The Side Effects of Mother Nature: The Truth About the “Green Beauty” Industry

We all want to feel like the products and ingredients we are using on our bodies and are being absorbed into our bloodstream are healthy and not harmful. With the latest studies coming out in the media about chemicals in skincare, and what to avoid, it can be very confusing what to buy.

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Not All Hyaluroinic Acid Is Created Equal

Now that Hyaluronic Acid is so mainstream we see it popping up on every label. The problem with this is, not all Hyaluronic Acids are created equal. Skin at Peace is formulated by a Chemist + Medical Doctor, so extensive research was done before choosing which Hyaluronic Acid would work best on skin. We found that a high molecular weight Hyaluronic Acid is the one that actually turns off the signal to cause inflammation, along with potent hydration qualities. Using low molecular weight Hyaluronic Acid actually mimics a receptor in your immune system that activates, or turns on inflammation, causing redness and irritation! Unfortunately, most manufacturers of cosmetics and skincare are not aware of this. Low molecular weight HA is less expensive and more abundant, therefore used in many products.

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Why Oil Cleansing Is The Way To Wash Your Face

Using oil to cleanse your skin has been around for centuries, yet is just coming back into the limelight. Although it is the most effective way to remove makeup + impurities, it gets a bad rap because people think it will clog your pores, causing more oil and breakouts. This is a major misconception!

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The Magical Effects of Orange Essential Oil

For thousands of years people have used the oils extracted and cold-pressed from the peel of oranges for many medicinal purposes. When used on the skin, and mixed with a carrier oil, it can serve in many ways to improve the health and appearance of all skin types.

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