Entries by Holly Harmon

Summer Skin Prep: Exfoliation

Why is exfoliation an important part of your skin care regimen? Exfoliation refers to the removal of the dead skin cells on the skin’s surface. Our skin cells are in a constant state of migration and replacement. In approximately one month’s time, skin cells move up to the surface of the skin ( the epidermis), […]

Spring Skin: Top Skin Care Ingredients

Totalbeauty.com recently published an article on top skin care ingredients. Let’s take a look at the top tier (in no particular order) and SkinPhD’s products containing these ingredients. 1. Ceramides What they do: Ceramide is the main component of the stratum corneum of the epidermis layer of human skin. Together with cholesterol and saturated fatty acids, […]

Mineral Hematite for Fabulous Holiday Glam Skin

Mineral Hematite is a beautiful shimmery mineral that is high in iron and known for its energy properties. Hematite looks shiny black on the outside, but if you break the stone (not an easy thing to do!) you will see that on the inside,  Hematite has a deep blood red color. The name Hematite derives it […]