Cart 0

The Hippie Times - Skin Care, Conservation & More! — sun damage

Surf's Up!

photoaging sun damage sun protection surf

Surf's Up!

Because many of Mad Hippie's products are designed specifically to help curb sun damage, and build the skin's natural resilience to photoaging, having a surfer representing Mad Hippie out in the water seemed logical....not to mention a lot of fun! Here's a great shot of the current sole member of the Mad Hippie Surf Team, Oz Merrell, ripping the central Californian coast!  Photo Credit: Jonathon Reis   We are excited to partner with Oz to help keep his skin protected while he's out there on the water! 

Read more →


Have Skin Discoloration? - Try our Exfoliating Serum

alpha hydroxy acids exfoliating serum facial care facial serum gigawhite glycolic acid lactic acid natural skin care skin care skin discoloration skin products sun damage

Have Skin Discoloration? - Try our Exfoliating Serum

Skin discoloration is most often caused by sun damage.  When one spends too much time out in the sun, it can damage our melanin producing skin cells, melanocytes.  These melanocytes can then become overactive and start overproducing melanin in specific spots.  This leads to small, discolored areas of the skin.   Mad Hippie makes a variety of products that can help with sun damage and discoloration.  One of the best though is our Exfoliating Serum, which has gigawhite, a blend of organically grown alpine plants.  Gigawhite works to inhibit tyrosinase, a precursor to melanin, and by doing so, inhibits the overproduction of melanin...

Read more →