Pilgrim & Pony

November 02, 2015

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"Everything you Don't Already Know about the Sun and your Skin"


 



The sun warms our planet, powers photosynthesis and even helps you manufacture your own Vitamin D3. You couldn't exist without it, but when it comes to aging the sun is, by far, your skin’s worst enemy...

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September 25, 2015

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"How to Strengthen your Natural Barrier"



 


Your skin's natural defense against external elements and dehydration is the lipids (fatty substances) between the cells at the outer surface of your skin. This 'natural barrier' can be challenged by anything that upsets the balance of your natural oils...

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June 08, 2015

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"Why Skin-Type Matters"





I'm sure you know that 'skin-type' is the measure of how much natural oil your skin produces. And you know that skincare products and procedures are often broken down by skin-type because it's the most fundamental skin classification. Take the skin-type test below and I'll tell you why misdiagnosing your skin-type can have serious consequences...

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April 23, 2015

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"3 Steps To Combat Pollution"





You love the city you live in; it's full of energy and opportunities. But what about the smog? By-products, toxins and soot disrupt your natural lipid barrier, deliver free radicals and clog your pores. Polluted air can speed up your skin's aging process, increase inflammation, dryness, sensitivity, pigmentation and even break down Collagen & Elastin. So here's 3 steps you can take to protect yourself...

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January 26, 2015

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"6 Steps To Starting Skincare At Any Age"


Skincare Priorities By Decade


FOR EVERYONE OF ALL AGES

There are principles of skincare that are so basic to skin health that they apply to people of all ages. For healthy skin do the following!..

Skin is susceptible to damage from UV radiation from the sun. Healthy skin requires protection with broad-spectrum SPF 15-30, every day. Skin health can’t be separated from unhealthy lifestyle habits, so quitting smoking, exercising and sweating regularly, a balanced diet, enough water, control of stress and adequate sleep are essential to healthy skin whatever your age...

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December 22, 2014

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"Why Do I Get Acne?"


Am I Prone To Acne?


We've all found ourselves, standing in front of the mirror, wondering why there's a bunch of pimples looking back at us. My usual reaction is to wish I could turn back the clock and undo whatever evil I must have done to deserve this punishment! I guess it's a pretty common thought. Our hope is that you will learn a few tricks to help prevent the next batch!

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November 12, 2014

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"Cleansing: Am I Doing It Wrong?"


Cleansing: Am I Doing It Wrong?


You probably think of cleansing as the most straightforward part of any skincare regimen. If you’re getting things right cleansing shouldn’t be complicated, but we’ve found that many people start off on the wrong foot, throwing their whole regimen off course. For this reason cleansing is the most important step to get right!

Here's our advice...

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