Chemists' Intro to Skincare
Welcome to the Chemist Confession's multiverse! — Here we believe that good skincare equates to great formulations paired with sound education. If you're new to chemist skincare, this is our skincare 101 kit that includes our bestsellers. The kit includes: The Book - Skincare Decoded + full-sized Blank Slate Gel Cleanser, Aquafix, and Double Play
Pssst...did you know?
The chemists had a major case of imposter syndrome working on Skincare Decoded because they weren't writers. They spent all of COVID on this project and would consider it their toughest project to date because they wanted to make sure all types of users no matter how beginner or how expert could learn something from this resource!
Retinol: The Tried-and-True Way to Putting Off Botox
Retinol has been a longtime fan favorite anti-aging molecule. And for good reason! As a cosmetic ingredient, retinol is one of the few that has decades of research and data behind its efficacy. In fact, this is why in our book, Skincare Decoded, we refer to this active as one the Big Four and stands alongside the champs, ascorbic acid, AHAs, and niacinamide. But, you’ve probably heard of the downside of retinol - flaking, shedding, redness, dryness. While it may sound intimidating, just a cou...Read more
The Chemists' Comprehensive Guide to Cleanser PT. 2
So you’re ready to dive deeper into the world of cleansers. Well this blog post is for you! In this post, we’ll be taking a closer look at the science of cleansing ingredients, go through some popular surfactants, and answer all your questions about exfoliating cleanser ingredients. So let's put some strategy around finding the holy grail cleanser for your skintype. If you haven't already, check out Pt I for the cleanser routine 101 guidelines. The Gentle Cleanser Surfactant Guide Surfactants...Read more