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Toxic Substances Control Act

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Ignorance is bliss. What we don’t know can’t hurt us, can it? Unfortunately, the ugly truth needs to be unveiled. We assume the government is supervising ingredients in personal care products, but they are not regulating ingredients as diligently as

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What Your Daughter Needs to Know before Wearing Makeup

There are so many conversations that we need to have with our children as they enter their teenage years. Even though I have sons, I made it a point to discuss skin care with them in their tween years before

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How Do You Layer Skin Care Products?

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Skin care often requires multiple steps and multiple products. The process may seem daunting because most of us can’t figure which order to use the products. Once the confusion sets in, the process takes more time, and many of us

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How Does Air Pollution Affect Your Skin?

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Most of us think of air pollution only being an issue for our respiratory health. But did you know that pollution in the air can affect your skin?   The worst pollutants for skin Air pollutants can include polycyclic aromatic

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Which Skin Care Products Are Right For You?

The mirror can be your best friend, but it can also be your worst enemy. The mirror won’t lie. It reveals uneven skin tone and texture, dark spots, fine lines, and wrinkles. It haunts you with the harsh reality of

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Six Makeup Tips to Improve Your Skin Health

Most makeup fanatics love spending time at the MAC counter, and they love watching makeup tutorials on YouTube to create the best cat eyes, ombre lips, and perfecting contouring techniques.  However, makeup fanatics don’t usually like to spend as much

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What You Should Know Before Getting Botox or Filler at a Day Spa

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Day spas are a perfect retreat for the busy woman who needs a chance to rest, relax, and rejuvenate. It’s a one-stop shop for massages, manicures, pedicures, facials, and body treatments. As you enjoy the serene ambiance sipping champagne, one

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Reviving Aging Skin: Focusing on The Outside

Focusing on the Outside

Previously, we talked about fighting aging from the inside.  But once you have followed the hydration and nutritional tips, what else can you do to keep your skin looking youthful and flawless? Microdermabrasions are a great way to resurface the

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Does Your Spouse Have Selective Hearing?

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I just love when my patients tell me they have “selective hearing” as if it is a real medical condition. Although the medical literature doesn’t recognize selective hearing as a condition, the Urban Dictionary defines it as the ability that

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Revive Aging Skin from the Inside Out

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Aging is a fact of life, but beauty and well-being is a choice.  As we age, our hormone levels can shift resulting in decreased estrogen levels. The result on the skin is thinning, sagging, dryness, and wrinkling. Here are some

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