Exercise Your Way to Better-Looking Skin

In addition to boasting a slew of proven health benefits for the body and mind, regular exercise can help to improve the skin’s vitality and radiance. Exercise stimulates the lymphatic system and increases blood flow, helping to carry oxygen and nutrients to the skin and translating to visibly healthier skin overall.

Exercise also helps to decrease the cumulative impact of stress on the skin. Widely recognized as an aggravator of numerous skin conditions including acne, rosacea, psoriasis and eczema, stress causes hormone levels to rise, in turn increasing inflammation…

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AHA/BHA Cream Gets a New Look

SkinMedica® AHA/BHA Cream has undergone an external makeover! Inside the new bottle, you’ll find the same advanced formula with proven ingredients that nourish and promote the look of more youthful-looking skin.

AHA/BHA Cream combines the gentle exfoliating benefits of alpha-hydroxy acids—lactic, glycolic, citric, tartaric, and malic, to be exact—along with salicylic acid, a beta-hydroxy acid that helps to improve the skin’s texture. Vitamin C and E help prevent free radical damage, while panthenol gives skin a moisture boost.

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Superfoods for Healthier Skin

Antioxidant-rich and nutrient-dense, superfoods earn their titles thanks to the numerous benefits they provide for overall health and wellness. In addition to a varied diet rich in healthy-skin staples like vibrantly colored fruits, vegetables and berries (along with salmon and green tea, to name a few), seek out the superfoods below, which help fight free radical damage and boost the skin’s vitality for a healthy, radiant complexion...

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Pinterest Physician of the Month

Meet SkinMedica® Pinterest Physician of the Month, Dr. Ashley Magovern! Dr. Magovern is a board-certified dermatologist and the founder and owner of Manhattan Dermatology in Manhattan Beach, CA, where she specializes in general, cosmetic and pediatric dermatology. She also serves as the medical director for DermStore.com. Before entering into private practice, Dr. Magovern was the associate general and cosmetic dermatologist for the renowned Murad Inclusive Health Medical Group...

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Celebrate Skin Cancer Awareness!

Each year, Skin Cancer Awareness Month casts an important spotlight on skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States. This summer, be sun-smart with these tips from the Skin Cancer Foundation...

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The Truth Behind Anti-Aging Claims

The anti-aging movement has fostered an increased public awareness that many of the cutaneous changes associated with aging can now be prevented and reversed. Yet sorting through anti-aging claims in today's skin care market can often become a lesson in separating fact from fiction...

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The Shelf Life of Skin Care Products

Like most consumer products on the market today, your skin care essentials have a shelf life. And while a product’s lifespan can vary from six months to two years or more, its long-term efficacy ultimately depend on its ingredients, packaging and storage...

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Help for Dry Hands

Your hands have faced the brunt of harsh conditions all winter, so why not treat them with the same care that you treat your face? With spring around the corner, put your best hands forward with SkinMedica® TNS Ceramide Treatment Cream™...

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How to Avoid Acne Scars

Almost all of us have experienced acne at some point. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it’s the most common skin condition in the country. For some patients, severe acne can lower self-esteem, and acne scars only prolong these emotional side effects. Fortunately, through prevention and treatment, it is possible to improve acne and reduce the potential for scarring...

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Eat Your Way to More Beautiful Skin

The best healthy-skin plan encompasses proper skin care, lifestyle and diet, so it’s no surprise that good eating habits—or lack thereof—may affect the health and appearance of your skin. Certain foods go above and beyond, offering antioxidant benefits that cannot be achieved through skin care alone...

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