How to Select the Best Face Moisturizer for Winter

How to Select the Best Face Moisturizer for Winter

We know what you're thinking . . . it's only October. But throughout much of the country, temperatures have turned colder and humidity is on the descent, making now the perfect time to switch out your moisturizer to ensure your skin is hydrated an …
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Hyperpigmentation: What Causes It and Treatment Options

Hyperpigmentation: What Causes It and Treatment Options

Hyperpigmentation is not at all uncommon, but that doesn't make the condition any less frustrating. These areas of darkened skin pigment are often referred to as "age spots" or "liver spots" when they appear on aging skin and "sun spots" when they …
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How to Overcome Dry and Itchy Skin In Winter

How to Overcome Dry and Itchy Skin In Winter

(A version of this post originally appeared on the blog in 2016.) As if the cold of winter isn’t bad enough, the change in season can also wreak havoc on our skin in the form of dull appearance, rough texture, dryness, redness and itchiness. …
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The Unexpected Way to Calm Skin Sensitivity

The Unexpected Way to Calm Skin Sensitivity

If you characterize your skin as “sensitive,” you aren’t alone. Today, an estimated 51% of women and 36% of men in the United States perceive their skin as such, and that number appears to be on the rise. Consider this: with one simpl …
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Getting Rid of Blemishes: How to Heal Skin Fast

Getting Rid of Blemishes: How to Heal Skin Fast

Waking up to a blemish on your face can ruin your entire day. We’ve all been there. And haven’t we tried everything from popping and squeezing to masking the zit with extra thick concealer? Or we’ve been willing to attempt any home remedy out …
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Spring Skin Care Tips That Can Change Your Skin

Spring Skin Care Tips That Can Change Your Skin

Spring is finally here and with this season comes new beginnings. It marks a time of warmer temps, longer days, budding flowers and, of course, spring house cleaning. You likely see growth in the garden and feel a general sense of hope as lif …
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Is SPF 15 Enough? Understanding Sun Protection Factor.

Is SPF 15 Enough? Understanding Sun Protection Factor.

For decades, Americans have been warned of the risk of skin cancer from exposure to the sun's UV rays and encouraged to make sunscreen use a daily habit. Despite advisories from physicians, however, most Americans do not regularly use sunscreen. I …
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The Four Main Causes of Acne

The Four Main Causes of Acne

One of the most popular questions we receive on the topic of acne is "what causes it?" The question makes sense. If you understand the cause of something you can more effectively address it. But in the case of acne, there isn't just one cause. There …
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How to Prep Skin for Makeup

How to Prep Skin for Makeup

Makeup and skin care: a match made in beauty heaven. After all, even the most expertly applied makeup look appears less-than-perfect when the skin beneath it isn't in great shape. While a consistent skin care routine appropriate for your skin type …
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Signs and Symptoms of Rosacea (and Skin Care Advice)

Signs and Symptoms of Rosacea (and Skin Care Advice)

Imagine this: after years of having clear and manageable skin, you begin experiencing flare-ups of redness and flushing. Soon, it happens more and more, with visible blood vessels starting to appear. As time passes, the redness gradually worsens …
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A Lexli Guide to Psoriasis Skin Care

A Lexli Guide to Psoriasis Skin Care

Diagnoses of inflammatory skin conditions, including psoriasis, eczema and rosacea, are on the rise in the United States. Looking at psoriasis specifically, an estimated 7.5 million individuals in this country deal with the daily frustrations c …
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Aloe Vera and California Proposition 65

Aloe Vera and California Proposition 65

Allure posted an article this weekend titled " Why Aloe Vera May Disappear From Your Skin-Care Products, According to Experts," which focuses on the addition in 2015 of non-decolorized, whole-leaf aloe extract to California's Safe Drinking Wat …
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Five Benefits of Aloe Vera Skin Care

Five Benefits of Aloe Vera Skin Care

(A version of this post originally appeared in July, 2016.)  When selecting skin care products, most of us take into account many factors, such as price, active ingredients featured in the formulation, the product’s fragrance and …
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Lexli Products Are Now Leaping Bunny-Certified

Lexli Products Are Now Leaping Bunny-Certified

We are so excited to announce that the entire family of Lexli skin care products is now Leaping Bunny-certified! Since our company’s formation more than 20 years ago, Lexli has committed to offering products that are cruelty-free. Leapin …
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More Than Skin Deep: Understanding Psoriasis

