In the last year (2021), copper peptides have become a super popular ingredient in skincare. And for good reason. You see, a peptide is an amino acid and amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Collagen is a type of protein. So copper peptides promote collagen production. But it’s not just another, so-called, collagen-inducing i … [Read more...]
Anti-Aging Face - Natural Beauty & Organic Skin Care
Micro-coring … could it replace a facelift?
A few weeks ago I mentioned something that I was going to write about called micro-coring. I teased about it being a facelift without surgery, which I think many of us are looking for. From my research thus far, nothing is going to replace a facelift. But many things can help stave it off. And for those who don’t want to have surgery … [Read more...]
Are high-frequency wands worth it?
Have you heard about high-frequency wands? I hadn’t until a few years ago when a friend was visiting. She told me how she was using this device for her acne-prone skin. She also said it had other benefits, but wasn’t exactly sure what they were. Turns out it was a high-frequency wand, and it was pretty inexpensive, so I ordered one. I think I paid $35 bac … [Read more...]
More Benefits of Dermarolling
If you have been with me for a while you know that I have been microneedling (aka dermarolling) for years and that I love Korean products. But combining the two (dermarolling + products) has had, I believe, the biggest impact on my skin's texture, tightness and glow, of anything I’ve done. And more and more research is backing this up. If you are not f … [Read more...]
10-Step K-Beauty Routine – Too Much?
If you’ve been with me for a while you know that I am really fascinated with Korean beauty treatments and products. Korea is much further advanced in skincare protocols and anti-aging treatments than any other country. Although I do think Italy is trying to catch up with some very innovative products (more on that in a future article). Today I wanted to share with y … [Read more...]