SKINCARE GUIDE

Sensitive Skin

Comparing Moisturizers: Purito Edition

Comparing Moisturizers: Purito Edition

The basic rule of thumb is that you should choose your moisturizer based on your skin type. If you are oily or combination, a lighter texture (gel, water cream) will be better. If you have dry/aging skin, you will need more thick occlusive nourishing moisturizers (think, cream). We love that P...
How to Fix a Damaged Skin Barrier?

How to Fix a Damaged Skin Barrier?

I never knew how important my skin barrier is until i ruined it with anti-acne products containing ingredients like Benzoyl Peroxide, Salicylic Acid, Tretinoin and the likes. While they are definitely useful to help prevent and treat acne, they can also be extremely harsh on your skin if you are ...
5 Reasons to love Snail Mucin

5 Reasons to love Snail Mucin

Snail slime - or better known as snail mucin, snail serum or snail filtrate is one of my favorite ingredients in skincare products. It may sound a little yucky but read on to learn more!   Snail Mucin is an animal-derived growth factor. Growth factors are high molecular weight peptides that encou...
Alcohol in Skincare - Good V.S Bad

Alcohol in Skincare - Good V.S Bad

It is known by many that the Number 1 ingredient you should avoid in skincare product is Alcohol. However, did you know that there are different kinds of Alcohol and you should not immediately dismiss a product if you see the word "Alcohol". This post will teach how to identify the good and the b...
Know the Difference - Sensitive or Sensitized?

Know the Difference - Sensitive or Sensitized?

Over the last year of talking to customers, i have realized that many perceive their skin as sensitive and it’s an increasing concern. However i believe a lot of people, like myself in the past, don't realize that there's actually a difference between Sensitive Skin and Sensitized Skin. Many peop...
Benefits of Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) in Skincare Products

Benefits of Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) in Skincare Products

"I have acne, acne scarring and signs of aging at the same time."    Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) is indicated to reduce the appearance of skin blemishes and congestion. Niacinamide is a standout because of its versatility for almost any skin care concern and skin type. Niacinamide, which is also ca...
Why are Ceramides so important?

Why are Ceramides so important?

Constantly layering on moisturizer but still battling dry skin? Suffer from the occasional eczema flare-up, or maybe even psoriasis? You need a good moisturizer with this ingredient!   We cannot thank the moisturizers formulated containing Ceramides - which mimic the skin’s own natural moisturiz...