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Maskne anyone? Here's how to minimize irritation from facial coverings.

Maskne anyone? Here's how to minimize irritation from facial coverings.

Facial coverings will probably be the symbol of 2020. And yes, we must wear them. And yes, wearing them will most likely lead to increased sweating, breakouts, redness, and irritation that can be as benign as a rash and as severe as dermatitis.

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In what order should I apply my skin care products?

In what order should I apply my skin care products?

One of the most frequent questions I 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?

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Best tips for eye contour care.

Best tips for eye contour care.

In the battle to continue to get carded when I order a drink even though my 39th birthday is fast approaching, the eye contour plays a key role. It is typically the first area that starts showing signs of skin aging...

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Our Kantic® Brightening moisture mask is now even cleaner!

Our Kantic® Brightening moisture mask is now even cleaner!

One of the things that I love about the skin care industry is the constantly evolving body of knowledge and the ingredient innovation that keep things exciting, and keep me forever working on our product formulations. And we also just improved our hero product, the Kantic® Brightening moisture mask!

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What is SPF? How much is enough? Do I really need SPF when indoors?

What is SPF? How much is enough? Do I really need SPF when indoors?

A moisturizer with SPF is a must every single day, from January 1st to December 31st. 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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Dr. Luigi L. Polla's top skin care tips.

Dr. Luigi L. Polla's top skin care tips.

Earlier this Summer, I had the chance to share my Dad’s (aka Dr. Luigi L. Polla, Switzerland’s leading dermatologist) favorite tips about how to age gracefully with consumers and influencers across the country.

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Learn more about our signature ingredient - the amazing European blueberry.

Learn more about our signature ingredient - the amazing European blueberry.

The European blueberries are Alchimie Forever’s signature ingredient – and not just because they are purple… Here are their three main benefits at the level of the skin.

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Alchimie Forever… The story behind our brand name.

Alchimie Forever… The story behind our brand name.

My sister Cyrille and I chose Alchimie Forever as our brand name, many years ago in a delightful tea shop in the Old Town of Geneva. If I had a penny for every time our brand name was misspelled or mispronounced… What were we thinking?

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