Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliants 101 + Know Your Acids

There is always a misconception when we hear exfoliants. It does not necessary mean "microbeads" or "scrubs". It could simply mean acids. Also, I think most of my clients naturally freak out when I mentioned acids. I think we tend to forget that our skin's acid mantles pH is at 4.5 to 5.5pH. Therefore, unlike … Continue reading Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliants 101 + Know Your Acids

The Ugly in Beauty Products: What to Avoid in Cosmetics

I've started getting in a habit of reading my product labels recently. It never really occurred to me what goes on in my every day skincare. It's an irony because we pay so much attention into what we consume orally but our skin is in fact our largest organ and absorbs about 60-70% of what … Continue reading The Ugly in Beauty Products: What to Avoid in Cosmetics