Wisp Wisdom

Exfoliants..good or not so good?

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…

What is a Cosmeceutical and why should you care?

What exactly is a Cosmeceutical and why should you care? It's the buzzword these days for ingredients that do more than simply moisture your skin. In theory, they offer benefits to the skin through a variety of delivery systems. A Serum, for instance, is a delivery system. So is a facial mask (typically with bio-active ingredients added to enhance it). So what kind of ingredients are co…

Can you use Powerful ingredients, like Vitamin C and Acid exfoliants if you have Sensitive or easily irritated Skin?

Yes! You can...Ingredients like Vitamin C or exfoliating acids like salicylic are powerful actives that are used in the best skincare products to brighten and benefit your complexion.However, before jumping in with both feet, here's a few tips on how to incorporate that Serum/treatment that you have been wanting to try. It's important to introduce a product slowly so that your skin can adap…

Why Sqisandryl™ for younger looking skin?

What's your perfect age? The One you're in! It's no secret that as we age our natural ability to product collagen is depleted. A small price to pay for evolving into the Wild,Witty,Whole,Wise Woman you get to be, Ahem,at a certain age. If those deep wrinkles around your eyes are no big deal....Namaste. But if you want a little help, we have a botanical Eye Serum that is pretty exceptiona…

Are you still using a lotion on your face in Winter? If so, it's time to change your skincare....

Winter is time to pamper your skin and yes, change your skin care products... *Consider a milk or cream cleanser to cleanse the face. Only Lukewarm water to rinse and don't over cleanse!*Use a toner that is especially formulated for "Sensitive" skin. All skin can benefit from a "Sensitive skin" product. Add a serum after a toner.*Moisturize, Moisturize, Moisture! Lock in Moisture with a cre…

Winter Weary Skin?

If you live somewhere where Winter is not a big deal, then you have the last laugh. If you are like the rest of us, you are already in the throes of Winter weary skin. Don't despair! With a few changes to your products and routine, you can get through Winter with great skin. Here's a few winter "shoulds" to consider: Change your moisturizer to a cream formula, or add a drop or two of a facial oi…