With April almost over, it’s fair to say that Spring has well and truly sprung. We’ve already started to pack away our winter wardrobe – creating room for all the new, bright, and colourful clothes that have started to dominate our favourite clothing stores. Apart from an excuse to buy new clothes, spring also means longer and brighter days, and therefore more sun exposure. Because of this, you also need to start thinking about transitioning your skin from its winter routine to one that is perfect for spring! So how can you transition from one season to another without causing ..
Easter is just around the corner, and it is the time of year where people around the UK start to get back into the eating habits that they completely removed during the forty days of Lent, such as chocolate, carbohydrates, dairy, or anything that other may seem to be classed as ‘unhealthy’. But what Easter habits are bad for your skin and what are the best ways to treat issues that could arise? Going Outside with No SPF Some people think that when Easter arrives there’s a sudden change in weather, meaning that they can go outside with no sun protection on...
Having a baby can put your body through many changes; and stressful ones at that. We all know what a baby can do to the size of your belly, but having another human on board can cause many temporary changes to your body. These changes can affect your physical, emotional and mental form; but not all of them are negative, and a lot can easily be adjusted. Hair A lot of women have claimed that having a baby changes your hair dramatically. Some have claimed their hair became frizzier, thinner, coarser or even changed from straight to wavy. The past president of the Women’s Hea..
If there’s one thing that people want to try and prevent as they get older, it’s the appearance of aging. Wrinkles and sagging of the skin are one of the first visible signs of aging, but there is a reason behind it. At Skinstation, we want to promote that youthful glow within your skin, but it is important to understand why certain things happen to the skin so that we can help you tackle them when the time comes, or preparing your skin so that it doesn’t happen at all! Fine Lines Fine lines occur due to the breakdown of collagen and elastin. Collagen is a protein that is an important..
If you have oily skin you are probably used to a routine of washing your face regularly. However, if you’ve been using soap to do it, then you may have been causing more harm than good, as soap has some less than nice effects. But how does soap influence your skin? Dry Skin If you find that your skin is always very dry, then you should immediately stop washing your face with soap. Soap dries your skin further by stripping it of its natural oils which, short-term, may seem positive if you have oily skin. However, the absence of the skin’s natural oils makes your skin dry ..
One of the main concerns that we all have about old age is how we will look when we are older. We know that our skin will eventually start to wrinkle and we won’t look as youthful as we once were, but it can still be a worry, even when there are no wrinkles in sight. However, all is not lost; there are products which can help keep your skin looking youthful for longer, but how effective are these? For many people, these products can seem too good to be true simply because it seems impossible to stop the skin from aging – it’s a natural process, surely? How Do These Products Work? It c..
With summer and warmer weather just around the corner, ensuring your skin has a glow and healthy shine is important. In addition to taking care of your skin during your holiday, you need to give your body – and your skin – an extra help from the inside out. What to Avoid: Sugary Foods Although delicious and on every shelf at your supermarket, sweets and sugary foods are very bad for your skin. When you eat large quantities of sugar, advanced glycation end products form in your body which causes the protein fibres to become malformed and to stiffen. And the proteins that are..
Your skincare routine should never be skipped, especially when you go on holiday. Whether you’re travelling to a warm or cold country, the weather will affect your skin. Maintaining your routine with a few essential items will make sure your skin always looks – and feels – your best. You don’t have to pack all of your favourite Skinstation skincare essentials in your checked in bag; simply put them in travel sized bottles and label them! You’ll always have them at hand and won’t lose them in security. And don’t forget to buy a bottle of water once you’ve passed security! You’ll find that, b..