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The Beautiful Skin Blog — acne

Ingredient #1: What is the chitosan in The Silver Soap®?

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When we launched Cor six years ago, we knew we had something special and were blown away when we won Best Normal Skin Cleanser from the readers of Self magazine that same year. As we were just starting out, we didn’t even know that we had been entered. Apparently, an early adopter recommended it to one of the beauty editors at Self, so imagine our surprise when we were invited to New York to attend the awards luncheon.  While much has been written about our patented compound of silver-silica, there are so many other ingredients that are noteworthy as well....

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What causes acne?

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Very short answer: Acne is caused by clogged pores, which can get infected. Some more details: The sebaceous glands just under the surface of your skin produce oily stuff called sebum. Sebum is in fact supposed to help keep your skin clean. It carries dead skin cells up through small canals – called follicles – to 'eject' that unwanted material on the skin's surface. Your sebaceous glands grow and become active during adolescence. (That's one reason you had such awesome skin as a baby, and then it suddenly turned into your worst enemy when you hit the early teen years.)...

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All your skincare questions in one place!

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How does my diet affect my skin? How often should I wash my face? What *really* causes acne? What cosmetic ingredients are good or bad? So many questions. You'll be happy to know we've answered these and many more in our awesome (if we do say so ourselves) Frequently-Asked-Questions article: The clean and healthy face: Your ultimate skincare FAQ. It's fun and easy to read – plus we've organized it so you can quickly find the answers to your most pressing skincare issues!

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What do bloggers and reviewers say about COR Silver Soap?

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Of course COR soap is awesome – but don't take our word for it!

Here are some thoughts from bloggers who've tried our face-cleansing bar and found it works wonders on a variety of skin types:

 

Erica Hearts Makeup

"I hate to call anything a miracle product, but this is pretty darn awesome.  I would definitely recommend Cor Silver Soap if you are in search of a good, well-rounded, one-step product."

 

The Amazing Blog

"What better than a multitasking soap which can cleanse, tone, relieve acne, reduce oil buildup, remove makeup and prevent signs of ageing… The Amazing Blog girls have found the Cor Silver Soap to do it all, meaning there is no need to spend money on an abundance of different skincare products this year."

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Prom season!

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It's almost here – Prom time! Prom is an awesome time for making memories. You definitely want to "put your best face forward" with a healthy glow and clean complexion. COR can help get your skin camera-ready. Our natural ingredients and patented formula clean and moisturize your face, and fight bacterial without stripping or drying the skin like harsh chemical treatments. Here are more great tips for looking your absolute best at your Prom. Great news: Our new Trial Size three-pack makes a great pre-Prom gift for yourself and two friends, at 15% off of regular price. Each convenient bar...

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