What are the benefits of watermelon?

The entire watermelon has skincare benefits. The pulp is loaded with water, which is naturally hydrating for dry skin. The rinds are used to help skin irritations and help hydrate and repair skin. The seeds are made of protein and are fortified with fatty acids to help plump and hydrate skin. It helps to moisturize, plump the skin, and also soothe the skin. It can help with flakiness and dry skin that we experience from time to time and also fine lines and sometimes wrinkles as well. Having watermelon can help soothe skin in addition to the active ingredients in a blend can really help treat acne and breakouts that a lot of people are having right now. Overall hydration is the number one th

#FaceFacts – Sunscreen Expires!

They’re designed to last three years. As the first warm weather weekends slowly trickle in, you dig in your cabinet for last summer's bottle of sunscreen to slather on any newly exposed skin. But wait. Does sunscreen expire? You bet it does. Here's how to tell if your SPF is off. Like food, sunscreen can go bad and the ingredients can spoil, leading to a watery consistency. They also become less effective, which means a significant increase in the potential for sunburns, sun damage, brown spots, and the risk for skin cancer development. There are two main issues with expired sunscreen. One, it won't protect you. Two, even if the active SPF ingredient is still technically good, changes in th

Skincare tips for the changing weather

These days the weather changes faster than Usain Bolt runs the 100 meters. One day you are in flip flops, the next minute you are putting on a bulky sweater and dealing with rain. But this weather whiplash isn’t just causes wardrobe changes, it’s also hitting your skin. Drastic flip flopping temperatures not only confuse us on what to clothes to wear each day, but it also confuses the skin. Consider your skin like a spring flower. The 60-degree weather one day may cause that daffodil to bloom earlier than it should. The same goes for your skin especially when the next day the temperature plummets back to the 30’s. The warm and wet air will add some moisture to your skin, but the drastic

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