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Skin-lationship 101

Ever try to fix a broken relationship without talking about your core issues and how you got to that point? No?…..yeah then you really did not care enough. 838 more words



Retinoids and Retinols (derivatives or metabolites of Vitamin A) have been around for years and are proven to stimulate collagen production.  They  help with diminishing pigmentation, reduce lines/wrinkles, tighten pores, increase blood flow to the skin, fight acne and improve acne scarring.  550 more words

Drugstore Beauty Buys: Part 2

Heartened by my earlier foray into drugstore beauty buys and my success in finding a great new Vitamin C product, I headed back to the drugstore looking for a few more gems.   637 more words


My daily skincare routine

Wow- two posts in one day, a record for me! This post is for Miranda who requested an outline of my daily skincare routine. My routine is fairly simple and it changes depending on the season and if I have had (or planning) a peel or other treatment (microneedling and Resurfx are my go-to maintenance treatments). 283 more words

Retin-A (Tretinoin)

My dermatologist prescribed me Retin-A about 5 months ago for my mild acne and sun damaged skin. My doctor was upfront and told me that I would experience dryness within the first few months and that I would breakout a lot more before my skin cleared up. 257 more words


The Best Anti-Aging Products: My HG Skincare

For those readers unfamiliar with the adjective “HG,” it stands for holy grail and is used to describe products that–wait for it–work miracles.  Now, of course, miracle is a loaded term, and I have yet to find any product that will magically take 20 years off.   789 more words


Acne part 2 - Best treatment options

Good morning ladies and gents, well it’s morning here in the UK!

I don’t know what it is where you are.

Following on from yesterday. 250 more words