I know, I know. You saw the title of this post and thought, “yeah, yeah, yeah. That’s what they always say.” And so would I have, six weeks ago. Commercials would have you believe that every product ever is a life-changer, and we know that from experience to be false.
The ladies who created the skincare routine I’m referencing, Dr. Rodan and Dr. Fields, actually discussed this in a screencast we did together. They noted how women today are highly skeptical of what can be achieved with a topical product – and why shouldn’t we be, when it seems that none of them work? Continue reading “How a New Skincare Routine Changed My Life” »
You gals know that I like science. Proven, real-life skincare that works, not African gold dust and eagle spit. Just so you know, the few scientifically proven ingredients that I’ve researched enough to feel confident have a topical effect on skin are: retinol; peptides; hyaluronic acid and Vitamin C. Those proven ingredients should make up the basis of your skincare arsenal. Continue reading “New Radiance Naturals Vitamin C Serum Review” »
Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.
As we all age, it becomes more and more important to protect our skin from free radicals – the evil little sources of skin damage that come from sun exposure, drinking, smoking, age and all kinds of other environmental factors. That’s why you’ve heard so much about antioxidants – they help fight the oxidizing effect of free radicals, which – not to get too scientific – is when they steal from your existing healthy cells to try to make themselves “complete”, causing a breakdown of your skin cells.
Vitamin C is one of the most powerful antioxidants out there, and that’s why I recommend you use it daily in your skincare regimen. (Note: many products have Vitamin C present as ascorbic acid, so if you’re using ascorbic acid, you’re getting the benefits of Vitamin C. That’s only one of the things I love about Nature’s Best Vitamin C Serum.