By Dominique Burnard

Beauty Talk with Dr. Kan Cao, Founder of Bluelene skincare

DBG: What inspired you to become a part of the skincare industry?

Dr. Cao: I was inspired to create Bluelene after discovering the ground breaking ingredient methylene blue. I found that methylene blue is a super antioxidant offering significant skin health benefits like reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and increasing collagen production. I was inspired to bring this superstar ingredient to the beauty industry to offer results driven skincare at an affordable price.  

DBG: How many years have you been in the skincare business?

Dr. Cao: One and a half years! 

DBG: How did you get your start?  

Dr. Cao: Forming a University startup company with the support from Maryland Innovative Initiative Fund and National Science Foundation small business grant.

DBG: What is your skincare regimen? What are some of your favorite products to use?

Dr. Cao: I like to keep my skincare routine simple. I apply a gentle cleanser along with Bluelene’s Daily Moisturizer in the morning along with our newly launched Eye Cream. At night I follow the same steps but incorporate our Night Cream to provide double hydration and recharge the skin while I sleep.

DBG: What is your next step in your field?

Dr. Cao: We are working on expanding Bluelene to offer a luxury collection that is set to launch later this year which will be available online and in select retailers. 

DBG: Do you have any skincare tips and/or you’d like to share with our readers?

DBG: How can our followers/readers reach you? 

Dr. Cao: Maintaining healthy skin really starts from within. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water, eating fresh foods (vegetables and greens) and getting enough sleep (7-8 hours) and of course wear SPF!

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Brand Benefits:

New Super Antioxidant: Bluelene’s patent pending formulation includes a superior antioxidant, methylene blue, which outperforms other antioxidant currently used in skincare.

Collagen & Elastin Stimulator: Bluelene is scientifically proven to boost collagen and elastin production, two vital proteins for younger and healthier looking skin.

Safe For All Skin Types: Gentle and safe, paraben-free, phthalate-free, sulfate-free, triclosan-free, petrolatum-free, mineral oil-free, FDA approved, and suitable for all skin type.

Product Highlights:

Night & Day Cream: The ultimate night cream to target your anti-aging skin concerns. This decadent cream is infused with clinical proven supercharged antioxidant, Methylene Blue to soften wrinkles, reduce appearance of sunspots, smooth, hydrate, and stimulate collagen production. Price:$39.95

Anti-Aging Daily Moisturizer: This lightweight daily moisturizer is loaded with supercharged ingredients including the Methylene Blue breakthrough antioxidant to increase cell turnover, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and nourish your skin throughout the day. Price: $36.95

Anti-Aging Eye Cream: This nourishing cream targets the delicate eye area to reduce the appearance of dark circles, fine lines and wrinkles while reviving the skins radiance. Allow our signature ingredient, methylene blue to tighten, smooth, and transform the under eye. Price: $32.95

Dr. Cao: Instagram @getbluelene and www.bluelene.com

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DISTRICT BEAUTY GUIDE (DBG) is a print guide and online directory listing the best beauty salons, spas and wellness services in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (DMV).

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