What is the Skin Barrier?

Your skin has many functions, the most important of which is probably that of a barrier. Your skin is not only a physical barrier between the outer environment and the inside environment of your body but a biochemical barrier. It holds moisture inside your body and...

How to Layer Your Skin Care Products

We wear different skin care products at the same time for specific purposes. There always seems to be some confusion as to which product goes on first and which goes on top.  The general rule is lightest to heaviest or least oily to most oily. Many people have...

Help Your Skin Survive Colorado

Every week we meet people who have just moved to Colorado. Oftentimes they have moved from a climate that is much more friendly to their skin and they are now experiencing severe dryness. We are glad that they look to us for advise on helping their dry skin. But...

Weekend Hikes near Moab

I love getting in weekend hiking trips. Last weekend we got to combine driving cross state to pick up lavender plants to expand our lavender fields with enjoying the scenery of Eastern Utah. Moab is about a 6 hour drive for us. Dead Horse Point State Park Our Friday...

Six Tips to Hydrate Your Skin

What does skin hydration mean? Skin hydration refers to the water content of the skin; both the dermis and the epidermis. The ability of the skin to hold water is primarily a function of the most outer layer of the epidermis; the stratum corneum. Skin hydration is...