Ingredient Review: Denatured alcohol

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, [...]

Azelaic Acid: Whaaaaaaa?

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 [...]

Winter Skincare Must Haves 2018

Winter Skincare Must Haves 2018

With the start of football (#WhoDat) also comes the beginning of fall.  Leaves are already starting to change in the north.  It’s snowing in parts of Colorado.  I guess the ski season might be looking really good this year.  With snow and lower temperatures comes the onset of dry air and a total overhaul of [...]

Top 8 Skincare Mistakes YouTubers Make on Camera

Top 8 Skincare Mistakes YouTubers Make on Camera

YouTubers share everything.  They're supposed to, that's why we fall in love with them and we develop that 'relationship'. That being said I watch a ton of YouTubers.  I rather enjoy the insight into how other people do things, new products, how to use them, just seeing that other people have the same day to [...]

Cleansers 101

Cleansers 101

What every teenager should master since it is one of the most important steps in any skincare routine.  CLEANSERS. You can spend a few dollars on cleansers to several hundred and everything in between. What you use to wash your face with sets the tone for how effective the rest of your skincare is going [...]