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What You Need to Know About Stem Cells and Growth Factors

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What You Need to Know About Stem Cells and Growth Factors

  “The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” —Frank Lloyd Wright With all of the rapid advances in skin care, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the language in the marketplace. New buzzwords pop up almost weekly, and it can be difficult to keep up with ingredients and what they’re supposed to do. Since we get a lot of questions about truly effective skin care treatments and new industry developments, we thought you’d enjoy a quick, but effective, overview of two of the most popular and controversial developments manufacturers and marketers are praising these days: stem cells and growth...

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Soap Is Soap, Right? Wrong!

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Soap Is Soap, Right? Wrong!

“What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.” —Yiddish Proverb Let’s be honest. When it comes to soap, most people think all products are the same. The goal, after all, is to remove dirt and oil while leaving your face squeaky clean, right? Um, wrong. That squeaky feeling that you originally interpreted as clean skin may, in fact, be a signal that you’re stripping away your skin’s natural moisture and leaving damage behind. Not exactly what you’re going for, is it? If this sounds familiar, then read on. We’re about to change the way you think about...

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4 Reasons Men Should Wash Their Face

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4 Reasons Men Should Wash Their Face

"The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face." -Pablo Picasso I get it. You’ve worked all day, you’re tired, and you just don’t feel like it. Washing your face can seem like a total pain. Is there a good reason to walk to the bathroom and wash your face? The answer is a resounding “YES!” and we are going to tell you why. #1 bacteria A recent study by the National Institutes of Health found a substantial portion of human respiratory tract infection is thought to be transmitted via contaminated hand contact...

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How To Get Healthy Skin

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How To Get Healthy Skin

  It really doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from. Everyone wants healthy skin. After all, it is the largest organ in the human body. At first glance it would seem like an easy subject to deal with. The truth is skin is actually very complicated. We’ve tried to make a short and sweet article in hopes of making skincare more understandable. Anatomy of skin Without getting too complicated and putting you to sleep in the process, there are 4-5 layers that make up your skin, but we will be covering the first two layers. The outermost...

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Does it matter what kind of soap I use?

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Does it matter what kind of soap I use?

“What is elegance? Soap and water!”–Cecil Beaton My sister called me the other day complaining that her face was red, flaky, and sensitive. After asking some questions, it turns out she was using a soap that left her skin really irritated. She asked me, “does it really matter what kind of soap I use?” And of course, the answer is YES! Let me explain why… The realization What she made me realize is that cosmetic companies have done a fantastic job at selling soaps and lotions but failed at educating the public. While it would seem like common sense to...

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