April 3, 2018

Your Face is Not a Science Lab

I’m going to go out on a limb here and venture a guess that the majority of you guys reading this aren’t chemists or scientists. Recently, the internet has been abuzz about skincare lines touting concentrated professional ingredients available over the counter at prices so low they seem too good to be true (let’s not ignore the fact that this became a cliche saying for a reason). But do you trust yourself to play home chemist with your face as the experimental surface?

February 9, 2018

Avoiding the SAD Days of Winter

The “winter blues” –– or its more severe cousin Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) –– is a common occurrence during the cold, dark and often dreary months between fall and spring. And though we associate the winter blues with our emotional state, this frigid time of year also tends to make our skin more dull. Whether you find yourself slipping into a mild case of the doldrums, or you feel like your skin could use a revival, taking a little time out to treat yourself can go a long way to brightening up your mood and your complexion.

December 12, 2017

What Your Skin Wants and Needs This Holiday Season

With the turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes behind us, many of us have now turned our attentions to gift giving. You’ve probably started filling out your gift shopping list. Or maybe you’re busy drafting your own holiday wish list ––it’s hard not to do when you’re out there shopping for others. But have you stopped to think about what your skin wants (and needs) this holiday season?

October 27, 2017

Avoid the Halloween Aftermath - Nail Your Costume Without Haunting Your Skin

Who doesn’t love this time of year? Pumpkin spice-flavored everything is everywhere (literally everywhere), the air is crisp, all the great shows are kicking off new seasons, and best of all, we’re about to the get the chance escape the routine and be someone or something else for a night. Before you dive full-bore into the face paint, fake mustaches, wigs, and silicon masks take a few minutes to consider how you’ll prep your skin –– and how you’ll undo it all when the party’s over.

October 17, 2017

Top 4 Fall Ingredients for Men’s Skin

The leaves are starting to change, and some parts of the country have even gotten their first snowfall (ahem…Denver). As the seasons change, it often means we also need to change up our skincare routine ––just as we do with several other routines. Don’t worry, you don’t have to completely ditch what you’ve been doing, but just a few tweaks can help protect your skin against the inclement weather.