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:
Get To Know Our Founder, Dr. Luigi L. Polla
In honor of National Doctor Day, we wanted to share some of our favorite factoids about our founder, Dr. Luigi L. Polla… 
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? 
Ten Body Care Tips from Switzerland’s Leading Dermatologist
 Dr. Polla's patient consultations always include a discussion of body care as a reminder that we are more than “just our faces.” Here are his top ten body care tips for heathy, youthful-looking skin from head to toe.
What to expect in 2022?
We enter the third year of this global pandemic with optimism, focusing on happiness, health (skin and otherwise), and productivity. As we look ahead, here are our predictions for this year’s key skin care trends. 
Top 10 New Year’s Self Care And Skin Care Resolutions
‘Tis the time of year to think about goals resolutions… and we’re here to help you make the best decisions for your skin care, self care, and wellness in the New Year.
What Is Retinol And How Should I Use It?
Here is everything that you need to know about retinol. How to choose a retinol. Is retinol right for you. How do you use a retinol. Read more to find out.

 

In What Order Should I Apply Skin Care Products?
One of the most frequent questions we get about skin care, is in which order to apply products. Indeed, if you are using a moisturizer, a serum, foundation, and a sunscreen in the morning – what goes on first? And what if you add a treatment product on top of that? How do you layer skin care products?
Our Kantic® Brightening Moisture Mask Is Now Even Cleaner!
For all of you out there who have used and loved our Kantic Brightening Moisture Mask for decades, here is more information on exactly what we changed (starting with Lot Numbers 10151J21 and 11041K21, circa early 2020).

Alchimie Forever… What Does Our Name Mean?

Alchimie (pronounced al-shee-mee) is the French word for alchemy. And alchemy is very much at the heart of our skin care philosophy. Learn more about our brand name here. 

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