Bio-Retinol…. The Next Generation in Skincare

Beloved by many skincare experts, it is no secret that retinol is one of skincare’s most loved and most talked about ingredients. From the vitamin A family, it can help to tackle signs of ageing, correct pigmentation and can be used to fight breakouts… which has seen it garner rave reviews from beauty editors, skincare experts and consumers. With a multitude of multi-tasking skin benefits,Read Now

Three Easy Ways to Get Super Maxed Glow for Honey Skin

Honey skin is the skincare trend for those seeking essentially the next level glow ‘from within’ with healthy skin that shines with rich vitality, and smooth unctuous tone no matter your ethnicity. So let’s first take a look at overcoming the first hurdle of pigmentation and uneven skin tone which can come from a variety of causes. For example, those with acne scars or post-inflammatoryRead Now

Stop Picking Spots… A How To

Blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, pustules and acne…  squeezing or picking on skin will test the very best of our resolve to relieve or soothe that pesky blemish. If you’ve had acne or even the occasional spot at any point in your life then you probably know how tempting it is to go to town on your face. With each clogged pore or raised pimple comes theRead Now

The Best Defence for the Sun: Protect and Repair

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Finally summer skincare has arrived! It is well known about the dangers of UVA+B exposure and how vital skin protection is. However it’s easy to overlook the essential aspect of repairing and healing the skin against not only sun damage, but also daily environmental pollutants and exposure. This week, let’s take a look at top tips for healthy repair for all skin types and tones.Read Now

Discussing Skin Discolouration: Post Inflammatory Pigmentation

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A common and sensitive issue I often have to treat is post inflammatory pigmentation (also known as Hyperpigmentation), which can affect the skin on the face and body, and commonly happens after suffering inflammation such as acne. It can also develop after a chemical peel or laser-therapy, naturally occurring as the body produces more melanin as a reaction to external irritators, appearing in different formsRead Now

Men’s Skincare: Why You Need to Step-Up Your Male Grooming Ritual

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Men’s skincare is one of the biggest beauty trends of the 21st century, and with good reason. The modern man is equally passionate about achieving complexion, and a well-groomed appearance starts with clear, hydrated and radiant glowing skin. Men, just like women, deal with skin issues like ageing, pigmentation, sensitivity, and acne. Choosing the right method of skin care can depend on factors like skinRead Now

Senescence: The Art of Ageing

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Senescence is the gradual and unstoppable biological process of deterioration through aging at a cellular level. Selecting the right natural skincare products with proven results helps maintain a more youthful complexion during senescence, and can even reverse some of the damage already evident in the form of wrinkles, pigmentation, dark spots and fine lines. My passion for inspiring happiness through skin confidence is at theRead Now

The 4 Common Culprits Causing Those Dark Circles

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Did you know that those pesky dark circles around your eyes are most likely caused by genetics?  Fear not. Read on to discover the 4 common culprits behind dark circles AKA ‘eye bags.’ The causes of dark circles Women with darker skin tones, in particular, are more prone to hyperpigmentation around the eyes due to an increased production of melanin, where as people with whiteRead Now

Caucasian Skin: How Do Pale Skin Tones Differ?

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The specific skin colour of people with white skin is determined mainly by the bluish-white connective tissue under the dermis and by the hemoglobin circulating in the veins of the dermis. So, how do pale skin tones differ? Generally, dark skin tones retain more moisture in the epidermis (stratum corneum) than white skin, meaning pale skin is often more susceptible to dehydration. Stressed out dehydratedRead Now

Pigmentation and Hyperpigmentation: What’s the Difference and How Can I Get Rid of These Pesky Patches?

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Hyperpigmentation refers to the darkening of the skin, where as hypopigmentation refers to the lightening of the skin and pigmentation is a loss of colour due to skin damage caused by skin infections, burs, blisters and acne In the deepest layers of the epidermis our cells produce melanin, a pigment which gives our skin its own unique colour. Melanin protects our skin from the sun,Read Now