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 know that sugar doesn’t just affect your internal health, but also the look of your skin? In a 2013 study by Leiden…

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…

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 importance…

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…

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 and redness Calm the skin with…

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…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can hyperpigmentation be improved? Step 1: Exfoliate to lift pigmentation and stimulate new skin cell growth Exfoliating treatments and products help fade pigment and bring new…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can dry skin be improved? Step 1: Restore the moisture barrier by repairing skin cell turnover. Dry skin often suffers from increased cell turnover time, meaning it takes longer than 28 days for skin cells to move from the deeper layers to being part…