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Common Myths About Sunscreen

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Common Myths About Sunscreen

There are a lot of myths out there that we have debunked in the past, from the dangers of “base tans” to thinking you don’t need to reapply higher SPFs as often. But there are lots of myths out there that can have an adverse impact on your skin, so here are several more that we’re here to debunk! Your sunscreen can be used as a moisturizerIt’s a common misconception that sunscreen is a moisturizing step in your skincare routine, but sometimes it’s not. Most sunscreens have one job that they do well: block out UVA and UVB rays. But...

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Fall Skincare Tips To Try This Autumn

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Fall Skincare Tips To Try This Autumn

Fall is here, and no matter where you live your skin will know something in the air is changing. A lot of our patient base resides in Florida for at least some (if not most of the year) where the climate is usually warm and humid. But dry seasons still find their way to Florida, and no matter where you live you’re going to be feeling some drier air in the coming months. And that means drier skin, too. Here are some helpful tips to keep your skin in sync with the weather, especially if your skin is dry and sensitive. Out...

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Stop Wasting Your Money On These 5 Skincare Products

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Stop Wasting Your Money On These 5 Skincare Products

The skincare industry is a bit like the wild west, and outlandish trends and fads can really skew consumers’ perception on what they “need” to have in their skincare routine. We’ll explain why you don’t need these five products, and what simplified routine you should use instead. Cellulite CreamsWhoever came up with the first version of this product was a marketing genius, but they sure didn’t understand skin. The root of this whole scam leads consumers to believe that a cream can alter lumpy skin, but cellulite isn’t even a skin problem! Cellulite is just pockets of fat that are...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Niacinamide

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Ingredient Spotlight: Niacinamide

If it seems like niacinamide is being added to every skincare product on Earth, you might wonder what all the fuss is about. Niacinamide is certainly having a moment of popularity, and for anyone who cares about skin, this is great news. Niacinamide is a biologically active vitamin B derivative also known as niacin, and it’s a water-soluble vitamin that’s usually found in food. We’ve discussed this ingredient at length in the past, but in case you missed it here is one vital tip about niacinamide that you should remember above all else: your niacinamide-filled products should be left on your skin....

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6 Nighttime Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Skincare Routine

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6 Nighttime Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Skincare Routine

We’ve all been there: it’s late, you’re tired, and you’ve either forgotten or can’t be bothered to meander over to the bathroom sink and follow through with your nighttime skincare routine. And while it’s fine to have a bedside beauty basket complete with some makeup removal wipes or a quick moisturizer for this exact reason, try not to make a habit of this. Here are six mistakes you might be making that are holding you back from your best skin. 1. You skip washing your face before bed This can be bad for your skin on so many levels. First,...

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