Your Best Guide to Treating Brown Spots at Home

Let’s get right down to business: age spots! It seems like one day, we wake up, look in the mirror, and suddenly, they’re there. Age spots come in all shapes and sizes, and they seemingly appear overnight! Not wearing sunblock and sunscreen leaves our skin susceptible to harmful radiation and UV rays over the years. The damage finally catches up to us causing dryer and less hydrated skin. But it’s not too late! There are ways to nourish your skin and fight against unwanted imperfections. Follow our top tips so you can treat age spots from the comfort of your home. 1. Topical Vitamin C.  Sun protection continues to be critical to maintaining hydrated, plump skin. Creams with hyaluronic acid and antioxidant serums with vitamin C are essential to reducing the appearance of any blemishes.  Our Super- C Serum contains L-Ascorbic Acid, the body’s natural source of C, which studies tout … Continue reading

Get Your Glow On!

Get Your Perfect Faux Tan for Spring! Since we’re all well aware of the dangers of tanning beds, (and even a little too much time in daily natural light sans SPF!) self tanners have become the perfect solution for easing out of winter and stepping into the freshness of spring. You don’t have to sacrifice your health or your skin to get the benefits of tanning. Use our all-natural tips to impart beachy results while also protecting your body’s largest organ. Exfoliate: To prevent your tan from looking uneven or splotchy, it’s best to exfoliate before getting started. Our Exfoliating Cleanser is comprised of  micro-pumice and natural botanicals to gently exfoliate and polish skin. Exfoliate the skin and shave with a new razor the day before or the day of tanning in order to remove any dead skin cells to prevent unwanted unevenness. Exfoliating Cleanser balances skin’s pH levels with a … Continue reading

New Year, Even Better You!

The holidays are over and while the temperatures continue to drop, ‘tis the season for altering your skin care routine! This year, we’re practicing #selfcare by giving your skin a BeautyWorkout™. While we can’t necessarily stop fine lines and wrinkles altogether, we can definitely slow down the process of aging. One of the best ways to pack a big punch in a small bottle is by using a serum. Our Wrinkle Reversing Serum skincare has been proven to combat the aging process so you can take center stage this year! Why Use A Serum? As we age, skin tends to get thinner, drier, and loses elasticity, making crow’s feet, fine lines and wrinkles more prominent. External factors such as daily UV rays, pollution, and certain lifestyle habits like smoking, also contribute to the health of the skin’s healthy cells and connective tissues. Unlike creams and lotions, serums are able to penetrate … Continue reading

Fall for a Body Facial!

Fall is officially here – say goodbye to iced fruity teas and hello to warm, pumpkin spice lattes! Along with these autumnal treats and sweater weather, unfortunately, comes dry, flaky skin that would make even an apple crumble jealous. Combine this climate with arid office heaters on full blast and you’ve got the formula for irritated skin. To tackle the change of the season, gift your body with the same steps to make your face glow. This month, we show you how our Hand, Foot, Body Restoration provides a 3-in-1 solution to take you through the season! STEP 1: Shed that Dry Skin Exfoliation is a critical step to increasing hydration. Because dryer air makes skin a little more sensitive and fragile, forget scrubbing – which can damage or discolor skin.  Use sugar cane glycolic to dissolve that dull skin and reveal fresh moist skin beneath! Hand, Foot, Body Restoration contains 20% glycolic and … Continue reading

Don’t Forget These Travel Essentials!

Newsflash: Summer’s not over yet! You still have plenty of time to book that trip you’ve been planning on getting to all year. And once you do, you’ll need to have some particular travel essentials tucked away in your luggage. Sure, there are the basic needs like a toothbrush, shampoo, and some good deodorant. But the following products should get you to where you’re going feeling refreshed and ready for fun in the sun!   SUNSCREEN This is a must-have in your bag even if you’re not going to a place where the sun is blaring. You’d be surprised where UV rays can pop up, so it’s always important to protect your skin against them. We suggest having our Age-Defying Moisturizer (coupled with our Super C Serum) in your arsenal for maximum protection. Our Age-Defying Moisturizer is a lightweight sunscreen to guard you against the sun while the Super C … Continue reading

