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…

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 of an excess…

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 new skin cells to the surface. AlumierMD Professional Treatments: Glow Peel…

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 it takes longer than 28 days for skin cells…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Hinokitiol, otherwise known as Beta-Thujaplicin, is an organic compound extracted from the oils of the western red cedar tree. It was discovered in the 1930s by First Nations people, and used for medicinal purposes. Hinokitiol is a superpower ingredient that…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

What are free radicals? Free radicals are molecules that have one or more unpaired electrons making them highly unstable and reactive with other molecules. Free radicals are generated by the sun’s UV and infrared rays, pollution, stress, alcohol, and smoking. How do free radicals…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Sun Damage and Sun Protection Short-term sun damage presents as a sunburn. Long-term, unprotected exposure causes gradual damage to skin known as sun damage or photoaging, and accounts for about…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Hyperpigmentation Hyperpigmentation occurs when excess melanin causes a darkened appearance to the skin in either small or large areas. Pigmentation is the natural color of a person’s skin and…

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…