Alumier Skin Experts / February 16, 2016

Why should I use sunscreen? It is well known that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes skin cancer and premature skin aging. A 2011 study from Australia reported that daily sunscreen use reduces melanoma risk by 50%…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Acne Tips 1) Don’t touch your face. Your hands aren’t always clean, and the bacteria on them can cause irritation and pimples. 2) Don’t pop, squeeze or pick pimples. Prevent scarring by leaving acne alone. 3) Gently wash your face twice daily with a mild cleanser. Washing too frequently and scrubbing can irritate skin and…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can sensitive skin be improved? Step 1: Reduce inflammation and redness Sensitive skin needs gentle products with ingredients that reduce redness and inflammation.  Hinokitiol and sea whip have powerful natural anti-inflammatory properties and are…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can redness be improved? Step 1: Consult your skincare professional Redness may be related to rosacea, which is a medical condition that should be diagnosed by a skincare professional before starting any treatment plan. Step 2: Relieve irritation and redness Calm the skin…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can large pores and oily skin be improved? Step 1: Improve pore function Increasing cell turnover will help clear out blocked pores and minimize their appearance.  Hyperkeratinization is the term used when dead skin cells do not leave the pore because…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can hyperpigmentation be improved? Step 1: Exfoliate to lift pigmentation and stimulate new skin cell growth Exfoliating treatments and products help fade pigment and bring…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

How can dry skin be improved? Step 1: Restore the moisture barrier by repairing skin cell turnover. Dry skin often suffers from increased cell turnover time, meaning…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

How can the look of aging skin be improved? Step 1: Exfoliate to increase cell turnover: The skin cycle becomes longer as we age, causing dead skin cells to collect on the top layer of the epidermis and make the skin look dry…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

How can acne be improved? Step 1: Exfoliate to remove cell build-up Acneic skin is often caused by dead skin cells in the pores that are not shedding properly. It is important to remove cell build-up in the pores to allow…