Why Eating Polyunsaturated Fats Can Affect Your Skin

Fat is a word that makes most people cringe and it has been blamed for nearly everything from heart attacks to liver disease. There are several types of fat and not all of those fats are created the same way. Some fats are incredibly nourishing and necessary for hormone production. In fact, a total avoidance […]

What Are Active Ingredients in Skin Care Products?

The ingredients of skin care products are probably not something that make a large amount of sense to the average individual. The lists are usually quite long and include words most of us have probably never heard before. Attempting to comprehend the full ingredient list before any skin care purchase would take up a lot […]

Toners: The Difference Between Astringents and Modern Toners

Combining your current skin care routine with a toner is a great way to take your routine to the next level of effectiveness. In the past toners were known for sucking moisture out of skin with alcohol or witch hazel. These are ingredients that are still occasionally used in toners, but scientists have gotten much […]

Heat Activated Eye and Face Masks: What Are They and How Do They Work?

In these modern times in which technology proliferates into almost every aspect of our lives, it seems as if everything has a brain. There appears to be nothing on the market these days that can’t independently do what it’s designed to do. There are self-driving cars, self-flying planes, self-cooking ovens, self-cooling cups, self-heating mugs, and […]

Should You Be Avoiding Parabens in Your Skin Care Routine?

What are parabens? Parabens are synthetic preservatives used in foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and personal care products such as deodorants, moisturizers and shampoos. Common parabens include methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben and butylparaben. Parabens allow skin care products to survive for months or even years in your medicine cabinet; however, they also enter your body through your skin […]

How to Protect Your Skin from Pollution

Our skin is in need of protection almost all of the time. It is the protective barrier that covers the entire body and therefore requires a higher degree of attention than one might think. It is well known that the skin needs protection from the sun and other outdoor elements such as cold or dry […]

Different Skin Exfoliating Methods

Exfoliation is a skin care technique that has been around for hundreds of years. It is, therefore, a word we all should be quite familiar with in 2018. Before learning the best exfoliating methods, it is important to know and fully understand what exfoliation is. It is also important to know why exfoliation is so […]