Product Cocktailing for Customizable Skincare

by Christy Hall October 22, 2020 3 min read

Product cocktailing is the art of blending and applying two or more products together to take your beauty results to the next level. It also helps streamline your beauty routine and save time by combining steps. This technique can be done by combining similar products (formulated to work synergistically) at once, and then applying to your face. 
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Cosmeceuticals: A Complete Guide

by Christy Hall October 14, 2020 5 min read

If you follow beauty news or have browsed the cosmetic section at a local big box store, you may have come across the word cosmeceutical(s). But what exactly does this mean? Is it a cosmetic, a prescription pharmaceutical, or another hyped up marketing word for cosmetic(s)? To answer these questions I’m going to guide you through the different definitions and opinions, the truth about making claims regarding results, what ingredients to look for, and give you the 411 on Mikel Kristi cosmeceutical formulations. 
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What Does Your Daily Skincare Regimen Really Cost?

by Christy Hall September 23, 2020 4 min read

Getting the most out of your daily skincare regimen: What does it really cost? It’s almost too easy for advertisers to target consumers these days… between social media, targeted TV and web advertising, text message reminders to visit a website for a discount of the day, how do you prevent yourself from falling for the latest gimmick and ‘deal of the day’ when it comes to almost anything, including skincare?

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Acne 101

by Christy Hall August 19, 2020 5 min read

Acne - This is one of those topics that affects many more people than you may realize. Not only have I struggled with it in the past, some of my long time patients and staff have dealt with this stubborn issue as well. It’s not just a teenage ailment. It affects many adults, specifically women well into their 20’s, 30’s and 40’s.

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What In The World Is A Skin Exposome, And Why Should I Care?

by Christy Hall May 11, 2020 3 min read

Exposome: The totality of exposures both internal and external from your conception to death and the impact they have on your body. In today’s busy world, life can be complex. These complexities expose you to many stressors both internally and externally that play an adverse role in your body’s and your skin’s aging process. The study of exposome helps us understand how these factors encourage premature aging and how we can combat the effects. Let’s dive into some common exposomes that we all face daily.
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The Magic Of Toners

by Christy Hall April 07, 2020 3 min read

The Magic of Toners

Most of us are diligent with cleansing and moisturizing our skin but how many of us are as good with toning the skin? To be honest, this is a step that I sometimes skip and as I am writing this, I realize that I am doing my skin a disservice by doing so.  Are you toning your skin? If not, keep reading to understand the importance of this step and never underestimate the powerful punch this can bring to your skincare routine.

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