Hydration vs. Moisture; What Does My Skin Need?

Hydration vs. Moisture; What Does My Skin Need?
There’s a lot of chatter about the difference between hydration for the face and using a moisturizer. Which one should you be using? What are the benefits of keeping your skin hydrated and moisturized? Why should you care about hydration and moisture? Give us a few minutes, and you’ll be...

When should you detox your skin?

When should you detox your skin?
First off, does your skin really need to detox? Detox is a word that’s thrown around a lot in diet, exercise, and all things wellness. With your skin being the largest organ of the body, does that need a detox too? Yep! Your skin’s main function is to protect your...

Pumpkin Spice Up Your Life

Pumpkin Spice Up Your Life
Pumpkin contains AHA’s (Alpha Hydroxy Acids) which are natural occurring exfoliants. What makes pumpkin rise above the rest (beyond the AHA’s) are the addition of fruit enzymes which combined with AHA’s increase cell turnover, brighten, and help the skin’s overall texture.

Behind the Bottle: Mineral Enzyme Exfoliant

Behind the Bottle: Mineral Enzyme Exfoliant
If you've been curious about gommage products, start with Cosmedica Skincare's Mineral Enzyme Exfoliant. Gommage literally means "to erase" in French. These products are typically enzymatic exfoliators, derived from the acids in fruits like pineapple and papaya. Enzymatic exfoliators break down the "glue" that holds dead skin cells together. When this material is...

Summer Beauty Cleaning

Summer Beauty Cleaning
It’s one of the first hot days of the year, and you plan to spend it by the pool. You grab your beach bag, and start hunting under your sink for that bottle of sunscreen you bought last year… or was it the year before? Does it even matter? The...

Microneedling 101

Microneedling 101
Microneedling is a hot topic in beauty. Trendsetters have listed as the next “big thing”. But there always seems to be a next “big thing”, so why should you pay attention to microneedling? Short answer; because it works. Read on for a crash course in microneedling. What is Microneedling? Microneedling...