Category: Skincare

Any legendary music festival is where music lovers unite to party non-stop for a couple of days, dance like no one is watching and embrace the chaos of music, mud and magical moments. However, as you embark on your summer of festival fun, remember that taking care of your skin is an…

Beauty is about letting your inner confidence shine through, but finding that confidence when you’re struggling with spots is never easy. And trust me, I get it. You just want to squeeze those spots into oblivion, but that’s not always the quick fix you believe it is. People…

If you’ve never heard of corneotherapy, buckle in, because this groundbreaking shift in our approach to skincare is shaking up the skincare industry! Corneotherapy focuses on the pivotal role of the skin’s outer barrier in overall skin health – something I’ve been championing ever since I began practicing as a…

How to reap the benefits of sunlight, without damaging your skin When was the last time you enjoyed the sun on your skin? Are you getting out into nature every day? Feeling the warmth of the beams wash over you? Or are you squirreled away behind a desk, worried about…

How To Reap the Benefits of Sunlight, Without Damage to Your Skin Sun isn’t the enemy; over-exposure without sunscreen is.  As your skincare guru, you’re probably expecting me to tell you to stay far away from the sun; seek the shade; keep your face hidden from the glorious…

Filaggrin is your friend. Filaggrin, found in mature skin cells (the ones that we can over-exfoliate away) is an important, key protein. The skin desquamates (a layer of the skin comes off in scales or flakes) naturally every 28 days when the most mature cells become…

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I love educating my clients about skin and even more so their skin.  I want to educate people about skin, and the uniqueness of their skin, so that if I drop dead, no one can BS them about how to properly care…

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Helping those with uncomfortable and inflamed skin is my job.  But it’s much more than that.  It’s not just my job.  It’s my purpose.  I love being able to carry out my purpose through my work because it helps people……

This vitamin and antioxidant-rich ‘BB’ (blueberry and brown sugar) exfoliating treatment mask is natural and chemical free. Brighten up and nourish your skin (or for hypersensitive skins, use this as a lip scrub) with the following concoction of goodies. Quick and easy to make and really works. Best of all,…

Our skin is a wonderful thing! Not only is it the largest and heaviest of the body’s organs, but it also does an amazing job of multitasking, from protecting us against bacteria to being a thermostat and regulating our temperature. On one inch of skin, there are approximately 19 million…

Thoughts on morning and evening skincare Being the magical organ it is, our skin responds to the circadian rhythm of the Earth too.⁠ Each morning, your skin cells steel themselves to protect you from environmental aggressors and external stressors. And every evening, they enter repair mode, recovering and replenishing for…

Skin to Soul I believe beauty should be redefined, not as skin deep, but soul deep. I believe beauty does not equal youth. Neither does it come from the lack of wrinkles or a ‘perfect’ complexion. I believe beauty comes from within, from our presence, our wellness and from the…

Ingrid Raphael