Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that is present within our body’s connective tissues. As a topical cosmetic ingredient, it is a superior humectant that can hold 1000 times its weight in water. Seasonal changes in outside temperature and dryer air from internal heating units deplete the skin of moisture. Our HA Serum is lightweight enough to benefit any skin type, and is especially useful in enhancing the moisture content of mature, aging skin. Hyaluronic acid helps maintain the skin’s elasticity by strengthening and restoring the skin’s natural moisture barrier. It also plumps fine lines and leaves skin soft and
The sun is the biggest factor of how the skin ages. Exposure to UV radiation from the sun or tanning beds triggers melanocyte cells to increase melanin production to help shield your skin from the sun’s rays. Melanin is the pigment that gives our skin its color and is our body’s natural defense against the sun. However, excessive sun exposure can cause DNA damage to melanocytes, which can lead to the development of skin cancer and pigmentation problems. Additional signs of damage and premature aging include sagging and wrinkling, which occur due to the break down of collagen and elastin.
Flying is required for most cross-country and global trips, but this popular travel method can really wreak havoc on your skin. The low humidity in the plane’s cabin dehydrates skin, and can leave it looking dry and flaky. To prevent transepidermal water loss caused by the cabin air, be sure to stash a small set (no one wants their favorite products confiscated), of highly moisturizing products. Drinking plenty of water in-flight will hydrate your body from within and will help balance the moisture content of your skin. Tell us your favorite vacation spot and be entered to win a Frequent Flyer
Ever notice recurring patterns of pimples of the sides of your face? Common household items and daily practices may be to blame… Pillowcases It’s easy to want to plop down on a pillow and unwind after a long day, but be sure that it’s clean! Oils from your hair and face accumulate in the fibers making your pillow a breeding ground for acne-causing bacteria. Aim to wash your pillowcases at least once a week and consider switching to a satin one. Satin pillowcases are a great alternative to cotton ones, since they won’t create sleep lines on your face that could turn
A true facial in a jar, our Vita C Microexfoliant helps dissolve dead skin cells while adding essential nutrients to the skin. Contained in this antioxidant powerhouse is Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, a stable, non-irritating form of vitamin C. The ingredient formulation allows you to receive all the brightening benefits of vitamin C without sensitivity, making it the perfect product for all skin types. Other potent anti-aging actives included are vitamins A and E. Vitamin A is a gold standard ingredient when it comes refining and resurfacing skin’s texture through stimulating the production of collagen and elastin. Vitamin E is a healing
What is skincare stacking? Popularized by the multi-step layering method of Korean skincare routines, skincare stacking refers to the product application process. To ensure maximum product efficacy, skincare must be applied in an order that allows effective absorption, from lightest to heaviest formulation. After cleansing, begin with the applying a serum on slightly damp skin. Then apply moisturizer to seal in the serum's essential nutrients and vitamins. Gently apply eye cream to hydrate and protect the delicate skin around the eyes. Lastly, be sure to put on broad spectrum sunscreen to shield your skin from UV rays and act as a final seal for the