Esthetician Talk: Lexli Interviews JoElle Lee

Esthetician Talk: Lexli Interviews JoElle Lee

New this month, we’re beginning a series of interviews with leaders within the field of esthetics to get their take on industry trends, learn their top skin care recommendations, hear their tips for those just beginning their career as an esthe …
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How to Practice Self Love

How to Practice Self Love

"Self care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” -Parker J. Palmer With just a few days until Valentine’s Day, we’re constantly being remind …
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The Not-So-Sweet Effects of Sugar on Skin

The Not-So-Sweet Effects of Sugar on Skin

Sugar addiction is out of control in America. According to the American Heart Association , the average American adult consumes approximately 77 grams of sugar each day, a number more than three times the recommended maximum of 25 grams f …
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How to Have Healthy Skin: 7 Vital Steps

How to Have Healthy Skin: 7 Vital Steps

For many of us, the start of a new year comes with resolutions to improve our health and wellbeing. While exercising more, saving money and eating more healthy top the list of resolutions made for 2020, goals of improving skin health deserve a …
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Five Winter Skin Care Tips

Five Winter Skin Care Tips

Much like our wardrobe, your skin care routine should change along with the seasons. With the drop in temperatures and humidity, our skin can suffer when winter arrives, which means that having a solid winter skin care routine is vital. Lucki …
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Popular DIY Skin Care Ingredients: What You Need to Know

Popular DIY Skin Care Ingredients: What You Need to Know

Over the last several years, the do-it-yourself skin care trend has gained some interest. With ingredients easily found in a grocery store and a little extra work, people are mixing up their own formulations for a DIY skin care routine or as a …
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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 of …
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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 Habits of Women with Great Skin

The 7 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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Razor Burn Treatment: How to Calm Irritated Skin

Razor Burn Treatment: How to Calm Irritated Skin

It doesn’t get much softer or smoother than freshly shaved skin but keeping that smooth texture can be a challenge. If you’ve ever had an itchy red rash, small red uncomfortable bumps, or perhaps swelling or stinging that show up in the areas y …
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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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How to Get Rid of Dry Hands

How to Get Rid of Dry Hands

When cold weather strikes it can take its toll on our skin – and the first area to show the effects of winter weather is often our hands. Coping with the effects of dry skin is not only uncomfortable but when it’s at its worst, it can be downri …
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How to Reduce Wrinkles (and Prevent New Ones!)

How to Reduce Wrinkles (and Prevent New Ones!)

Sooner or later it happens to all of us. That once youthful skin - plump, wrinkle-free and glowing – suddenly appears thinner, duller and more wrinkled. Decreasing levels of collagen, an essential protein that keeps our skin supple, plump and y …
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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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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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Chloé Amstutz: Winter Skin Care Tips

Chloé Amstutz: Winter Skin Care Tips

It’s a slippery slope when summer ends and kids go back to school. Before we know it Labor Day and Halloween have slipped by, fall fades to winter and we are deep in the holi-DAZE. Temperatures drop so you crank the heat in your car, house and office …
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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 implementi …
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Holiday Makeup Skin Prep Routine

Holiday Makeup Skin Prep Routine

With the height of the holiday social season just weeks away, chances are you've already spent time picking out the perfect outfit and even perusing holiday makeup looks on Pinterest. But to look your very best, don't forget about the importance o …
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The Order to Apply Skin Care Products

The 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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Customer Testimonial: Margo's Improved Skin Health

Customer Testimonial: Margo's Improved Skin Health

If you ask Margo to describe how she typically felt about her skin before discovering Lexli, she would tell you that it was “just okay.” She doesn’t have any skin conditions. Her skin type is normal. And while she noticed her slightly uneven sk …
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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 Moisturizer for Winter

How to Select the Best 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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Customer Testimonial: Sarah Took Control of Psoriasis

Customer Testimonial: Sarah Took Control of Psoriasis

We've received a number of testimonials recently from customers who have seen an improvement in psoriasis symptoms through use of Lexli products. Today we're excited to bring you yet another.  Sarah Carney’s story is one that is famili …
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Winter Itch Treatment

Winter Itch Treatment

(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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Customer Testimonial: Julia Transforms Her Skin

Customer Testimonial: Julia Transforms Her Skin

Recently, twenty-five-year old Julia Perkins reached out to us to share her skin transformation story. The skin issues she struggled with are familiar to many of us. For that reason, we were excited to learn more about Julia’s experience and ho …
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Seven Travel Skincare Tips

Seven Travel Skincare Tips

I’ve been accruing the sky miles with travel to Morocco, Atlanta, Asheville, Portland, and Salt Lake City - all in the last 30 days. You can imagine the multiple climate adjustments I’ve navigated to keep my skin looking and feeling its best.  …
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How to Get Rid of Pimples Fast

How to Get Rid of Pimples 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

Spring Skin Care Tips

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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Wondering What to Do Before a Spray Tan?

Wondering What to Do Before a Spray Tan?

For many people, achieving and maintaining the perfect sun-kissed glow, year-round, is desirable. However, the dangers associated with ultraviolet exposure from the sun and other artificial sources have more and more people turning to spray tan …
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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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Self-Love Ideas to Practice this February

Self-Love Ideas to Practice this February

We're excited to have travel and lifestyle writer, Mandy Murry, back on the Lexli blog with a guest post! We asked Mandy for her tips to getting through the final stretch of winter. Here's what she had to say: February is the beginning of the des …
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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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The Ideal Skin Care Routine for Men

The Ideal Skin Care Routine for Men

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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Skin Care Facts or Fiction?

Skin Care Facts or Fiction?

Last year we wrote a post about  skin care myths to help shed some light on commonly held misconceptions about skin care products and skin function. In the months since that post, many of you have sent us messages via Facebook and emai …
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Optimize Your Night Skin Care Routine

Optimize Your Night Skin Care Routine

We humans spend nearly a third of our life sleeping – or at least we should. Despite the guidance to get at least seven hours of sleep each night, many Americans are sleep deprived; the CDC suggests that 1 in 3 adults regularly get too little s …
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Skin Care Through the Decades

Skin Care Through the Decades

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 b …
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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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Busting Through Skin Care Myths

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 Stop Premature Aging

How to Stop Premature Aging

Most of us look at the skin’s natural process of aging with a hint of dread as fine lines and wrinkles begin to appear, perhaps we notice sagging in areas of our face that used to be taut, or areas of darkened pigmentation appear. In response, we …
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How to Properly Pop a Pimple

How to Properly Pop a Pimple

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 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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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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Travel Packing List: Skin Care Essentials

Travel Packing List: Skin Care Essentials

Spring Break getaways are on the horizon so we asked Stacey Stark, director of marketing at Lexli, to share her list of  travel skincare essentials. Read on for some great recommendations. Those of us preparing to get away for spring break …
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Which Lexli Serum Is Best For Your Skin?

Which Lexli Serum Is Best 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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How to Read Skin Care Ingredients

How to Read Skin Care Ingredients

Ask a friend what they love most about their favorite skin care product and you'll hear everything from “it feels great on my skin” and “I love the smell” to “It helps to minimize fine lines” and “my skin looks better when I use it.” These answers …
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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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