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Obagi Transformations: Maurizio Rasti

Obagi Transformations: Maurizio Rasti

    A common misconception is that Obagi® products (and other skin care products) are only for women, which couldn’t be further from the truth. There’s an Obagi product for everyone - all ages and skin types, male or female. Maurizio is our latest inspirational transformation, and he can vouch that the Obagi Hydrate® Facial Moisturizer is better than a very popular mainstream brand! For quite some time, Maurizio has struggled with oily, acne-prone skin. He was introduced to the non-comedogenic Obagi Hydrate Facial Moisturizer after getting a facial treatment at a clinic. Maurizio was skeptical at first, due to its thick,...

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All about tretinoin: the facts your skin wants you to know

All about tretinoin: the facts your skin wants you to know

  Tretinoin may not be all that easy to pronounce, but its users find it very easy to love. Also known as all-trans retinoic acid, tretinoin is part of the retinoid family—a class of synthetic and naturally occurring Vitamin A compounds and derivatives. Compared to its cosmetic relatives such as retinol, retinaldehyde and retinyl esters, tretinoin is the most potent. For Important Safety Information about tretinoin, please see below. Tretinoin was originally developed as an acne treatment in the 1960s. But while researchers were studying its powers to resolve breakouts, they noticed that patients who used it were getting an...

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5 Common Skin Care Myths

5 Common Skin Care Myths

  When it comes to taking care of your skin, it may be hard to separate fact from fiction, especially with so many skin care articles floating around. Fortunately, we have put together five of the biggest myths that will help to make your skin care routine a little easier - and your skin a lot happier! You don’t need sunscreen in winter Whoever told you that sunscreen is only needed on sunny, summer days is either playing a prank on you or needs a lesson in skin care ASAP! One of the main causes of premature skin aging is...

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What NOT to Do Before and After a Facial

What NOT to Do Before and After a Facial

For most of us, facials aren't a part of our regular skin-care routine because of cost, busy schedules, sensitive skin—the list goes on. But ask any celebrity aesthetician, and they will tell you facials are one of the top secrets behind Hollywood's most beautiful complexions. Here, Joshua Ross, founder of SkinLab and celebrity aesthetician—his regular clients include Lisa Rinna, Teddi Mellencamp and Camille Grammer—shares his facial dos and don'ts for flawless skin all year long.  Two weeks: "If you want to get a spray tan, have it be more than two weeks prior to your facial, so your skin tone doesn’t end up irregular." One...

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Prepare Your Skin For Winter With These Top Tips

Prepare Your Skin For Winter With These Top Tips

  The New Year is finally here and that means we are right in the midst of Winter too. Being the coldest time of year with plummeting temperatures, this prevents many of us from leaving the warmth of indoor heating. If you love being outdoors during the frosty season, you know that your skin is subject to harsh, drying effects from the cold, bitter air. But did you know that even indoor heating can take a toll on your skin? This can get frustrating because whether you are indoors or outdoors, you just don’t seem to win when it comes...

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