antiaging · exfoliaton · skincare

Exfoliation 101 Part 2: Chemical exfoliation

You may think that using chemicals on your face is not a good thing, but don’t fret. I talked about physical exfoliation previously. I’ve recently ventured into chemical exfoliation, and so far I’ve been enjoying using this method! As I mentioned in my previous post, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) defines exfoliation as the process… Continue reading Exfoliation 101 Part 2: Chemical exfoliation

antiaging · exfoliaton · skincare

Exfoliation 101: Physical exfoliation

What is exfoliation, and do we really need to do it? Also, did you know there are two kinds of exfoliation? In this two-part series I will tackle physical and chemical exfoliation, and my experience with some products that use these two methods. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), exfoliation is “the process… Continue reading Exfoliation 101: Physical exfoliation

antiaging · serums

Why you’d want to add a Vitamin C serum to your skincare routine

Before I consciously started taking care of my skin, I had no idea what a serum was or what it does. I’d skip through those skincare shelves in the drugstore and head straight to makeup. If you’re like me, and a little more invested in keeping skin look youthful, read on. Serums are a great… Continue reading Why you’d want to add a Vitamin C serum to your skincare routine

antiaging · cleansing · skincare

Why you should cleanse your face before bed – even if you don’t wear makeup

We’ve all had those long days and late nights when we just crash into bed and pass out for the night. For people that wear makeup, cleansing is definitely a must. For everyone else, nighttime cleansing is also a must! Throughout the day, our skin is exposed to dirt and dust - specifically, particulate matter… Continue reading Why you should cleanse your face before bed – even if you don’t wear makeup

antiaging · skincare · sun protection · sunscreen

The one thing you need to do to keep skin looking young

As a twentysomething urban city dweller one of my biggest skin concerns lately have been some fine lines around my eyes and mouth. I spent a lot of my late teens and early twenties running around, not doing much to care for my skin. But now that it's hit me that I'm inching towards the big… Continue reading The one thing you need to do to keep skin looking young