How to Prevent Lines and Wrinkles

30th July, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Collagen and elastin fibers are the building blocks within your skin’s structure.  Collagen is the main protein that keeps your skin firm, smooth, and youthful.  Elastin, also an important protein, gives your skin its bounce and resiliency. Unfortunately, as you age your collagen and elastin production slows way down and the fibers can become brittle […] Read More

Why You Should Avoid Sunscreens with Retinol or Retinyl Palmitate

26th July, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

As important as it is for you to wear sunscreen daily, you need to make sure that it doesn’t contain retinyl palmitate or retinol. Although these vitamin A derivatives are great anti-aging ingredients for nighttime use and encourage healthier skin, they should be avoided during the day. Because they are so effective at increasing cell […] Read More

Physical Sunscreen or Chemical Sunscreen; Which One is Better?

6th July, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

We all know the importance of wearing sunscreen every day, but what’s the difference between a physical sunscreen and a chemical one and which one is better for your skin? Physical sunscreens protect your skin from UV radiation by physically blocking the sun’s rays.  The active ingredients in physical sunscreens are titanium dioxide and zinc […] Read More

Summer Skin Care Tips

28th June, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Do you need to alter your skin care routine with the change of seasons?  In most cases the answer is yes.  You will probably need to tweak it somewhat to meet your skin’s unique needs. As the temperature increases your skin secretes more oil causing skin types to change slightly; dry to normal, normal to […] Read More

Summer Skin Essentials

30th May, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Woohoo!  Summer is here and all of its glorious sunshine feels amazing to all of us who hunker down during the long and cold winter months.  But with the warmth comes some unfortunate dangers with the sun’s rays. As you emerge from your winter den and spend more time enjoying the outdoors you may want […] Read More

Why are BB Creams all the Rage?

30th March, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

BB (beauty balm) creams began their journey in Asia and have quickly taken the US by storm.  These incredibly “hot” creams are becoming so popular because of the way they expedite your skin care routine.  They are a cross between moisturizer, foundation, treatment, and sun protection; your morning routine all rolled into one.   They encourage […] Read More

Foods that Fight Skin Cancer

9th January, 2012 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Unfortunately, the sun damages your skin in more ways than one.  Sun exposure is the number one cause of premature aging causing lines, wrinkles, age spots, and loss of elasticity.  Research shows that around 40-50% of Americans who live to the ripe young age of 65 will develop some form of skin cancer. You can […] Read More

Colorescience Sunforgettable Mineral Powder Protection Makes Applying Sunscreen Mess-Free!

3rd November, 2011 - Posted by Victoria Girard

We all know how important it is to wear sunscreen every day, but did you know that sunscreen stops working after about 3 hours?  So it’s a good idea to reapply, but who wants to layer a sunscreen over their makeup?  I don’t, that’s for sure! That’s exactly why I love the Colorescience Sunforgettable Mineral […] Read More

Rhonda Allison SPF 30 Moisturizer Protects, Soothes and Moisturizes!

17th August, 2011 - Posted by Victoria Girard

Using an SPF 30 moisturizer helps you maintain great skin that remains healthy and vibrant.  Exposure to the sun is the number one cause of premature aging not to mention the fact that you are putting yourself at risk of developing skin cancer.  Rhonda Allison Daytime Defense SPF 30 is an elegantly advanced complex that […] Read More

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