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. 
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. 
The Best Morning and Evening Skin Care Routines
Do you ever wonder why you need a different cream for the morning and the evening? Or wonder about when you should apply your serum? Here are our recommendations for morning and evening skin care routines. 
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. 
Consuming Too Much Sugar Accelerates Aging
We all know sugar is bad, and we usually think about it in terms of bad for our waistlines. Did you know sugar is also bad for your skin? 
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. 
Skin Care Tips For Him
As we turn our focus this month to Fathers and Father Figures, we thought it would be helpful to share some skin care tips for male skin. 
Top 10 Body Care Tips
While the truth is that summer bodies are made in the winter, one can’t help but pay more attention to body care as bathing suit season approaches. Here are some of our tips to embrace the arrival of warmer weather and be kind to our bodies. 
Announcing Our New Product Launch: Kantic Light Clarifying Cream!
The Alchimie Forever family is growing! We are so excited to announce the arrival of our newest moisturizer, our Kantic Light Clarifying Cream.
Why Is Rosemary Good For My Skin?
Native to the Mediterranean region, rosemary is good in tomato sauce, but even better in skin care formulations! While it is often used in essential oil form (which can be sensitizing), we used it in various products in the form of leaf extract (Rosemarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract), which makes it safe for all skin types, including sensitive.
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.
Should I Be Double Cleansing?
Anyone can benefit from double cleansing. But what is it exactly? Double cleansing means cleansing twice, with two different types of cleansers, in the evening. Typically, the first cleanser is an oil or cream cleanser, and the second cleanser is a gel cleanser. 
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. 
What Is SPF And What's The Right SPF Number? Do I Really Need SPF Indoors?
A moisturizer with SPF is a must every single day, from January 1 to December 31. This will not only prevent skin cancer, but it will ensure that you age more gracefully. Continue reading to refresh your SPF knowledge.
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