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Why you should wear sunscreen in the winter

Why you should wear sunscreen in the winter

by Nicole Mandallaz black girl sunscreen, sun protection, sunblock, sunscreen, winter skin, winter skincare tips Leave a comment

Why you should wear sunscreen in the winter

Client Case #1

woman in the rain

So many clients I've seen over the years say "I wear sunscreen religiously in summer when it's sunny out, but not if it's cold and overcast". 

Once I had a young woman in her early 20s from Vancouver, Canada who's boyfriend brought her for her first facial.  She was wondering about a new dark and mishapen mole she had show up on her nose that would also scab over and bleed often. She said it had also grown rapidly in the last few months from a tiny speck to a more visible spot(why her boyfriend bought her the facial actually thinking I could get rid of it. 

I legally couldn't tell her outright it was skin cancer since I'm not a physician, 

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Is Vaseline Good For Your Skin?

Is Vaseline Good For Your Skin?

by Nicole Mandallaz acne, chapped skin, dry skin, is vaseline good for the skin?, moisturizer, petroleum jelly, summer skin, vaseline, winter skin Leave a comment

Is Vaseline Good For Your Skin?

YES!!!!!!  Yes it is!!!!!  Here's why:

What Is Vaseline?

Vaseline is mostly petroleum jelly, petrolatum and paraffin.  All these ingredients are related and derived from crude oil extraction.  This may sound carcinogenic and scary, but actually petroleum, petrolatum and paraffin are some of the safest and least allergenic skincare ingredients in existence.  Let's go into further detail why:

How does Vaseline work in the skin?  How is it safe?

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