Retin-A: Day 60 (July 12, 2015)

This post is actually for July 12 through July 19, 2015. We went on a beach vacation to Gulf Shores, so I was curious as to how my skin would handle the sun and climate. We were outside, on the… Continue Reading

My Latest 70% Glycolic Acid Peel

70% glycolic peel 1 immediately after

So, I just did another 70% glycolic acid peel*. This is the first one I had done since I’ve been using 0.05% Retin-A, so I was pretty nervous. But, after researching quite a bit, I decided to go ahead and… Continue Reading

Somme Institute Double Defense

Somme Institute Double Defense 1

If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, you’ll know sun protection is one of my favorite weapons against aging. Somme Institute’s Double Defense, the fifth step in the skincare regimen, is a light weight sun protection lotion that will… Continue Reading

Somme Institute A-Bomb

Somme Institute A Bomb 1

According to Somme Institute, A-Bomb is a lightweight formula that helps fight aging by accelerating cell renewal, as well as treating and preventing blemishes, leaving skin supple and moisturized (Somme Institute, n.d.). Like the other products in Somme Institute’s skincare… Continue Reading

All About Retinoids: You Need One in Your Routine!

Retin A

Retinoids are forms of Vitamin A, and are some of the most researched ingredients in anti-aging skincare.  They are considered an exfoliant as well as an antioxidant.  Retinoids help fight free radical damage and stimulate collagen production.  As they have the most… Continue Reading