Humectants, Occlusives, and Emollients

Humectants, Occlusives, and Emollients

In any industry we use specific words that are industry specific, jargon. Jargon give us a quick way of speaking among other professionals. For moisturizers you may see terms like humectant, occlusive, and emollient. You'll definitely see these terms if you read enough labels and start to try to decipher what those ingredients are. In [...]

Is it time to put up the hyaluronic acid?

Is it time to put up the hyaluronic acid?

Now that winter in is full swing, the temperatures are starting to get colder, and with that the air moisture is leaving. So is it time to put the HA in the drawer or not? HA works by pulling in moisture towards it thus keeping your skin moisturized and plump. It works the same way [...]

Scientists discover skin keeps time independent of the brain

Scientists discover skin keeps time independent of the brainhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191016133015.htm — Read on www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191016133015.htm We've seen the foundations of this science in light therapy for awhile. Red light therapy isn't new technology but what this article suggests is a new more efficient way of delivering that technology may be available. I haven't used light therapy extensively [...]

With this new alpha-gel, the cream of all skin creams could be here

With this new alpha-gel, the cream of all skin creams could be here https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191023104610.htm — Read on www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191023104610.htm Dry and sensitive skin people watch for this. I'm interested to see how this new technology is formulated. One of the biggest cons in using hyaluronic acids is water has to be present (such as a higher [...]

Review: Dior One Essential Skin Boosting Serum

The use of plant extracts, especially among luxury brands, is a mainstay within the skincare industry. Products that are marketed as anti-pollution are on the rise at all levels, drugstore to luxury. Anything that says anti-pollution is going to have to contain antioxidants and they don't have to be super powerful either just something fairly [...]

Roasted Broccoli with Israeli Couscous and Tahini Sauce

Long name, super yummy for those meatless days. My husband isn't a huge fan of going entirely meat free; however, he adores this and it reheats well the next day. The recipe as I have below feeds at least 4 or two healthy sized dinners with two good sized lunches. Couscous that are the very [...]

Product Review: CoTZ Face Prime & Protect Sunscreen

I've been on rather a sunscreen kick recently. I got a sample of this from Ulta because my facial got cancelled. I haven't had a good chemical peel in months. I've kept this in my office to apply when I forget or if I know I'm going to be outside for an extended period of [...]

Skin cancer prevention program may have reduced melanoma in Australians — Skin Care News — ScienceDaily

A skin cancer prevention program called SunSmart may have contributed to a recent reduction in melanoma among younger residents of Melbourne, according to a new study. According to the authors, the findings may have substantial implications for the future delivery of skin cancer prevention programs.Skin cancer prevention program may have reduced melanoma in Australians — Skin [...]