Alumier Skin Experts / June 29, 2018

Everyone by now should know that one of the key defenses against aging is to wear your broad-spectrum sun protection diligently, every day of the year. Did you know that, whether you see the sun or not, another key factor in aging is pollution?  With 54% of…

Alumier Skin Experts / June 4, 2018

My sister always wanted to follow in our mum’s footsteps. Mum is Jane Hiscock, the author of the VTCT Beauty Therapy NVQ. I was never interested in therapy, I was creative. I did A-Levels in Photography, Art, Fashion and English Language for Journalism. I…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 6, 2018

Rosacea is a skin condition characterized by facial flushing, persistent redness, visible vessels and blemishes.  The first sign of rosacea may be redness or flushing that comes and goes. Rosacea is most often seen in fair-skinned people between the ages of 30 and 50 and typically affects the…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 6, 2018

As you learned from AlumierMD’s previous post on exfoliants, chemical acids are a great way to treat a number of skin concerns like dark spots, acne, dry patches, fine…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 6, 2018

Exfoliation is crucial to maintaining healthy skin. The regular removal of the superficial skin cells helps encourage skin rejuvenation, fade dark spots and discoloration, remove flaky patches, improve the appearance of fine lines and keep pores clear. Exfoliated skin also helps your skincare…

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…

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 it affects our skin? A 2016 study[1] found that women who lived in urban…

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 University…

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,…