What's all the fuss about peptides?
Peptides seem to be all the rage these days - and not just within the medical and scientific community. My patients and Lexli customers often ask whether or not they should be looking to this skincare ingredient to help them reduce the signs of aging. My answer: there is certainly encouraging research surrounding peptides, but it will be years before we really know how impactful they are.
Biologically active compounds that closely resemble proteins, peptides are chains of fewer than 50 amino acids. (More than this and it's generally classified as a protein.) Naturally occurring in the body, peptides have a...
4 Simple Steps for Great Looking Skin
The first step of any skincare regimen is cleansing, which can be done with any mild cleanser. In order to keep the skin healthy and looking good, use enough product to eliminate any grime, sebum, dead cells, make-up and other particulate matter that may build up on your skin after a day’s exposure to the environment, thereby encouraging bacterial growth and skin cell decay...
Lexli Appearing at Secret Room Events Style Lounge Pre-Oscar Event
With the Academy Awards just over a week away, Hollywood is in a frenzy of preparation as celebrities finalize their wardrobe, accessories and party plans for the March 7 event. To ensure the skin of attending actors and presenters is Red Carpet ready, Lexli will be onsite at the Secret Room Events Style Lounge, an invite-only, exclusive pre-Oscar event being held on March 6 at the InterContinental Hotel in Los Angeles. As a platinum sponsor of the Style Lounge, the Lexli team will provide guests with some of the brand’s most coveted products, including AloeGlyC Renewing Exfoliant, while Dr. Ahmed...
Acne Cleansers and Blackheads
Blackheads are a form of acne. Blackheads are the first stage of acne, forming before bacteria invades the pores of our skin, which in turn results in pimples or acne. There are many conditions that may cause or even worsen blackheads. Some of these causes are the use of topical oils and the use of makeup, and are most likely to develop on people with oily skin.
How do you prevent blackheads? One way to prevent blackheads is to cleanse your skin regularly, as symptoms of blackheads are not always visible. if your skin...
Inexpensive Ways to Cure Acne
Let’s face it: stress is one of the biggest causes of acne because it can cause a hormonal imbalance. A lot of things can cause stress from work, to school, to our families. But how do you handle this in a convenient way?
Lexli’s acne treatment kit helps fight acne, and is convenient since everything you need is included! Here’s what you get, and how it helps:
Acne Cleanser: Use morning and evening. Apply cleanser with fingertips and leave on the skin for two minutes (avoid contact with eyes). Rinse with warm water or a...
Tips for Cleansing Lotion Use
When we think about skincare, most of us are prone to just focusing on the face. Of course, it’s the part of us that everyone sees, but what about the rest of our bodies? Skincare should be an entire process for the body, not just the face.
One way to target your whole body is by using an aloe-based cleansing lotion. Cleansing lotions are made to unclog pores and remove bacteria and other impurities, refreshing and cleansing the skin. Furthermore, results are fairly noticeable right away.
The best thing about using a cleansing lotion is that it is multipurpose. It may be...
Get Healthier Skin with a Skin Care Kit
There are many ways you can go about maintaining beautiful, healthy skin, but the best strategy is to make sure you use high quality products that are designed to nourish and rejuvenate your skin and keep a daily treatment routine. With countless products out there to buy, it’s a great idea to look for a skin care kit that bundles all the products necessary to get healthier skin into one convenient package.
These products include a skin cleanser that will help rid your skin of dirt and prevent clogged pores. A skin moisturizer will help ensure your skin doesn’t dry out...
Body Lotion for Dry Skin
While it’s very common for people to focus on their health of their facial skin, it’s important not to ignore dry or irritated skin below the neck. Whether it’s just seasonal from staying out in the sun too large or the harsh winds of winter, or a year-round problem caused from allergies, dry skin on arms, legs, or chest is very a common problem that doesn’t have to go untreated. While you might see countless commercials and ads for skin care products focused around treating acne or dry facial skin, you don’t have to think there isn’t a potent treatment...
Using a Night Moisturizer to Fight Dry Skin
One of the keys to maintaining beautiful skin is to have a daily treatment routine. Many people already have a routine in place, whether it’s washing their face in the morning or evening, but most people don’t realize the importance of using a night moisturizer every day before bed. Using a nightly moisturizer helps heal your skin from dryness and decreases inflammation, which can help prevent and get rid of acne.
When choosing a night moisturizer cream, it’s important to pick one that’s aloe based to make sure it won’t further dry out your skin or cause current inflammation to worsen....
Do Anti-aging Eye Rollers Really Work?
I thought I had seen it all when it comes to eye cream advertisements and products, but this one takes the prize. The Olay Regenerist Anti-aging Eye Roller claims to be a daily anti-aging product that helps to diminish eye puffiness, regenerate the skin and diminish lines and wrinkles. Not so much. Why? Well, here’s a few reasons:
1) The skin around your eyes has the same physiology as the skin on the rest of your face.
That means you don't need to spend money on a separate eye cream, gel, serum or roller for the skin around your eyes. Yes,...