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How to Look Your Best for the Holidays

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How to Look Your Best for the Holidays It’s that time of the year for family portraits and dinners with loved ones, and office parties. Here’s how to look your best for the Holidays. 1. Exfoliate. Exfoliation is a way to remove dead skin cells off and replace them with new layers of vibrant skin.Continue Reading

Easy 3-Ingredient Pumpkin Facial Mask

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Easy 3-Ingredient Pumpkin Facial Mask Fall is in the air and pumpkin is everywhere! So why not make a pumpkin facial mask? Pumpkin is a great ingredient for skin care since they’re loaded with Vitamins A, C, and E. These Vitamins are known to fight off wrinkles. Zinc, potassium, beta-carotene and other antioxidants are alsoContinue Reading

Beauty Rest: How Sleep Affects the Skin

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How Sleep Affects the Skin Not getting enough sleep causes: • Dark under eyes…because blood vessels dilate when you don’t get enough rest • Dull skin…from slower collagen production • Inflammation…causing a weaker immune system • Premature aging…skin can’t repair itself faster More Sleep Time Means… • Glowing Skin • More Elasticity • Less WrinklesContinue Reading

5 Skin Care Reasons to Keep Banana Peels

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5 Skin Care Reasons to Keep Banana Peels 1. Lighten Acne Scars: Cut the banana peels in pieces. Rub the inside of the banana peel on your acne scars until the peel turns into a brown color. Do this thrice per day. The acne scars will gradually fade. 2. Treating Acne: Rubbing banana peels onContinue Reading

Get Smooth Summer Sandal-Worthy Feet

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Get Smooth Summer Sandal-Worthy Feet Have cracked/callused feet? Try using our peels to get that smooth sandal-worthy feet perfect for the summer! We recommend using our Revitaboost Peel Pads or our TCA 15% peel. These peels are higher strength and are more ideal to use on hard, callused skin. Directions: Apply two or three layersContinue Reading

How to Look Radiant with No Make Up

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How to Look Radiant with No Make Up Now that the summer is in full swing, we want to look radiant without having the need to put on too much make up. It is not a good look when our make up “melts” on our faces under the summer sun. Yes ladies, I’m sure that’sContinue Reading

How Volcanic Ash can be good for the Skin

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How Volcanic Ash can be good for the Skin Volcanic ash is found in many skin care products like mud masks, foot and body scrubs, facial cleansers, etc. Many spas also offer volcanic ash treatments since they can help reduce symptoms of some skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, cellulite to name a few.Continue Reading

Blooming Skin Care tips for Spring

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Blooming Skin Care tips for Spring Winter can be harsh on the skin. Now that spring is here, we want to give you some awesome tips to help your skin bloom this spring. Exfoliate De-winterize your skin by exfoliating. Winter can accumulate dead skin cells with all the winter winds and the dry indoor airContinue Reading

Back and Body Acne and How to Get Rid of it

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Do you have back acne (bac-ne) or body acne and want to get rid of it? Some people suffer from acne on their back, chest, upper arms, and sometimes legs. This type of acne can come from clogged hair follicles called folliculutis that is caused by a bacterial or fungal infection. Bacne can also beContinue Reading

Lemon + Honey = Clearer Skin

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Lemon + Honey = Clearer Skin – Take half a lemon. – Put 3-4 drops of honey on the lemon half. – Rub the lemon & honey on your face esp. in trouble areas. – Leave on for 5 mins. – Wash off with cold water. The lemon brightens and clears the skin and reducesContinue Reading

Don’t Hold the Guac!

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Don’t Hold the Guac! Avocado is not only yummy in the tummy but it also is the ‘ace’ in face. Avocado has properties that make it an awesome ingredient for skin care. The fruit contains vitamin A which stimulates skin cell production, Vitamin E which blocks free radicals, Vitamin B which has shown to improveContinue Reading

Skin Factoid: How Skin Regenerates Itself

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When there are ‘imperfections’ in your skin, the skin regenerates itself to help heal. This process is called desquamation. The skin restores itself an average of every 28-40 days. But you can help increase cell turnover rate through different methods such as exfoliation. There are several ways to exfoliate. Some use chemical peels, microdermabrasion, orContinue Reading

Beauty Hack: Loco for Coconuts

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Beauty Hack: Loco for Coconuts Coconut is a power fruit that is good for the body, hair, skin and so much more. Here are some easy beauty hacks that coconut can do for you. 1. Shaving Cream: Use coconut oil as a substitute for shaving cream to give you silky smooth legs. 2. Deodorant: CoconutContinue Reading

