Benzalkonium Chloride: The Bacteria Buster

Despite its long and daunting name, Benzalkonium Chloride (BAC) gets straight to the point with its disinfecting power. BAC is an antibacterial agent that has disinfectant properties. It is primarily used as an anti-microbial agent and a surfactant. In simpler terms, this substance reduces the surface tension of liquids in which they are dissolved. This … Read more

Hydrogen Peroxide: What Exactly is the Hype?

You’ve probably heard of Hydrogen Peroxide for its’ use to whiten teeth, and disinfect cuts and surfaces. But what makes this chemical so versatile and effective? Hydrogen peroxide is a water molecule with an extra oxygen atom. It is a non-toxic, natural disinfectant, that abolishes the main components of germ cells. It can also effectively … Read more

Salicylic Acid Treatments

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Many clients come in with similar skin concerns: enlarged pores, distressed skin, and stubborn acne. One of the best ways to treat these concerns is with the use of salicylic acid. It is an active ingredient that is common for treating blemishes and breakouts. Salicylic acid is a gentle beta-hydroxy acid that exfoliates the skin … Read more