10 Things About Microneedling

Written by Terri Wojak
Microneedling is a treatment in which multiple needles are stamped, rolled, or glided across the skin for the purpose of skin rejuvenation. Needling was discovered by Dr. Orentriech when he used 18- to 20-gauge needles on depressed scars and deep wrinkles. Dr. Des Fernandes, one of the pioneers of microneedling, went on to develop a needling stamp to cover a larger area at once. Soon…
It’s no secret that daily ultraviolet exposure can wreak havoc on skin. Consumers today are increasingly aware of the extrinsic aging and long-term skin damage that can be caused by the sun. In partnership with Burt’s Bees, we conducted a clinical study to explore new mechanisms to protect the skin against sun damage, turning to ingredients in nature that face daily ultraviolet exposure themselves –…

Fact or Fiction: Open pores are actually better.

Written by Metaxia Dalikas, L.E., co-founder and CEO of Lira Clinical
Bright and beautiful skin can be achieved by maintaining clean, healthy pores. There are many myths about skin care and it may be helpful to understand why the skin has pores before addressing the statement “open pores are actually better.” There are two types of skin pores: oil pores and sweat pores. Oil pores are where the hair follicle exits the skin and where the…

A Closer Look at Lanolin

Written by Ahmed Abdullah, MD, FACS, FICS, founder of Lexli Skin Care
Lanolin is a skin care ingredient that has ridden a wave of high and low popularity throughout its long history. First discovered by ancient Greeks to treat the skin, it has been used ever since in products like moisturizers, hand creams, and more. A waxy substance that is secreted by the sebaceous glands of sheep and found in wool, lanolin is both an occlusive that…

Gut Instincts: Addressing Internal Health to Improve Skin Health

Written by Trey Tanella, CFMP, BPC, COO of BOHO Alternative Med Spa
How does gut health relate to skin care? What does the gut have to do with beauty? Most people already know one of the main jobs of the skin is to keep all the toxins in the world out of the body – the gut is the same way. It is an extension of skin that gets folded into a tube, regulating the things going…

November 2022

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Skin Script