• What causes acne (and what to do about it!)

    What causes acne (and what to do about it!)
    Over the next 4 blogs I will be going over the 3 different levels of acne & how to treat it. Let’s talk about what acne really is and what causes it. Once you understand how acne is formed, it’s much easier to treat. Acne is a disorder of the skin caused by inflammation of the skin glands and hair follicles. Since it forms under the skin, washing away surface oils doesn’t do much to prevent or cure it. A hair follicle (pore) branches to glands that produce sebum (oil). These sebaceous glands produce a small...
  • What do Apples and Snails have to do with Skincare?

    What do Apples and Snails have to do with Skincare?
    Let's talk about apples and snails. Now that's an odd topic of conversation, you might say. Well indeed it is, however, Apple Stem Cells and Snail Secretion Filtrate are two of the active ingredients in our revolutionary anti-aging serum Lifting Stem Cell Serum!   As odd as these two ingredients may sound, they both have very interesting stories. Each are anti-aging powerhouses on their own and they have been combined into Lifting Stem Cell Serum to create a super serum that provides quick results to aging skin and also helps those who are battling both acne and aging. Apple Stem Cell Technology comes from...
  • VITAMIN C: The Ideal Concentration

    VITAMIN C: The Ideal Concentration
    You may have already heard (probably from us!) that Vitamin C is an important ingredient in your skincare products. But... The truth is not all products containing vitamin C are created equal.   There are different forms of vitamin C, different concentrations and different formulations (serums, creams, and combinations with other antioxidants). It is important to do your research before purchasing a Vitamin C product. The most effective topical Vitamin C products for skin health must be:   in the form of L-Ascorbic Acid or Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate at a concentration level between 10-20% (below 10% is...
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