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Cleansing the Esse way

Cleansing the Esse way

Sebum Science Sebum is the complex mixture of oils produced by sebaceous glands in our skin. Human sebum is very different to that of other mammals. We’re far from fully deciphering its roles in skin health, but we can be certain that it is crucial for optimum skin...
What are the skin benefits of a good foundation?

What are the skin benefits of a good foundation?

There’s much more to a quality foundation product than simple coverage. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy by choosing the right foundation for your skin: 1.      Sun protection While exposure to sunlight is important for the skin through the provision of...
Interview with Trevor Steyn on the microbiome and skincare

Interview with Trevor Steyn on the microbiome and skincare

How did you become interested in the microbiome? When I was younger, I thought that chemistry could solve almost any problem. As my understanding of the biological world expanded, I became less certain. I started to realise that applying simple chemicals to very...
A Guide to Sensitive Skin

A Guide to Sensitive Skin

What is sensitive skin?  Skin sensitivity is a leading skin concern throughout the modern world with more than half of women claiming to have sensitive skin. Generally, what people mean by having sensitive skin is that they react to skin care products. Other triggers...