Ask a Skin Care Biologist #1

Ask a Skin Care Biologist is a weekly Bioluminescence post where OUMERE's CEO and CSO, Wendy Ouriel, M.S., answers your skin care questions. Wendy is a cellular biologist with expertise in cellular aging, extracellular matrix biology and the biology of skin care. 

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The 4 Reasons Why I Stopped Getting Facials

I used to get facials a couple times per month, and spent $250 per visit because I thought facials were a necessary aspect of skin health. I went 6 months without facials and my skin looked exactly the same (if not better). Here is why I no longer get facials and I just focus on a proper, at-home daily skin care regimen.

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The 50 Ingredient Red Flag List

There are a lot of ways to judge a skin care company for trustworthiness, and since you are putting their products on your face (which is then incorporated into your body) you should know exactly what these factors are. Otherwise you put your health at risk due to inferior and harmful ingredients.

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How to Apply a Daily Chemical Exfoliant

Exfoliating your skin daily with a AHA/BHA/PHA chemical exfoliant is one of the most powerful measures in your anti-aging skin care regimen, therefore you need to make certain that you are applying it correctly, otherwise you may not experience the optimal benefits.

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