how to address 8 common skin concerns during menopause

How to Address 8 Common Skin Concerns During Menopause

While our skin’s needs can ebb and flow with seasonal and environmental changes, a person’s true skin type only changes a few times throughout life. One of the main catalysts…

does retinol make the skin thinner heres the truth

Does Retinol Make the Skin Thinner? Here’s the Truth

Now more than ever, experts are talking about the skin-smoothing, wrinkle-reducing, brown spot-fading benefits of retinol and prescription retinoids (aka vitamin A). However, there’s a lot of talk about this…

do eye creams really work here are 5 ways to get results

Do Eye Creams Really Work? Here Are 5 Ways to Get Results

One time, I was flipping through a magazine, and I read this quote from a top beauty editor: “I never use eye cream because I haven’t found one that actually…

types of retinoids whats the difference and how do they affect the skin

Types of Retinoids: What’s the Difference and How Do They Affect the Skin?

Skincare can be confusing—especially when it comes to retinoids. With so many different products and percentages available, it can feel almost impossible to choose the best one for you. To…

the beginners guide to vegan skincare

The Beginner’s Guide To Vegan Skincare

From time to time, people ask me to share my thoughts on vegan skincare. They wonder what it really means for a product to be vegan, whether it’s any better…

heres how renee fades redness on her neck with skincare and treatments

Here’s How Renée Fades Redness On Her Neck With Skincare and Treatments

I was about 45 when I first noticed some redness on my neck, accompanied by patches of brown hyperpigmentation. Having been an esthetician since my early 20s, I immediately recognized…

interested in starting a custom skincare line heres what you should know first

Interested in Starting a Custom Skincare Line? Here’s What You Should Know First

Have you ever wondered what it takes to start a custom skincare line? It’s an endeavor more and more people seem to be taking on these days, but it’s not…

how to prevent breakouts before your period and why you get them

How to Prevent Breakouts Before Your Period (and Why You Get Them!)

If you experience an increase in breakouts before your period, you’re not alone. Much of what we know about pre-menstrual breakouts is anecdotal, but a 2014 study confirmed that around…

mushroom skincare is trending heres how fungi can benefit your skin

Mushroom Skincare Is Trending—Here’s How Fungi Can Benefit Your Skin

As an esthetician with over 30 years of experience, I’ve seen countless skincare trends come and go. Many of them were short-lived; they created a lot of buzz for a…

skin and circadian rhythm how to optimize your skincare routine

Skin and Circadian Rhythm: How to Optimize Your Skincare Routine

You’ve likely heard of circadian rhythm before, but chances are you associate it more with sleep patterns than with your skin. Circadian rhythms are physical, mental, and behavioral changes that…