Wisp Wisdom

Does your skincare expire? Timeline for products....

So, you just found out that your favourite moisturizer and your age defying serum has an expiry date. If you're like a lot of women, you may even use it sparingly so that it will last a long time. It never ceases to amaze us to hear this from our customers. Declaring that you still have some serum left in the bottle a year later is not reason to celebrate. If you're guilty of this, we have two wor…

Strong skin is radiant skin..so how do you build a strong skin barrier ?

Building a strong skin barrier is the best defense against sensitive, irritated skin. A weak or damaged skin barrier cannot protect the skin effectively and it is the weakness of the skin barrier that is the underlying issue in sensitive and problematic skin. Strengthening the skin barrier may be the best defence against pollution, UV, harsh chemicals and environmental stressors. Aging, skin…

"More" is not necessarily better...........

So what if you love our anti-aging complex or another of our fabulous facial care but want to use it with a product from a different company? Maybe you don't want to waste it or you might think that combining products will create an even more impressive list of goodies to your skincare?  Well, it's simple really. Read the ingredient list. Are there harsh chemicals or synthetic fragrance added…

"Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively" Dalai Lama

Sensitive Skin? Let's break the rules! Your skin, your rules! (but there are a few guidelines so that your products work for you). Let's take Serums, for example. If you can't imagine putting one more product on your Sensitive skin because it breaks into a rash at the very thought, then try putting a fragrance-free moisturizer on your face before using a Serum. Let it absorb it for a b…

What is a Serum

What is a Serum? A facial serum is a product you apply to your skin after cleansing but before moisturizing. A quality serum will delivery powerful ingredients directly into the skin. The serum has smaller molecules that penetrate deeply and have a very high concentration of Active ingredients. They are suited for targeting specific skin issues. Some serums can be moisturizing in that th…

What products should you use for your skin type?

It can be overwhelming selecting products to use on your skin, with so many choices on the market! To complicate matters, choosing products that are not suitable for your skin type, can make your skin worse. So let's try to simplify it. Dry skin: Cream bases, rich lotions and serums. Don't forget an extra, extra gentle exfoliate to get rid of flaky, tired skin. But please, don't use anything…