Reducing Transepidermal Water Loss | How to Heal Your Moisture Barrier

by Nichole Fazekas In colder times of the year, it can be difficult to maintain your skin’s natural moisture. Especially in winter, your skin is more vulnerable to transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and a damaged moisture barrier. You will learn why it is important to know what TEWL is and how you can prevent it.  This article explains how transepidermal water loss works, how you can maintain your moisture barrier. What is Transepidermal Water Loss Read More …

Could “Obesogens” in Cosmetics Sabotage Your Weight Loss?

Scientists report that endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in skin care and cosmetic products may hinder your efforts to lose weight. These EDCs act by changing the body’s hormone balance.  When your hormone balance is shifted, it can be harder to shed pounds and maintain a healthy body composition. Your body composition, or body fat percentage, is primarily influenced by how much you eat and if you exercise regularly. If you’re eating a healthy diet and working Read More …