All About Skin

Types Of Moisturizers

Angelica Chongco

Types Of Moisturizers

There are three types of moisturizers you will find in your skincare products of choice. This is why it is recommended to layer your routine in the order of thinnest to thickest: Humectant, Emollients, then Occlusives.

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The Skin and NMF (Natural Moisturizing Factor)

Mikayla Angela Chongco Sensitive Skin

The Skin and NMF (Natural Moisturizing Factor)

Our skin’s epidermis acts as its first line of defense, and its outermost layer, the Stratum Corneum, contributes the most protection. NMF (Natural Moisturizing Factor), whose main role is to maintain adequate skin hydration, is contained within these skin cells. The lack of NMF manifests as areas of dry skin with scaling, flaking, or even fissuring and cracking. We can replenish NMF through the external application of moisturizers that mimic the NMF function.

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Eczema 101

Angelica Chongco Eczema Sensitive Skin

Eczema 101

Dermatitis refers to a group of itchy inflammatory conditions characterised by epidermal changes.  About one out of every five people get affected with eczema at some time in their lives.It can be acute, chronic, or both. Acute Eczema is a rapidly evolving red rash, which may be blistered or swollen. Chronic Eczema is a longstanding irritable area, often darker than the surrounding skin and thickened. Psychological stresses can aggravate dermatitis through the suppression of normal immune mechanisms. DIFFERENT TYPES OF ECZEMA: 1. Atopic Dermatitis This is the most common inflammatory skin disease worldwide, presenting itself as generalized skin dryness, itchiness,...

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