If you are looking for another good alternative for sun block you should try organic coconut oil.  It is going to protect your skin from the sun rays without any harsh chemicals. We are talking about the same coconut oil that you have in your kitchen and cook with. I know, your surprised.  It will…

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1. Always use Sunscreen!  Even if it is not sunny you need to be really careful with your skin.  The damaging rays of the sun can effectively penetrate the skin, so long as there is daylight, you need to protect your skin.  You should be wearing an SPF of at least 15 every day if…

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After every facial treatment we do, we apply sunscreen to your skin before you leave.  We recommend a sunscreen based on your skin type and write it down so you can call and order more when you run out.  And living in San Diego, where we have sun beaming down on us every day, a…

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See the video here: In this incredible video, artist Thomas Leveritt showed random people on the street what their faces look like in ultraviolet light. This is fascinating enough, since this perspective shows future changes in skin that is invisible in ordinary light. So participants were able to see what spots and markings are likely…

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Memorial Day 2014 was fantastic. We got to BBQ with friends and all day talked to family. Don’t Forget Your Sunscreen This morning I was reminded about simple details that can make a difference. While enjoying the beautiful sunny day, I got sunburned. I was having so much fun and excitement, that I forgot to…

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This is a reprint of a newsletter we sent out in October 2009.  We are moving all our newsletters to our blog starting with older ones first. How to Achieve Clear, Even-Toned Skin Is your complexion not as radiant as it used to be? Do you find yourself using makeup to try and cover sun…

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Nutrition Offers UV Shield Because sunlight activates the synthesis of vitamin D, a nutrient that works with vitamin A to build strong bones and good eyesight it is essential for health. Furthermore, bright light, specifically sunshine, can improve your mood and help ward off depression. But all things in moderation. Overexposure to UV rays can…

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How to protect your skin in the dry, cold months. by Barbara Hey Winter can be tough on skin, but there’s much you can do to defend against the assaults of the season. The skin’s primary role — to protect the body — is ever more important in extreme weather, and in most locations, that…

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Have you ever wondered what ingredients are in that moisturizer that you’re using?  Or have you ever wondered what makes professional treatments so effective and why?  ASerenity has put together a list of some of the top most effective ingredients to look for when purchasing product to care for you skin and body. Sunscreen Sunscreen…

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Recently on Facebook, I was asked the following question, “I was wondering……what is BB cream and should I be using it?” BB stands for “Beauty Balm” or “Blemish Balm” depending on the formula, and they’re basically tinted moisturizers with skin care ingredients and SPF built in.  We like to call them tinted moisturizers with benefits.…

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