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Troubleshooting your acne triggers
Tips for eliminating hidden and little-known causes of acne. One of the most frustrating things about acne is that triggers are hidden in everyday places, so even when you’re doing everything else right, you’re still not creating the most acne-free...
Dry brushing for better skin
A breakdown of the benefits of dry brushing your skin. Exfoliating the skin is an important part of your skincare routine (here’s why!), and dry brushing is one way to get it done. Keep reading for the benefits, how to...
Skincare tips for better makeup wear
Let’s talk about makeup! Because whether you appreciate a good face beat everyday or just on special occasions, a complete and consistent skincare regimen is the best primer and aftercare. Makeup is our friend and is wonderful for enhancing our...
Scary skin habits to avoid this Halloween
It’s the scariest day of the year, but as your favorite esthetician, nothing scares me more than what I see some people do to their skin to celebrate the day. Frightening! I love to get in costume and party just...
My best skin advice for brides to be
I’m married now! It’s been over a year of planning, deciding, hoping everything goes OK and accepting that even a control freak like myself can’t control everything I was super serious about having clear skin for my wedding, though. I’ve...
Dry Skin: The common causes and most effective remedies
Flaky, patchy, dry skin is a common challenge for many of us. We can expect this during the colder months when the air is drier and we’re cranking up the heat everywhere, but what if dry skin is happening all...
Fall into clearer skin this season
Fall into clearer skin this season Tips for healthy, glowing skin during cold months Fall season is here! I’m definitely excited to break out the cute sweaters, jackets, and boots. And of course I’m thinking about how colder weather is...
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...
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 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...