More Than Skin Deep: Understanding Psoriasis

If you are one of the 7.5 million Americans who suffer from psoriasis, then you know that this autoimmune condition can be unpredictable. Commonly active in areas like elbows, knees and shins, scalp and lower back, psoriasis appears in the form o …
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Journey to Healthy Skin

Journey to Healthy Skin

As a forty-something working mother of two teenage boys, Margaret may have very little time for herself but she has always taken the time to make skin care a priority. That’s because, like many, Margaret has encountered an array of skin issue …
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Skin Care for Teens: 8 Simple Tips to Healthier Skin

Skin Care for Teens: 8 Simple Tips to Healthier Skin

It may be tossed aside as a stereotype but the teenage years truly can be a time of angst for a lot of 13- to 18-year-olds. There are academic demands, social pressures, challenges to excel in extra-curricular activities, and the uncertainty …
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Men's Skin Care: Implementing a Basic Routine

Men's Skin Care: Implementing a Basic Routine

Some men might consider a good “skin care routine” one that includes the suds that run down their face when rinsing after a shampoo. But for others, their skin care routine mirrors that of the most skin care-conscientious woman. More and more …
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Cover Your Basics: Skin Care Regimens for Any Decade

Cover Your Basics: Skin Care Regimens for Any Decade

One size does not fit all when it comes to taking care of your skin with each stage of life. As you age, your skin changes; in fact, it can run the gamut from acne prone in your early 20s to drier and more sensitive in your 40s and beyond! And …
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How to Minimize Pores

How to Minimize Pores

When you think about beautiful and healthy skin, flawless skin comes to mind. And for a lot of us, our definition of flawless does not include looking in the mirror and seeing noticeable pores. We wonder if it’s possible to do something to ma …
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Breaking Out is Hard to Do (Guest Post)

Breaking Out is Hard to Do (Guest Post)

Acne is the most common skin ailment treated by physicians. While an estimated 40-50 million adolescents and young adults are affected by it, many individuals’ first experience with acne doesn’t occur until middle age. Regardless of the stage in …
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Understanding Eczema: Triggers and Treatment

Understanding Eczema: Triggers and Treatment

Battling a skin condition like eczema can be challenging and frustrating—to say the least. With uncomfortable symptoms and sporadic flare-ups that commonly show on visible places like face, hands, and feet, it’s likely that someone who suffers …
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Skin Care for Cancer Patients: Dr. Abdullah's Advice

Skin Care for Cancer Patients: Dr. Abdullah's Advice

A topic that doesn't get quite the level of attention it deserves is that of proper skin care while undergoing radiation, chemotherapy, and other cancer treatments. The intensity of these types of therapy causes damage to skin cells and, for many …
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Mandy Murry's Must-Have Travel Products  (Guest Post)

Mandy Murry's Must-Have Travel Products (Guest Post)

We invited travel, lifestyle, health and wellness writer, Mandy Murry, to the Lexli blog today to share with us the list of products she never travels without. As someone who "cloudsurfs" (flying on airplanes) more than 100,000 miles each year and …
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The Truth About Skin Care: Busting Through Skin Care Myths

The Truth About Skin Care: Busting Through Skin Care Myths

Skin care advice is everywhere. It’s hard to escape the endless flow of “do this” and “don’t do that” skin care guidance we find online, in magazines, from advertisements or from well-meaning friends. With sometimes contradicting information …
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​The Acne Facial You Can Do at Home

​The Acne Facial You Can Do at Home

For those struggling to get acne under control, professional treatments offered by licensed estheticians can be beneficial. Among these are acne facials or deep cleansing facials, which work to exfoliate the skin, minimize blockages in the pore …
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In What Order Should You Apply Skin Care Products?

In What Order Should You Apply Skin Care Products?

Cleanser, serum, eye cream, moisturizer…what order do you apply skin care products? We get asked this question frequently. Knowing which order to apply skin care products can be confusing, especially when your bathroom counter is full of jars …
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How to Pop a Pimple and . . . Understanding Pimple Types

How to Pop a Pimple and . . . Understanding Pimple Types

We’ve all been there: you wake up the morning of a big event, look in the mirror and see it - an unsightly blemish on a most obvious area of your face. While the urge to start picking at your skin is great, here is where willpower must kick in. …
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Alpha- vs Beta-Hydroxy Acid: Which One Should You Use?

Alpha- vs Beta-Hydroxy Acid: Which One Should You Use?

