HYPERPIGMENTATION…..and the SKIN

Hyperpigmentation is the result from overproduction of melanin in the epidermis or dermis; this is usually triggered by inflammation, sun exposure, hormonal influences or age.  It’s easy to identify if you have hyperpigmentation. These are usually characterized by patches/areas of darkened skin anywhere on the body, depending on the type of hyperpigmentation.   There are 3…

GLYCATION

Glycation is a slow, naturally-occurring process which affects the structure and activity of proteins. It is a process where reducing sugar molecules react with free amino groups of proteins, leading to the formation of irreversible cross-linked molecules called AGE (advanced glycation end-products).  Although a natural process, other factors can also promote the glycation process, such as diets that are high in sugar,…

One Product; Multiple Benefits

Created to be used all year round, especially during the colder months; Formula 1|v.7 was developed for dry/dehydrated, sensitive & irritated skin types. Featuring a patented, skin-mimetic technology, a unique naturally-occurring phospholipid; Formula 1|v.7 helps stimulate the expression of several epidermal proteins – Filaggrin, Involucrin and Aquaporin; known to strengthen the skin barrier, hydrate the skin…

Best IN LAB Ingredients (Part 1)

Best IN LAB Ingredients (Part 1) We’ve rounded up a few, favourite multi-tasking ingredients we use here at 1611 LABS, to provide more insight and education into them and how they function. We’ve also highlighted in which of our 10 serums you can find them in!   BAKUCHIOL            Bakuchiol, a…

How to choose your serums

  We’ve made choosing your serum an easy task based on your skin health goal. With each serum, we’ve highlighted the main results achieved with consistent use.   Choose your serum below based on your skin health goals.    Formula 5|v.8 Multi Pathway Depigmenting Treatment  Brighten. Repair. Protect  Potent tyrosinase inhibitors that safely reduce pigmentation…