Mikel Kristi Skincare
Countless studies have proven the impact of topical Vitamin A in its active form (Retinoic Acid) on aging skin. Genetics, hormones, natural aging, cellular metabolic changes, environmental exposure to free radicals, and inflammatory response to diet and stress ALL lead to decreased collagen and elastin fibers in the dermis. These factors also lead to decreased natural exfoliation of the epidermis, and a decrease in the skin’s natural moisturizing functions. Here comes retinoic acid to the rescue! Here are the facts...
You’re in your 50s now and if you have not been taking care of your skin, you are really starting to notice the signs of aging. Many of the skin changes you may have experienced in your 30s and 40s are much more apparent in your 50s. Lines get deeper. Sagging gets worse. More brown spots, redness, and dry, dull skin appear.
At Mikel Kristi, we believe in using ingredients that have been shown not only to nurture, but also greatly enhance your skin. Witch Hazel is one of these amazing ingredients.
Witch Hazel comes from a native North American plant called Hamamelis Virginiana, and has long been used for its benefits not only on the skin, but for many other internal ailments.
In previous blogs, I’ve written about all the good things you can do for your skin with the right skincare products and lifestyle habits; but, are you counteracting all those good things with a few bad habits? Try to avoid these pitfalls to look and feel your best in your skin.
These are the Top 6 Worst Things You Can Do For Your Skin:
Aging is such an interesting and exciting journey, but it can be disturbing as you watch the visible signs show up on your skin. Most of us feel much younger than our actual age and when we look in the mirror we want to see a resemblance of that younger self. Is your skin looking as vibrant, youthful, and healthy as you want?
Common Complaints of Aging In Your 40’s
5 small habits for great skin...
Aging is an interesting journey of trials, tribulations, and jubilations that bring with them growth and wisdom, along with wrinkles. What if you could age as you wish, and enjoy the sageness that comes with growing older, without all of fine lines and saggy skin? The secret here is to start when you’re young. But don’t worry, if you are starting later in life there’s still hope.
What skin changes happen as we age?
Understanding what's happening during the aging process gives you the knowledge you need to prevent and reverse the signs of aging.
Life is Busy
For Moms, August can be an even busier than usual with the end of summer vacation and back to school preparations for the kids. Add a career on top of that and you’ll see many Moms putting their self-care needs last. Rather than letting yourself go during these busy times, we want to help you simplify your life and your skincare routine so that you love what you see when you look in the mirror.
For many, summer time equates to travel and outdoor fun. I don’t know about you, but I love quick weekend getaways. Especially for those of us in Tucson, we love to escape the scorching heat of the desert and enjoy some time by the water. I like to pack light and that means simplifying the skin care products that I take with me.
So, what do you need for an easy and effective travel regimen?
Pack light and choose products that can multitask.