Articles & Blogs

How to pick a cleanser for sensitive, acne-prone skin

*but We would say FOR ANY skin* Get a water-based cleanser: Oil/balmy cleansers may clog your skin over time. They often still require a second cleanse with a water-based cleanser to remove the oil residue so, why don’t you use that one in the first place? No, you...

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Keratosis Pilaris

 Keratosis Pilaris is a chronic skin disorder which shows as a group of small rough bumps (skin-colored, red/brown when inflamed) usually at the outer parts of the arms/thighs. The main goal in treating KP is to reduce the dead skin cells buildup in the hair...

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Pigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is a term that is used to describe a patch of skin that appears darker in color compared to surrounding areas. While in general, they are not harmful, it may not be cosmetically desirable Nerdy science content alert: Melanocytes are melanin-producing...

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Living with Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition characterized by broken (extra) blood vessels on the face, flushing and blushing of facial skin, and by acne-like bumps that occur on the cheeks, nose and chin.1,2These bumps are primarily located around the mouth. In addition, rosacea can...

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Open pores

Enlarged Facial Pores Enlarged facial pores are the visible, topographic feature that corresponds to enlarged openings of pilosebaceous follicles. They appear either as empty funnels or filled with cornified cylindrical plugs, i.e., comedones. Many factors contribute...

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pH Factor

 pH Factor and  it’s consequences for enhancing Montaser formulation efficacy Considering the wealth of knowledge available suggesting that the natural skin pH is significantly lower than 5.5, namely around 4.7, It is crucial benefits to formulate skincare products at...

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Clean Beauty: A Significant Trend

Clean beauty is the integration of mega trends like natural cosmetics, health, wellness, social, ethics, and environmental responsibility. Consumers are becoming increasingly conscious, better informed, and more concerned about the safety and efficacy of products or...

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Facing up to pollution: The need for relevant skin care

By 2050, 70% of the world’s 6.4bn people will be living in cities and potentially exposed to greater levels of environmental pollution than ever before. As our biggest organ and the most important barrier between our internal selves and the world, skin is in the first...

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Creating Clean Beauty

A growing segment of Montaser partners are looking for clean beauty products –GREEN ingredients, claims, and labels continue to grow in prevalence and popularity.  With a positioning that sits between ethics and safety, the target for this claim is huge, even...

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Organic and Natural Products

Organic and Natural Products Based on different studies and consumer articles, it appears that consumer’s interest in natural and organic products is growing. The question is: What does this mean? Are consumers actually interested in products that contain...

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