You may have noticed that washing your face and body often leaves your skin feeling dry and taught. That occurs with an increase in the skin’s pH level after cleansing. Simplified Face + Body Toner is rich in Witch Hazel, cucumber, honey, and other ingredients which gently improves skin tone while restoring necessary oils. This … More What You Want to Know About Toner
When we see tan skin, we are programmed to think healthy, right? It has taken on its own life, with its own vernacular. Think: base tan and sunburn. Many of us start the summer expecting to burn a bit and then turn that into our base tan. Some of my clients have told me that … More Get the Skinny on Sunburns and Base Tans?
What are these firm white bumps that look like tiny cysts or pearls that just won’t go away? These harmless, yet unattractive bumps are called milia. Similar to a pimple, a milium cyst is essentially a clogged sweat gland. A pimple is a clogged oil gland that is filled with pus, blood, and bacteria. Unlike … More Are These Pimples or What?
When we want to fluff up a pillow we slap and tap it a bit and it plumps up, right? The same theory may be applied to your skin care routine. If you slap and tap your skin quickly and rhythmically you will energize it while increasing the collagen and elastin production. During facials I … More Simple Trick For Firmer Skin
My 3 simplest answers are: pH, evaporation and detergent-based body washes/soap. Skin lives comfortably at a pH of 4.5 to 5.5. Typically, water has a pH of 7+ and body washes may be as high as 9. The higher pH washes away oil and debris but will cause drying. Your skin will return to it’s … More Why Does My Skin Get So Dry After Showering?