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Why layer, and does product order really matter?

Ever wonder why we layer skincare products, and whether the order of products matter?  Most of us use multiple products and steps in our skincare routine.  Growing up in Japan and watching my mother, I learned at a young age that skincare was a meticulous

Acne in your 40s: 4 Ways to Fight it Naturally

Is that a pimple in my wrinkle? Does my concealer even hide that topography? Acne at 40…REALLY?  Is my future going to be filled with time spent hiding mountain ranges and molehills on my face.  Maybe I should delve into the art of living incognito

Cleanse & Tone: The Right Way!

CLEANSING & TONING CORRECTLY: WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT & WHAT DO I LOOK FOR? With all the focus on powerful serums, eye creams and masks, you may be putting little thought into your cleanser and toner – if you even use a toner at

5 Principles of an Effective Core Skincare Regimen

“Regimen” may sound restrictive and boring, but a consistent daily regimen is in fact your skin’s best friend.  Like with anything in life, a consistent regimen tells you over time what’s working and what needs change because it gives you a solid benchmark to start

Ingredient Spotlight: Plumeria Flower

A beautiful flower with serious benefits. Revered as an aphrodisiac in the world of aromatherapy and known to provide UV protection, this waxy flower is more than it appears. Take a look at this list of impressive benefits: Strong aromatherapy benefits to relax, rejuvenate, and

Say Goodbye to Oily Skin

Do you have oily skin? Maybe you do. Or maybe you only have oiliness in your T-Zone… or your nose starts out matte and by the end of the day looks like it’s been dipped in lacquer. If you have any of these skin experiences

Top 5 Misconceptions About Washing Your Face

I remember when I was a child with oily skin and the doctor said “just wash it with bar soap, It is strong enough to take the oil off.” If I could have only smacked him, I would have. But I didn’t know better –