Searching for the Ideal Sun Protection

Clearing up some confusion regarding sun protection is high on my TO DO List since 90% of the damage to the skin is from the sun. Most new clients arrive proudly announcing that they use a product containing SPF, usually it is just a part of their foundation or finishing cream.  It is important to understand that SPF (Sun Protection Factor) only relates to the tanning ray.  It will not protect your skin from the harmful UVA rays that go deep and are the primary cause of premature aging. UVA Radiation = Age UVB Radiation = Burn UVA radiation rays range…

A Message from Babor…

All BABOR products are manufactured under strict cosmetic standards and comply with European guidelines. Our products at minimum contain 80% natural ingredients. Science and research are part of BABOR’s DNA: We conduct our own research at our company headquarters so that every product – from the original idea through to the finished jar – is made in Germany. Interdisciplinary teams of scientists and collaborations with renowned universities and other leading scientific institutions ensure that BABOR achieves groundbreaking research results and the highest active ingredient performance levels. We create sustainable products that are gentle on resources – with maximum respect for…

The Benefits of Stem Cells in Skincare

Stem cells are a huge trend in skincare. Stem cells are often called “blank” cells because they are undifferentiated, meaning they can be duplicated and made into any type of cell. Think of stem cells as blank scrabble pieces, they can fill in where there are needed because they have the ability to turn into specialized cells. They can boost collagen, protect against sun damage, brighten and repair damaged cells. The products offered at Cloud Nine Skin and Body Care use plant stem cell extracts from oranges, lilac and grapes as ingredients in several products. All plant stem cells provide…