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  • Essential Fats

    Essential Fats

    February 11 2020

    Despite its reputation, fat (the right kind of fat, anyway) is not a four-letter word. Fat is a critical, energy-dense nutrient required for optimal cell and biological function, as petrol is to a car. If protein forms the machinery, fat provides the gasoline. In addition to providing an energy source, fats: help improve the absorption of certain nutrients, act as...

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  • New Year, New You

    New Year, New You

    January 07 2020

    Well, it’s that time of year once again, New Year’s resolution time, and if you’re like most folks you’ll have at least one or two new habits on your list that you’ll start... ok, at least attempt to start  this January1st. The New Year’s resolution is time-honored practice, at least 4-thousand years old; the Ancient Babylonians were the first to...

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  • The Dose Makes the Difference

    The Dose Makes the Difference

    September 12 2019

    The Truth is: The Dose Makes the Difference. We say it a lot: Truth Treatments are Pharmacist formulated. But what does that really mean, and how does it affect your skin? Pharmacists formulate with a different mentality than cosmetic chemists. Cosmetic chemists take active ingredients and put them into a skin care base, like a lotion or cream. While the active ingredients...

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  • Why Meditation Is Good For Your Skin
  • How To Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage

    How To Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage

    August 16 2019

    Sunlight, in safe amounts of exposure, is actually good for your skin—it triggers the synthesis of vitamin D, which causes immune cells to travel to the outer layers of the skin to protect and help repair skin damage. However, unsafe sun exposure can lead to detrimental effects on your skin and body including inflammation, wrinkles, changes in skin thickness  and...

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  • the best retinol for your skin

    What Smart Consumers Need To Know About Retinoids

    July 25 2019

    If you’re interested in the science of skincare, chances are, you’ve heard of retinoids. But what exactly are they, and why are they good for your skin? Let’s break down the myths the skincare industry has built up around retinoids, and reveal the truth behind this superstar ingredient.Retinoids, a family of molecules that most people know as Vitamin A, possess...

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  • How To Choose an Effective Vitamin C Skincare Product

    How To Choose an Effective Vitamin C Skincare Product

    July 03 2019

    Vitamin C is one of the most important substances you can put into your body. In this post, we’re breaking down the importance of topical Vitamin C, what to look for in your skincare products, and why our Transdermal C Serum is the best Vitamin C skin care product you will ever use in initiating anti-aging for your skin.To understand...

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  • sunscreen vs sunblock, healthy spf, best spf,

    The Truth about Sunscreen

    June 14 2019

    Since they feel relatively lightweight on the skin and don’t leave a greasy white residue behind, chemical sunscreen formulations dominate the U.S. market. They are also super cheap for manufacturers to make, although not for consumers to purchase! But the truth is that they are likely not doing us any favors. Chemical sunscreens work by absorbing UV radiation to prevent...

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  • Exfoliation, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Why Exfoliate?, How exfoliation works

    The Case for Exfoliation

    March 22 2019

    Skin Renewal Series - The Case for ExfoliationHealthy skin has a natural cycle of renewal, which begins with fresh new cells formed at the lower levels of the skin (the epidermis) and proceeds with their migrating upwards to the stratum corneum, or surface layer. As these cells move upwards through the layers of the skin, they progressively morph into different...

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  • dry skin, truth about dry skin, dry skin remedies, dry skin cure

    The TRUTH About Dry Skin

    March 09 2019

    Dry skin is an incredibly common complaint, especially during the cold dry winter months. The first thing people do when their skin feels “dry” is slather on a moisturizer, only to have the skin feel just as dry or even DRIER as soon as the moisturizer is washed off. Why? Because dry skin isn’t a topical issue - it’s a...

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