype?

Is it just us, or does it seem like personalization is the new black? Social media is awash with promos for tailor-made goods including jeans cut to your measurements, personalized vitamin blends, and subscription boxes geared towards your personal tastes. This trend extends to skincare. Perhaps you’ve seen the ads for Curology, Y’OUR, or other …

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Minimalism Isn’t Just for Your Home or Closet—Discover the Joy of Simplifying Your Beauty Routine

From Swedish death cleaning to the KonMari decluttering method, minimalism is having a moment. While cleaning up clutter, fixing hoarding habits, and making your environment more peaceful takes time and dedication, we can help make simplifying your beauty routine easier. Here are a few tips for getting started. Stick with a few key skincare products …

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What Skincare Treatments Are Safe for Pregnant Women?

Preparing to welcome a little one into your life can be an amazing experience, physically and emotionally. Some changes are welcome (hello, gorgeous curves!) and others not so much (crying at insurance commercials). And then there’s your skin. Some women enjoy more radiant skin than ever while they’re expecting, but for many others, that “pregnancy …

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How Many of These Adult Acne Myths Did You Believe?

Acne can seem like one of the world’s greatest mysteries—trying to definitively pinpoint what causes it, what puts you at risk, or how to effectively treat it has proven difficult even for medical experts. An article from PureWow recently resurfaced in our inbox, and it shines a light on some of the most common adult …

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Is Hands-Free Sunscreen the Future?

Imagine...you get to the beach, tote bag full of all your goodies, ready to bask in the glory of a beautiful day, except one crucial element is missing—your sunscreen. Applying sunscreen whenever you head outdoors is the most effective way to protect your skin from UV damage that causes wrinkles and brown spots, and can …

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