Simple Skincare


Education is the foundation of our business.

There are many educational pieces to natural skincare, which help you better understand your skin as an organ.

We believe in providing our customers with supportive education on skincare to see the best results in our product line. The skin is the only visible organ we see every single day. If we can learn how to understand it, as a communicative organ of our internal health, we may be able to increase our over-all well-being.

Miiko Skincare Guide

June 13, 2016

 

Miiko Skin Co would like to offer you a simple skincare guidebook with your first online purchase. We are so thankful for the opportunity to have this guidebook.

Developed by the Spring 2016 IDEA Marketing Class at Capilano College. Original drawings by: Jess

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The way you use your Miiko Skin Co Products will change depending on your skin type, the season, and the climate. Here are a few ways I use the products, I hope that it helps you to determine the best routine for your skin.

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Facial Mapping

October 24, 2015

No, we aren’t talking about tattooing continents on your face (even though it may look that
way in the photo). Rooted in both the Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, “face mapping” is
an ancient practice that connects regular facial skin disturbances with the health status of
an internal organ or body part.

We have chosen the face mapping techniques of Herbalist Margi Flint. If you wish, there
are also many other credible resources available for references.

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What is the Acid Mantle?

October 15, 2015

Did you know that your skin has a very fine, slightly acidic film protecting you from bacteria, viruses, and other potential contaminants that might otherwise penetrate the skin?

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Exfoliation

October 14, 2015

Skin cells are continuously dying and re-generating.

Cells on the surface rub and flake off steadily, and are continuously replaced with new ones. About every 30 days your body produces a totally new epidermis.

Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead skin cells on the skin’s outermost surface.

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One classic sign of aging is the appearance of brown, freckle-like spots on the skin. This pigment is called lipofuscin. It is also known as aging spots, sun sports, or liver spots.

Age spots are caused by free-radical damage in the cells causing the deterioration of the lipids (fats) in our skin, thus the name lipofuscin.

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