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 [...]
Ceramide is all over the skin care industry but what does it do and why is it so important?
I went to bed at 8pm last night and woke up at 3am. So I decided to make a post! Purpose of toners: cleansing can change the pH of your skin and if over 25 hours of chemistry coursework has taught me anything is that pH is incredibly important. The pH of your skin a slightly [...]
Denatured alcohol simply put is a drinkable alcohol that has been chemically altered or had another chemical added to it to make it unpallible. In skincare its most common to see alcohol that has had another chemical added to it forming SDA (specially denatured alcohol). You can find this a lot in skincare. Denatured alcohol, [...]
This is a new one for me. I've seen a lot of posts recently regarding Azelaic acid, @Chemist_confessions on instragram, KLOG, Paula's Choice are the groups I follow where I recently saw posts. I've had this on my mind for awhile just haven't been able to finish it (Thanks conference season). But what on earth [...]
Dead skin, gross. Have you ever cleaned the inside of your vacuum cleaner and removed all the fine dust particles. Most of that is dead skin that stuffs off during the day. For thousands of years, The removal of that skin traditional has been to simply scratch your legs or arms or wherever. Mites would [...]