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 [...]

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 [...]

Konjac Sponges

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. [...]

Skin Care for the Male and Female College Student

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 [...]

Pitera – Ferment Filtrate

Pitera – Ferment Filtrate

Almost everyone knows what a fungus is. Mushrooms are the first thing people think of. We eat them. People grow them. They show up spontaneously in our gardens after it rains. 'Fungus is among us' goes the old saying. As a mycologist I have tons of puns. In all seriousness now, Pitera is a fermented [...]

Ingredient Review: Curcumin otherwise known as Turmeric

Ingredient Review: Curcumin otherwise known as Turmeric

Recently Sunday Riley dropped their latest face oil C.E.O. Glow. If you follow them on IG (@SundayRiley) you may remember seeing this incredibly elaborate, dramatic, gorgeous, and rather entertaining daily breakdown of the active ingredients they wanted to highlight. Scroll to see the second picture if it doesn't show up for the completed breakdown otherwise [...]

February Skin Care Routine and New Favorites

This month I changed up my beauty ritual a little bit. Not only did I add retinaldehyde which straight up infuriated my skin but I added a few more products to help me make it through these final dry winter months, which always seems to be the worst, before spring comes with better temperatures and [...]