Peeling Back the Layers of Skin: The Lipid Barrier

A layer of your skin that you may never heard of is one of the most important to keep healthy — the almighty lipid barrier. We can’t emphasize the importance of the lipid barrier enough, as it’s responsible for the health and appearance of skin and the efficiency of the skin function. If you want smooth, hydrated skin, a healthy…

Why Your Psoriasis Flares Up in the Winter

Our bodies behave differently in different climates, which is why you may feel invincible in the summer but more mellow in the winter. Weather patterns when the climate or season changes often align with skin behavior. If you use a lightweight moisturizer in the summer but double up with a heavy cream in the winter, you’re already aware of the…

Maintain a Healthy pH Balance to Level Up Your Skin

The Key to Healthy Skin? Maintaining a Balanced pH Level Being the body’s largest organ comes with some major responsibilities. In addition to being the first point of call for external invaders, skin is constantly exposed to harsh weather conditions, toxic chemicals, and environmental stressors. This harshness can lead to dehydrated skin that takes many forms — dryness, oiliness, sensitivity,…

Want Healthy Skin? Start with Hydration

Water is essential for nearly every function in the body, including the skin’s natural ability to restore itself. When putting essential nutrients and hydrating agents back into the skin, water-based skincare is extremely effective at delivering hydration deep into the skin. When skin recognizes naturally occurring ingredients like pure water, skincare can better perform its job, especially when the dehydrating…

Pour Moi Officially Launched at Indie Beauty Expo!

Last week, Pour Moi launched at Indie Beauty Expo New York. With a beautiful booth and an even more beautiful founder leading the team, the launch of Pour Moi was a success! Climate smart skincare is ready for the world, and IBE showed us that in turn the world is ready for climate smart skincare. In 2015, Indie Beauty Expo…