The Christmas lights are twinkling up and down the country, late-night shopping has begun and advent calendars are gradually opening their doors… Yes, it’s well and truly the festive season, time to indulge and break out your dancing shoes for the office party. However, Christmas can be pretty stressful for your complexion, so your skin may not exactly feel like it’s the season of goodwill. Be aware of the pitfalls of the season, take the right precautions, and you can look and feel fantastic right through to the New Year. Problem 1: Alcohol We’re starting with the big one – pa..
At this time of year, dry skin can be a very common complaint. It can be uncomfortable and irritating, and for those who suffer chronically, it can be very frustrating. There are many medical conditions that cause dry and irritated skin, such as eczema and psoriasis, but anybody can find themselves struggling with dry, flaky skin. Keep water warm Scalding hot baths and showers are an absolute no-no. The hot water pulls moisture out of your skin and will cause it to become dry and irritated. Try to stick to lukewarm water when washing. Exfoliate Exfoliating will remove dead skin..
We all know how important looking after our skin can be in regards to our overall health and well-being, and after our reading our last post, we should all know the facts of the amazing things our skin does for us without us even realising! Your skin is the largest human body organ, so on that kind of scale – it makes sense to look after it, right? So, as promised, here’s the final part of our fact round-up all about your wonderful (and very clever) skin! 1. 4/5 teenagers get some form of acne. 2. 1/20 adult women suffer from acne. 3. 1/100 adult men suffer from acne. 4. It ..
We’ve all got our own little tricks of the trade when it comes to beauty regimes, but if you’re anything like us – you’ll always be happy to discover a few more! We’ve scoured every bit of the net for the best beauty advice we could find, as well as some of our own. From basic beauty do’s and don’ts to little secrets and tips and tricks – here’s the advice that’ll keep you beautiful all year round! Freeze it! Does your eyeliner constantly crumble when you put it on? Rumour is, leaving your eye liner pencil in the freezer for 15 minutes prior to applying your make up ..
Many of us put makeup on every day; some of us wouldn’t be seen dead without it outside of the home! This is a shame as natural beauty is something that we all should feel we have, and we do! We just lack the confidence to go out without it and say ‘hello world! I’m beautiful!’ Well, here at Skinstation we believe that everyone deserves gorgeous skin and we think that you should think about going makeup-free, so we’ve compiled a few tips on how to look (and feel!) stunning without makeup! Take Care of Your Skin First things first, it’s hard to feel beautiful when you’re not hap..
The low temperatures and harsh elements do little favours for our healthy skin, and over exposure to the cold weather can cause a range of problems that’ll prevent us keeping that glowing and beautiful skin we all dream of. From sore eyes to cracked lips, it can be difficult to really look after your beautiful skin and hair when the season’s against us, but don’t worry! There are plenty of preventative measures you can take in order to combat those windy weathers and winter blues. Here’s a few tips to looking wonderful despite the weather! Lips Lips have little defence against..
When it comes to fitness and general health there are certain foods that should be avoided or just enjoyed in moderation, and this is the same when it comes to the general health of your skin. To keep your skin in tip-top condition it’s best to avoid consuming too much of the following foodstuffs… Too Much Salt Too much salt in the body means that fluid is retained, which can cause swelling and even give your skin a puffed-up look. Consuming too much salt is not just down to adding salt to your food; salt can often be disguised in tinned foods and ready meals, so remember t..
It’s a fact skin can change substantially during your lifetime, especially when you’re a female – it can change monthly due to hormone fluctuations, so of course, during pregnancy your skin can change quite significantly. If you are expecting a child, you may experience the following changes: A Healthy, Attractive Glow When pregnant many women are complimented in regards to their glowing skin – so why does this happen? Well, this attractive facial glow is cause due to an increase in the volume of blood; this causes your cheeks to take on a natural glow – so no need for blusher! Pr..