Back in July, I sat down with chemist, organic skincare founder and former rosacea and acne sufferer, Marie Veronique, and in-demand Bay-area facialist, Kristina Holey, to pick their brains for answers to my biggest skincare questions: Is candida linked to perioral dermatitis? Are some people predestined to develop rosacea? Does retinol thin your skin? Can you use retinol if you have rosacea or PD? Do lasers cause premature aging with consistent use? And more. The answers below will make you cringe and gasp as you recall everything you’ve done in opposition to this sage advice.   Marie: It’s interesting and…

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The new anti-aging at home LED light therapy devices are worth the money, if you can be consistent. Imagine sitting under a red/infrared LED light for 10-20 minutes every day and having your wrinkles soften, fine lines disappear and inflammatory skin issues fade away. Sounds too good to be true, I’m sure, and is exactly why most people are highly skeptical of Light Emitting Diode (LED) light therapy. But the truth is, it isn’t too good to be true.  How does red/infrared LED light therapy work? In the 90s, NASA first developed LED technology and found LEDs to be capable of stimulating…

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