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Skin Care Based on Science

We share our knowledge through this blog because we believe that education is empowerment.

Retinoids in the Fall/Winter Season: How to Manage Dryness     Vitamin A, aka Retinoids, have long been a staple in skincare

Sadly but truly, the skin on our bodies often gets put on the back-burner compared to our faces. This may not seem

And Why Clients Shouldn’t Ask As a business owner and service provider, I can confidently say that maintaining a fair and consistent

Written by Stephanie Powers, CEO & Founder of Sapien Skin & Beauty Guaranteed Fair Wages for Promoting Equity and Dignity The practice

Treating pigmentation concerns effectively can be difficult as it requires patience, consistency, and a solid plan in order to achieve satisfying results.

Looking for the most effective way to manage facial or body hair may feel like a daunting task. With so many options

Fear vs Science If you have been battling with acne, then chances are you’ve heard about Accutane. You no doubt have a

Fine lines and wrinkles are among the most frequent concerns discussed when it comes to addressing aging or preventative care. The two

If you want to minimize or avoid wrinkles, dark spots, sagging, and volume loss (and also avoid spending thousands of dollars on

Are you looking for a way to reduce wrinkles, skin pigmentation and sun damage without having to deal with drastic downtime? The

What is Tempsure and how does it work? Tempsure is an advanced treatment for skin tightening that uses regulated radio frequency energy

For the last few years, hydrocolloid acne patches have continued to become hugely popular in the skincare world. These little life savers

Sugar isn’t so sweet Sugar is considered one of the worst ingredients in our modern diets and has been linked to a

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a top contender in the world of skincare hype, but is it worth the hefty price tag?

When the cold weather starts to set in, many of us find our skin feeling a little bit drier than usual. In

How can dark circles be improved? As you may know, with all questions regarding skin concerns, the answer inevitably lands on it

In the latest couple of blogs, we’ve gotten into all things collagen, from an overview of what it is and how it

From freckles to melasma, pigmentation changes in the skin are a common occurrence most people will experience through different stages of life.

Scars are a long-standing concern in the aesthetic realm, ranging from acne scars to stretch marks or scarring from an injury. Last

Collagen is EVERYWHERE. Literally. If you’ve explored any portion of the skin-care world, then you’re likely familiar with collagen, the amazing protein

When it comes to skin health and beauty, cosmetics are always a hot topic whether the questions are surrounding acne, sunscreen and

Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that causes redness, visible blood vessels in the face, the feeling of “heat,” and sensitivity. It

Any smartie Sapien babe knows the importance of sunscreen compliance and reapplication. As an SPF lover myself I’ve basically mastered reapplying and

If you’ve experienced acne then you’re likely familiar with the art of extractions or you’ve possibly attempted them on your own. Be

Most of us have had to deal with acne at some point or another as it is a common chronic inflammatory skin

Facial massage not only feels amazing, but it also relieves tension, reduces stress, and increases circulation which plays an important role in

When it comes to safe and healthy sun habits, the best thing that you can do for yourself is to create a

You know we LOVE our sunscreen at Sapien. However, as bonafide skin care junkies, we also can’t be asked to live without

Sunless tanning has famously been marketed as a healthy alternative to tanning induced by ultraviolet radiation. However, there is data to support

What to do when things get hairy…  When it comes to methods of hair management, laser hair reduction holds a special place

People are not inherently afraid of change, but we’re often afraid of what we may lose when making changes in our lives.

Written by: Kristen McNary Inflammation is something that we hear about often within the realm of skincare and health. It’s important to have a clear

AGEs Formed Through Dry Cooking Methods, Inflammation and Premature Aging Written by Kristen McNary In the latest blog we discussed the impact

APRIL 12, 2022 Written by Jess Mathison Humans are in love with sugar, and whether intentionally or unintentionally, sugar has saturated our food. We

MARCH 31, 2022 Written by Kristen McNary Everyone has heard of hyaluronic acid and knows that it lends an undeniable glow, but

MARCH 31, 2022 Written by Kristen McNary Let’s get into the nitty gritty. I believe that knowing the basic anatomy and physiology

MARCH 12, 2022 ·Written by Kristen McNary Is everyone else feeling dry af lately too? You can blame it on TEWL aka 

MARCH 12, 2022 ·Written by Kristen McNary Imagine; you’re basking in a spacey, glowing dome with flickering blue and red lights all

FEBRUARY 4, 2022 Written by Kristen McNary So the big question is how do we listen? Where do we begin to unlearn the

JANUARY 29, 2022 ·Written by Kristen McNary Your skin is an organ that is inextricably connected to your body which means you

NOVEMBER 16, 2021 ·Written by Stephanie Powers When clients reach out to ask me skin questions I always ask for two things: send

MAY 15, 2021 Written by Kristen McNary Aging isn’t something that happens to you, it’s something you do. Many factors that contribute

APRIL 20, 2021 Written by Jess Mathison There are a wide number of factors to consider when it comes to maintaining radiant

JUNE 21, 2020 Written by Stephanie Powers  I know there are a lot of opinions about “green,” “natural,” and “organic” skincare brands

APRIL 6, 2020 Written by Stephanie Powers by @_stephaniepowers_ Yes, every day. Yes, inside. Yes, during the winter. Yes, when it’s cloudy. The

FEBRUARY 19, 2021 Written by Stephanie Powers Many behaviors and environmental factors influence skin health, for better or for worse. Unfortunately, not