How to chose the right moisturizer for your skin barrier?

By now, you are an expert in what the skin barrier is, how it can become compromised and most importantly, how you can repair it to delay the effects of aging. Our silk serum, best-selling Firm + Replenish Serum was specifically formulated to replenish the Natural Moisturizing Factor…

As the temperature drops, your skin needs more hydration.

Is your skin ready for winter? Even if you love the coziness of the cooler months, winter calls for a little more self care. Here are seven ways to take better care of your skin (and your soul) when the days turn cold. Before we…

Do you have dry skin? Your skin barrier is parched!

Several factors in our daily lives can cause dry skin. They include: ● Weather ● Central Air ● Heat [hot water counts] ● Harsh cleansers + exfoliators ● Medication ● Cleaning Supplies ● Genetics ● Age ● A compromised skin barrier  While we have control…

Is your skincare ready for Fall?

At Eighteen B, we believe that defending the skin barrier is essential to maintaining healthy skin. The skin barrier always needs reinforcement, but cold weather brings its own unique challenges. Here are five ingredients your skin craves in cool weather. Do you feel that chill in…

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Key Ingredients for Promoting Skin Barrier Defense

Your skin’s outermost layer has a big role to play not only in your health but also for how you appear to the world [more on this here].  That’s why, when I think of skin care ingredients I think of them as my skin’s arsenal…

What causes wrinkles? What can we do about it?

Wrinkles are inevitable, and as some might say … the sign of a life well-lived. We agree! What are wrinkles?  Wrinkles are lines, indentations, or creases in the skin. They appear as our skin begins to thin, and the collagen that keeps our skin plump…

Do I Have Sensitive Skin?

Do you have sensitive skin?  More often than not, we hear a resounding ‘yes’ as the answer. Sensitive skin comes in a variety of forms – itchiness, redness, tightness, burning, and dryness.  Skincare companies in years past would hear from about 50% of women saying…

Dermatologist Recommended Skincare

By following dermatologist recommended skincare, you can maximize the benefits of your daily skincare routine. The general steps of an effective routine include cleansing your face, firming and replenishing, and moisturizing. By consistently following a daily plan, you will help your skin to be as…

The Skin Microbiome: Why It’s Important to Healthy Skin

Although it may sound like an abstract concept because we can’t see it with the naked eye, the skin microbiome is an important part of your skin’s barrier and its health. Also known as the skin flora, or the microbiota, it consists of micro-organisms that…

The Reviews Are In!

The best silk skincare daily routine includes firming and replenishing, applying eye cream, and moisturizing your skin with a line of products that support the building and maintenance of healthy and beautiful skin. But how do you know which products to choose? One important factor…

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