Airless bottles are becoming increasingly popular for cosmetics and for good reason. Their ergonomic design is attractive and stands tall on the counter, taking up less room. And because they’re airtight, contents stay fresher longer. Just pop the lid off and press down on the pump. Each squirt delivers .2ml, so you always know how … Continue reading Airless Pumps Have Arrived!
Although generally thought of as a health supplement taken orally, CBD in the form of a broad-spectrum hemp extract has also been shown to benefit the skin. Initial studies showed its effectiveness as a treatment for eczema and psoriasis. Subsequent studies showed it can also be effective soothing pain from arthritis and sore muscles. But … Continue reading Hemp Extracts and Skin Care
Facial serums have become very popular in recent years because they penetrate deeply into the skin and address signs of aging and skin damage at the cellular level. Serums are likely to contain more antioxidants, nutrients, and vitamins that work together to revitalize the skin, leaving it smoother and more supple. Moisturizers are the foundation … Continue reading The Beauty of Facial Serums
Toners, cleansers, serums, moisturizers, face oils, sunscreen–that’s a lot to deal with! If you’re wondering what order you should apply your skin care products, just follow the chart above. If you’d like more information on how to properly apply a product, check out our Skin Care page.
Hybrid Skin Care–a Blend of Natural, Organic, and Synthetic Ingredients These days it seems that most proponents of quality skin care fall into one of the following three camps: the natural camp (no synthetic ingredients) the organic camp (plant-based ingredients grown with no fertilizers or herbicides) the scientific camp (plant-based and synthetic ingredients based on … Continue reading Hybrid Skin Care
It’s easy to confuse terms like moisturizing and hydrating. Here’s a simple explanation of what a moisturizer, hydrating agent, and emollient is and what role serums, creams, oils, and lotions play in each. Hydration is the amount of water within your skin cells, as a result of your daily intake of water, climate, humidity, etc. … Continue reading How Do Serums, Creams, and Lotions Work?
Free radicals are cells that have lost a molecule from environmental or other factors and attack healthy cells to steal that molecule back. They’re like pirates, looting healthy cells and turning them into free radical “zombies” that attack other healthy cells, a process that if left unchecked can result in a serious buildup of … Continue reading Free Radicals Are Out To Get You
Ten thousand Americans are diagnosed with some form of skin cancer every day, nearly four million every year. With smoke and pollution on the rise and Earth’s protective ozone layer growing thinner, the skincare crisis could become even worse in years to come. The best way to prevent this–perhaps the only way–is to adjust our … Continue reading Skin care and the ozone layer