Category: Dry Skin

How to Hydrate Within Your Skin

Hydration is an indisputable part of all skin care treatments and home care products.  Hydration provides benefits to all skin types regardless of their skin type.  Hyaluronic Acid, Aloe Vera, Panthenol, Glycerin, Sodium PCA and many different sugars heave long been known as effective hydrators that provide precious moisture to the skin.   Because hydrators are…

What’s So Important about Skin Hydration?

IN A WORD: WATER Water is the basic substance in our skin and throughout our body that transports vitamins and nutrients to skin cells.  This keeps them plump, healthy, alive, resilient and younger looking.  In order for your skin to protect itself from UV radiation, micro organisms and toxic agents, it must be kept adequately…

Happy Winter

And so this is winter…  It officially started on December 21st.  For me winter means the onset of an annoyingly itchy back followed by flaky skin on my legs (which hints at the necessity to wear stockings). This is just the beginning of winter weather complexion issues.  Tight, dry, flaky facial skin that increases the propensity for lines; a…

Toner Tips

“Why Should I Use A Toner?”10 compelling reasons to add atoner to your cleansing regime. With today’s skincare regimes getting more complicated you may be looking for ways to consolidate your homecare ritual. It’s no surprise that you find yourself questioning whether or not using a toner is still a necessary step. “After all, it…

Benefits of Using a Facial Oil

My own Fiji girl, Cassie Kosky, spent her junior semester abroad at the University of the South Pacific in the Fiji Islands.  There she admired a simpler lifestyle and the happy culture of native Fijians. She also noticed they had clear, glowing and beautifully hydrated complexions.  While there she discovered a secret, “Using a facial…

HOW TO CURE WINTER DRY SKIN

It’s cold outside and the heat is cranked up, which leaves your skin feeling tight, parched, flaky and uncomfortable.  Does that mean your skin is dry, dehydrated or both?  Understanding the differences is key for achieving “complexion perfection” throughout the winter. WHAT IS DRY SKIN? DRY (ALIPIDIC) SKIN – is a Skin Type where you’ve…

Get Your Smoothest Skin Ever!

What is Exfoliation? Exfoliation is any method of   treating the skin where the upper layers of dead skin cells are sloughed off.   These methods may include using a loofah, sea salt particles, almond bits,   jojoba beans, brushes, micro-dermabrasion, Glycolic Acid, AHA’s, chemical   peels, Retin-A and enzymes. Why Exfoliate? Exfoliation helps to…