Product cocktailing is the art of blending and applying two or more products together to take your beauty results to the next level. It also helps streamline your beauty routine and save time by combining steps. This technique can be done by combining similar products (formulated to work synergistically) at once, and then applying to your face.
Why are serums the favorite choice when it comes to cocktailing?
Serums are the perfect consistency - they aren’t water-like, but they also aren’t too thick. They are just thick enough to easily mix with one another, not fall through your fingers, and then easily be applied on to the skin.
It is also worth noting that ingredients with thicker consistencies like creams are not the best choice for a cocktail, as they are best suited for a LAST step to lock in moisture and seal in any previous topicals applied to the skin. Although, Mikel Kristi Skincare Moisturizers and Lotions are formulated to work synergistically with our serums, so they can be cocktailed when you’re short on time or when your skin doesn’t feel overly dry.
Can I mix other product brands into my Mikel Kristi lineup and cocktail those as well?
Sure!! While we would love for you to use all of our Mikel Kristi products; we completely understand if you have other favorites you would like to add into the mix! Just determine what step they would fall into, be sure that they don’t contain any ingredients that may be irritating, harmful to the skin, or contradictory to Mikel Kristi ingredients, and mix!! Most commonly, it would be serums you want to cocktail, so if you have one you love, just add a pump in the palm of your hand, add the others, and apply!! Simple as that!
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Hello beauties!! Let’s have a little skin care education today and talk about a popular ingredient many of my patients have been asking me about lately. It’s called niacinamide, pronounce (ni-ah-cin-ah-mide). It can be found in many foods such as meat, fish and milk, green vegetables and beans. But the real craze is its presence in lotions, creams, sunscreens and facial serums. It comes with a lot of tout and patients are all too excited to tell me they have purchased products with this ingredient, even if they don’t know just what properties this ingredient has! So, let’s discuss.
The truth about sunscreen!
Facts and Myths about one of the most important products you use should be using EVERYDAY!
There are some very popular truths and misconceptions about sunscreen. Let's clear some of those up today!!!
1. Sunscreen is not always necessary
Many people think sunscreen is only needed on very sunny days. If I can't see the sun, do I really need sunscreen?? The answer is yes. If you are outside, you are being exposed to UV rays. Wear that sunscreen. And don't forget about your body. The tops of your shoulders, arms, and chest need just as much sun protection as your face.
Safety & Sun Protection
Living in Arizona means that we are in the sun almost every day of the year, and summertime activities, vacations, picnics and pool parties mean we are in the sun even more. But regular exposure to the sun can wreak havoc on the skin, leading to unsightly brown spots, redness, broken capillaries, large pores, saggy skin, wrinkles and skin cancers. To prevent these changes, a broad-spectrum sunblock needs to be applied daily.