Microneedling

Posted Posted in Anti-Aging Skin Care

Over the last few years I have tried many treatments on my skin, from lasers to injections. After spending $1000’s of dollars on skin treatments I found that these 2 treatments seemed to consistently give me the most bang for my buck. If you’re brave enough you can even work up to trying them at […]

Niacinamide

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Niacinamide is a commonly overlooked but powerful anti-aging ingredient. Although niacinamide is one of the best anti-aging ingredients out there. There’s something you should know. YOU MUST HAVE A CONCENTRATION OF 5%+ TO SEE RESULTSNiacinamide is such an effective anti-aging ingredient that it is included in a MYRIAD of anti aging products, HOWEVER, studies have […]

Cleansers

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I’m constantly experimenting with face cleansers. Truth be told, I often skip a cleanser and just wipe my face well with a hot wet washcloth, no cleanser. Generally, I use a face cleanser 2-3x a week. The cleansers I currently use are: The Body Shop – Tea Tree Skin Clearing Facial Wash & Cleansing Wipes&Elta […]

Sunscreens

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The use of a good sunscreen is a must as the sun does most of the aging damage to our skin. But, I confess, I don’t use a sunscreen as often as I should. However, when I do, this is the sunscreen I currently use: Alastin Hydrating Pro Mineral Sunscreen SPF 36 (broad spectrum) $90 […]

Retinols

Posted Posted in Anti-Aging Skin Care, Wrinkles

The retinols that I like the best and I’ve tried many are the following brands: SkinMedica Retinol (either .5 or 1.0) $75-80 – This is a very good retinol, but word of warning – with 1.0 you may have redness and flaking. It’s probably too strong to use every day. But, with .5 you can […]

Antioxidants

Posted Posted in Anti-Aging Skin Care, Wrinkles

What Do Topical antioxidants do & why is it so important to use them every day? Vitamin C and its various forms and combinations with other skin nutrients are some of the most potent antioxidants, protecting against and reversing skin damage from the sun. This is well established in the scientific community. What Do AntiOxidants […]