Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring molecule or polysaccharide (carbohydrate) present in your skin as well as the connective tissue in your body and joints. Hyaluronic acid’s “super power” however lies in its ability to easily bind with water molecules and hold them there. In fact, it is said that one gram of hyaluronic acid is able to hold up to six liters of water, making it an uber-efficient way to boost hydration whenever your skin needs moisture, not to mention retain it.
For many of us, establishing a skincare routine involves some trial and error, perhaps a bit of online research, trying a sample, hearing about something new, asking a friend. And good results are what end up solidifying our choices – choices that tend to stick around for quite a while in many cases. However, our routines need a little adjusting from time to time to target new skincare concerns, especially as we age.
Summer calls for a little adjusting of our skincare routines, especially a heightened focus on sun and heat protection. Higher temperatures plus more time outside can be potentially harmful for your skin if the proper care isn’t taken. So before you jump out into the summer heat, follow these simple tips to get started with a natural summer skincare routine that will keep you hydrated, protected and fresh all season long.
We all know that eating green is good for our bodies – but plants offer a bounty of skin care benefits as well. Packed with antioxidants, minerals and even protein, plants can have soothing, anti-inflammatory and even anti-aging benefits for skin. One of our favorite skin care superfoods? Spirulina Algae. Read on to learn why this should be a high priority in your “skin care diet.”
As a wellness-based company, we have always been enthusiastic supporters of Global Wellness Day. That support sprang from our beloved Charlene Florian’s dedication to the movement and continues to grow each day in her memory – which we honor each year by sharing her Global Wellness Day 2015 blog post. We want you to hear this message in her words…
Finding the right skincare regimen is a key step to making sure your skin's glow is a healthy one. Following this simple regimen will help you manage and hopefully even appreciate your oily skin and keep it looking and feeling its best. Here are the skin care steps not to miss!