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What is My Skin Type?: Unlocking the Secret to Healthy Skin

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags Face, Gorgeous Skin, skincare, type

Want gorgeous, glowing skin? Start with your skin type. If you’re using products not meant for your complexion, it can lead to some serious skin issues like flaking, pimples and irritation. Yet, even if you are double-sure you know what your skin type is, it’s not a bad idea to recheck.  Those formulas that worked for you a decade ago might not be the best option for your complexion today (since hormones and the aging process can change your skin’s chemical makeup). So if you’re asking, “what’s my skin type?” here’s a little test you can do: Strip down your...


Your Daily Skincare Routine: Size Matters

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags A Flawless Face, skincare, Tips

Sure, you may think it’s enough just having the right formulas in your daily skincare routine. But what you may not know is that the amount of product is just as important. If you’re piling creams and cleansers on, you could be putting yourself at risk for clogged pores and pimples. Yet if you’re using too little, you may not be getting the full benefits. Before you squeeze, scoop or pump product, check out this go-to guide for the precise portion size: Cleanser: A nickel-sized dollop is the optimum amount for covering your face and your neck. Massage it in...


FACE FACTS: Daily Skin Care Regimen For All Skin Types

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags A Flawless Face, daily regimen, Face, Tips

A great skin care regimen begins with the basics—cleansing and moisturizing.  It’s those daily rituals that prep it for anti-aging ingredients, makeup and problem-solving formulas. But of course, not all skin care regimens are created equal.  The quickest route to achieving super smooth, clear skin is to use the right products that apply to your skin type. Here’s a handy primer on what to use for your complexion: If you have dry skin:  Look for a cream-based cleanser that’s soap-free and mild. Skip washing your face in the morning, since doing it twice a day will strip your skin of its natural...