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Retinization, or training your skin to use Retinols.

Posted by Sweetsation Therapy on 25th Jan 2022

In order to achieve smoother, brighter, fresher, clearer- looking skin your skin needs to speed up the rate at which it creates new skin cells. When we are in our 20s and 30s the full cycle of renewal takes on average 30 days. And as we age it slows down. Retinol is a perfect tool to speed it ap again. But not all skin types can use Retinols right from the start and observe an immediate improvement. Retinol has been well studied and pro...
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Preservation Reservation

Posted by sweetsation therapy on 13th Aug 2021

Yucky, yucky preservatives. Stay away! Do you hear this often? I bet. As much as I am tempted to follow the trend of warning humanity against preservatives as an evil we can’t get away from, I will not. In recent times it became very common to market products as ‘preservative free’ due to this reason, but truth of the matter is that if a product is skillfully made (not in someone’s kitchen following a blogger’s recipe) all products marketed...
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How to re-hydrate your skin on the go.

Posted by Sweetsation Therapy / Natalia on 14th Jun 2021

Living my cosmetic chemist’s life pretty much boils down to converting my caffeinated thoughts into new formulas and products. And one day I had a dream…. of that perfect ‘can’t-live-without’ secret elixir that has all the elements that breathe life into your skin and once you get your hands on it, you wouldn’t be able to let go…. In my mind It would be something that is so delicately fragrant that you would want to always be env...
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The science behind skin care layering.

Posted by Sweetsation Therapy on 30th Jan 2021

What is the first product do you pick up when you start your skin care routine? Cleanser? Toner? Scrub? Giving the gratitude of confusion to the 10 step Korean influence, the product line-up can be pretty extensive. But it’s very important how do you apply and use those products and in which order, and why. The end result can very much depend on it as many product can perform differently if they are applied in the wrong order. Let’s unpack t...
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From an idea to the shelf. How a new cosmetic product is born.

Posted by Sweetsation Therapy on 14th Jan 2021

It is not a secret that it’s fun to make a cosmetic product. And most of us have tried to make a facial mask or a toner in their kitchen at some point. At the first sight it’s not really hard. Technically true. But would it be a safe product for use and storage, that’s another story. There are multitude of recipes can be found on youtube teaching you how to throw a few ingredients together and make a new best thing for beauty. But they are all mi...
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