Sorry, not sorry - there is no room in my life for a 20-step skincare routine. Not lazy, I habitually employ skin actives at full throttle, more jackhammer than spoon. Originally formulated for clients with a strong preference for a lighter sensory feel to skincare, my new serum series helped me to lighten up throughout the toughest year of my life. Skin’s Sexual Bias When it comes to our skin, there is no gender equality beyond puberty. Hormones initiate both structural and chemical dissimilarities, according to sex. Men tend to have thicker skin with more pores and a higher...
Matrixyl®, a trademark of Sederma, represents a range of synthetic, signaling peptides that boosts the skin’s production of collagen, the protein responsible for providing strength and structure. Signaling peptides, or Matrikines, are chemical messengers instructing the cell to perform a specific function, stimulating the skin’s natural process. Derived from the amino acids paired with a fatty acid Palmitic Acid, each form of Matrixyl® delivers distinct benefits, in addition to accelerating collagen production.
Applied topically, Hyaluronic Acid improves skin’s ability to retain moisture, hydration and elasticity through humectant properties, antioxidant protection, repair and re-generation. Saturating the skin with anti-aging, hydration, anti-inflammatory and healing capabilities, it is an effective choice for most skin types.
Dedicating time and energy towards self-care is a worthwhile investment. True for anything that boosts self-confidence or peace of mind, and that includes skincare. If your results are disappointing, the problem may have more do with widespread misconceptions than your actual skincare.
Applied topically, alpha lipoic acid improves skin smoothness and tone through antioxidant protection, repair and re-generation. Thanks to dual solubility, it outperforms most other single antioxidants by neutralizing both water-soluble and lipid-soluble free radicals. Saturating the skin with anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and brightening capabilities, it is an effective choice for most skin types.