How to Develop an Easy Men's Skincare Routine

The upkeep of the body’s largest organ, the skin, isn’t something to be taken lightly. Yet, men often get the short end of the stick when it comes to skincare advice and products. Skin is your protective barrier against a harsh environment, injury, and infection. With proper care, you can help it...

Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliants: How to Choose the Right Exfoliant

What’s an exfoliant you ask? Exfoliants are an essential part of a comprehensive skincare routine. But if we’re getting down to the technical definition, exfoliants are a skincare product that removes dead skin cells from the skin’s surface. Imagine the dull, lifeless appearance of a dresser cove...

Everything You Need To Know About Skin Care And Baobab

The skin is the body’s protective layer. It maintains moisture levels, insulates the body, and protects it from harmful or foreign substances. Your skin works hard and goes through a lot during the course of a day. Skincare products nourish the skin, providing it with nutrients that promote elast...

How (and Why) Tea Tree Oil Can Help Cleanse and Control Acne

There aren’t many people who haven’t had at least one battle with the ill-timed pimple or breakout. Tea tree oil, derived from a tree native to Australia, contains natural acne-fighting and preventing properties. What is it about this native from the land Down Under th...

Hyaluronic Acid: What Is It and Why Your Wrinkles Need It

Hyaluronic acid—you may have heard of it or seen it on a moisturizer or skincare product’s ingredient list. This naturally occurring substance deserves extra attention as “nature’s moisturizer.” Your skin naturally loses hydration, elasticity, and vibrancy over time. Hyaluro...

Baobab: Meet the African Tree That Breathes New Life Into Your Skin

Skincare products that moisturize, lift, and lighten your skin are an essential tool in your daily routine. They’re packed with all kinds of ingredients you may not recognize, Baobab or Adansonia. Pronounced bay-o-bab, this tree family is native to Africa and actually includes nine different spec...

Exfoliation and Retinoid 101

When you exfoliate, you create a rapid turnover of your skin, by sloughing off those outer layers of skin. The chemical exfoliants do the same thing, where you are using chemicals vs. the abrasiveness of a physical exfoliant. Using a chemical exfoliant like a retinoid, actually causes the skin to...

Mystery Bruising

A bruise is an injury, and is basically a little bit of bleeding under the skin. A lot of things can cause it. An injury of course can cause it, but sometimes you get bruising with no apparent injury. This tends to happen as you age for a number of reasons. Your skin is thinner and the blood vess...