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What is the Skin Barrier and What Does it Do?

Think of your skin barrier as the moat surrounding and protecting a castle. Or, for you skin nerds, the shields that defend ...

March 16, 2021
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How Do I know if My Skin is Dry or Dehydrated?

To put it simply, “dry” is a skin type and “dehydra...

February 02, 2021
Slugging with Skinfix Barrier+ Triple Lipid Peptide Cream and Skinfix Remedy+ 911 Ointment

What is slugging?

While slugging may seem to be the latest K-beauty skincare trend, the practice actually dates back to beauty routines of ...
February 02, 2021
Lipids that support skin barrier function

Do you know the importance of lipids to skin health?

Lipids may not sound very sexy. But they’re vital for the health and youthful appearance of our ski...
February 02, 2021
Changing the conversation about skin barrier health….

Changing the conversation about skin barrier health….

We are changing the conversation around skin – by going deeper than topical results – and focusing ...
April 09, 2020
5 first aid tips for your stressed-out skin

5 first aid tips for your stressed-out skin

Diligent hand washing is a necessary part of life right now, but it can also damage your skin. It's...
March 26, 2020
Washing your hands is critical to keeping us all healthy.

Washing your hands is critical to keeping us all healthy.

We need to wash our hands often. It's critical to help keep each of us healthy. As contagious as CO...
March 20, 2020
Wash your hands!

Wash your hands!

Wash your hands! As we face the Coronavirus outbreak - this is such a critical refrain that I find ...
March 04, 2020
Winter Skincare Solutions from the Total Skin Nerds

Winter Skincare Solutions from the Total Skin Nerds

Dermatologists agree that the most effective moisturizers contain all three types of ingredients. I...
November 11, 2019
Did you know that all skin types can be dehydrated?

Did you know that all skin types can be dehydrated?

Did you know that all skin types can be dehydrated, even oily skin types? Dehydrated skin lacks wat...
November 08, 2019
Put the baby fat back where it belongs

Put the baby fat back where it belongs

When we’re born, our skin barrier is plump with vital lipids. As we age, those lipids decrease. A d...
November 05, 2019
Do you know what ceramides are?

Do you know what ceramides are?

Did you know that atopic skin (skin that is predisposed to a hypersensitivity reaction, often a her...
November 05, 2019