Steps For Redness Relief

When the weather turns warm, everyone heads outdoors to catch some rays. With less clothing, and skin-baring bathing suits, flaky, dry skin can be hard to hide. Even though summer has more humidity in the air than the dry winds of winter, redness and inflammation can still be a common concern. Read on for the latest tips to stay moisturized and keep you glowing all summer long 1. Get Rid of The Red Looking for ways to tone down that unwanted red skin? There are plenty of remedies that you can do at home to rid yourself of the redness! For one, cucumbers are known to cool and soothe the skin. You can grab one from your fridge, cut one into slices and place them on any red spots for relief. You’ll be cool as a cucumber in no time. 2. Reducing Inflammation : Redness Relief When skin is too … Continue reading

5 Ways to Protect Your Skin from the Sun

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Skin Authority is making a point to inform everyone on how to protect your skin from the sun. Skin is the body’s largest organ, we have to take care of it! It protects you, keeps you warm, and gives you that dewy glow. These five simple daily habits can protect your skin from sun damage, keeping your skin healthy and youthful.    #1: Stay out of the tanning bed, and stop baking in the sun to get a bronze. We know it’s tempting to bronze for bikini season, but tanning booths cause cumulative damage from UV radiation causing skin to age faster. Wrinkles, age spots, and skin cancer are all results after the bronze goes away. If you use a tanning bed, you increase your chance of melanoma by 75%. That’s a lot of damage. Stick to a self-tanner, get a more even … Continue reading

Beauty Smoothies

4 Smoothies To Pair With Your Topical Beauty Infusion™ Superfood Oils. Healthy skin starts on the inside. Just like your body needs to be filled with nutrients, your skin also needs to be fed with healthy vitamins and minerals. Smoothies are an excellent way to pack nutrients into one meal and the perfect way to start off your day. Combine nourishing your body on the inside and nourishing your skin on the outside with these four topical Beauty Infusion™ Superfoods. Your skin will radiate from the inside out! Smoothie #1: Turmeric & Blueberry for Hydrating This smoothie is filled with ingredients that will benefit your skin. Antioxidants in blueberries combined with the curcumin found in turmeric create a power duo to help even out skin tone and reduce inflammation. The apple cider vinegar will balance your pH levels of the mantle layer of your skin, leaving your complexion glowing, while the ginger … Continue reading

Skin Care Trends of 2018

New year, new skin anyone? Each year kicks off with a steady flow of trends but 2017 saw some trends which have become steady health movements like anti-pollution and probiotic skin care which will carry into 2018. Here are the top skin care trends based on the hottest level of sales and demand: 1. Mask Madness continues with sales doubling and solutions becoming more targeted to specific conditions and areas of the body. Self-dissolving active ingredients for exfoliating, moisturizing, and combating the early signs of aging will be key features. Sheet masks will allow for more absorption of sophisticated serums. Don’t know where to begin? Start with Calming Mask by Skin Authority as an easy introduction into Mask Madness! 2. Body is the new face! We spend so much time focusing on our face that we end up neglecting 90% of our skin. Arms, legs, and chests are prone to … Continue reading

The Simple Skin -Care Routine that Helped Eliminate the Appearance of My Cystic Acne

While I’d like to think I’ve always lived a balance lifestyle, I’ve had my fair share of struggles with cystic acne. I had never had particularly problematic skin all throughout my teenage years, but the minute I entered my early 20s, I found myself dealing with sudden breakouts, cysts, and redness. In high-school, I never wore makeup and always got compliments on how I was glowing. But what seemed like from one day to the next, my face was engulfed in inflamed bumps that would put a toad to shame. In fact, I felt so incredibly ugly without makeup and had an incessant need to cover up with foundation and concealer to mask the problem- continuously clogging my pores without a real solution. I became un-motivated that my skin had changed for the worse, accepting that maturing skin meant living at the mercy of my hormones. For three years, I … Continue reading