Les céramides

Ceramides are essential lipids naturally found in the skin that strengthen cell cohesion, thus reducing transepidermal water loss and re-establish the barrier function to protect the skin from environmental stressors. They make up over 50% of skin’s composition.

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What are stem cells and why are they important in skincare?

Stem cells are specific cells that regenerate and repair tissue and organs in the body. They are essential for tissue maintenance and repair to keep the skin looking healthy. Stem cell exhaustion is regarded as being the primary cause of aging. Therefore, if we can help preserve the skin’s stem cells and delay their exhaustion, the skin will maintain a more youthful appearance.

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Qu'est-ce que l'acide hyaluronique?

Recognized for its amazing capability of holding 1,000 times its weight in water, Hyaluronic Acid is a naturally-occurring substance found in the skin. With age, it naturally decreases.

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What's dehydrated skin and how to treat it

L' eau est à la peau ce qu’elle est au sol d’une plante : pour s’assurer d’une diffusion uniforme des engrais que l’on ajoute à une plante, il est essentiel que la terre soit bien humide avant de la fertiliser pour éviter de brûler ses racines. De façon similaire, le niveau d’hydratation de l’épiderme doit être suffisant avant de l’alimenter en ingrédients actifs, faute de quoi, il y aura absence de résultats tangibles. L’efficacité des produits de soins est proportionnelle au niveau d’hydratation de la peau.

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The ABC's of sensitive skin

Sensitive skin is skin that experiences the slightest sensation more intensely than normal skin due to an imbalanced ecosystem (hydric & lipidic system). Skin sensitivity can range from mild to severe therefore it is imperative to recognize and treat mild sensitivity as soon as possible to avoid a progression with increased intensity.  

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