Keren is the person behind @SkinByKerr. We were not surprised when she told use she has a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Astronomy. Keren is passionate about skincare and she loves learning the real science behind how products work for our skin.
"I use my love for chemistry and passion for skincare to educate my followers about all things skincare and self care," explains Keren.
What you do full-time?
Right now, I’m a dermatology medical assistant and an online English teacher. I’m in the process of working to become a board certified dermatologist!
Tell us about what influences you skincare routine?
My love for chemistry and the complexity of the skin is what truly influences what’s on my skincare shelf.
Why did you start your Instagram?
I started it to share my passion and educate the community about the more scientific aspects of skincare.
Who was your inspiration for your Instagram?
My inspiration was @dirtyboysgetclean, @litfaceglow, @skinbyabiola and a few others.
What do you never leave home without?
Always take my sunscreen and lip balm (with sunscreen in it).
Do you have a beauty or lifestyle philosophy?
Your skin is the first thing people notice about you! Take care of it!
Do you have a role model, mentor or favorite influencer?
Role model would be Charlotte Cho, Liah Yoo, and Gothamista
What are your own skin concerns and what has helped you?
Hyperpigmentation! Regular peeling with the Ellen Lange peel, exfoliation (chemically and physically), and sunscreen (LOTS of it) has helped me fade the dark spots and keep my skin under control.
What is the last thing you do before you go to bed?
Read my Bible and pray that the next day will be as beautiful as today.
What is your favorite way to relax?
Lighting a candle, doing my evening skincare routine, and unwinding with a good book or a good movie.
Do you have a favorite quote?
The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s about what you’re made of, not the circumstances you’re in.
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