How moisturizer works — humectants, occlusives, and emollients
What is moisturizer made from? And what do the ingredients in moisturizer do? We look at the 3 key types of ingredients in moisturizer — humectants, occlusives, and emollients. Learn what they are, how they work, and what they do for your skin. Lean how to choose the right moisturizer for your skin and never go wrong again!read more
What are the dark spots caused by pimples (and how to get rid of them)
What are those dark spots caused by pimples? And how can you get rid of them, fast? Find out all about hyperpigmentation acne, its causes and treatments. Get rid of the dark spots pimples leave behind and stop them from coming back.read more
How pollution affects your skin — and how to repair the damage
We all know pollution is a problem. From the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, to the perpetual smog that hangs over cities worldwide from L.A. to Beijing, it’s inescapable. However making small changes to our diet and lifestyle can support our skin, keeping it looking young and healthy for longer.read more
Can sex really improve your skin?
Sex doesn’t just make you feel good in the moment, it can have long-ranging repercussions for your overall physical and mental health. And nowhere does that show more clearly than on your skin. Orgasming regularly releases important hormones that regulate sleep, reduce stress, and heal cells from the inside-out, meaning you look as good as you feel.read more
5 surprisingly ancient skincare ingredients
Many surprising skincare ingredients are as old as time. While the ancients might not have understood why an ingredient worked, they understood cause and effect when they used it. Modern science has let us see what is happening in our skin at a cellular level, and revealing the truth about ancient skincare ingredients.read more
Does mitochondria hold the secret to youthful looking skin?
The secret to healthy, youthful-looking skin lies at the smallest cellular level, with mitochondria. The more we can protect our mitochondria from damage, the better our cells function.read more
Top 10 tips for getting healthy, glowing skin this winter
This winter doesn’t have to be bad for your skin. By making a few simple changes to your products and routine, you can give it the nourishment it needs to glow all winter long.read more