For skin to remain lovely and supple takes discipline and a constant awareness that the use of certain beauty products, and following specific morning and night-time routines, can never be over emphasised. Also, not following a proper routine in winter may be damaging to the skin’s appearance. We already know we have to drink enough water, avoid certain foods and too much sun. We also know that a cleanser is essential, as is the application of moisturisers, among some of those to protect our skin and enhance its health. It is also important to consider the influence of the ..
Whether hyperpigmentation from sun exposure or melasma from a hormonal cause, skin discolouration is distressing and notoriously difficult to treat. Sufferers may resort to laser therapy, chemical peels or over-the-counter lightening creams, but success is seldom achieved and self confidence suffers. Hyperpigmentation is a broad term that refers to any condition where patches of the skin appear darkened or discoloured. Hyperpigmentation can be brought on by many different factors, including acne scarring, sun damage, inflammation, ageing or hormonal effects. Hyperpigmentati..
Every teenager and woman know that our skin is probably our most important asset. We can work on our bodies, exercise our muscles and go on diet, but getting back great skin is never that easy once you stop paying proper attention to it. Film stars and other celebrities understand that too, even though nature may have blessed them with superior looks and – often – good skin. They will tell you that beauty starts with beautiful skin. We all know that our lifestyle choices such as alcohol, cigarette smoking and too much sun can adversely affect the way our skin looks; the stars und..
We know that the secret to ageing beautifully involves being disciplined and taking special care of our bodies and skin from a young age. This is a universal truth and applies to everyone. It certainly also applies to stars and celebrities. Whilst it is true that many of the beautiful people are born with superior genes, don’t be fooled into thinking they have it any easier when it comes to keeping their bodies trim and fit – and their skin youthful forever. Except of course they have an entourage of stylists and fitness experts on duty 24/7 to make sure that they are red carpet r..
A proper skin care regimen should include certain routines or processes to ensure ongoing healthy, lovely skin. Just as you cleanse regularly, exfoliation should be part of your beauty routine. As the skin is a living organism it constantly produces new growth, also in terms of new cell formation which starts in the deeper layers of the skin - the new cells pushing the old ones upward. For skin to remain beautiful, dermatologists, beauticians and experienced skin care specialists will tell you that the older skin is thus replaced by new growth, by new layers taking the place of the old..
It is possible to keep skin looking lovely and young well into the senior years. Every woman – and man – can, with a specific routine, ensure that their skin remains healthy and lovely well into their adult and senior years. BE MINDFUL OF THE SUN One good piece of advice from all dermatologists and other skin care professionals concerns how to ensure your skin does not suffer sun damage. It is true that people who live in cool and colder climates often yearn for sunny days; however, too much sun can cause some very serious problems such as cancer. But, that’s not all. If you don’t lo..
Beautiful skin is essential for anybody that wants to be complimented on their looks as we all know that a positive remark contributes to a better, to a healthy self-image. When we meet people for the first time it is likely that they will look at our face, our eyes – indeed at our skin – and form an impression. It is not necessarily to judge, it is normal – we all do it. Think of people with unhealthy, or aged, skin and how it makes us feel. We would much rather look at lovely, well cared for skin. Healthy glowing skin is attractive, and it makes us feel good and confident when we get tho..
Last week we discussed the best skin care routine for dry and oily skins. This week we’re having a look at the other main types, the combination and sensitive type of skin. We live in an age where everybody is aware of how our peers and the world look at us, and the first thing we all notice about ourselves and others is always the skin. Therefore, knowing that you have either a combination or sensitive skin, will help you find the appropriate routine to look after it for the best results if you want glowing, healthy skin right into your senior years. Very often the best results ar..