ABCs of Skin Care ~ C is for Coconut Oil

By Laura Neronha / March 15, 2019

It blows my mind that bloggers, Health Coaches, skin care professionals, and even doctors are still saying that coconut oil is great for the skin. It’s just not true. Its what I call Blogger BS.

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ABCs of Skin Care ~ B is for Blackheads

By Laura Neronha / March 14, 2019

Did you just cringe when you read that? Or did you imagine Anthony Hopkins saying it in his most fiendish voice….”blackheads”… Those annoying little dark specks that seem to fill our pores and drive us to distraction when we look in those big magnifying mirrors are technically known as comedones. So are they really a…

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The ABCs of Skin Care ~ A is for Acne

By Laura Neronha / March 12, 2019

Acne….dun dun dunnnnn (cue the scary music)… No one wants to wake up with a giant honking red ZIT on the end of their nose, but some of us are just blessed that way. Oxford defines acne as “the occurrence of inflamed or infected sebaceous glands in the skin; in particular, a condition characterized…

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11 Unusual (and outright weird!) Skin Care Treatments: do they really work?

By Laura Neronha / October 15, 2018

Let’s talk about “weird“beauty treatments. As always, yes some work, others are just a whole lotta marketing hype. I am a full time licensed Esthetician since 1997, and I own a small specialty skin care practice in Providence RI. So I can safely say I’ve seen it all…  Here are some of the more notable…

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Dry Winter Skin? 13 Ways to Beat the Dry without Breaking the Bank

By Laura Neronha / November 6, 2015

Snowflakes, skiing, hot chocolate, Netflix marathons…what’s not to like about winter? Well, maybe the dry, flaky, itchy skin… Dry Skin doesn’t have enough oil. Oily skin has plenty of oil. Dehydrated skin however, doesn’t have enough water. This is why you can have very oily skin, but still feel quite dry in the winter: its…

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