Behind every glowing complexion, there is a story. It only takes a few simple steps to achieve radiant skin.1.Clean your skin. No going to bed with your makeup on! Dull, congested skin is the result of a dirty face. Don't forget to double cleanse as well. No shortcuts. Your facial cleanser should be ultra mild. Once to remove the makeup, a second time to finish the job.The key is to be gentle with…
Cleansing impurities from the skin is the first step
to optimal skin health. Choose a gentle Cleanser with a low pH value (no
higher than 7) so as not to disrupt the skin's delicate balance. Bar soap has a higher pH and is not suitable for your face.
Cleanse once or twice a day (don't over cleanse). Remove with Tepid
water. Rinse thoroughly. Avoid cleansing tools. Pat dry, no rubbi…
Have you heard you should not use Retinol and Vitamin C products at the same time? Well, turns out it's not true.There is a lot of back and forth on this issue but quite frankly, there is no evidence to support that Retinol and Vitamin C products should not be used at the same time. Quite the opposite!Aqueous (water based) Vitamin C products are formulated at a low pH(3.5) to support their efficac…
Preservatives.They are in aqueous products (water based) and are necessary to prevent bacterial growth and also contribute to a longer shelf life. While most people do
not experience any negative consequences to common preservatives, there are a small percentage of people who do. Allergenic reactions can be mild or even severe and may include one or more of the following symptoms: Hives, burning…
Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate is NOT the same as (SLS) Sodium laureth sulfate (which is considered harsh). So what is it?
Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate is a supportive ingredient and is a
"co-surfactant". Surfactants are needed in products to emulsify oils,
create lather and suspend all that nasty stuff we want to wash away.
It's very mild and gentle ingredient and because of its…
The body is a pro at turning over tired,
dead skin cells. Until...chronic skin issues, sun damage or aging
inevitably slows down the process, leaving behind dull, older looking
skin. We cringe when we hear the word "scrub", because most body scrubs
are too harsh and can do more harm than good. Exfoliating too often or scrubs with abrasive shells....Your poor skin! If you
need to rid your…