It’s no secret that January sees a spike in people working out and committing to a healthier lifestyle. Most people make this decision to lose weight, improve their health, and increase strength and energy, but there’s another benefit many folks don’t know about—healthier skin. Working out helps skin in a number of ways. First off, exercising promotes healthy cortisol levels, which is the hormone related … Continue reading Post-Workout Skin Care Tips
We’re ready to say goodbye to this dumpster fire of a year and start fresh in 2021! Join us in taking the whole New Year, New You mentality very seriously this year. We can’t wait to take self-care and YOLO to all new levels, beginning with our skin care products. Did you know that skin care products expire? Now ask yourself when you last checked … Continue reading New Year, New You, New Skin Care Products
Have you felt stressed this year? Joking aside, stress is a very real issue with many health ramifications, one of which is your skin’s health. Dermatologists agree that the skin reflects inner health, and that includes mental health. There is a strong brain-skin connection that causes the skin to experience inflammation, premature skin aging, and blemish flare-ups in times of increased stress. Stress releases cortisol, … Continue reading Stress and Skin Care
It’s not surprising to see dry skin in winter, especially on the hands. Between indoor heating, harsh weather, and hand washing (so.much.hand washing), the hands are usually the first area to show excessively dry skin. But what is “normal dry” and how does it differ from dry skin that should be addressed by a dermatologist? The skin becomes dry when the epidermis (the skin’s top … Continue reading Dry Hand Problems: When to See a Dermatologist
When we think of cold weather affecting skin, we think of dry skin—rosacea, chapping, and the like. But what about blemish-prone skin during cold weather? Those with problem skin often experience worse breakouts during winter without ever knowing why. Well, we’re here to explain why breakouts can be worse during winter, and what to do about it! The first reason is somewhat obvious: temperature. Cold … Continue reading Blemish-Prone Skin Care Tips for Cold Weather
The skin care toner—one of the most misunderstood and underused skin care products. If you’re thinking about adding a toner to your Korean skin care routine, here’s a look at why you definitely should. Toner leaves skin cleaner Your skin care toner is responsible for removing any traces of dirt or debris left on your skin and in your pores after you wash your face. Even … Continue reading Why Should I Use a Face Toner?
Did you grow up using oil-free skin care? Are you still afraid that oil-based skin care will break you out? Do you feel like skin care oils will feel heavy or greasy? There’s no need to worry! The understanding of how oils help your skin has come a very long way from when we believed that oils would cause greasiness, breakouts, and more. There are … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Use Skin Care Oils
Happy September, all! Did you know that September is the most common birth month? September 9th is the most “popular” birthday, which means lots of mamas are eagerly awaiting their baby’s arrival any day now. If you or a loved one is expecting, congratulations! There is nothing more exciting than a new baby. On the other side of the coin, those mamas are in desperate … Continue reading Maternity Skin Care for the Most Popular Birth Month!
Step #1 in every skin care regimen is cleansing. Removing excess oils, dirt, debris, and makeup is essential to skin health, as well as the efficacy of your other skin care products! But with so many cleansers to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? If you’re wondering which face cleanser texture will suit your skin best, here’s a spoiler: … Continue reading Which Type of Face Wash Should I Use?
Psoriasis or plaque psoriasis is an immune-related condition which mainly presents itself as a rash. It appears as red or pink areas of thick, raised, and scaly skin—usually described as psoriasis plaque. It sometimes instead appears as small, flat bumps. Psoriasis rash is generally found on the elbows, knees, and scalp, but it can actually be found anywhere on the body, including nails and even … Continue reading At-Home Psoriasis Skin Care