Tales of Beauty & Wellness

Pycnogenol is the registered trademark brand name of French maritime pine bark extract. Pine bark extract provides many benefits to the skin, it is an antioxidant that stimulates collagen production. This property has led to the addition of this ingredient in many anti-aging products, the Youth Beam being one of them as it is gentle and all-natural. Most effective skincare ingredients are often too harsh for sensitive skin. However, this is not the case with pine bark extract - known to be gentle on sensitive skin. 
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This pungent root has formed a reputation for being a healing plant. It is very likely that you have heard of many go-to home remedies using ginger to treat common colds and stomach aches due to its accessibility and familiarity. Likewise in skincare, ginger is known to be a ‘rejuvenator’ with countless beauty benefits. 

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Idyllic Fields is a waterless daytime moisturiser that effectively addresses skin concerns, such as dryness, inflammation and compromised skin barrier functions. The soft, baby-yellow moisturiser sinks into the skin immediately - providing instant hydration and relief from irritations. 
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Following the previous blog post, the next ingredient we’ll be highlighting is the snow mushroom! Though small and odd looking, the snow mushroom provides extreme hydration due to its ability to hold 450 times its weight in water, making it extremely hydrating for the skin. 
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The Chaga mushroom is rich in antioxidants and full of UV-blocking melanin. This means that the chaga mushroom can provide protection against temperature variations, helping to restore the skin’s natural barrier. As a result of all these perks, the chaga mushroom is able to reduce any signs of redness and sensitivity while strengthening the skin’s capillaries. 
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The Youth Beam and the Dream Capsule were formulated to be best used together daily to bring you the best anti-ageing results. Continuous use of both these products will help you to improve skin texture for softer, plump skin, reducing and preventing fine lines from forming. And not forgetting, long lasting hydration!

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"Cell turnover is the continuous process of shedding dead skin cells and subsequently replacing them with younger cells," explains David Lortscher board certified dermatologist and curology founder. Your skin is exposed to wear and tear everyday, be it from UV rays, bacteria, dirt, scratches or bruises. This is why your skin cells continuously regenerate to constantly supply new skin cells to replace the old ones. Skin cell turnover is affected by various factors - be it your age, diet, hormones or even the skincare products you are using.
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Ceramides help to keep skin together by forming a protective layer that limits moisture loss and protects against visible damage caused by pollution and other environmental stressors. Find out more about the propertise of ceramides and its benefits in skincare products such as Youth Beam.
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