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Stretch Marks: What They Are & How to Prevent Them!

Stretch Marks: What They Are & How to Prevent Them!

What are stretch marks? Stretch marks or “striae” are streaks or stripes that develop on the skin. They start off as red and fade a bit with time.

‏What causes stretch marks? Stretch marks form in the dermis (the skin’s middle layer), when the connective tissue is stretched beyond the limits of its elasticity. This normally happens when the skin is expanded or contracted within a small amount of time.

Acne No More! How to Properly Take Care of Your Acne Prone Skin.

Acne No More! How to Properly Take Care of Your Acne Prone Skin.

Taking care of acne prone skin can seem very challenging. But the truth is your skincare routine does not have to be complex to be effective. In fact, your routine does not have to be expensive either. What you need are products that help you remove excess oil, keep your pores clean and help spe...
How Can I Get Amazing Skin?

How Can I Get Amazing Skin?

A healthy skin starts from the inside out. It is crucial to understand that the food we eat and the lifestyle we follow dramatically affect how healthy our skin is. Let’s be very clear, no one element is responsible for the health of our skin. Nonetheless, food and lifestyle are huge factors. 
pH Series: What is pH & why is it so 'damn' important?

pH Series: What is pH & why is it so 'damn' important?

The acid mantle is our skin’s defense system, a very fine slightly acidic film produced in part by our outermost layer of skin (or the Stratum Corneum) where it contributes sebum (oils, waxes, esters) and sweat (water, salt). The acidity develops when the bacteria on our skin (don’t worry, this kind of bacteria is our friend, and he’s awesome!) breaks down these oils into fatty acids and glycerol. The average pH of the acid mantle of healthy skin is 5.5. Depending on your age, gender, skin type etc. this number can change.
Make the SWITCH, TODAY!

Make the SWITCH, TODAY!

Labothécaire offers products are natural, non-toxic, sustainable, cruelty-free. We do not condone cheap paraben preservatives such as (methyl, propyl, butyl, isobutyl, and ethyl) and potentially harmful synthetic chemicals derived from a petroleum or crude oil base.  

Natural skincare does not contain artificial fragrances, alcohol, parabens and/or synthetic foaming agents which are commonly found in mainstream skincare products. These toxic ingredients normally irritate the skin causing it to flareup.

Taking Care of Dry Skin in Winter: The Tropical Rescue Face Mask!

Taking Care of Dry Skin in Winter: The Tropical Rescue Face Mask!

It can be quite challenging to take proper care of dry skin during winter months. As the weather turns cold and humidity levels drop. This cause the appearance of fine lines, skin dehydration and eczema. These concerns are due to the slowing down of oil- gland production and your skin inability to retain moisture. But don't worry, Tropical Rescue Face Mask comes to the Rescue!