Post-Summer Skincare – Restart with Retinoids!

Yes, being in the sun feels wonderful on my face (especially on a lawn chair with a glass of rosé in hand).  But as summer draws to a close each year, I always start to think about how to make it up to my skin (maybe I will send myself a jade roller with an apology note?) after a season of the great outdoors. It’s not only the sun – but also heat, humidity, sweat mingled…

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You Say Hydration, I Say Moisturization

We believe a good product can do (and should) do both! There’s a lot of talk lately about the difference between hydration vs. moisturization, so we thought we’d gather all the info for you, right here:  Hydration means replenishing water molecules within the multiple levels of the skin. Water is essential to skin – in fact, your skin is made up of 64% water, and can’t function without it. If your skin is dehydrated and…

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In The Know About Aloe

Growing up in the 80s, most things came out of bottles, tubes and cans – so when I got a cut at a friend’s house, I was surprised to see her mother bring an Aloe Vera plant over to where I was sitting. On the wound (which had been washed with soap and water) she put a gooey, clear-ish substance that oozed out of leaf.  It soothed the…

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Beauty, Optimism and Care

Meet Ricardo Quintero, Co-Founder of Care® Skincare.  Ricardo Quintero has been an inspiring and innovative leader throughout his career at some of the most well-known companies of our time: Procter & Gamble, Pepsi, The Estée Lauder Companies and most recently as President of Movado Group Inc. I first met Ricardo when I was just starting out in the beauty…

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Everything You Want to Know About Retinoids!

We’d love to save you a Google search and answer your questions right here: “What are retinoids, and what amazing things can they do for my skin?”  How do we define retinoids?  Care Skincare Head of Product Innovation Debbie D’Aquino has a wealth of experience in the prestige beauty industry and is our go-to skincare scientist.  According to Debbie, the term “retinoids” refers to Vitamin A and the various compounds…

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Winter Skin Self-Care Tips

It’s essential to care for your skin all year round, but winter is especially challenging due to indoor dryness and outdoor elements.  Here are a few tips to ensure your skin stays healthy and your moisture barrier strong and supported:  Use Mighty Moisturizers  Skin gets notoriously dry this time of year due to change of climate…

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Go for The Glow! Staying Consistent with Retinoid Skincare

The beauty topic on everyone’s mind? Glowing skin.  We recently asked Instagram followers why glowing skin was so important to them.  Some of the answers that really stood out were these:  “Having glowing skin is important to me because it’ll boost my confidence!”  “Glowing skin is important because all want to love the skin we are in.”  “I want to keep my natural glow…

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Hello Forties! Past and Present Skincare Thoughts

After a big birthday, I suppose it’s natural to look back in wonder – where did all the time go?  If I was to walk on the street and pass myself at age 20 (with breakup bangs), what would I say to her?  One of the lovely things about being young is the freedom of possibility;…

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