The Real, and Overlooked Importance of Cleansing Your Skin Daily

Daily cleansing isn't only for those who sweat profusely, wear a lot of makeup, or have acne. Washing your face every day is incredibly important for anti-aging and your overall health.

Don't wash your face this way. It looks cool in photos, but it gets water everywhere.

I was out and about in a fun little shopping/boho/arts district called Abbot Kinney in Venice (California, not Italy) the other day and I overheard a mom trying to convince her teenaged daughter to wash her face...

5 Unusual Foods that Need to be in Your Diet if You Want Young, Healthy, Glowing Skin

A proper skin care regimen is not exclusive to products that you apply topically. Having a balanced diet with the proper nutrients in addition to applying the right products will keep your skin young, glowing, and healthy. Try incorporating these 5 foods into your diet to feed your skin from the inside.

1. Broccoli Sprouts

Broccoli sprouts are a rich source of sulphoraphane, an organic compound that has been found to protect against tumor formation (6). The extract of broccoli sprouts contains a concentrated amount of sulphoraphane,...

How to Apply a Daily Chemical Exfoliant

As discussed in my previous post, 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. In addition to promoting skin cell turnover, exfoliation promotes collagen growth, smoothes out fine lines, and can help alleviate the symptoms and appearance of acne.

Since daily chemical exfoliation is paramount for proper skin care, you need to make certain that you are applying it correctly, otherwise you may not experience the optimal benefits.

In this tutorial I will be using OUMERE's No. 9 Daily Chemical Exfoliant as my reference...

How to Pick Out and Apply Sunscreen for your Face

Picking out the right sunscreen for your face is not only important for preventing sunburns, it is also one of your most powerful tools against sun-induced aging. Wearing sunscreen everyday is one of the most effective anti-aging measures in your skin care regimen, therefore it is imperative that you pick out the right sunscreen, and apply it properly.

Step 1: Know your SPF needs

If you are indoors all day and are exposed to the sun for fewer than 30 minutes every day then an SPF of 15 is adequate.

If you are exposed...

Daily Chemical Exfoliation is an Anti-aging Superstar

In my last post I discussed how stem cell skin care is a pseudo fountain of youth that's an ineffective anti-ager and potential health hazard. Also, in another recent post I explored my journey to making UV-damage reversing skin care because UV-damage leads to aging, so reversing UV damage is a logical anti-aging maneuver. However, achieving and maintaining healthy, youthful skin is not a one-step solution and is the reason why we need multiple products and multiple steps in a proper daily anti-aging skin regimen. Therefore, the fountain of youth is not a single product, but a...