A Guide to Vitamin C in Skincare

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

Skin Barrier: Deep Dive

Research Gate The skin barrier. Often misunderstood or simply forgotten but absolutely essential to skin health. and today’s deep dive is ALL about it.Yes, we’ve briefly touched on the skin barrier in other blog posts and will also be continuing to explore other facial anatomy soon! But in chatting with many of you in our … Continue reading Skin Barrier: Deep Dive

Why Harper’s Bazaar is Wrong About Hyaluronic Acid

I’ll get right into it. This article from Harper’s Bazaar titled “Are You Misusing Hyaluronic Acid?” has been making the rounds for a while and causing quite a stir, making people wonder if hyaluronic acid is bad for their skin. We’ll be looking at the article today and the accuracy of its claims. For more … Continue reading Why Harper’s Bazaar is Wrong About Hyaluronic Acid

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. 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

Red Light Therapy and Green Tea: Debunked?

Recently, the topic of green tea before red light therapy treatments has been discussed more than ever and I’ve received a lot of questions thanks to this video from Angie of Hot and Flashy. I’ve been a fan of this combination since making the switch to high powered LED devices last Spring and thought this … Continue reading Red Light Therapy and Green Tea: Debunked?

Free Radicals, Oxidative Damage, and Our Skin

Some codes and links are affiliate. They add no cost to you but do help support the author and her content. Oxidative damage isn’t just caused by UV rays and doesn’t just cause photoaging. In fact, it even plays a role in inflammatory skin disorders like acne. I think this is an important topic and … Continue reading Free Radicals, Oxidative Damage, and Our Skin

Worth the Price? Part 1: Le Mieux

This post may contain affiliate links and codes. They don’t add any additional costs to the reader but do help support the author and future content. You know the obsession is real with these two Le Mieux products when a friend sends you the jumbo sizes for your birthday hehe I do a lot of … Continue reading Worth the Price? Part 1: Le Mieux

Deciem and The Ordinary November Sale Picks

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. Purchasing an item through an affiliate link does not add any cost to the customer but does help support the author and future content. Photo by Valeriia Miller on Pexels.com It’s that time of the year again. All month long, all 7 brands under the Deciem umbrella will … Continue reading Deciem and The Ordinary November Sale Picks

My Skincare Journey featuring K Beauty favorites

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. Purchasing an item through an affiliate link does not add any cost to the customer but does help support the author and future content. Update: You can now purchase my favorites at YesStyle and use reward code YSMIRA5 to save and it stacks with sale codes. It seems like … Continue reading My Skincare Journey featuring K Beauty favorites