Mini-series: Ingredients in Skincare products: The bad

The first post in our two-part series on skincare ingredients focused on components that promote healthy skin. However, some ingredients commonly used in skincare products can possibly irritate skin or cause inflammation. Avoiding these potentially harmful elements can be as essential for skin health as choosing beneficial ingredients. In this second post of our series, we’ll focus on what ingredients to consider avoiding…

Mini-series: Ingredients in Skincare products: The bad2018-03-13T20:10:38+00:00

Ways micro-needling improves skin

Ways micro-needling improves skin Medical micro-needling is a skin rejuvenation procedure that uses tiny needles to create micro-injuries in your [...]

Ways micro-needling improves skin2018-03-13T20:11:16+00:00

Collagen 101

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, accounting for about 25 to 35 percent of total protein. The word "collagen" comes from the Greek word "kolla," meaning glue. In fact, collagen is often considered to be the glue that holds the body together. Produced by fibroblasts (cells in the dermis), collagen is the main component of connective tissue. In the dermis, collagen helps form a fibrous network (the extracellular matrix or ECM)…

Collagen 1012018-03-13T20:11:30+00:00