How to switch up your skincare for winter
During the winter, skin tends to lose moisture and oil due a number of factors such as lack of humidity in the air, central heating and harsh weather. These conditions cause dryness and dehydration which in turn, means the skin can become dry, itchy, flaky tight or sensitive. If you’re noticing some of these symptoms, […]
How to destress your mind, body & skin
In todays modern and fast paced world, many of us live in a constant state of stress. Here are a few simple tips to help reduce the effects of stress on a daily basis.
Your Simple Daily Skincare Routine
Healthy skin requires a consistent daily routine and the right products for your skin type.
Pollution: the new dangers to your skin
Are you regularly exposed to electronic screens, heating, cleaning products or simply ‘fresh’ air?
Treating Dehydrated Skin
Often confused with dry skin, dehydrated skin is lacking in moisture (water rather than oil) and it can affect any skin type. The most common characteristics are tight skin, itchiness and/or hot to touch, dull tone, fine dehydration lines. Dehydration is a key factor in the cause of skin ageing so it’s imperative to treat […]
Treating the Eyes
The skin around the eyes is much thinner than the rest of the face which is why using an eye cream is important. If a cream is too thick, it can cause the area to become puffy. We all have different concerns when it comes to the eyes so here’s a few tips on how […]
The Benefits of a Night Mask
Night Masks are becoming more and more popular within the skincare industry after first appearing in Korea. But what are they, how do they work and what are the the benefits of a Night Mask? What are Night Masks? Usually with a gel-like texture, Night Masks are applied before bed. They dissolve into the skin […]
How to effectively treat cellulite
The term cellulite in the Oxford Dictionary is listed as “persistent subcutaneous fat causing dimpling of the skin, especially on women’s hips and thighs.” Yes thanks dictionary we know where it is but you forgot to mention that we can also get it on our derrières and we know exactly what it looks like as […]
Epigenetics: Can we really alter the genetics that age our skin?
According to scientists, approximately 75% of skin ageing is due to external factors whilst around 25% is down to our genes. It was previously believed that we have no control over the genetic factors that cause the ageing of the our skin. New research has shown that external factors such as lifestyle and the environment have a […]
Tips to protect your skin from the cold weather
Irritation, sensitivity, redness and flakiness are all common skin conditions for many of us during the cold winter months but why do they occur and how can we stop them? When it’s cold there is less moisture in the the atmosphere. This is often paired with harsh wind, rain and central heating, factors that all […]
How to reduce dark circles, bags & puffiness around the eyes
Stress and lack of sleep often take the blame for our skin problems and it’s no different when bags under the eyes appear after a few long days of working late. Other than regular sleep and introducing more zen into our lives, how can we lighten up those dark circles and calm those puffy eyes? […]
Glycation: The leading cause of skin ageing
Scientific research shows that glycation is one of the main causes of skin ageing. Glycation is a chemical reaction mainly caused by the excess sugar we ingest but also oxidative stress and UV radiation. How does Glycation occur? Glycation occurs when an excess of glucose is combined with the collagen and elastin fibres. This sets […]