Archive for the ‘Sun’ Category

100% Pure

May
2011
17

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I get asked about organic and natural product lines all the time. I found a brand I really like that uses mostly organic and what you would call natural ingredients. 100% Pure is a face and body line using many plant based ingredients and does not contain parabens, sulfates, or fragrance. So far I have […]

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I am a huge fan of being tan and not so huge a fan of wrinkles and skin cancer. I have had to come up with ways to get a bronzy skin without spending hours under the sun and have tried a lot of the products on the market. I have to say there is […]

Quick Tip

Apr
2011
30

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Just a quick tip for those of you who spend time in the sun. When you put on your favorite fragrance or perfume, place on an area of your body not exposed to the sun. Perfume can make your skin photosensitive causing red rashes and hyper-pigmentation. And of course don’t forget your sun protection!

Winning?

Mar
2011
07

posted by on Celebrity, Eye Care, I ♥ Tips, Men, SPF

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   Watching Charlie Sheen this past week on every TV channel I noticed his chain smoking. Got me thinking about the havoc cigarette smoking has on the skin. Visibly you can see the obvious markers of a long term smoker in the face: heavier wrinkles, thin lips and deep lines around the eyes.  At […]

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  When recommending products for my clients they usually ask me how much they should use. I think it is a common misperception that more is always better and that is rarely true when applying product to your face. This is a simple guide to reference for most products, of course read the labels on […]

Happy New Year!!

Dec
2010
29

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Here are a few New Years resolution ideas for better skin in 2011. Cheers to healthy skin! Wash your face every night before bed –Yes, even on New Years eve after you have been out late partying, no, especially then! Heavy make-up and dirt on your skin will prematurely age you and cause break-outs. Wear […]

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Now that I have reached 40 weeks of pregnancy I am trying to do all I can to encourage my body into thinking  that it’s “time”. This has included walking trips to every mall in Orange County. On one such walking excursion with my mom, she was on a mission for a new moisturizer and I […]

Burn Baby Burn

Jul
2010
10

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  The UV index represents the amount of UV radiation that reaches the ground and ultimately puts us at risk. * See table below* This weekend in southern California we are at a UV index number of 12! Meaning, this weekend we have an extreme risk for over exposure to UV radiation. At this extreme […]

Happy 4th of July!

Jul
2010
04

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With a three day weekend and plenty of sun forecasted, most of us are planning to have fun in the sun. Don’t forget: Wear your sunscreen-Apply ½ hour before you go out and don’t forget to re-apply after swimming. Drink lots of water-Especially if alcohol is involved (and I am assuming it is!) Wear a hat-it helps […]

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  Summertime Skin Care With summer right around the corner it is time to start thinking about Sunscreen. We all know the dangers of the suns ultraviolet rays even WITH applying sunscreen. Below are a couple helpful hints to make sure we stay safe and keep our skin looking beautiful in the hot summer months […]