The Alchemist Blog

Skin Cycling: What to know about this latest beauty trend.

If you are on TikTok, you have most likely come across Skin Cycling, the newest trend in skin care regimens. This system is based on a four-night evening routine, alternating more active treatments with “nights off” to let your skin heal.

Here’s our day-by-day guide to skin cycling... 

The Holiday Gift Guide
Our CEO’s favorite thing to give is the gift of beauty—from Alchimie Forever, of course, but also from some of her other favorite beauty brands.
CLEAN FORMULATIONS. CLINICAL RESULTS.
In honor of National Clean Beauty Day, we wanted to share with you what “clean beauty” means to us - which we apply to our formulations, our manufacturing practices, and our packaging. 
All You Need To Know About Ingrown Hairs And How To Avoid Them
Whether you shave or wax, use sugaring or electrolysis, or prefer laser hair removal to get rid of hair on the face or body, you probably have at one time experienced razor burn, irritation, red bumps, or ingrown hairs. Here’s what to know to minimize irritation following any methodology of hair removal. 
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.
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? 
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. 
Celebrating Women We Love And Admire
In honor of International Women's Day, here’s a celebration of five women who make our our world (and our skin and our hair) g(l)o(w) round. 
Our Version of Random Acts of Kindness Day
Radom Acts of Kindness Day (February 17th) was started in 1995, to encourage people to practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty. Here is how we are celebrating Random Act of Kindness Day. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
Uneven Pigmentation? Here Is What You Need To Know
Some of the most frequent questions we receive have to do with uneven pigmentation and dark spots. Here are some answers to your most frequently asked questions. 
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. 
Why Is Green Tea Good For My Skin?
Green tea, is typically used in skin care because of its high concentration of polyphenols (also known as catechins). These polyphenols help prevent and repair free radical damage while antioxidants helps to neutralize excess iron in the skin and caffeine helps to reduce puffiness.
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