Ice, Ice, Baby

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Ice, Ice, Baby: How a quick dab of ice on the skin can be good for you! Cold therapy has been used in spas and skin treatments for years and has been accepted as a regular practice by Korean women who are known for their extensive skin care rituals. Here are some benefits of includingContinue Reading

Anti-aging Cucumber, Green Tea, Chamomile Peel

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Anti-aging Cucumber, Green Tea, Chamomile Peel The following peel can serve both as a normal and an anti-aging facial peel. The ingredients are all natural and will treat the different damages our skin may have suffered due to the rays of sun, pollution or inappropriate skin care. 1 small peeled and seeded cucumber 1 ounceContinue Reading

Skin Cleansing Tips for Cold Weather

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Skin Cleansing Tips for Cold Weather · Use lukewarm water when washing your face, this will help avoid stripping oils from skin. · Choose a mild soap which won’t dry your skin as much. · Rinse off using cold water. Cold water constricts the pores thus locking in our natural oils. · Wash face once.Continue Reading

Benefits of doing At-Home Peels

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Benefits of doing At-Home Peels At-home peels are more popular than ever! There are so many benefits to doing chemical peels yourself. Here are a few of those benefits: – Smooth fine lines and wrinkles – Increases collagen and elastin production – Controls acne – Gives you a healthy glow – Affordable But remember, chemicalContinue Reading

How to Tighten Saggy Eyes, Naturally!

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How to Tighten Saggy Eyes, Naturally! Make your eyes stand out and look more alive. Many want to improve the appearance of our eyelids. Droopy looking eyelids are associated with appearing tired and older. Some feel that improving or tightening the skin around their eyelids will improve their self-confidence, physical appearance, and make them feelContinue Reading

Benefits of Facial Massages to your Skin

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Benefits of Facial Massages to your Skin Facial massage or also known as “Face Yoga” is highly recommended! Incorporating a facial massage into your daily regimen is not only relaxing but it has amazing benefits to how your skin looks and feels. Here are some of those benefits. • Better Circulation: massages provide better circulation.Continue Reading

Why is Exfoliating Important?

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Why is Exfoliating Important? The importance of exfoliation as a part of a skin care routine is often overlooked. Exfoliation is the removal of dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. Exfoliation may be done in different ways. The International Dermatology Institute mentioned the following ways by which exfoliation is achieved. The “MechanicalContinue Reading

Skin Problem: What is Eczema?

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There are many times of skin problems out there. One of them is eczema or dermatitis. What do we know of eczema and how can we help treat its symptoms? What is Eczema? Eczema, also know as dermatitis, is a term for any inflammation of the skin. The disease can be characterized by rashes, redness,Continue Reading

Fall Skin Care Routine

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Fall Skin Care Routine. Here’s how to take care of your skin in the fall! Good bye summer and hello fall! Now that fall is here it is time to update your skin care routine. The dry and cold air makes skin lose its moisture. This is the reason why dry skin is the mainContinue Reading

Good Skin Care for Diabetics

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Good Skin Care for Diabetics One third of people with diabetes at some time in their lives experienced having a skin disorder, this is according to the American Diabetes Association. The good news is most of these skin disorders can be treated and prevented. Here’s a list of things you can do to prevent skinContinue Reading

CLEAN HANDS, What you may not know

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CLEAN HANDS- What you may not know Do you blame your make up brush or internal imbalance for your breakouts? Well, maybe your own hands are the culprit! Our hands are carrying around billions of bacteria at any given time which inevitably gets transferred onto our faces. Never put on makeup, use skincare products, orContinue Reading

A Product Ingredient, the Kaolin Clay

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The Kaolin Clay also known by the names of China clay or white clay is a naturally occurring clay that is gentle, soft, non-invasive. It is also known for regulating skin balance; very absorbent and helps clears pores and rid skin of problematic dirt, oil, toxins and other impurities; posses healing properties to promote aContinue Reading

A Timely Guide to Awesome Skin: Weekly

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A Timely Guide to Awesome Skin WEEKLY • Do an at-home peel (Try Perfect Image’s Glycolic 30% Peel). • Wash your bed sheets, pillowcases and bath towels. • Disinfect your cellular phone. • Exercise at least three times a week. • Disinfect make up brushes and sponges.

How Smoking Can Affect Your Skin

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  How Smoking Can Affect Your Skin Everyone knows that smoking cigarettes is bad for you. Smoking has harmful effects on your heart, lungs, brain, and your sex life! But do you know that smoking can ruin your good looks as well? Here are some more reasons to kick the nasty habit when it comesContinue Reading

Skin Care Basics- Cleanse, Nourish, Protect

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  Skin Care Basics Cleanse, nourish, protect — those are the three skin care basics that will keep skin looking, feeling, and functioning great.   1. Cleanse: the most basic step to getting clear skin is having clean skin. Breakouts are more likely to happen when there’s dirt and oil that clog the pores. MakeContinue Reading

Bye Bye Age Spots!

