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Sugar is Sweet but Not for your Skin

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Sugar is Sweet but Not for your Skin

by Heather Burchfield

Sugar is 2016’s villain and fat is getting some much needed vindication. We’ve known for a while that issues with managing blood sugar can lead to diabetes (which is of epidemic proportions in the U.S.), but sugar is now being associated with cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses. When we think of sugar, we can’t limit our thinking to the usual suspects–donuts, ice cream, cookies and cake. Be sure to include juices, dairy, breads, crackers, pasta, cereal, beans, and if you become a label reader, you will see sneaky corn syrup added to all sorts of condiments and other processed foods that you wouldn’t even consider–like in beef jerky? Basically, the modern American diet is chalked full of sugar! Read More >>

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Winter Skin Care Tips

The dry air, windy conditions and freezing temperatures that come with winter cause peeling, noticeable wrinkles, and even broken capillaries. Here’s the scoop on what you need to do to hydrate and save your skin during the winter doldrums Read More >>

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Get Clear Skin Part 2

If you struggle with acne and no product or treatment seems to help, your hormones are likely a central factor. I mentioned in my last post, when your hormones are out of whack, your skin pays an unfortunate price. While we can’t stop our hormones from making these drastic shifts, there are some steps we CAN take to get them more under control and get our skin back in the clear! Read More >>

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Multi-Masking…The Art of Mask Layering

Here’s a twist on treating your skin, to a pampering once a week facial mask. If you are searching for a new complexion enhancement, try multi-masking! Why not use two or three of your favorite beauty masks in a single treatment? Make sure to have a variety of masks, that are suitable for your skin type. Read More >>

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Turn Back The Clock Of Time

Retinols are the gold standard in skin care, everyone should use them! There isn’t another product on the market that tackles skin issues like acne, hyper-pigmentation, fine lines/wrinkles and helps your skin boost collagen synthesis. It’s a win-win.  Read More >>