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As cigarette use declines and vaping use increases, we are now asking: does nicotine vaping affect our skin in the same way that traditional cigarette use does?
The lymphatic system is known as the “sewage system” of the body - maintaining fluid levels in the body by filtering fluids to detoxify waste.
Comedones, or clogged pores, affect 40-50 million people in the U.S. every year. Most of us get them, but do we know what causes them, why they may be a certain color, or how to treat them?
With the fun in the sun comes the heat, and as the heat tops the charts our skin starts getting more irritated.Here are some ways hot weather can affect our skin health.
During the summer, our skin is challenged by greater sun exposure and heat which increase oxidative stress and sweating. Here are some skin care modifications ideal for the summertime.
Amino acids are molecular structures that are the building blocks of proteins. There are 20 amino acids that combine to make countless proteins and have a pivotal role in skin health.
Detoxification. Often seen as a buzzword in the health and beauty industry - but is it scientifically sound? How does our body really release toxins?
Any foray into clean skin care and better skin health starts with getting more familiar with the ingredients we put on our faces every day. However, what makes an ingredient active or inactive? 
Cleansing is often the first step to our skin care routine. However, cleansing too often, or with the wrong type of cleanser can ultimately damage the skin barrier. So, how often should we cleanse and how do we choose the right cleanser?
Intermittent fasting can have a greater effect on our skin than previously thought. It can trigger a process called autophagy, which is like the clearing of old and damaged cells and proteins to make way for newer, healthier ones.
Our main concern with winter weather is that it robs your skin of much needed moisture - causing extra dryness. Harsh winds combined with central heating and low humidity could leave you wanting to scratch your skin right off to relieve the irritation! 
It’s clear that both nature and nurture play a role in skin appearance as we age. However, outside of melanin production, what other genetic differences contribute to skin aging and resilience to stressors?