Exfoliation is the removal of dead and the oldest skin cells from the topmost layer of skin and can be accomplished via face scrubs, facials or peels. Now, how often should you exfoliate your face? Skin should be exfoliated on a consistent and regular basis as dead skin can get trapped on the surface and cause clogged pores, rough skin texture, dullness, and breakouts!
Flawless skin doesn’t happen overnight. In fact, it takes a little TLC. Bright like the sun skin comes from within, and this means hard work: ditch that soda for water, remember sunscreen #always and spare that extra five-minutes to take off all your makeup before bed – no excuses. So, no worries on how to achieve luminous, vibrant skin. We’re sharing some of our top beauty tips for skin, right here!
Should You Wash Your Face Before or After Showering?
Have no fear – we’ve done our share of research, and the answer is clear: post-shower is definitely the way to go. Sure, washing your face in the shower saves time but it can also do more harm than good – like, clogging pores with other products (gross) or drying out skin with hot water (ouch).
What is Maskne? How to Deal With Acne from Face Masks
What is Maskne? Maskne (mask + acne) or acne breakouts caused by wearing a face mask is a real thing. Wearing a protective face mask is important for protecting your health. So, what can you do about some of the side effects of wearing a mask -- like friction, rubbing, and increased temperature – that can cause some issues for your skin? Luckily, taking care of your complexion and using the right acne products may help to prevent and treat breakouts and help you get your glow back.
What Is Acne and What Can You Do To Help Clear It Up?
There’s no doubt that our relationship to our acne is complicated and borderline toxic. Like a bad breakup, acne often comes crawling back into our lives just as you think you’ve moved on. This time though – we mean it. It’s time to say goodbye to acne and hello to our newest zit-zapping line to help keep skin clear.
What is the Importance of SPF for Acne Prone Skin?
We know the physical and mental benefits of being under the sun, but how do you go about having a glorious picnic, beach day or patio brunch while taking care of your skin? Not all SPF sunscreens are made equal – you’ll want to look for sunscreens for acne prone skin.
There are so many “a-peeling” things about physical exfoliation, and we love the power it has to make your skin feel refreshed. Our St. Ives Board-Certified Dermatologist partner, Dr. Claire Wolinsky loves the benefits of physical exfoliation as much as we do, so we asked her to share the advantages of this important step in your skincare routine, all year round!