Body care: get your head to toe summer glow

As the body positivity movement grows, so too does the overall demand for body care. With advancements in technology and ingredients, body care is becoming more sophisticated and more results-driven. By incorporating an extra five minutes a day to care for your body, the same way you do with your facial routine, your body routine can provide exceptional results.

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How blue light affects your skin

60% of the population spend more than 6 hours a day in front of an electronic device. Blue light is a short, high-energy wavelength emitted from the sun as well, as smartphones, flat screens, laptops, and fluorescent / LED lighting. Daily blue light exposure can cause skin inflammation, premature aging and barrier damage.

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Spotlight on ceramides

Ceramides are essential lipids naturally found in the skin that strengthen cell cohesion, thus reducing transepidermal water loss and re-establish the barrier function to protect the skin from environmental stressors. They make up over 50% of skin’s composition.

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What are stem cells and why are they important in skincare?

Stem cells are specific cells that regenerate and repair tissue and organs in the body. They are essential for tissue maintenance and repair to keep the skin looking healthy. Stem cell exhaustion is regarded as being the primary cause of aging. Therefore, if we can help preserve the skin’s stem cells and delay their exhaustion, the skin will maintain a more youthful appearance.

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What is Hyaluronic Acid?

Recognized for its amazing capability of holding 1,000 times its weight in water, Hyaluronic Acid (H.A.) is a naturally-occurring substance found in the skin. With age, it naturally decreases.

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What's dehydrated skin and how to treat it

Water is to the skin as it is to the soil of a plant: essential to thoroughly moisturize a plant’s soil before fertilizing, to ensure uniform distribution of the fertilizer and avoid burning the plant’s roots. The same applies to the skin, the epidermis must be sufficiently moist before it is fed any active ingredients, otherwise, the treatment will produce no tangible results.

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The ABC's of sensitive skin

Sensitive skin is skin that experiences the slightest sensation more intensely than normal skin due to an imbalanced ecosystem (hydric & lipidic system). Skin sensitivity can range from mild to severe therefore it is imperative to recognize and treat mild sensitivity as soon as possible to avoid a progression with increased intensity.  

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