Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past two years, face oils are still en vogue. In the winter, they are the beauty equivalent to a cozy cashmere sweater. In the spring, they can feel as light as silk against the skin. So why do some folks still hold dear to their phobia of oils? Partly because of the myths surrounding oils. Julie Elliott, founder of In Fiore, helps debunk three commonly heard fallacies of using a face oil…..
Aloe Vera, listed on most skincare products as Aloe Barbadensis, is a superpower in plain sight. The clear gel harvested from the inner leaves of this desert succulent is widely loved and best known for its ability to treat minor burns and soothe sunburn-singed skin yet it is a potent anti-aging ingredient. Comprised of 99% water, its power-wielding 1% of nearly 100 phyto-nutrients, including vitamins, enzymes, sugars, amino acids and minerals, works magic in both healing and rejuvenating skin.
Serums have taken over the skincare world, and for good reason. Often oil-based infusions packed with natural active anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatories and hydration boosting ingredients, serums are grand departure from the oil stripping AHA’s and oil-free products of the 80’s and 90’s.Here are 5 facts to boost your serum savvy.