The market has been flooded with EGF serums and so called stem cell products, all claiming miraculous results. In the first part of our deep dive into growth factors, we delve into what these molecules actually are and their role in the skin as well as their efficacy in skincare.
Now on the Skin Science by Mira blog- the Dermatica team of dermatologists answers your questions on retinoids and other skin concerns and we’ve got a special discount code.
Skin Science by Mira When it comes to the proven skincare ingredients, Vitamin C usually makes the top 5 after “gold standards” like sunscreen and retinoids. However, like Vitamin A in skincare, Vitamin C can come in many forms - some more effective than others. It’s also not the most stable ingredient and difficult to … Continue reading A Guide to Vitamin C in Skincare
This is a blog post that I didn’t originally plan on doing - a breakdown on a device I don’t own. But part of creating content is to educate and inform, particularly on topics that you all have questions on. I hope this post is informative and offers the answers you’re looking for on Droplette … Continue reading Droplette Breakdown + Q&A
Some of my favorite retinoids While my blog is often dedicated to deep dives on skincare science, I’ve decided to also include some overviews like this one for topics where I feel like a comprehensive guide may be helpful to you all. This post covers the retinoid family - the Vitamin A derivatives that we … Continue reading Retinoid Overview: A Guide to Vit A in Skincare
Some links and codes may be affiliate. They add no cost to you, the reader, but help support the author and her content. If you’re a skincare device junkie like I am, you may have noticed that the longer wavelengths like red and near infrared have been very popular lately. Blue light, while widely known … Continue reading The Truth About Blue Light and Our Skin
Some links and codes may be affiliate. They add no cost to you, the reader, but help support the author and her content. My recent blog posts have been very science focused with lots of terms and links to various studies. Today’s post won’t necessarily be that as it’s also an update on my microcurrent … Continue reading Microcurrent Overview + Changing My Approach
Skin hydration is a topic that is discussed often yet somehow the importance is still overlooked. We often hear that the benefits are only temporary and that at most, it offers a transient brightening or plumping effect to the skin. In this follow-up to my 3 part Instagram series on hydration, I will be taking … Continue reading Skin Hydration: Deep Dive
Microneedling at home has been increasing in popularity and when done safely and correctly, I’m not necessarily against it. For me, it comes down to the person and how willing they are to do their research and invest in the right equipment and supplies. However, with the recent popularity of DIY treatments at home I’ve … Continue reading How Deep Should You Be Microneedling?
The weather is getting colder and many of us us have been dealing with dry skin, particularly dehydration. If you’re approaching or experiencing menopause, this can be even further exacerbated. I’ll be focusing on both of these skin concerns in the following post as they tie in together nicely and so this post can be … Continue reading Skincare for Dry and Menopausal Skin