The Complete Guide To Skincare Actives

You’ve likely heard the word “actives” if you’ve gotten into skincare at all, and it can be confusing understanding exactly what an active is sometimes. While there are certain actives that we recommend for everyone (retinol), it’s important to understand the different types of actives and what they actually do (and whether or not you need them).
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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.
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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.
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Ingredient Spotlight: Benzoyl Peroxide

If you have dealt with acne at any point in your life, you’re probably familiar with what benzoyl peroxide is. And we’re not talking about the errant pimple every few months that comes and goes relatively quickly. We’re talking about persistent breakouts that continue for an extended period of time, with painfully red blemishes that leave behind lifelong scars. Benzoyl peroxide is often a first...
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When Acne & Wrinkles Collide

It sounds like a cruel joke, but the number of people dealing with adult acne and the signs of aging has been on the rise lately. We know, it’s completely unfair, but luckily there are ways to get rid of acne for good in ways that don’t dry out your skin even more and worsen the lines and wrinkles you’re trying to defeat.
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Ingredient Spotlight: Vitamin C

We’re all aware of the immune system benefits of vitamin C, but what benefits does it have for your skin? Well, as it turns out, quite a lot.
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Ingredient Spotlight: Aloe Vera

You’ve just spent the day outside enjoying some sunny weather and getting your dose of vitamin D. And whoops, you might’ve gotten a little too much because now your skin is pink and tender to the touch. What’s the first thing you reach for? Your aloe vera gel or lotion, of course.
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Ingredient Spotlight: Retinol

Retinol is our all-star ingredient. Don’t get us wrong—we love LOTS of different skincare ingredients but retinol has a special place in our hearts. If you follow us regularly, you know why. And if you don’t? Hear us out about how amazing retinol truly is.
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Ingredient Spotlight: Glycolic Acid

Ah, there’s nothing more satisfying than a good facial scrub. The gritty texture, the feeling of thoroughly clearing out dirt, the baby smooth skin afterward… but sorry, we’re not talking about physical exfoliators today. A lot of people think that if there isn’t a gritty texture, it isn’t exfoliating as much as it should be. This isn’t always the case though.
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Ingredient Spotlight: Lactic Acid

You’ve likely heard of the naturally occurring form of lactic acid that’s mainly found in your muscles and red blood cells, and your body relies on it to break down carbohydrates for energy. However, lactic acid has some pretty impressive benefits for your skin, and in the skincare world we rely on a different source of lactic acid to obtain those benefits.
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