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breast cancer awareness -

Did you know that breast cancer related deaths fell 40% from 1989 to 2016 among women due to awareness & early detection. Unfortunately, in recent years the numbers have increased, and more so among a younger demographic of women less then 50 years of age, according to the American Cancer Society. 𝗢𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝗶𝘀 𝗕𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘀𝘁 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗿 𝗔𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗵! Do you examine yourself routinely, at least once a month? Please let this be a reminder for you, to devote time to yourself, to take care of yourself first, examine yourself regularly & if something ever seems off contact your healthcare professional.Help us...

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autumn, chemical peels, enzymes, first day of autumn, First day of fall, peels, seasonal skin -

Happy First Day of Autumn 🍁 Can you believe it, here we are on the first day of fall. Not sure what part of the world you are in, but here in New York, today is the warmest day we’ve had in almost 2 weeks.  None the less, this time of year is known for seasonal transition & with it an ideal time for seasonal skin transformation. Its simply a perfect time to 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗼𝗹𝗱 & 𝘄𝗲𝗹𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘀𝗸𝗶𝗻. After the summer months, there is no better time to work on correcting & improving dark spots...

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AHA, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Glycolic Acid, Sugarcane -

Sugarcane is one of the most significant sources of 𝗚𝗟𝗬𝗖𝗢𝗟𝗜𝗖 𝗔𝗖𝗜𝗗, which is the strongest alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). There are many skin benefits you have to gain from sugarcane, aka Saccharum officinarum. Glycolic acid is a carboxylic acid, it is has the smallest molecular size of any of the AHAs which is why it penetrates the deepest & has the most significant epidermal deliverability. 𝗞𝗘𝗬 𝗕𝗘𝗡𝗘𝗙𝗜𝗧𝗦 𝗢𝗙 𝗚𝗟𝗬𝗖𝗢𝗟𝗜𝗖 𝗔𝗖𝗜𝗗 - Loads of antioxidants & vitamins Excellent antiseptic Natural skin exfoliant & brightener Ingredient penetration booster Improves dark spots & other pigmentation Effective in treating fine lines, wrinkles & acne blemishes...

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Back to school, back to school skin care -

Although back-to-school season may look a little different this year for many following the COVID-9 pandemic, what certainly does not change is that back-to-school means back to some level of school stress. To add to this, we also now have something new, it's known as maskne aka mask-acne. Acne caused by the sweating and friction behind wearing the protective mask which has been coined as maskne. Your absolute best strategy to minimize or even prevent the culprits that can creep up on you during the school year like stress-related breakouts is by staying ahead of the game, and how do...

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Tea tree oil is abundant with terpinen-4-ol and cineole, responsible for the potent antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory characteristics of the oil. Tea tree oil has demonstrated antioxidant traits, but most importantly an ability to combat a full spectrum of bacterial, fungal, viral and even protozoal infections that affect the body. Papules, pustules and comedones that accompany acne-related concerns are always directly linked to bacterial infection. Acne is more common among oilier skin types. When excess oil accumulates on the surface of the skin it becomes an additional contributing factor to the development of breakouts because it can attract and breed more...

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