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Planning to Peel! The Who, What, Why, When!

To peel or not to peel? As the inevitable cloud cover settles over Portland and we bid the sun adieu, now is the ideal time to ask yourself that very question! Women and men alike scour spas and dermatologists offices near and far in search of the quickest means to tackling skins [...]

So-long, Summer! Solutions for Skincare

  [dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]W[/dropcap]hile it may seem hard for us northwest folk to believe it, there are many reasons to celebrate the coming of fall- cozy new sweaters, pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING, Instagram-worthy tree foliage, and (our favorite reason at Be Smooth) an excuse to visit the spa! Whatever your age, [...]

Winter Skin Fix: Inflammation

Who doesn’t love browsing winter catalogues? Even as every other page is fairysle sweaters and chunky scarves wrapped around dewy-skinned nymphs otherwise known as air-brushed fashion models? What I wouldn’t give for my skin to look THAT GOOD following an afternoon romp in the chilly air. Truth is, my cheeks look less [...]

Macademia nut butter

[dropcap style=book"]I[/dropcap] love the fact that what's good for your body on the inside can be just as beneficial on the outside! Lots of people make nuts and seeds a go-to snack, not only because they're filling, but also because they boast a ton of health benefits (depending on the variety, everything [...]


[dropcap style="book"]R[/dropcap]emember- while keeping the skin protected and hydrated with daily use of a good sunblock and moisturizer will help delay signs of aging, sun exposure in any degree will cause our skin cell production to slow down over time, bringing with it an array of pesky tell-tale signs, including fine lines [...]