Four Pillars to Skincare

Four Pillars to Skincare

At Miiko Skin Co, our primary focus is on the health of the skin barrier (the epidermis) and building healthy tissue that will support you throughout your lifetime. Understanding the purpose of the skin barrier and the components that break it down is how we developed our four pillars to skincare.
May 08, 2020
Hand Care & Repair

Hand Care & Repair

Have you noticed your hands are feeling dryer from frequent handwashing and hand sanitizer? Us too! 

Washing your hands and following the government's recommendations for self-isolation and hygiene are the number one priority right now. So, if your hands have been feeling extra sore lately, we wanted to share some care and repair tips that you can do at home!

March 27, 2020
Gua Sha & Jade Rollers: Lymphatic Drainage for the Face

Gua Sha & Jade Rollers: Lymphatic Drainage for the Face

Gua Sha and Jade Rollers are becoming increasingly more popular in the natural skincare industry for their purpose of massaging facial lymph. 

Lymphatic massage around the face is great for promoting circulation to the tissues and reduce puffiness. Tools such as Gua Sha, Jade Rollers, or even hand massage are great for facial lymphatic massage.

January 29, 2020
My Skin Story

My Skin Story

This post is written by our Director of Operations, Sarah. Sarah has had an incredible skincare journey that led her from cystic acne in her early 20's to educate herself and practice new long-lasting habits to lead her to her radiant glow that she now proudly wears.
October 07, 2019
10 Common Skin Symptoms in the Fall

10 Common Skin Symptoms in the Fall

Ever wonder why your skin changes from season to season? Here are 10 skin changes you may be noticing this fall and learn the seasonal, hormonal and lifestyle causes behind them.

September 13, 2019
Your Most Common Skin Questions

Your Most Common Skin Questions

Do you have adult acne? Curious about how many times per week you should exfoliate? Ever wondered what the purpose of a toner is for? If you have questions about your skin and natural solutions check out this blog!

 

July 29, 2019
How to Choose the Right Sunscreen this Summer

How to Choose the Right Sunscreen this Summer

The skin is our body's largest organ, and sunscreen is one of the few skincare products that we apply to almost every inch of our bodies! Before you buy any sunscreen this summer please take the time to learn how sunscreen works, the ingredients to look out for, and why sunscreen should be used more cautiously and mindfully for the sake of the marine environment and health of our planet. 

May 08, 2019
How do I know if a serum is for me?

How do I know if a serum is for me?

In our previous blog post, we covered exactly what a serum is; now we want to help you select which serum is best for your uniquely beautiful skin! Education is your best tool when you’re shopping, so there are a few things to consider when you’re reading a serum’s ingredient list. Read on to find out which Miiko Serum is best for and what ingredients to keep an eye out for on labels.

February 13, 2019
Top 5 Tips for Healthy Winter Skin

Top 5 Tips for Healthy Winter Skin

The winter months are a tricky time for many of us when it comes to our skincare regimen and health. It's a time of extremes for our skin between cold wind and weather outside, and hot showers and turning up the heat indoors. Read on for our top tips to keep your skin hydrated, happy and healthy in the winter months...

January 31, 2019
What is a Serum?

What is a Serum?

So what exactly is a serum, and what can it do for your face? We've taken our most commonly asked questions from customers like you, had a Miiko research party, and break it all down in this blog!

January 25, 2019
Essential Oils for Aging Gracefully

Essential Oils for Aging Gracefully

Essential oils represent a high concentration of plant medicine all which have therapeutic benefits to creating lasting regenerative effects on the skin. We chose to avoid the term "anti-aging" because aging is natural and inevitable, so instead, we use positive terminology to encourage acceptance and honor aging. As we go through the different stages of life, the skin changes with hormonal fluctuations, exposure to sun, different dietary patterns, stress, and of course, life experience. High-quality oils can do wonders to help the skin's elasticity, health and overall appearance. 

October 26, 2018
Essential Oils for Acne Prone Skin

Essential Oils for Acne Prone Skin

Essential oils are powerful plant-based medicines with a multitude of therapeutic benefits. The abundant amount of information about which oils target certain skin conditions can be overwhelming! To simplify things we have decided to put together a list including our favorite essential oils for acne-prone skin types as well as the essential oils we chose not to use in Miiko Skin Co face care.  

October 12, 2018