What are Alpha Hydroxy Acids?

What are Alpha Hydroxy Acids?

Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) are a group of commonly-used acids. This set of acids are used across skincare products. However, alpha hydroxy acids also have quite the intimidating name. Today we’re going to unveil the origins and benefits of alpha hydroxy acids for you. 
Face Oils: The Perfect oil for your Fall Skin Care Routine

Face Oils: The Perfect oil for your Fall Skin Care Routine

Face oils are an amazing staple for your skin care routine all year round, but they’re even more amazing and beneficial in the colder months. There are face oils for every kind of skin type and improvement area, and on top of that, they can make the transition through seasons easier on your skin. 
Lymphatic Drainage Massage for the Face

Lymphatic Drainage Massage for the Face

You may have seen this treatment advertised at a nearby spa, but a lymphatic drainage massage for your face is something that’s very doable in your own home—every night! Sometimes called a “mini face-lift,” this facial massage has all kinds of benefits for your complexion. 

At-Home Spa: How to steam your face at Home

At-Home Spa: How to steam your face at Home

While you may not be able to go to a spa right now, there are still ways to pamper your skin at home with a little DIY. All you need to create at-home spa is a little creativity. Cooling compresses, face steaming, and even massages can all be made using common household ingredients. 
Ingredient Spotlight: Sandalwood Essential Oil

Ingredient Spotlight: Sandalwood Essential Oil

Sandalwood essential oil may be a favorite scent to put in your diffuser, but it’s also a potent skin care ingredient. We use it in our Facial Recovery Elixir, for its anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties.

All you need to know about your Skin Microbiome

All you need to know about your Skin Microbiome

You may have seen mentions of your body’s microbiome in relation to everything from your skin care to kombucha. So what is it, and how to improve it? That’s the topic for this week’s blog post.