Hidden Layers: How Hormones Impact Your Skin

Hidden Layers: How Hormones Impact Your Skin

by Team ELSI March 18, 2020

How our skin looks and feels at each stage of life is a reflection of many factors - but there’s one in particular that is consistently part of our lives but often goes unnoticed: hormones. 


Behind the Science:  Let's Start Over Serum

Behind the Science: Let's Start Over Serum

by Team ELSI March 03, 2020 1 Comment

Welcome to our second edition of Behind the Science - an inside look at the research and innovation that serves as the backbone behind everything we do at ELSI. Our second episode is a Serum Q&A with our founder, Dr. Elsa Jungman.  Watch as we dive into questions behind our ELSI's serum, what it's like to be the first US skincare brand to be certified Microbiome-Friendly and see why we can't stop talking about Marie Kondo.


ELSI Becomes the First US Microbiome-Friendly Certified Skincare Line

ELSI Becomes the First US Microbiome-Friendly Certified Skincare Line

by Team ELSI February 26, 2020 1 Comment

Last week, ELSI became the first US skincare brand to be deemed as Microbiome-Friendlyby MyMicrobiome (MMB), the only independent certifier in the world concentrating on the impact of beauty products on the microbiome. 


How Your Diet Affects your Skin Health

How Your Diet Affects your Skin Health

by Team ELSI January 31, 2020


Behind the Science: A Lab is Born

Behind the Science: A Lab is Born

by Team ELSI January 13, 2020

Welcome to our first edition of Behind the Science - an inside look at the research and innovation that serves as the backbone behind everything we do at ELSI. Our first episode is a single-shot look at our very first lab with our Founder, Dr. Elsa Jungman and our Lab Specialist, Angela Sprauve. Watch as they dive into questions behind the lab, ELSI's product philosophy, and the microbiome.


Sensitive skin: the good, the bad and the ugly

Sensitive skin: the good, the bad and the ugly

by Team ELSI October 29, 2019

This post will give you a clear understanding about your skin and answer the question "Why must you care so much about your skin?" along with a few quick tips to help you minimize any skin sensitivity and let your skin be happy!


How to spot hidden ingredients in your cosmetics that can irritate your skin

How to spot hidden ingredients in your cosmetics that can irritate your skin

by Team ELSI October 10, 2019

This post will give you a few quick tips to help you better understand what’s inside all those bottles under the bathroom mirror - so if you do find yourself with any skin issues you’ll have a better chance of isolating your personal “troublemaker” ingredients. 


The Super Moisturizing Serum

The Super Moisturizing Serum

by Team ELSI May 08, 2019 1 Comment

Sensitive skin is on the rise. 

Studies show that approximately 1 in 2 people in developed countries report having some degree of sensitive skin. Many factors can increase your risk for skin sensitivity, including climate & environmental stressors, mental health, and childhood eczema. However, perhaps the most significant driving factor for increased sensitive skin around the world is simply, cosmetic products.


Meet the Stratum Corneum

Meet the Stratum Corneum

by Team ELSI May 05, 2019

While you see and feel your skin surface everyday, its intricate five-layer structure is always hidden from your naked eye. When you apply products to your skin, you’re mainly interacting with the stratum corneum. It’s the outermost layer of your skin, so it’s the only thing between your body and all that surrounds it. 


Meet the Skin Microbiome

Meet the Skin Microbiome

by Team ELSI April 26, 2019

Your body is its own little planet, and your skin is home to millions of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses.



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