Skin Health Blog

Niacinamide Key Takeaways
Niacinamide, also known as vitamin B3, is a water-soluble vitamin shown to have numerous benefits for the skin, particularly in formulas that treat acne prone skin types. We love the many therapeutic benefits of Niacinamide and use it in multiple formulations.
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Vitamin C as an Acne Therapeutic
L-ascorbic acid, also known as vitamin C, is a powerful antioxidant that has a range of benefits for acne prone skin types. Inflammation in the skin underlies a number of debilitating conditions such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and acne, with...
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Antibiotic Resistance & Acne
Antibiotics have long been over prescribed as a symptomatic treatment for acne. While short term benefits can arise, the overuse of prescription antibiotics has led to a patient population now suffering from antibiotic resistance and gut health disorders. 
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Skin Microbiome Ecosystem
The skin microbiome plays an important role in the pathogenesis and development of acne. Referencing the Journal of Dermatology we aimed to investigate the facial skin microbiome of patients with acne and the microbiome differences related to different grades (types) of acne. Skin swabs from nine healthy controls and 67 acne patients were collected,...
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Hydroxy Acids, Why We Need Them
There are several acids on the market today.  In this post we will break down some of those used in topical skin care preparations and explain the mechanism of action between them.  This is a simplified overview, designed to help you make product selections...
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