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No matter what season you're in, it's always a good idea to check in with your skin health and make sure you are doing everything you can to realize your full skin potential. Natural, healthy skin can be had by those even with the most challenging skin types, simply by following these eight...
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As the summer season winds down, many of my clients and friends have asked me how to keep their summer glow alive. While I have my own personal favorites -- including continuing to treat myself to a sushi lunch once a week because that makes me happy (and thus glow!) -- I asked everyone my most...
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Almost every male or female client I talk to -- whether over a cup of coffee or during a skin consultation -- asks for insights into how to correct and hide skin imperfections on the face. We all want to feel beautiful in our own skin and I believe your face is your calling card, your most...
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Beautiful skin starts with good nutrition. Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet high in fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts and whole grains, including foods from all the basic food groups to make sure your skin gets the nutrients it needs. The most-recycled tip I hear from both my facialist and my...
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The winter months are upon us, and so now's the time to think differently about the way you care for your skin. While certain things will remain the same (never skip sunscreen, even when it's raining or snowing!), other aspects of your skin-care routine will change to adapt to the colder,...
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Fall is a time to repair and restore. As the seasons change, so do thoughts about our skincare and fitness routines. Stay out of those old patterns of putting away your skin and fitness goals when you pull out the jeans and sweaters. Make this fall the time to bump it up, and improve on the...
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In working with everyone from celebrities to soccer moms and dads, I've often been asked if spray tanning and self-tanning products can really help camouflage problem skin conditions such as varicose veins, stretch marks scars and cellulite. The answer is yes. Organic spray tanning not only helps...
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It’s believed that Coco Chanel inspired society’s trend towards tanned skin in the 1920s. After a visit to the French Riviera where Coco Chanel spent a little too much time out in the sun, she returned to Paris with a darker skin tone. Apparently society loved the look and a new trend in darker...
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By Vanessa Brunkhorst, Editor, Know-Thy-Skin; Esthetician, Hollywood's Argyle Spa As the savvy set already knows, the first step to looking great in summer is the tan. Since we all know UV is bad for you - How could something that feels so good be so bad? Alas, sun isn't the only thing that...
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Believe it or not, the key to healthy, glowing summer skin is not basking in the sun. As a skin-tanning expert and organic foodie, I offer six tips for keeping your skin healthy and beautiful all summer long -- and even into the early autumn months. See my tips on AOL/Huffington Post's...
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(Originally posted last summer by some nice fans at the Don't Hate the 818 blog.)  Remember a few weeks ago-- when you were all complaining about the July gloom? (Don't pretend like it wasn't your Facebook status at least once.) Well- be careful what you wish for kids because summer is...
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