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What Can SB-7 Skin Brightener Do for You?

As summer’s tan fades, you may notice some spots don’t. If this summer left you looking splotchy with age spots, freckles or other areas of hyperpigmentation, try Hale Cosmeceuticals’ SB-7 Skin Brightener.

What SB-7 Does

SB-7 Skin Brightener does what it says it does—it brightens! The active ingredients work on pigment deposits to fade or completely erase dark spots caused by Continue reading What Can SB-7 Skin Brightener Do for You?

Top 5 Foods You Should Be Eating for Healthy Skin

Hale Cosmeceuticals has a line of quality skincare products that help you restore and maintain optimal skin health. But optimal skin health cannot be achieved only through topical applications. You need to provide nourishment from the inside, too. To deliver the nutrients your skin needs for a healthy, youthful glow, eat:

Fatty Fish

Fatty fish are those that are high in concentrations of omega-3 and/or omega-6 essential fatty acids (fatty acids your body cannot make on its own), such as tuna, salmon, herring, trout and sardines. These essential fatty acids are necessary components for healthy tissue Continue reading Top 5 Foods You Should Be Eating for Healthy Skin

The Solution for Dry, Cracked and/or Brittle Nails

Late fall, heading into winter is a brutal time of year for your hands and, especially, your fingernails. While lotions, creams and waxes can help keep your hands from itching, cracking or flaking, these products have almost no effect on your nails. But Hale Cosmeceuticals has the solution—Nu Nails!

How Nu-Nails Works

Fingernails are not like your skin; they have no pores through which to absorb topically applied nutrients. To nourish your nail, you have to start at the top—the nail matrix (also called the Continue reading The Solution for Dry, Cracked and/or Brittle Nails

It’s Fall. Why Do I Still Need Sun Protection?

The days are getting shorter, the sun is less intense, but YES! You do still need sun protection. Here’s why:

UVA rays penetrate earth’s atmosphere year-round

UVB rays are the type of solar radiation that cause sunburn. The angle at which light rays enter the earth’s atmosphere after the autumnal equinox deflects most UVB rays, so some skin damage risk is mitigated by the seasonal change. But, UVA rays penetrate the earth’s atmosphere to the same degree October through March as they do in the middle of summer. And, UVA rays penetrate Continue reading It’s Fall. Why Do I Still Need Sun Protection?

Charcoal Face Peels: A DIY Skincare Don’t

Nearly every skincare retailer and Internet vlogger are all about the latest skincare fad: charcoal peels. These tarry-looking peels promise to get rid of blackheads, whiteheads and all the excess oil and dead cells on your skin to prevent clogged pores. There’s just a couple problems—charcoal peels are an aggressive exfoliation method and people are using them way too frequently.

How Charcoal Peels Work

Charcoal peels have a range of formulas, but the key ingredient is charcoal powder—a known detoxifier.

The charcoal powder is mixed with a variety of substances that essentially act like glue on your face. The peel adheres to your skin, and when you peel the mask away, it takes with it:

  • Surface-level sebum
  • Vellus hair
  • Sebaceous filaments
  • Skin cells

In theory, the charcoal attracts skin contaminants so Continue reading Charcoal Face Peels: A DIY Skincare Don’t

The Problem with Parabens and Other Chemicals

Woman applying face cream in the morning

There are a lot of chemicals and compounds that you might encounter in commercial beauty products. Some, like parabens, are used as preservatives. Others, like phthalates, are used to keep solutions from settling and protect the consistency of liquid cosmetics.

But parabens, phthalates and other chemicals can pose potential risks to your health and body – and at Hale Cosmeceuticals, we believe it’s better to avoid these unnecessary risks whenever possible. Continue reading The Problem with Parabens and Other Chemicals

Healthy Skin and Cosmetics – Is Less More?

When it comes to makeup, the age-old saying that less is more still rings true. You can walk into any store and find products that will add temporary color to your skin, but what you really want are quality brands that will nourish your skin to keep it healthy while giving it that attractive glow.

When you improve your skin’s texture and tone by using cosmeceuticals designed to improve your skin health, you’ll find that you Continue reading Healthy Skin and Cosmetics – Is Less More?

Makeup Removal Tips

Removing makeupPrevent acne and keep your pores healthy by removing makeup every night before bed. Not only will your skin be able to breathe and recover overnight, but you’ll also keep your pillowcase cleaner. However, you want to remove the makeup carefully to ensure that your skin is truly clean and nourished – so here are some tips for a bedtime routine to keep your skin protected. Continue reading Makeup Removal Tips

Does Looking Better Make You Feel Better?

September Skin CareMany say that true beauty comes from within, and it’s certainly fact that how we feel on the inside has a great effect on how we think, feel and act externally. Self-confidence is more than just thinking you’re attractive; it spans deeper into our emotions, dreams, achievements and more. But our appearance does play a large role in our Continue reading Does Looking Better Make You Feel Better?