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  • Skincare 101

    Hyperpigmentation

    The formation of skin pigmentationIn normal skin, melanocytes convert tyrosine into melanin via the enzyme tyrosinase. This process occurs within specialized intracellular vesicles called melanosomes, which are then transferred to keratinocytes and sent to the epidermal surface.  The quantity, melanin content, and distribution of these melanosomes determine the various hues of human skin color . Pigmentation is necessary to give our skin color but the problem begins when the skin is over or under producing pigmentation! What is hyperpigmentation?Hyperpigmentation is a broad term that refers to a skin condition in which the skin is discolored or darkened, it can be the result from an increase in melanin production, and less commonly,…

  • Acne series,  Skincare ingredients

    Retinoids

    Retinoids are Vitamin A derivatives which have proven to be the best anti-aging ingredients available; they work by affecting gene expression, neutralizing free radicals (which may cause collagen damage) and promoting collagen production. Retinoids also have been widely used for acne treatment; they prevent cells from sticking together and blocking the pores, promote healthy cell turnover, and reduce inflammation.  In order to find the best retinoid treatment for your skin you have to: a. Find the type (strength) of retinoids which is best suited for your skin concernb. Find the formulation and percentage of retinoid product which is best suited for your skin typec. Investigate brands and packagingd. Figure out the…