Alumier Skin Experts / January 3, 2018

If you’re already using retinol as part of your skincare routine, then you probably know that it is the gold standard for preventing the signs of skin aging. Other than broad spectrum sunscreen there is no other product that is better at fending off fine lines, wrinkles and age spots….

Alumier Skin Experts / October 13, 2017

Every day your skin comes into contact with a number of stressors that clog pores and cause damage to the skin. Is it any wonder that the more polluted the environment around us, the more…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 13, 2017

We all know that sugar is bad for us–we shouldn’t consume too much as it has negative effects on the body and mind. But did you…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 9, 2017

Your skin is the largest organ of the body and we tend not to be as kind and gentle to it as we are to the rest of our bodies organs. We keep our internal organs healthy by exercising, following a good diet, trying to get decent sleep, as well…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 16, 2016

Why should I use sunscreen? It is well known that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes skin cancer and premature skin aging. A 2011 study from Australia reported that daily sunscreen use reduces melanoma risk by 50% and reduces the risk of squamous cell carcinoma by 39%. Therefore, the…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Acne Tips 1) Don’t touch your face. Your hands aren’t always clean, and the bacteria on them can cause irritation and pimples. 2) Don’t pop, squeeze or pick pimples. Prevent scarring by leaving acne alone. 3) Gently wash your face twice daily with a mild cleanser. Washing too frequently and scrubbing can irritate skin and…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can sensitive skin be improved? Step 1: Reduce inflammation and redness Sensitive skin needs gentle products with ingredients that reduce redness and inflammation.  Hinokitiol and sea whip have powerful natural anti-inflammatory properties…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can rosacea be improved? Step 1: Consult your skin care professional Rosacea is a medical condition that should be diagnosed by a skin care professional before starting any treatment plan. Step 2: Reduce inflammation…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can large pores and oily skin be improved? Step 1: Improve pore function Increasing cell turnover will help clear out blocked pores and minimize their appearance.  Hyperkeratinization is the term used when dead skin cells do not leave the pore…