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What is the Likewise Difference?

What makes Likewise Skincare different? Likewise Skincare is developed by a dermatologist who understands your skin concerns. It was made with you in mind. Each Likewise formula is designed to take care of your needs. We use key ingredients like zinc and powerful antioxidants. You can rest assured that your skin is being treated with the smartest formulas that will help you look and feel your best.

Likewise offers you more than just healthy skin and protection from sun damage and aging. It offers you peace of mind through smart, yet simple skincare. We use powerful, proven ingredients that help protect your skin and will keep you looking and feeling rejuvenated. We take the mystery out of your skincare regimen. With Likewise, you donít have to sacrifice beauty and stress over what works and what doesnít. You can be smart and beautiful.

Everybody ages. Not everybodyís age shows.

You probably have friends who look 10 years younger than they really are. It is amazing, isnít it? SoÖ.whatís the big secret? Well, chances are they either have really good genes, use really powerful sun protection every single day, or both.

So letís talk about the facts. Did you know that our skin ages in multiple ways ways?

  • Internal aging is a genetic process that just canít be prevented. It occurs when the two key structural components of skin, collagen, and elastin, diminish over time. This is what causes the skin to lose elasticity and firmness. As a result, sagging, dullness, and wrinkles will start to appear.
  • External aging is caused by exposure to environmental factors. These can include pollution, cigarette smoke, and the ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunlight.

UV radiation is composed of several different wavelengths including UVA1, UVA2, and UVB. Look at what else UV rays do:

  • Breaks down collagen and elastin in your skin
  • It is the single biggest contributing factor to premature aging
  • UVA rays penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin
  • UVB rays are responsible for those surface sunburns

As we age, our total sun exposure increases, resulting not just in age spots, fine lines and wrinkles, but more serious problems, such as skin cancer.

What can we do? Donít worry, there is good news!

You can protect yourself and slow down the aging process. Likewise Skincare contains zinc to act as a barrier to the harmful UV rays, while the powerful antioxidants help reverse the signs of aging.

A special note on rosacea

While there is no standard skin type for people with rosacea, many people seem to experience dry and flaky skin. Others of us might have more of the normal to oily or combination skin. The key is to identify your skin type. It is important to use skincare products that best suit your needs. To help you better understand your skin type, check out our interactive skincare tool.

Did you know that the sun can worsen rosacea symptoms? We recommend the use of Likewise Moisturizing Defense for Normal-to-Dry skin. This scientific formula contains a zinc-based sunscreen, a moisturizer, antioxidants, along with calming niacinimide. Our Normal to Oily Moisturizing Defense is also formulated with these powerful ingredients.  This is great for those of you who have slightly oily or combination skin.

Hint: If you have a few oily zones that you want to keep in check, trying using the Likewise Oily Defense (great as primer under make-up for women and perfect as oil and shine control for men). You can pair this SPF Mattifier with your daily Likewise Moisturizing Defense for superior sun protection and shine control.