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Get ready for clear skin: How to best minimize acne breakouts for good
Many of my new clients come to me struggling with skincare because they’re unprepared. If you’re battling acne, you’re sure to lose every time if you don’t have the right weapons to hit the enemy–acne breakouts and scarring–right where it...
Skincare tips for staying ageless
Aging is such a beautiful process and I’m embracing it fully, but I don’t want it showing up on my skin. Wrinkles, laugh lines, crow’s feet and rough skin texture can all happen as you get older, but of course...
Everything you need to know about exfoliating
Why exfoliating is important and how to do so without damaging the skin. You probably have at least heard about exfoliating for healthy skin, but how does it actually work as part of a regular skincare routine? I find that...
Keep calm: How stress affects skincare
Feeling stressed out lately? Whether everything is going your way or not, stress is a part of life. We stress about problems at our current job, and about starting a new job that we really wanted. We stress about family,...
How to (carefully) treat acne
When acne and breakouts happen, it seems like they can’t go away fast enough. Sometimes we put a lot of pressure on ourselves to always have perfect skin and it sends us into this spiral of desperation to try anything...
Acne free body for summer and beyond
Keep summer-ready skin all year long Tips for staying acne-free all over Last call for summer weather! Hopefully you’ve enjoyed it and stayed skin-safe by applying sunscreen every day, every 2-3 hours! Though we hate to see the beach and...
Pre-cleanse vs daily cleanse: Which should I use?
OK, so you know you need to cleanse your face twice a day, but are you using the right cleanser? Sometimes your face needs a little more, depending on the kinds of products you use, if you wear makeup, and...
Tips for clear skin while traveling
Travel is good for the soul, but if you aren’t prepared, it can be harsh on your skin. Here are some little-known tips for making sure your skin looks its best while you get around.   Beware of mask-ne (mask...
4 Reasons to keep your esty on speed dial
How comfortable would you feel taking prescription medication without having spoken to your doctor? Most of us aren’t comfortable with putting things into our body without consulting an expert, but we do it to our skin all the time. Our...
Teaching your kids good skin habits
Give your kids a head start on healthy skin habits Many of us have a story or memory of dealing with acne or some other skin challenge as a teen or young adult, but how many of us can say...
3 Big reasons to wear sunscreen year round
Do you know why I go so hard for sunscreen? There are so many “remedies” for different skin challenges floating around social media and Pinterest and passed down from someone’s grandmother with great skin, why do I stick with sunscreen...
Back 2 School: How to treat and prevent acne for teens and pre-teens
Starting a new school year can be an exciting time for teens and pre-teens, but it can also be stressful if hormonal changes over the summer have caused acne breakouts on the face.  Skincare is probably the last thing on...
5 Things Slowing Down Your Journey to Clear
“How long before I start to see my skin clear up?” That’s the first thing everyone wants to know when they start their skin journey. When we’re dealing with skin challenges we can become desperate for quick results to let...
Pregnancy x Skincare: How to stay clear when you’re expecting
Pregnancy x Skincare: How to stay clear when you’re expecting A guide to maintaining healthy, glowing skin while pregnant Being pregnant can be such an exciting time, and it can also do a number on your skin. There are many...
Working out for healthier skin
Skincare routines for pre-and post-workout Is a good, sweaty workout one of your daily habits? The status of our overall health and wellness is a reflection of our daily habits, we know this. What we may not know is how...
Are you experiencing acne breakouts and you can’t explain why?
That’s because acne triggers can be anywhere and anything, depending on your sensitivities. Everyone’s skin responds differently when exposed to different environments so you may find that new things you introduce to your skin can trigger acne for you. Here’s...
Skincare FAQs
The top things clients and customers want to know about skincare Q: How long should it take to see my skincare routine working? When you start a new skincare routine you can be anxious to see improvement right away. Totally...
Trust the process: The four phases of clearer skin
When it comes to healing your skin, trusting the process is more difficult to do when you don’t understand what’s happening with your skin, or have a real plan for getting clear. Many clients come to me after having tried...
Hyperpigmentation 101
Understanding the types and causes of and treatments for hyperpigmentation Having an even complexion gives you a youthful glow. When our skin tone isn’t even due to hyperpigmentation, we may try to cover it up with lots of makeup or...
Skincare tips for teenagers
An easy-to-follow skincare routine to heal teen acne Whew, those teenage years can be brutal for the skin! Acne starts to pop up everywhere: nose, forehead, cheeks. It can be a traumatic experience, and it’s difficult to watch someone you...
How to be social and skin-friendly this summer
It’s summertime! If you’re like me, you love to get out and enjoy all of the social events that come with warmer weather. But also, most of the summertime fun is terrible for your skin. Hours and hours in the...