Is Makeup Bad For Your Skin?

Is Makeup Bad For Your Skin?

When you get serious about taking care of your skin, the last thing you want to do is stymie the improvement you've achieved. That's seemingly why so many people ask us about the impact of makeup on their skin. Many of us apply makeup nearly as often …
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What Causes Adult Acne?

What Causes Adult Acne?

Your teenage years may be in the rearview mirror but you suddenly find yourself increasingly experiencing breakouts, especially on the lower part of your face.  Sound familiar?  You're hardly alone.  More than 50% of women bet …
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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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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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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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The Diet and Acne Link

The Diet and Acne Link

It's common for those who struggle with acne to evaluate their lifestyle in the hopes of finding something they're doing that is causing their acne. In fact, we regularly get questions via the Lexli Facebook page asking "what foods cause acne?" …
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The Unexpected Sensitive Skin Treatment

The Unexpected Sensitive Skin Treatment

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 simple modifica …
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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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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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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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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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Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids: Which Should You Use?

Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids: Which 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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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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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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