Two popular ingredients commonly found in skin care products are alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta-hydroxy acid (BHA). You’ve likely heard of them and know they’re important, but do you know the difference? If you’re like most individuals, yo …
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How to Repair Sun-Damaged Skin

How to Repair Sun-Damaged Skin

As summer inches ever closer, most of us are giving more thought to sun protection. The topic is an important one, not only because of the dangerous potential for skin cancer, but also because of the visible damage that sun can do to our skin. …
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How to Prevent Aging Around the Eyes

How to Prevent Aging Around the Eyes

Our eyes are most often the first area on our face to begin showing the signs of aging. Given that they're also the focal point of our face, we have an incentive to keep them looking as youthful as possible. The good news is that, like the rest of …
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Do You Really Need pH-Balanced Skin Care Products?

Do You Really Need pH-Balanced Skin Care Products?

It’s common to see the words “pH-balanced” on the packaging for personal care and skin care products. But do you know how pH applies to the products you use on your skin? More importantly, should you even care? We believe you should – and her …
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How to Properly Wash Your Face

How to Properly Wash Your Face

Face washing. Of all the skin care steps, this is the one that most individuals find the easiest to understand and the simplest to implement. And yet, despite its simplicity - or, perhaps, because of it - it's the step that so many of us are doing …
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Spring Break Packing: Skin Care List

Spring Break Packing: Skin Care List

Those of us preparing to get away for Spring Break could likely commiserate over the annoyance of trying to determine what makes the cut in our limited amount of suitcase space. (Those of you packing not only for yourselves but kids or significant …
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Which is the Best Serum for Your Skin?

Which is the Best Serum for Your Skin?

Earlier this week, we announced the launch of Lexli's newest product: A-Firm-Ative Anti-Aging Peptide Serum. A labor of love that has been under development by Dr. Abdullah's team for more than a year, A-Firm-Ative combines Lexli's signa …
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Give Your Skin a Boost with Aloe Vera

Give Your Skin a Boost with Aloe Vera

Your skin loves aloe vera. It is soothing. It is comforting. And it likely offers far more benefits than you realize. Anyone who has reached for aloe gel after burning their finger while cooking or spending a long day at the beach, already knows …
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The Lexli At-Home Facial

The Lexli At-Home Facial

For skin that looks and feels its very best, its hard to beat the benefits of a professional facial using properly-formulated products. Despite that, countless Lexli customers have achieved optimal skin health and beauty by consistently implementin …
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Why Lexli Skin Care Products are Unmatched

Why Lexli Skin Care Products are Unmatched

Harry Winston said, "People will stare. Make it worth their while." There’s no denying that when skin health is optimized, it glows. But getting to optimal skin health can be challenging if you don’t know which skin care products to look for. Ma …
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All About Aloe

All About Aloe

At Lexli, we use organic, pharmaceutical-grade aloe as the main ingredient in each of our skin care products. Aloe has a history of treating a variety of ailments and contains hundred of components that promote skin health and improve aesthetics. Che …
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Decoding the Skin Care Ingredient List

Decoding the Skin Care Ingredient List

What factors lead you to select the skin care products you buy? When we ask this question of people, we most often hear everything from “it feels great on my skin” and “I love the smell” to “It helps to minimize fine lines” and “my s …
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Dr. Abdullah Weighs in on Korean Skin Care Routines

Dr. Abdullah Weighs in on Korean Skin Care Routines

For nearly two years now, numerous beauty editors and bloggers have promoted Korean skin care routines as the ultimate solution to achieve plump, dewy, youthful-looking skin. A simple Google search will show you just how much hype surrounds thes …
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Why Simple is Better When it Comes to Skin Care Routines

Why Simple is Better When it Comes to Skin Care Routines

Visit a drugstore or department store and it's clear that, as consumers, we have a dizzying number of skin care products at our disposal today. From serums to toners, exfoliators to moisturizers, they all seem necessary to our skin care regimen. …
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Antioxidants: Our Body's Molecular Crimefighters

Antioxidants: Our Body's Molecular Crimefighters

The term "antioxidants" has become a health and wellness buzz word in recent years. Physicians and nutritionists alike regularly encourage individuals to eat foods rich in them, while consumer products regularly tout them on product labels. In f …
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Lexli Announces Improved Pricing

Lexli Announces Improved Pricing

Dear Customers, Since our brand’s founding in 1996, the Lexli team has been guided by a mission of making healthier skin a reality for as many individuals as possible through the use of professional, aloe-based skin care formulations. We have lo …
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