Hydrating vs. Moisturizing: Knowing the difference will make the difference!

Natural, glowing and dewy—the highly sought after look for skin that many products on the market today claim to achieve. If this timelessly beautiful look is one you’re seeking, it’s important to fully understand what your skin is telling you in order to use the appropriate products accordingly. “Hydrating” and “Moisturizing” are two words often […]

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Ingredient Profile: Peptides

First used in skincare nearly 10 years ago, peptides play an extremely important role in many of today’s anti-aging products. Most basically explained, peptides are short sequences of amino acids that collectively comprise proteins. There are hundreds of different types of peptides and their thousands of combinations create the many different proteins that make up […]

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Hyaluronic Acid: More than just a skin hydration hero

Hyaluronic acid, the skincare buzzword right now, has been in the spotlight a lot recently for its incredibly hydrating and moisturizing properties. It’s a natural occurring component of the skin that plays many important roles in skin health and wellness, one of which is skin hydration. But, it may come as a surprise to learn […]

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UVA, UVB, SPF & Broad Spectrum: Your Guide to Summer Skincare

We are officially in the heat of the summer, and just like with winter, spring or fall, a transition in seasons calls for a transition in skincare as well. Summer months bring hot, sunny days, which are great for fun outdoor activities, but not so great for the skin. The two biggest threats to the […]

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Hydration: It’s good for your skin too!    

We all know that drinking water is essential for living. It makes up 50-65% of our bodies, which is why staying hydrated is key for staying healthy. But, have you ever thought about the importance of water for your skin specifically? Studies show that skin’s composition also holds a high percentage of water—a whoppin’ 64%! […]

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Ingredient Profile: Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been all the rage lately in health and beauty trends. There are all sorts of articles and tutorial videos about how to use it to help with anything from acne to weight loss, and beauty and fitness bloggers around the globe are finding new uses for it every day. But, this isn’t […]

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Stimulate Your Skin: 4 Therapies, Proven Results!

There are all sorts of skin treatments available at spas and dermatologists these days. All claiming to change your skin and your life with a simple 2-hour therapy for a hefty price. Sure, it might be worth it, but do you really know what you’re getting for your money? What exactly are these treatments doing […]

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