Mandelic Acid Serum contains Mandelic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid. Derived from bitter almonds, it is highly effective in treating acne without drying out the skin. The reason for this is that it’s molecular structure is larger than the better known alpha hydroxy acids (such as glycolic acid and lactic acid), which means it penetrates the skin… Continue reading Mandelic Acid — All-star Acne Treatment
One of the most common questions that we get from clients is whether they should use Reveal 10 or Mandelic Acid Serum. Both products are chemical exfoliants that work to remove the dead cells from the outer layer of the skin to expose fresher living cells underneath. Exfoliating has a number of skin benefits: it… Continue reading Reveal 10 versus Mandelic Acid Serum: What to Choose?
Where Do Wrinkles Start? Just as your mother warned you, "If you make your face like that, it will stay that way," sleeping a certain way on a pillow can leave your face just as it is when sleeping: Creased and wrinkled. This skin is made up of three layers: The epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue. As… Continue reading Your Pillow is Causing Wrinkles: Sleep Wrinkles 101
Seasonal transitions can send your skin into a tailspin. The skin on your face is constantly exposed to the environment and is very sensitive to change --so the change from the cool and dry winter air to the warm and breezy spring often results in dull, lifeless and blotchy skin. If you’re feeling like your… Continue reading Is your skin stuck in a rut? Try this simple trick