The Rise of Male Skin Care
Caring about the appearance of one’s skin used to be a female thing. But as we approach the third decade of the 21st century, men are increasingly challenging this stereotype.
The new focus on male skin care mirrors the broader interest in healthy living seen amongst men around the world.
Metagenomics and the future of skin care
Your skin is a complex ecosystem made up of your skin cells and many other organisms including bacteria, yeasts and viruses. The sum of all of these organisms’ DNA and your own genetic makeup is known as your microbiome.
It’s an environment that’s unique to you, incredibly diverse and barely understood. Nature Reviews Microbiology has an interesting paper that looks into the implications.
Skin Care Tailored to You
The old-fashioned subdivision of skin into just a few types is yesterday’s thinking. New developments in ‘the omics’ – genomics, epigenomics, proteomics, lipidomics and more – are changing the way we look after skin.
Cold processing... The Way of the Future
Cold processing... the way of the skin care future. Technology is advancing all the time; scientists are looking for new ways to produce smarter, more efficacious skin care formulations.
Cold processing methods really appeal to us and looking at the benefits, it is almost a crime not to give it a go! We use this method in both our moisturizers. What this article doesn't tell you is that not heating the ingredients to 80-90˚ means that the original molecular structure of the natural and active ingredients is better preserved.
Keratin in Skin Care Products
The Quest for Natural, Safe Preservatives in Skin Care
The movement away from preservatives like parabens is a good thing. But the notion of the preservative does serve a purpose. This incredible ingredient, Totaral is all-natural and has hidden talents.
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