SiO Skincare Blog

Skincare Ingredients 101: Peptides

While peptides in skincare has been gaining popularity, you may be wondering what they are or the benefits of peptides for skin. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered.

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Skincare Ingredients 101: AHA vs. BHA

There are two ways to remove dead skin cells: physical or chemical exfoliation. What’s the difference, and how does exfoliating help skin? Here’s an AHA vs BHA breakdown.

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Skincare Ingredients 101: Niacinamide

Niacinamide is a fancy name for vitamin B3 — also known as nicotinamide. Learn more about what it is, how it works, and niacinamide skin benefits.

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Skincare Ingredients 101: Retinoids and Retinization

Ask any skincare professional what one of the most effective ingredients on the market is, and they’ll likely say topical retinoids. It’s one of the most results-driven treatments you can find, from treating everything from fine lines and wrinkles to hormonal acne.

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The Science Behind: Under Eye Cream

SiO Beauty's under-eye tightening cream uses cooling cryotherapy to hydrate while reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Read our full rundown on how it works!

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The Science Behind Wrinkle Patches

While there is no "miracle" treatment, we like to think our SiO silicone patches for wrinkles come pretty darn close. Read the science behind our wrinkle patches!

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The Science Behind Cryo System

The SiO Cryo System harnesses the power of cold therapy, massage, and moisture boosting hyaluronic acid to smooth and soothe skin. Read our full rundown on how it works!

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What is Dermaplaning?

We’re all about a good skincare treatment, especially one that provides instant softness to even the roughest of skin types, gets rid of peach fuzz, and yields fresh, glowing, baby-like skin. Meet dermaplaning, the beauty treatment that’s quickly become the most buzzed about, requested service in spas across the nation (and the one that’s responsible for those impossibly good aforementioned results). Dermaplaning has been likened to shaving your face, but...

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Red Light Therapy Benefits

What if we told you that you could make your skin appear younger with the flick of a switch? Or that you could kick acne scars, uneven skin texture, and enlarged pores to the curb, all with just a beam of light? Cue red light therapy (or RLT), a treatment that‘s joined the ranks of vampire facials, magnetic face masks, and other Insta-worthy dermatology breakthroughs in recent years. While LED...

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How to Use a Facial Massager

The beauty industry is home to a slew of gadgets: LED face masks, at-home IPL systems, and facial cleansing brushes, to name a few. But what’s recently made waves for its ease of use, de-puffing powers, and oh-so-Instagrammable aesthetic are face rollers. Usually made out of crystals (think: rose quartz or jade), face rollers are handheld gadgets that are used to roll the face. They’ve become an essential (and often...

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How to Get Rid of Blackheads

If there’s one skin ailment that knows no bounds, it’s blackheads. They don’t discriminate against skin type, they’re stubborn to fix, and they tend to multiply if treated incorrectly. While they won’t necessarily wreck your foundation application, they can put a damper on no-makeup makeup days and generally contribute to an uneven complexion. Not to mention, because they’re so tempting to squeeze out, they can also lead to scarring on...

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Red Light Therapy: Key Benefits and What To Expect

What if we told you that you could make your skin appear younger with the flick of a switch? Or that you could kick acne scars, uneven skin texture, and enlarged pores to the curb, all with just a beam of light? Cue red light therapy (or RLT), a treatment that‘s joined the ranks of vampire facials, magnetic face masks, and other Insta-worthy dermatology breakthroughs in recent years. While LED...

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