Since there is no real way to measure the level of sun rays we individually absorb it is best to be consistently vigilant of how we protect our skin. Here are a few tips to keep up your sleeve for skin safetyRead More
"We'll take them both please" with a smile on my face as I watched hers wash over with surprised joy. It was such a feel-good moment you guys - my heart swelled - I felt like the best big sister in the world - and then the words came.....Words out of the cashier's mouth. Words that make your eyes squint up a bit and your lips pucker.
"WOW, I wish MY mom was that nice!"
(insert sound of screeching tires)
For the average woman, collagen production begins to decline by approximately 50% from the ages of 30-50 years old. This gradual decrease is responsible for us waking up one morning wondering who we see in the mirror. We recognize this as the appearance of thinner skin, wrinkles, fine lines and achy joints in the morning. But here's the deal: you can slow the effects of collagen loss, and you can also take steps to restore collagen production.Read More
The other day I scheduled a post on Facebook with an image of my morning routine. I was so excited for the feedback I received from it and thought this would be a perfect place to expand on some of the questions asked. After all, if one person has questions, it is likely more people do, too. "I noticed you seem to be applying two serums based on this picture....what is the purpose? I thought you can only do one at a time? Maybe I'm wrong, lol"Read More
Here we are...middle aged with our collagen slipping.
We. Are. Not. Getting. Younger. "When did these show up? How long have I not noticed them? Do I look my age or older? What am I going to do about these crows feet?!"
Take this analogy for example. You just pulled a delicious lasagna out of the oven and the top layer of cheese is extra crispy, maybe too crispy, oh no the whole thing is dried out and just not right. So you reach for a jar of spaghetti sauce and dump it on top of the cheese. The noodles and all the layers are not going to get that sauce because the extra crispy cheese is blocking it. What am I talking about?Read More