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The Importance of Knowing Your Skin Type

A first and often overlooked component of developing an effective skincare regimen is choosing products that work well with an individual’s skin type. For example, a product designed for people with normal skin – skin that is neither too oily nor dry – is not likely to benefit people with oily, problem skin. This is why it is essential for each individual to know which skin type he/she possesses so that he/she can determine which products will work best. Skin Types  There are basically five different skin types. The manufacturers of skincare products keep this in mind when designing their

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New Years Savings

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What to Wear for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and we will say goodbye to 2015 and welcome in the new year.  Are you going out for New Year’s Eve on the town or to a party?  The best way to ring in the new year is to feel good about yourself and what you are wearing. The basic piece of clothing to all parties and events, is a black dress.  It can vary in cut and length and material based on your preferences.  Here is one of our favorites and we dress it up a bit by adding a pop of color

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New Year’s Coat in Winter Grey

As we say goodbye to fall fashion, winter begins today and having a winter coat is a necessity for most of us in the winter months.   If you are thinking of updating your coat closet, the latest trend is showing grey winter coats as the next fashion staple.  As we look to the New Year, and at our closet, we are putting together a vision board of what we are looking for in a new coat.  On Polyvore there are many selections to look at and review by color and style.  Here are some of our favorites with links below

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Stress Free Steps for Holiday Beauty

Stress Free Steps For Holiday Beauty and Being Photo Ready This time of year brings company parties, holiday gatherings and other events that bring photo opportunities.  The hustle and bustle from the holidays can lead to stressed out skin which can lead to breakouts and other concerns.  When skin is stressed it can appear lackluster, dry, flushed or even without that winter glow that we all hope to have.  We can’t guarantee photo happiness all the time so sometimes we need to give skin and make-up a spruce up as we plan on photo ready moments. Skin prep.  In the weeks

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Staff Reads

Staff Reads in December

The Wall Street Journal released their list of the Top Fiction Books of 2015 last week. (http://graphics.wsj.com/best-of-the-best-books-2015/).  Our office is a compilation of people who are scientists, executives, sales people, marketing and finance employees.  Needless to say we vary greatly on what we like to read in our personal time.  Here are some of the books that we are reading as this year comes to an end.  Hopefully one of them might inspire you if you are looking for a book to read. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman  (excerpt is from Barnes and Noble) In this “charming debut”

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Winter Workout Clothes – Our Favorites

The winter season is upon us and as we look towards brighter, warmer seasons we are reminded that we need to stay fit and keep moving during the winter months.  Sometimes inspiration, focus and commitment can solidify by changing up workout gear.  The winter months are typically colder and darker in many areas and that can cause us to slow down and focus on being warm, cozy and comfortable.  An important aspect to staying involved and committed to your workout schedule is switching it up and changing out gear so that there are no excuses.  Find workout clothes that still allow

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Giveaway - Weekends

Apothederm Weekend Giveaway #6

  Enter to win the Apothederm Weekend Giveaway #6 at www.instagram.com/apothederm Here are directions on how to enter (US resident addresses only please): 1.)  Follow Apothederm on Instagram. 2.) Like (or heart) the giveaway post with this image. We will be running Apothederm Weekend Giveaways every weekend until the end of the year.  All giveaways will be posted on Fridays and winners will be randomly selected on Mondays at 12pm PST.  Winners will be posted on the original Instagram post and will be notified via message on Instagram. We acknowledge that this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with

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Holiday Travel Tips

  Travel can take a toll on your skin.  Airplane cabins lack humidity and combine that with the changes in weather, dry air in hotel rooms and increased use of heating and in less than 24 hours your skin will be crying for help.  Here are some survival tips: Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate! Be sure to drink plenty of water before, during and after your flight. While alcohol can be dehydrating, go ahead and have that glass of champagne – after all, it is the holiday season! Spritz during flights. Evian Mineral Water Facial spray is a good option or make

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Ingredient of the Week – Sesame Seed Oil

    What is sesame seed oil? (Sesamum Indicum) Sesame oil comes from the seeds of the sesamum indicum plant native to East India.  There are many methods to extracting sesame oil from the seed.  A processed known as cold-pressed is most used when extracting the oil for use in skin care products.  The oil is expressed from the seeds by applying low temperature pressure to preserve nutrients.  Extracted sesame oil from the raw seed is a yellowish color. What are the benefits for your skin when using sesame seed oil?  Sesame oil contains fatty acids which act as emollients to protect

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Giveaway - Weekends

Apothederm Weekend Giveaway #5

Enter to win the Apothederm Weekend Giveaway #5 at www.instagram.com/apothederm Here are directions on how to enter (US resident addresses only please): 1.)  Follow Apothederm on Instagram. 2.) Like (or heart) the giveaway post with this image. We will be running Apothederm Weekend Giveaways every weekend until the end of the year.  All giveaways will be posted on Fridays and winners will be randomly selected on Mondays at 12pm PST.  Winners will be posted on the original Instagram post and will be notified via message on Instagram. We acknowledge that this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram.

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