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SAY SO LONG TO YOUR CHICKEN SKIN! Get Rid of Those Little Red Bumps

Posted by 08.17.11

Photo Credit: zoskinhealth.com

Got KP (keratosis pilaris)? If so, Beautyinthebag has some simple solutions to help you reign in your chicken skin once (and hopefully, for all).

Some people refer to KP as chicken skin because the raised, white bumps resemble those seen on the surface of raw poultry. These bumps occur when too much keratin – the protein found in hair and nails –builds up in the opening of your hair follicles where it forms numerous rough and tiny bumps (think sandpaper).  KP typically clusters on the back and outer sides of your upper arms, thighs or buttocks. It is also less common

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BUMPER CROP: BEAUTY’S APPLE HARVEST

Posted by 11.02.10

The old saying still rings true: “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”  The vitamin-packed fruit helps prevent heart attacks, strokes, cancers and diseases as well as fight inflammation and remove toxins.  But, can they be great for our skin too?

Experts are saying yes, and the apple’s body-boosting benefits are cropping up in a slew of beauty products—mascara, toothpaste, body scrubs, face creams and serums—that promise to reverse cell damage, increase skin renewal, while they smooth and protect.

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WHAT IS THE OPTIMUM PH FOR GLYCOLIC ACID?

Posted by 07.05.09

Here goes a quick chemistry lesson!

The Ph table goes from 0-15 with 7 being neutral aka water. Above 7 is alkaline and below 7 is acidic. Our skin is on average 4.2-4.6 with men having a more alkaline basis to the skin. Since the goal of a glycolic product is to cause the skin the exfoliate then it needs to be more acidic then the skin in order to do that.

Opinions vary on what the optimum Ph of a product should be. Having formulated many products as co-founder of DDF, my experience is that 3.5 is the optimum Ph for a facial product. This is acidic enough to do the job, but not too agressive to cause redness and flaking.

NOTE: Ph is usually not printed on the box so you may

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SAY SO LONG TO YOUR CHICKEN SKIN! Get Rid of Those Little Red Bumps

Posted by 08.17.11

Photo Credit: zoskinhealth.com

Got KP (keratosis pilaris)? If so, Beautyinthebag has some simple solutions to help you reign in your chicken skin once (and hopefully, for all).

Some people refer to KP as chicken skin because the raised, white bumps resemble those seen on the surface of raw poultry. These bumps occur when too much keratin – the protein found in hair and nails –builds up in the opening of your hair follicles where it forms numerous rough and tiny bumps (think sandpaper).  KP typically clusters on the back and outer sides of your upper arms, thighs or buttocks. It is also less common

Read More


BUMPER CROP: BEAUTY’S APPLE HARVEST

Posted by 11.02.10

The old saying still rings true: “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”  The vitamin-packed fruit helps prevent heart attacks, strokes, cancers and diseases as well as fight inflammation and remove toxins.  But, can they be great for our skin too?

Experts are saying yes, and the apple’s body-boosting benefits are cropping up in a slew of beauty products—mascara, toothpaste, body scrubs, face creams and serums—that promise to reverse cell damage, increase skin renewal, while they smooth and protect.

(more…)

Read More


WHAT IS THE OPTIMUM PH FOR GLYCOLIC ACID?

Posted by 07.05.09

Here goes a quick chemistry lesson!

The Ph table goes from 0-15 with 7 being neutral aka water. Above 7 is alkaline and below 7 is acidic. Our skin is on average 4.2-4.6 with men having a more alkaline basis to the skin. Since the goal of a glycolic product is to cause the skin the exfoliate then it needs to be more acidic then the skin in order to do that.

Opinions vary on what the optimum Ph of a product should be. Having formulated many products as co-founder of DDF, my experience is that 3.5 is the optimum Ph for a facial product. This is acidic enough to do the job, but not too agressive to cause redness and flaking.

NOTE: Ph is usually not printed on the box so you may

Read More


#Gorgeous
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