5 Skin Care Myths Demystified by a Chemist

Posted December 1st, 2016 | Written by

It’s pretty clear to all of us that just because we read something on Facebook doesn’t mean it’s true, but where should you go for skin care knowledge? YouTube offers the latest DIY skin treatments, and everyone claims to be a skin expert. With all of these skin care claims and misconceptions out there, it … Keep reading 5 Skin Care Myths Demystified by a Chemist

Did You Know? Lips Need Sun Protection Too!

Posted November 11th, 2016 | Written by

Lips: they’re all over your Instagram and Snapchat feeds, but another matte liquid lipstick isn’t what they really need. Your lips need protection! When you think of skin cancer, it probably never occurred to you that it could appear on your lips. Lip skin actually has much less pigment to protect it from the sun, … Keep reading Did You Know? Lips Need Sun Protection Too!

How to Repair the Look of Summer Sun Damage

Posted August 23rd, 2016 | Written by

You come inside from a day at the beach and look in the mirror, only to see deeper forehead wrinkles and a few new brown spots staring back at you. If you haven’t been as good as you should be about applying sunscreen every two hours, chances are you’ve accumulated some sun damage over the … Keep reading How to Repair the Look of Summer Sun Damage

More than Skin Deep: The Emotional Effects of Rosacea

Posted April 1st, 2016 | Written by

Imagine waking up one morning with red, inflamed, and broken-out skin with no explanation – feeling powerless because your efforts to clear or cover your complexion only exacerbate the problem. This is a reality for over 16 million Americans who are living with this both emotionally and physically painful skin condition. In a survey done … Keep reading More than Skin Deep: The Emotional Effects of Rosacea

Hyperpigmentation 101

Posted October 23rd, 2015 | Written by

It strikes without warning.  The once even, beautiful skin on your face now has an unfamiliar dull shadow.  At first you think it must be the lighting or perhaps dirt on your face, and then it hits you… these are permanent spots known as hyperpigmentation to professionals.  Hyperpigmentation is the 2nd largest skin concern for … Keep reading Hyperpigmentation 101