“Cleansing oils contain hydrating and soothing ingredients that may actually be more effective and less irritating than some traditional cleansers,” Joshua Zeichner, M.D., a New York City–based board-certified dermatologist and director of cosmetic and clinical research in dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Contrary to what you may think, Dr. Zeichner says cleansing oils won’t […]
They donate or give up their electrons. A toxin (or infection or anything causing a skin condition) that causes a medical condition occurs because of oxidative stress. In other words there is an increase in molecules that had their electrons taken away – oxidative stress. An anti oxidant quells oxidative stress. ‘Oxidative stress is the […]
Vitamin C and Your Skin According to WebMD: Wrinkled Skin – Skin creams containing vitamin C seem to improve the appearance of wrinkled skin. Redness (erythema) after cosmetic skin procedures – Using a skin cream containing vitamin C might decrease skin redness following laser resurfacing for scar and wrinkle removal. It is worth getting some myths […]
Emotional stress is an under exposed factor that suppresses immune function! Did you know there is a direct link between childhood trauma in the onset of adult diseases? A study that started in the mid 90’s on 17 500 adults, by the CDC (Centre of Disease Control in the USA) and Kaiser Permenente called the […]
Fontis Skinfood clients use their products for minor cuts and bruises on a regular basis so it came as no surprise when Gerhard after damaging his calf in a vehicle related accident pulled his Exhuberance Nectar close. I celebrate with him that after daily application of Fontis Exuberance Nectar he achieved awesome results!
Denise Bierman, Founder of Fontis Skinfood talking about why she started an organic skin care business. If you like this audio share it with your friends. I would also love to hear from you! Just scroll down Wish I knew about this when I was a teenager (translated) Mariaan Restaurant Owner As a 59 year […]
Our feel good hormones love sunshine Did you know that trees grown in tropical areas contains compounds that protects the skin from the damaging rays of the sun? Oils pressed from the fruits ie coconut oil and Shea butter helps protect the skin against the sun. In the process it allows Vitamin D to form […]
Fontis Skinfood client, who works at a hair salon, suffers from regular ezcema breakouts. Using Glow Oil Cleanser (& Tranquility Presses Serum) on a daily basis made the difference. Thank you for sharing Brandon!
When it comes to the use of essential oils there are a few schools of thought. So let us take a look at two of them. The English and French schools of thought. According to the english way no essential oil should be taken internally. Some say it is because their quality of essential oils […]
The question is always, is something safe to use with or around my baby or children? The answer is a question. It depends? And what are you comparing it to? The use of essential oils are on the rise and the as the awareness increases that not all ingredients in baby care products are good […]
Essential Oils are great for your skin and it has many beneficial properties when diffused too, however many people forget about the impact of essential oils on pets. Every now and then I hear that pets had near fatal incidents after essential oils where difused in the home. They are beneficial for pets and humans, but […]
Sophisticated ingredients are more effective on your skin and there is nothing more sophisticated than nature! What you put in or onto your body matters. So when it comes to ingredients that nature produces value is more valuable than price. Why? The better the quality the better will the results be for your skin and […]
Terminology like natural, organic, naturally derived and nature derived are everywhere. What does it really mean if all you want is a product that is good for your skin? When looking at the USA there are no legal definitions for advertising terms “natural” or “organic” when applied to personal care products. (1) Legally, this means nothing—it’s […]
Skinfood Science Time Seed oils contain many chemical compounds that are great for your skin. Did you know that 30% of your skin sebum is made up of Oleic Acid which is an Omega 9 fatty acid? Below are seven ways Oleic Acid helps your skin. Fontis Skinfood Tranquility Nectar and Exuberance Nectar are stuffed with […]
Does Fear Affect Your Skin? FFor many years the medical industry thought that acne was caused by hormone imbalance and excessive oil produced by the skin. Now, the medical industry, made an interesting discovery: ‘acne is fear, anxiety and stress related to peer pressure (fear of man and fear of rejection)’. Anxiety is one of […]
Sense of Smell I spoke to Isabel, the other day about the smell of Fontis Tranquility Nectar. She uses it every night and absolutely loves the smell. She says her pillow even smells like that and she buries her face in it! Our discussion sparked this mini article about the Power of Smell! We have […]