Retinol or treninoin (prescription only) are derivatives of Vitamin A thus making them antioxidants, very powerful antioxidants to be specific. Treninoin (Retin-A) is only available as a prescription. Most over the counter retinol products use retinol, retinyl proprionate, retinyl acetate, retinyl lineolate, and retinaldehyde. This class of skincare products are amazingly popular. Everyone from tweenagers [...]
People of color (POC) have a hell of a time with acne treatment. One of the biggest set back is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation which can be severe among POC.
I'm curious how many people have used konjac sponges in general. As we start heading into winter and sensitive skinned individuals wanting to exfoliate or natural skin care. It's also vegan. A konjac corm. These corms are very high in glucomannan and great for dieters. For those who don't know, Konjac is an edible root. [...]
Most students at my University live in a suite style apartment. The closest thing to a traditional dorm that's left at my University is the Greek housing where 3 or 4 people share a bedroom and there's either 1 large bathroom or two rooms will share a bathroom. Regardless of the design or layout, there [...]
AHAs are largely covered due to their complexity and powerful, rapid visual change. However BHAs are the key to creating truly clean, unclogged skin. Today we look at BHA in skin care and why everyone should have it in your routine.
This year we aren't planning any major vacations except a long weekend in Corpus Christi, Texas to visit my husbands family. But with summer coming in hard and cruise season upon us, bikini weather is definitely right around the corner and for some of the jetset it's already here. Even in a landlocked state, I [...]
Honey as a skincare or treatment formulation has been used since the earliest civilizations. Ancient Egyptians used honey for it's antimicrobial properties and wound healing. They'd coat a wound with honey then bandage the wound. Not only does honey have antimicrobial properties, it's also been shown to promote the bodies own wound healing. https://www.instagram.com/p/BuPDWZnBoE6/ Honey [...]
I got back from my dermatologist yesterday and we're starting me on an acne skincare regimen............ I'm trying to let that sink in. I don't have cystic acne, something commonly found during the teenage years. I do have a lot of blackheads and whiteheads. Since I'm now the proud owner of adult acne skin here [...]
We previously covered how to identify if you have oily skin. Click to read some of the indicators for oily skin and how to maintain it. Today we're going to cover dry skin. Dry skin is the easiest to identify. 1. Do you wake up in the morning and your skin feels tight all over [...]
As an Oklahoma native I was shocked that we passed medical marijuana this summer. If you're not from here you probably don't understand how ANTI-MJ the Oklahoma legislature has been. Our governor, who has the lowest approval rating of any state, has recently said she was open to the idea of CBD oils for epilepsy [...]