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Glycation and The Skin

What is glycation? Glycation is the process of a glucose (sugar) molecule binding with a protein (collagen and elastin) molecule in the body, causing the protein structure to become stiff and eventually break. These damaged structures are known as advanced glycation end products, or appropriately abbreviated as AGE’s. Collagen and elastin are the fibers that keep the skin plump, taught and youthful. These fibers, once damaged are not easily replaced by the body.[More]

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Exfoliation...Mechanical vs. Chemical

Why is it important to exfoliate? Exfoliation is extremely beneficial to the skin whether you’re trying to correct a problem or simply maintain your skin and prevent premature aging. Exfoliation removes dead, dull skin cells from the surface and reveals the “new” glowing skin underneath it. [More]

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