Skin Care

Cellular Turnover by Age

Celular turnover is the process which old skin cells shed off the surface of the skin to make way for, younger skin cells. These old skin cells are often dry and rough, and can cause acne. As we age our cellular turnover rates slow down, which contributes to the appearance of dull skin and wrinkles. […]

Common Sheet Mask Questions

Where did Sheet masks come from? The first form of sheet masks were actually started in the 18th century in England. Madame Rowley, created what was known as a sheet glove. It involved a very uncomfortable device that held the mask onto your face while you slept so you woke up feeling rejuvenated. Unfortunately, while […]

Ingredients to Help Fight Acne by a Pharmacist

Dr Natalia is a licensed pharmacist and understands that acne is one of those things almost everyone has gone through or is going through. If you are one of those magical unicorns that has never experienced a pimple well… this post surely doesn’t apply to you. But for the rest of us mere mortals here […]

Skin and Menstrual Cycle

Menstrual Phase- Dry and Sensitive low progesterone: low oil production. Low estrogen: low skin barrier function. High prostaglandins: inflammation. Make sure to moisturize and nourish your skin Follicular Phase- Calm increasing estrogen: skin rebalances, collagen and hyaluronic acid production. Maintain and stimulate Ovulation- Glowy estrogen peaks: skin is strong and plump. atives and prevention Luteal […]

8 Skincare Resolutions for the New Year

Skin care may not have always been your priority this year but you can change all of that with some simple resolutions that will have your skin glowing. It doesn’t need to be complicated or have 20 steps to have perfect skin. Here are some simple idea to up your skincare routine in the coming […]