Here's why it matters....
A strong skin barrier is imperative to the health of your skin. Since
the health of your skin is the foundation for glowing, beautiful skin,
it just makes sense to avoid "Skin disruptors" at every opportunity.
Skin disruptors are ingredients that break down the skin barrier,
leaving the skin vulnerable to a host of issues. So, in our efforts to
make better ski…
There are many kinds of facial mists on the market. There are mists to
hydrate, ones to tone the skin, many to set your makeup, some to simply
help you feel refreshed. So, how do you pick one right for you?
Here's a few things to consider. If your skin is oily, then a toner will
work well for you. (Make sure whatever you choose does not contain
alcohol). Rose water works well to help yo…
Even the best do-it-yourself skincare recipes have their limitations. A
handful of beneficial ingredients is no match for a well formulated
skincare product that is evidence based and can guarantee ingredient
stability. Worse, some natural ingredients can actually damage the skins
protective barrier. As we know, it's important that no sensitizing
ingredients be used on your skin, regardl…
Red, itchy, bumpy, blistery and painful rash. Do you have problematic
skin? Did you know that many of our personal care and household
products are to blame? Health Canada is informing consumers of
potential risks related to the combination of Methylisothiazolinone and
Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MI/MCI) used as a preservative in certain
leave-on cosmetic, non-prescription and natural…
Have you been introduced to Ferulic Acid? If you haven't heard by now, this mighty Antioxidant is found naturally in fruit, vegies, nuts, oats and rice. It's making the skin care industry sit up straight and pay attention. Free radical damage is the culprit for premature aging, pigmentation and dull skin. Add cumulative sun damage, environmental stress, like pollution, to the mix and our skin is c…
If you are
one of the many Women who are looking for a safer, more natural solution
in addressing skin issues, then you probably have heard of Witch Hazel.
It’s reputed to be a solution to many skin problems. It is. But only on
a short term basis. It acts like an astringent, removes oil and
minimizes pores. The bad news is that it is a temporary fix. Witch Hazel
contains Tannins, which…