Best Vitamin Supplements for Skin

Best Vitamin Supplements for Skin

When it comes to caring for your skin, we know that a good skin care regimen and a well-balanced diet rich in nutrient-dense foods like fruits, vegetables, healthy fats and proteins are necessary for optimal skin function. Properly functioni …
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The 7 Most Important Habits of Women with Great Skin

The 7 Most Important Habits of Women with Great Skin

It’s a simple fact that skin that is healthy naturally looks younger. Regardless of the condition that your skin is in today, cultivating positive habits and maybe even breaking some old ones will do wonders for your complexion. Wondering how t …
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How Does Drinking Water Help Your Skin?

How Does Drinking Water Help Your Skin?

For years we've heard that drinking at least eight, 8 ounce glasses of water each day is important to our health. And while water consumption is indeed essential to proper digestion and kidney function, regulation of body temperature and even join …
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Are Parabens Safe in Skin Care Products?

Are Parabens Safe in Skin Care Products?

For years, skin care consumers have been hearing warning bells about the dangers of parabens. And while there is a growing list of skin care and cosmetic brands that tout their "paraben-free" status, parabens still appear in an estimated 85% of cosme …
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Customer Testimonial: Lyla's Path to General Skin Health

Customer Testimonial: Lyla's Path to General Skin Health

Not so long ago, Lyla’s skin care routine involved just washing her face in the shower with bar soap and using her body lotion as a face moisturizer. Most days, her skin felt tight and dry. She had uneven skin tone and fine lines were beginning …
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Why a Simple Skin Care Routine Is Often Best

Why a Simple Skin Care Routine Is Often Best

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 like necessary additions to our skin …
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What Do Toners Do?

What Do Toners Do?

Skin care products categorized as "toners" have been around for a long time. For many of us, the term may bring back teenage memories of applying harsh astringents to our face to help clear acne. While we may have thought that the burning feeling …
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What Does pH-Balanced Mean?

What Does pH-Balanced Mean?

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 here’ …
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How to Do the Lexli At Home Facial

How to Do 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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The Proper Order to Apply Skin Care Products

The Proper Order to Apply Skin Care Products

Serums, eye creams, moisturizers, sunscreens . . . if you're like many people who take skin care seriously, you know that each of these products are important but aren't completely sure of the correct order to apply skin care products. Perhaps you …
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10 Common Skin Care Mistakes: Habits to Break Now!

10 Common Skin Care Mistakes: Habits to Break Now!

Whether you have good intentions of starting up a skin care program, you employ a simple routine of daily washing and moisturizing or you have an advanced skin care regimen that targets all of your skin concerns, most of us are just trying to d …
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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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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 itch …
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Customer Acne Testimonial: Francesca

Customer Acne Testimonial: Francesca

Struggling with acne is nothing new to Francesca Gariano. This 22-year-old beauty blogger has been battling persistent hormonal acne since she was 13 years old. By her own account, Francesca has tried every acne regimen under the sun - from …
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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 o …
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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 life …
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Is SPF 15 Enough?

Is SPF 15 Enough?

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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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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Teen Skin Care: 8 Simple Tips for Healthy Skin

Teen Skin Care: 8 Simple Tips for Healthy 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 as they navigate academic demands, social pressures, extra-curricular activities, and the uncertainty of future plans. As …
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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 m …
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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 make …
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How Soprano Kathryn Lewek Achieved Her Best Skin

How Soprano Kathryn Lewek Achieved Her Best Skin

While most of us can relate to the feeling of anxiety that comes with having skin issues on a big day, few of us can understand it quite to the same degree as Kathryn Lewek. The reason? She’s an opera star. Referred to as “one of opera’s str …
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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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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 Get Rid of Tired Eyes

How to Get Rid of Tired 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 and vibrant as possible. The good news is that tired …
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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 Travel Essentials

Spring Break Packing: Skin Care Travel Essentials

Spring Break getaways are on the horizon so we asked Stacey Stark, director of marketing at Lexli, to share her list of skin care travel essentials. Read on for some great recommendations. Those of us preparing to get away for Spring Break c …
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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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A Basic Guide to Exfoliation

A Basic Guide to Exfoliation

(A version of this article originally appeared on Dermascope.com) Exfoliation has been touted as a “must do” skin-care step for long enough now that nearly every skin-care customer realizes it is a recommended part of their regimen. But …
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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 ski …
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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 these …
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Get Your Daily Dose of Antioxidants for Skin Health

Get Your Daily Dose of Antioxidants for Skin Health

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 fac …
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