Free shipping on orders $45 or more.
Select 3 samples with all orders.
Clean formulations. Clinical results.

The Alchemist

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

Uneven Pigmentation? Here Is What You Need To Know

Uneven Pigmentation? Here Is What You Need To Know
Some of the most frequent questions we receive on social media or through our website have to do with pigmentation, dark spots, brown spots… In honor of the renaming of our pigment product, now called Pigment Perfecting Serum, here are some answers to your most frequent questions.  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

Why Is Rosemary Good For My Skin?

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. Continue reading

Is My Skin Dry Or Dehydrated? And Does The Difference Matter?

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. Continue reading