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The Alchemist Blog

Spring Cleaning… Your Beauty Products

Spring Cleaning… Your Beauty Products
As the Spring Solstice approaches and the temperature gets warmer, it 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.  Continue reading

Ten Body Care Tips from Switzerland’s Leading Dermatologist

Ten Body Care Tips from Switzerland’s Leading Dermatologist
While our Founder, Dr. Luigi L. Polla, treats mostly faces, his patient consultations always include a discussion of body care, as a reminder that we are, indeed, more than “just our faces.” Here are his top ten body care tips for heathy, youthful-looking skin from head to toe. Continue reading

What to expect in 2022?

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.  Continue reading

New Year, New You: Skin Care Commitments

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.  Continue reading

What Is "Tech Neck" And How To Care For Your Neck And Décolleté

What Is "Tech Neck" And How To Care For Your Neck And Décolleté
Did you know that the second product our Founder Dr. Luigi L. Polla created (right after our best-selling Kantic Brightening Moisture Mask) was our Firming Gel For Neck And Bust? Indeed, he noticed that while his female patients were taking great care of their faces (read, face says I am 37), their neck and décolleté were giving away their “real” age (read, neck says I am 45). 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.  Continue reading

Skin Care Gifts For Mom!

Skin Care Gifts For Mom!
Mom took care of our skin growing up, it’s time to say thank you, and return the favor. Here are our recommendations for this year’s Mother’s Day gifts. Continue reading