Science

Ingredient Spotlight: Mandelic Acid

Almonds have been winning accolades for their nutritional value for quite some time now, but beyond nourishing the body from the inside, they also sup...More

How to Treat Hyperpigmented Skin

We all strive for bright, glowing, radiant skin, but unfortunately many of us battle some level of hyperpigmentation. It is not a skin type, rather ...More

Chemical Peels: Peeling Agents and Their Applications

Last week I wrote about the myths and truths of skin peeling, briefly touching on the different types of peeling agents available in the profession ...More

Does Travel Wreak Havoc on the Skin?

I just returned from the Face & Body Expo in San Jose this week, and every time I travel I’m reminded of how much it impacts the skin. No ...More

Dr. Oz on Recharging your Skin with Glycolic and Lactic Acid

Earlier this week we posted a note on Facebook about the benefits of a ...More

Pt 3: Why Chirality Matters to the Skin

By now, you’ve learned quite a bit about chirality. In the previous posts I covered what chirality is, where it is found, and how it works. I ...More

Pt 2: Why Chirality Matters to the Skin?

In the previous post I covered what chirality is and how chirally correct ingredients interact with the skin. In this post I’ll review where ...More

Pt 1: Why Chirality Matters to the Skin?

In last week’s blog post I touched on chirality and how following the science can mean the difference between a powerhouse formulation and on ...More

Archive