The Alchemist Blog

Things you Should Know about our Brightening Peel
The Alchimie Forever Brightening Peel is our one professional-only product. We call it our Glow Treatment. Here’s what you want to know:
Practice Safe Sun!
May is National Skin Cancer and Melanoma Awareness Month, which is a good time for a primer on the sun, the impact of UV on the skin, and skin cancer prevention.
5 Tips for Youthful Hands
As our Founder Dr. Luigi L. Polla likes to say, “hands are your second face.” Our hands are as exposed to the elements are our faces… yet how many products do you use on your hands versus your face? 
Spring Cleaning… Your Beauty Products
As the Spring Solstice approaches, now is the perfect time to “spring clean” your bathroom cabinets. Here are our recommendations for how to organize, reorganize, and Marie Kondo your beauty products. 
New Year, New You: Skin Care Commitments
Halfway through the first month of the year is always a good time to check in on the New Year’s commitments we made to ourselves. Did you make any self care or wellness resolutions? If so, how are you doing with them? If not, here is what we recommend committing to in order to look and feel your best. 
Have skin care, will travel!
As the world opens back up and the holiday travel season is upon us, here are some tips to keep your skin glowing on planes, trains, and automobiles. 
What Is "Tech Neck" And How To Care For Your Neck And Décolleté
The second product our Founder Dr. Luigi L. Polla created was our Firming Gel For Neck And Bust. He still spends a lot of time reminding his patients to take good care of this often forgotten part of the body. Here are his top recommendations. 
Uneven Pigmentation? Here Is What You Need To Know
Some of the most frequent questions we receive have to do with uneven pigmentation and dark spots. Here are some answers to your most frequently asked questions. 
Why Is Green Tea Good For My Skin?
Green tea, is typically used in skin care because of its high concentration of polyphenols (also known as catechins). These polyphenols help prevent and repair free radical damage while antioxidants helps to neutralize excess iron in the skin and caffeine helps to reduce puffiness.
Is My Skin Dry Or Dehydrated? And Does The Difference Matter?
While dry skin and dehydrated skin may sound like they are the same thing, they are not. Here is the difference: dehydrated skin lacks water and dry skin lacks oil.
The Best Skin Care Routine For Every Age
Your skin care routine should not be the same in your 20s as it is in your 40s. Just as you do, your skin evolves and changes over the years, and the products you use should as well. Here’s our guide to the best skin care routine at every age. 
Dr. Luigi L. Polla's Top Skin Care Tips
Our founder, Dr. Luigi L. Polla, Switzerland’s leading dermatologist, has been treating men and women for over 30 years, and is a pioneer in laser therapy and anti-aging technologies. Here are his favorite skin care tips to aging more gracefully.
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