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…Read More
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Dive In: A Hyaluronic Acid Discussion
What exactly is Hyaluronic Acid – or what the skincare world has been calling “the fountain of youth” – and what can it do for your skin? At Care Skincare, we LOVE Hyaluronic Acid and here’s why: it is a super molecule and substance our body produces naturally to keep our tissues hydrated. Hyaluronic Acid holds up…Read More
Pilar’s Thoughts on Tireless Retinoid Night Serum.
Her first experience with retinol, creating the perfect retinoid product, and her personalized 4 Step PM Routine. Pilar co-founded Digital Brands LLC with her husband Ricardo, launching their first brand Care Skincare in 2018. Trying Retin-A: a cautionary tale. In my early 40s, my dermatologist prescribed Retin-A for the newly discovered lines on my forehead.…Read More
Skincare Rituals for Your Sign
It’s a sign of the times that we all need to take extra care – and that means different things for different astrological signs. The Care Team has a love of skincare AND sharing our horoscopes – so here are your personalized beauty rituals with tips, style recommendations, and a dash of individual star power. Read on! AQUARIUS JANUARY…Read More
Power Up with Vitamin C!
Last winter, I was constantly getting sick from the kids – picking up their coughs and sneezes as often as I picked up their laundry. I scheduled a visit with my doctor to do routine bloodwork and to see if there was any medication or precaution I could use to better maintain my health. When we met for our consultation, he simply told me this – Vitamin C was my best…Read More
Skincare Confessions! Hear from Laurel, 56.
Welcome to our new Blog Series – Skincare Confessions. It’s like a peek into your bestie’s makeup bag, or a one-on-one beauty talk with a trusted friend. We’ve asked our customers, co-workers, acquaintances and family for their honest thoughts and feelings on skincare and cosmetics: tips, woes, loves, daily routines and must-have products. Get ready to be inspired! This post is from Laurel – our customer and the co-owner of a bakery and…Read More
The Good of Glycerin in Skincare
So, what exactly is Glycerin? I must admit I didn’t know much about Glycerin before writing this post even after years spent working in the cosmetics industry. If I was playing one of those word games and Glycerin came out, I’d probably shout “SOAP!” without a second thought. And it’s true – Glycerin is a component of many, many personal products we…Read More
Handle Your AM Like a Boss
Mornings might have been the boss of me lately, but I realize that has got to change. I’ve truly never been a “rise and shine” person, even after a coffee and a shot of espresso. It was hard enough getting out the door when I was single, and now with two kids (and two school…Read More
Major Multi-Tasking on the Daily
Wow, there’s a lot we have to accomplish on a day to day basis – and that’s the understatement of the year. The positive side is it’s wonderful to add value to your work, home, family and community. On the flip side: how on earth can we get all of this done? Anecdotally, I have two full…Read More
Hello 40s! Past + 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;…Read More