Moisturizer Favorites for the Summer

The Glow Team pulled together their summer moisturizer must-haves. Take a read below for what they are using, then come in for your facial and get a custom seasonal analysis to bring out the best in your skin during these hot summer days. Question: What type of Moisturizer do you use during the … [Read more...]

Vitamin D: 7 reasons to get it from diet vs. sun exposure

Recently the American Academy of Dermatology released an article with tons of research supporting the benefits of Vitamin D being received from the diet, instead of sun exposure. Below we have a the quick-read list. Take a peek and think about how you are getting Vitamin D. Remember: our bodies … [Read more...]

Sunscreen simplified: Broad spectrum UVA/UVB

Like anything, the more simple the process the more likely it becomes habit. SkinCeuticals' sunscreen line is amazingly simple and simply awesome.  With the updated FDA regulations launching into effect this year, manufacturers now have to pass a UVA protection test before they can claim "broad … [Read more...]

Antioxidants as sunblock?

It’s hard sometimes, and very easy to forget, to apply your sunblock…I know. At Glow Med Spa, we always hear “I wear it when I go to the beach” or “When I’m at the river.” But what about when you’re driving in your car? When you’re walking your dogs or shopping at one of Richmond’s awesome outdoor … [Read more...]