The Mighty Mitochondria

The Mighty Mitochondria

The Mighty Mitochondria It’s important to remember skin ageing is the result of a loss of cellular function, which can be further accelerated by both internal & external factors. Mitochondria have important roles in skin function, and mitochondrial damage has been...
Defining Beauty & Aging?? It’s changing!

Defining Beauty & Aging?? It’s changing!

The phrase “beauty is in the eyes of the beholder” is such a cliché; however, it still is present today in a society where physical appearance and beauty have become overtly impressionable and often poses unattainable standards. For decades, the ideals of beauty have...
Should I Use A Toner?

Should I Use A Toner?

Should I use a toner? Quite a controversial question, indeed! Many say “no” and many say “yes.”  As your skincare professional, my recommendation is “YES.”  Incorporate a toner into your skincare routine for an optimal result in healthy skincare....
Active Versus Inactive

Active Versus Inactive

SO…What is the difference? Active vs Inactive Ingredients? When you understand the difference between active and inactive ingredients in skin care it can make the difference between a skincare routine that works versus one that stresses out your skin. Think of active...
Sugar & Skin Aging

Sugar & Skin Aging

Protein glycation is one of many natural aging processes that occur in skin. Caused by a reaction between a sugar (glucose) and proteins such as collagen, glycation leads to the formation of Advanced Glycation End-products (AGEs). An increase in AGEs results in...
Slow & Steady

Slow & Steady

How long does it take for skincare products to work? Expecting instant gratification from skincare products will certainly cause disappointment. It’s not realistic to expect visible results in a night, or even in a week. So how long does it take for professional...