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  BYE BYE AGE SPOTS! Here are a few easy home remedies to help fade spots. Age spots (also known as sun spots, liver spots, and lentigines), are harmless, flat, yellow or brown discolorations of the skin which usually occur on the back of the hands, neck and face of people above the age of 40.Continue Reading

8 METHODS FOR SKIN TIGHTENING

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  Want to naturally tighten droopy skin? Aging is inevitable but with a proper skin care regimen you can delay the signs of aging and keep your skin looking healthy and beautiful. Loss of skin elasticity is one of the major reasons that a person looks older than his/her age. When the skin loses elasticity,Continue Reading

Do you want sexy skin?

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  Do you want sexy skin? Here are some SEXY SKIN SECRETS! GLOWING, VIBRANT, SMOOTH, SOFT, RADIANT – These are all words we use to describe the skin we want to have, when in truth what we really want is sexy skin. Yes, sexy skin! There is no shame in admitting it. One of ourContinue Reading

Let’s Talk About…Melasma

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  Let’s Talk About…Melasma also known as “the mask of pregnancy” a skin condition that is characterized by grey to brown blotches on the skin that are exposed to the sun, mostly on the face and neck. this type of pigmentation is also sometimes called chloasma (green skin) the leading cause of melasma is sunContinue Reading

Hyaluronic Acid, the “fountain of youth”

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  Hyaluronic Acid Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that is concentrated in the liquids in our joints and eyes. It is a glycosaminoglycan that is composed of sugar that is highly polar and attracts water. But how can it benefit your skin? Hyaluronic acid is a moisture retainer. It has been promoted asContinue Reading

A 31-Day Challenge for the New Year

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  A 31-Day Skin Care Challenge that is very fitting for the start of the year by Popsugar.com. Ready…Get Set…Go!   Treat yourself to a posthangover sheet mask. Stock your bedside stand with makeup-remover wipes. Try an at-home peel. Make your own blackhead-fighting nose strip. Drink at least eight glasses of water every day this week. Refrigerate and applyContinue Reading

Our Pineapple-Pumpkin Enzyme Peel

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  In the spirit of fall, let us talk about our Pineapple-Pumpkin Enzyme Peel   Papaya Fruit Extract provides natural exfoliation of dead and damaged skin cells. Papaya is also a powerful antioxidant, immune booster, and free radical scavenger. Pumpkin contains natural AHAs and enzymes (proteolytic enzymes) that encourage exfoliating properties, increase cell turnover rateContinue Reading

Ingredient Focus: Tea Tree Oil

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Ingredient Focus: Tea Tree Oil Tea Tree Oil: is an essential oil extracted from the leaves of the Australian Melaleuca Alternafolia tree. Tea tree oil contains terpinen-4-ol, which is thought to be responsible for the oil’s antimicrobial activity. The oil has been proven to be effective in killing acne bacteria (propionibacterium acnes ) when applied topically, andContinue Reading

Chemical Peel Guide to Glowing Skin

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  Chemical Peel Guide to Glowing Skin When doing a chemical peel, it’s highly recommended to read the instructions first. Each of our products comes with fully detailed step-by-step instructions on how to use properly. Before applying, read accompanying procedure. First, keep in mind that if you are using a stronger peel or if youContinue Reading

5 Bad Skin Habits To Break

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We all do this. We know it’s not good for our skin but we do it anyway. Here’s a reminder of bad habits that we do to our skin that need to stop immediately. Picking Pimples: It can lead to scarring, hyperpigmentation. It can also rupture the skin underneath leading to more breakouts. Leave it toContinue Reading

All About “Chemical Peels”

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If you are considering a chemical peel, you may have a lot of questions about how they work, what they do, and what to expect during and after you use one – let us fill you in! A chemical peel has many different names and can also be referred to as a resurfacer, facial peel, acid peelContinue Reading

15 Questions to Ask Yourself About Skin Peels – Part 2

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See Part 1 (questions 1-5) Does the product target oily skin and breakouts in those who may be prone to acne? Does the product also address customer desires such as skin lightening or brightening? Does it recognize the concern of consumers as they begin to experience age spots and hyper-pigmentation from environmental exposure. (Wrinkles andContinue Reading

Considering an At-Home Skin Peel?

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A Chemist And Skin-Care Product Creator Suggests Asking 15 Questions to Help You Decide If you’ve tried—or are thinking of trying— a chemical peel product at home, there are certain questions you’ll want to get answers to as you decide on not only the product but also on the level of exfoliant that would beContinue Reading