Investing in anti-aging skincare is a waste of money if you’re making this one, very common mistake. This mistake will reverse the positive effects of your skincare while also proactively initiating skin damage…
Every time you use an anti-aging skincare product in a Jar, you are ‘depleting’ the product of active ingredients. You can eventually turn a highly active skincare product into nothing better than a bog-standard drugstore moisturizer….
- You can tell your ‘at risk’ areas from your family tree.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could see a photograph of yourself in 20 years time? You’d know exactly where your skin is likely to develop wrinkles and if you’re going to be vulnerable to age spots or loss of collagen (sagging in the skin).
For this reason it’s hard to know… Read More
You’re probably aware that your skin is affected by your hormone balance. What you might not be aware of is the dietary choices you make also affect your hormone balance and can therefore effect your skin type.
So what’s going on here?
Until recently doctors and dermatologists alike believed that diet did not have an effect on a person’s skin.
There just wasn’t any research to prove diet caused significant changes in a person’s skin.
That is until recently and I’m going to be showing you how your diet could be the cause of your oily skin type. Read More
Have you been suffering from persistent dry skin? Whatever you seem to change, nothing has had a long lasting positive effect? Have you considered the possibility that your dry skin is actually a clinical condition called eczema?
Eczema and dry skin can look very similar, but they each have very different triggers. Understanding whether your dry skin is just that, or eczema is an important step to effective management and treatment.
The difference between the 2 conditions is simple. One starts inside, and the other starts outside. Read More
There are healthy and some (very) un-healthy ways of cleansing skin. The healthy, leave skin softened and hydrated, the un-healthy, eat away at skins natural moisturizing factors leaving it dry and exposed.
To understand which methods of cleansing are the most hydrating, we need to understand what happens when skin becomes dry… Read More
They say you are what you eat, and your skin is no exception—every mouthful you eat makes a huge difference to your skin’s health, and shows how well you take care of your body. To really invest in your skin, discourage wrinkles by doubling up with diet and topical skincare that draws on the power of nature.
We call these ‘under-cover’ superfoods as they are often overlooked because they are so common. You might be eating some of these foods already, but building meals around them will make all the difference in how your skin looks and feels. Read More
Sun-kissed skin caressed by the warm fuzzy ocean breeze- doesn’t that remind you of a summer dream? In reality, summer spells heat, humidity and a serious dose of sun rays that can wreak havoc on the condition of your skin.
Let’s explore some fantastic insider tips that will ensure radiantly healthy skin — holistically.
- Drink lots of water, make a fruit smoothie and don’t forget to enjoy a large bowl of leafy greens that will deliver a whopping dose of vital nutrients. Fruits and veggies are packed with vitamins and minerals that are essential for skin function and health.
- Always Wear Gloves When Cleaning
Always, always, always. This couldn’t be a more importantly, simple tip to protect skin from the signs of aging. Hands get a whole ‘lifetime’ of experience as they are constantly exposed to everything we do.
The liquids we use to wash the dishes with are high in an ingredient that gets called a ‘surfactant’. These ingredients love both water and oil, that’s why they can cut through dish grease so well.
Skins outer most layers are all oil based which helps skin to keep water locked in and nasties locked out. When we use washing-up liquid, it eats away at this protective barrier and leaves skin ‘exposed’ and dry. Both factors that speed up skin aging.
Prevent the dreaded ‘dry dishwashing hand’ by always wearing dish washing gloves for protection Read More