Posted on 22:26

Remove Your Makeup

Daughters may have heard this from their mother’s as early as they became aware of the existence of make up; they must be vigilant about removing their make up at night, no matter what. This advice has stood the test of time.

Make up has long been used to achieve a certain look. Today, this is most often used to look better. For women, make up is even considered a necessary part of grooming after a certain age has been reached. This is often expected as part of dressing appropriately once the woman joins the work force.
Taking care of the skin once make up is used is not very difficult. One has to be sure to have the right tools just as the right make up is needed. Taking the time to remove all make-up with make-up remover, cleanse the skin, and then moisturize after is one sure way not only of keeping the skin youthful but of also preventing acne and other skin conditions. Read More

Posted on 22:27

Skin Care Compound Update (Kojic acid and Beta-Hydroxy Acid)

kojic1.jpgKojic Acid is a fungus derivative and has similar effects to hydroquinone. It works best as a lightening agent and has the ability to inhibit the production of melanin.
Beta-hydroxy Acid, Hydroquinone, Kojic Acid, Retinol
Beta-hydroxy Acid is more commonly known as salicylic acid, it has been used to treat extreme UV exposure from the sun’s harmful UV rays. It promotes exfoliation and improves overall texture and it has the good ability to penetrate oil-laden hair follicles reducing acne. This is very irritating for sensitive skin so consultations should be done with a dermatologist so it should be treated same as alpha hydroxy acids. Read More