About Us

We believe that skincare science should be fun

After a couple of years of making skincare products for a beauty conglomerate, we saw firsthand that the skincare industry is basically just smoke and mirrors. We believe that by making skincare science fun and approachable, we can empower you to make the best decision for your skin. So join us in our quest to #decodethatIL

Our Skincare Philosophy



The best ingredients are tried-and-true. We use only the most effective ingredients that are usually bolstered by countless of independently peer reviewed studies. Each ingredient is used at a precise concentration and we'll be happy to tell you exactly why. So rest assured, you're getting a helluva bang for your buck. No dashes of voodoo extract here.


We must confess, we find complicated regimens confusing too. Toners, essence, serum then ampoules what?? Simply put, despite the 745810 product categories, skincare ultimately falls into 4 simple categories: cleanse, moisturize, sun protection, and actives treatments.


The market is filled with a lot of BS. We promise to always be honest and to teach you about the science behind skincare to help you maneuver around all the confusion. That’s why we decode ingredient lists, sketch skin biology, and share up-and-coming skincare research on our blog and Instagram accounts. We also love questions, so please feel free to reach out!

Meet the Chemist Confessions Team