21 September

Zinc PCA

Benefits for the skin: 1) Helps to normalize sebum-production in the skin and minimize appearance of enlarged pores 2) Is part of the skin’s NMF thus assists skin-barrier function 3) …

27 August

Citric Acid

Citric acid is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), derived from fruit and milk sugars. Its primary effect on the skin is that it causes mild exfoliation of the topmost layer …

29 July

New to Actives? Read This.

“Upon introducing an active to your routine, your skin may initially get worse, before it finally gets better.’’ –          Dermitecture I think a lot of us are yet to come to …

29 July

Sunflower Oil For The Skin

Benefits of using (pure, organic, cold-pressed) sunflower oil for your skin: 1) It is non-comedogenic (which basically means that it won’t clog your pores) and quick-absorbing. I think this is …

29 June

Seed Cycling

What it is: It involves eating certain seeds on certain days and others on other days. Which seeds does it involve: 1) Sunflower 2) Sesame 3) Flax 4) Pumpkin What …

28 June

Mineral Oil

What it is: Mineral oil is a clear, odorless derivative of petroleum (hence sometimes referred to as petro-chemical), derived ‘naturally’ from the earth. You can be bold enough to consider …

21 June

Natural Moisturizing Factor

The natural moisturizing factor (NMF in short) naturally occurs in the outer layers of our skin. It is produced when a protein known as filaggrin breaks down to release individual …

18 June

Undereye Care

The skin around the eyes is the thinnest and the first to display signs of aging. Hence, it is important to keep this area of the face covered and protected, …