What is my Skin Type?

What is my Skin Type?

The first place to start when beginning a new skincare routine, is to determine your skin type and find products tailored to you. 

So how do I find out what my skin type is? We provide a quick & easy method to help you discover your skin type, and provide our favourite skin health tips!

July 27, 2020
How do I Choose a Good Natural Sunscreen?

How do I Choose a Good Natural Sunscreen?

With an increased awareness of the effects of long-term sun exposure and UV damage to the skin the search for a good sunscreen has jumped dramatically in the last two decades. Thousands of sunscreen products are available in Canada; from daily anti-aging moisturizers to SPF 100+ water-proof aerosol sprays. But how many of us know how a sunscreen works? And why should we care?

July 15, 2020
What is Sunscreen?

What is Sunscreen?

Sunscreen is most commonly understood to be a topical skin care product that helps protect the skin from sunburns. SPF (sun protection factor) is usually how we know we won’t get sunburnt. But what is sunscreen actually? 

July 15, 2020
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 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