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The Beautiful Skin Blog — beauty

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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How to use Cor soap and serums

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In this short video I explain how to use Cor's products – so very quick and simple, just a few minutes each day.     Yes that's my Kiwi accent, front and center! New Zealand's sunny beaches played a role in my early interest in skincare - see the story of Cor....  

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Healthy skin tip #10: Don't rub your eyes!

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Your facial skin is sensitive. That goes double for the skin around your eyes. Too much rubbing of this skin causes wear and tear! Stop rubbing or scratching around your eyes, look better.   Sounds so simple, right? But okay, why do we rub our eyes in the first place?! You're tired. We think you know the solution to this one – get consistent sleep! You're stressed. Different people find different solutions to stress and worry. We like yoga. Find the approach that works for you – it's important to manage your stress. You're allergic. Often we think of allergies causing...

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9 awesome skincare tips in one easy place

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Hello! We've had such a blast sharing great tips for taking care of your skin. So much fun, in fact, we decided to round them all up in one place. Easy to find, easy to read, great for making your skin healthier and happier. So here it is: Facial care made simple: 9 great skincare tips Healthy skin isn't magic! A little common sense (eat right, sleep well), a little information (hot showers dry you out), and maybe a few ideas that you didn't think of before (your cell phone is dirty! Clean it!) - mix it up and take...

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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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