September 2023

Transepidermal water loss (TEWL) refers to the process of water evaporation from the skin's surface through the outermost layer, the epidermis. It is a natural occurrence that helps regulate body temperature and maintain skin hydration. However, excessive TEWL can lead to skin dryness, dehydration, and compromised skin barrier function. It is commonly influenced by factors such as environmental conditions, humidity levels, and specific skin conditions.   The appearance of the skin surface can vary based on various

“Exfoliation” – no big deal, right? Most of us are au fait with the process of buffing or scrubbing away dead skin to make way for younger, healthier skin cells. No scare factor involved; we’ve all been doing it for eons. But what if we said, “CHEMICAL exfoliation” or “ACIDIC exfoliation”? Is it a different story? Is a small voice telling you to run for your life? We get it, ‘chemical’ and ‘acidic’ don’t automatically