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How to Prevent Brown Spots and Lighten the Ones You Have

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How to Prevent Brown Spots and Lighten the Ones You Have

As we age, so does our skin, and if you’ve spent time in the sun, you probably have a few spots that are a bit darker than others. Some people call them age spots or liver spots, but they really have more to do with sun exposure than anything else. If you have them on your face, chest, hands, or arms, chances are good you’ve spent time in sunny locations, and they’ve developed over the years. With all that said, you probably don’t especially care for them, so let’s explore how they came to be and what you can do...

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Question and Answer: Are day/night serums necessary? What do they really do?

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Question and Answer: Are day/night serums necessary? What do they really do?

    The science behind skin and skin care is complex. Knowing how different compounds effect different aspects of your skin is not only complicated for your average joe, but it is tough for physicians and researchers to figure it out (and they are around this stuff all the time). People use all kinds of things on their skin ranging from honey, lemon juice, TCA peels, and growth factors. What is important to consider is what are you attempting to treat? Some of the top concerns for people are acne, anti-aging, and brown spots. So, let’s look at day and...

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Vitamin C Serum: What You Need To Know Part II

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Vitamin C Serum: What You Need To Know Part II

Here is Part II of our article on Vitamin C Serum and what you need to know about them: PotencySo far, it sounds like vitamin C is a wonder drug, right? While it is definitely a substance that all humans need, potency is something to consider. In the skincare industry, a lot of products have ineffective levels of vitamin C in them. As a substance, vitamin C is notoriously unstable.  It is affected by packaging, lighting, and can be destroyed when it hits air. Any store-bought skincare product can put a small amount of vitamin C and then advertise it...

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Vitamin C Serum: What You Need to Know Part I

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Vitamin C Serum: What You Need to Know Part I

I also take vitamins because I think when you take care of yourself on the inside it makes a big difference in your skin -Magdalena Frackowiak Vitamin C serumWhen I think of vitamin C, tasty Florida orange juice comes to mind right away. After all, we have been told our whole lives orange juice is a great way to get vitamin c, and the proponents of this are correct, but have you ever wondered what it does for your skin? Can it help with brown spots? Does it do anything for anti-aging? Let’s explore what vitamin c can do for...

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Why do I get brown spots?

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Why do I get brown spots?

  “I cleanse my face no matter how tired I am or how many martini’s I’ve had that night” -Romy Frydman It’s nothing to be ashamed of. Brown spots, liver spots, age spots, sun spots, and whatever else you have heard of or called them happen to millions of people. Whether you live in Nome, Alaska, or in sunny California, everyone gets exposure to the sun. And when this happens so does skin discoloration.  What is a brown spot? Understanding why we get them in the first place is always a good place to start. There are two main forms...

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