Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate in Skincare

Benefits of Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate in Skincare

Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate has huge benefits in skincare and is a beloved skincare ingredient in Korea and Japan. As usual, Koreans are ahead of the game and have had fermented skincare on the market for a while, but only recently has it become popular out West. Several products have Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate as the main … Read more

Niacinamide Benefits For The Skin

Niacinamide benefits

Niacinamide is a favorite ingredient among skincare enthusiasts. Niacinamide benefits range from reducing hyperpigmentation, acne, and post-inflammatory marks to even reducing fine lines and wrinkles. If niacinamide were a person, it would be a mom 🙂 Niacinamide does everything; it calms, it is good to everyone, and everybody loves it. As a self-professed skincare freak, … Read more

Benefits of Ceramides for Skin

Benefits of ceramides for skin

If you were to ask me what my favorite skincare ingredient is, I would, without hesitation, respond with “niacinamide!” It was my first skincare love, and I will never be without it. But my highly close second favorite is ceramides. Although not as popularized as vitamin C or retinoids, they are an ingredient with a … Read more

Houttuynia Cordata Skin Benefits – Is Heartleaf Korea’s Newest Skincare Darling?

Skin benefits of Houttuynia cordata aka Heartleaf

Houttuynia Cordata is all the rage in Korean skincare in 2023. Its claim to fame is delivering immaculate glass skin. Korean glass skin has become quite a universally understood term for excellent skin. There must be a reason for the almost characteristically good complexion among Korean women (and men). What powers the efficacy of Korean skincare products? … Read more

Does Tretinoin damage the skin barrier?

tretinoin skin barrier

When starting tretinoin, the irritation that occurs during the early phases of retinization could be discouraging.Moreover, if you are too eager to get that tret glow immediately, you might feel encouraged to start too fast or with a too strong potency medication. That could lead to the disruption of your protective skin moisture layer or … Read more

Is Your Skin Barrier Damaged and How to Repair It?

woman repairing skin moisture barrier

Picture this: you’ve been taking excellent care of your skin and love how it looks and feels. You recently purchased an exfoliating serum everyone’s raving about on social media. But within a week or so, your skin seems to have turned on you, like it’s ANGRY. Maybe it’s burning, itchy, really dry, and flaky. Your … Read more

Tretinoin peeling and flaking

tretinoin skin peeling flaking

At a glance, on skin peeling and flaking on tretinoin: What is tretinoin peeling? When introducing tretinoin, the skin will go through what is called retinization. Retinoic acid will bind to its receptor in the skin and start speeding up shedding old skin cells via “cell turnover.”Retinoid users must know that skin peeling and flaking … Read more

Tretinoin skincare routine – Designed for absolutely no irritation

tretinoin skincare routine women morning

Tretinoin is the anti-aging gold standard of all ingredients. Tretinoin increases cell turnover and helps with acne, skin aging, and hyperpigmentation. It also stimulates collagen and elastin production, thickening the skin, slowing down the aging process, and filling in fine lines. It even helps your skin stay hydrated, giving you that “tret glow”. Completely new … Read more

Tretinoin – The Complete Guide

tretinoin complete guide women

What is Tretinoin? Tretinoin is a biologically active form of vitamin A that is extensively proven in treating acne and sun-induced skin aging. Tretinoin Brand Names Tretinoin is the active ingredient in the prescription products Retin-A and Renova. In the United States, tretinoin is available only by prescription. Non-prescription beauty creams may contain retinol, which … Read more

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