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No Makeup Required!

Here are the basic steps Cloud Nine Skin and Body Care recommends for getting the skin you feel proud to wear without a cover-up. Start with a clean palette.  Stick to a gentle cleanser that removes all impurities such as Babor’s Mild Cleanser or PCA Skin’s Facial Wash.  Then swipe away any remaining residual makeup with a splash of toner.  Babor’s Rose Toning Lotion is our most popular. Exfoliate away dead-skin dullness with a weekly at-home peel containing glycolic acid to reveal an immediate glow.  Our go-to product is Refine Cellular AHA 10+10 Peeling Gel by Babor. Hydrate.  Supercharge your…

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Searching for the Ideal Sun Protection

Clearing up some confusion regarding sun protection is high on my TO DO List since 90% of the damage to the skin is from the sun. Most new clients arrive proudly announcing that they use a product containing SPF, usually it is just a part of their foundation or finishing cream.  It is important to understand that SPF (Sun Protection Factor) only relates to the tanning ray.  It will not protect your skin from the harmful UVA rays that go deep and are the primary cause of premature aging. UVA Radiation = Age UVB Radiation = Burn UVA radiation rays range…