Should We Really Worry About Fine Lines?

Should we really worry about fine lines? If you worry about fine lines on your face, take a deep breath. There’s a lot you can do to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. But worrying isn’t part of the solution.  First things first: Fine lines — and deeper...

Why Benzoyl Peroxide is Bad for Your Skin

Benzoyl peroxide is bad for your skin. If you put benzoyl peroxide on your face, immediately stop. Peroxide is detrimental to your skin health. Here’s why. Peroxide absorbs and nullifies the oil on our skin.  This may sound like good news if you believe that your...
Prepping Skin for a Wedding

Prepping Skin for a Wedding

Congrats! You’re getting married. But the flowers, the cake, and the dress are just the beginning of the planning. You also want your skin to look its best on your wedding day.  Here’s how to perfectly prep your skin for your wedding.  When prepping skin for...
Is Botox Really Worth It?

Is Botox Really Worth It?

Is Botox really worth it? Maybe. But maybe not. Here are the factors to weigh when making this decision for your skin. Your conclusions may change over the years. Here is why. Botox is a poison that paralyzes a muscle temporarily, making it impossible for it to move....
What is Melasma (and How to Treat it)?

What is Melasma (and How to Treat it)?

Melasma is the formation of large, dark blotches of pigment that are caused by hormone surges or medications. They’re commonly caused by pregnancy or contraceptives. The patches are often symmetrical around the mouth and on cheeks.   What Not to Do if...
Why You Shouldn’t Pop a Pimple

Why You Shouldn’t Pop a Pimple

Got a Pimple? Here’s What to Do. Never pop a pimple. Unless.  You should never pop a pimple unless you know what you are doing or you can visit someone who knows what they are doing.   What to do with pimples is such a messy and controversial...