Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Hinokitiol, otherwise known as Beta-Thujaplicin, is an organic compound extracted from the oils of the western red cedar tree. It was discovered in the 1930s by First Nations people, and used for medicinal purposes. Hinokitiol is a superpower ingredient that has anti-inflammatory,…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

What are free radicals? Free radicals are molecules that have one or more unpaired electrons making them highly unstable and reactive with other molecules. Free radicals are generated by the sun’s UV and infrared rays,…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

When we eat food, the body breaks down carbohydrates into sugars like glucose and fructose, which are the essential fuels for cells and energy metabolism….

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Sun Damage and Sun Protection Short-term sun damage presents as a sunburn. Long-term, unprotected exposure causes gradual damage to skin known as sun damage or…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Hyperpigmentation Hyperpigmentation occurs when excess melanin causes a darkened appearance to the skin in either small or large areas. Pigmentation is the natural colour of a person’s…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

Q & A – General How is AlumierMD different from other skin care lines? We assembled a team of top scientists and physicians to bring you the most effective formulations using optimal medical-grade…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

How can I improve the look of aging skin? Step 1: Exfoliate to increase cell turnover: The skin cycle becomes longer as we age, causing dead skin cells to collect on the top layer of the epidermis and make the skin look…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

What are bacteria? Bacteria are single-celled organisms found inside and outside the body. Many bacteria are not harmful, and some are indeed helpful. However, many other bacteria cause illnesses, skin…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

How can I improve acne? Step 1: Exfoliate to remove dead skin cell build-up One of the causes of acne is a build-up of dead skin cells in the pores that are not shedding properly. It is important to remove…