For all of the reasons to love chillier weather (comfy sweaters, outdoor fun, frizz-free hair), there is one major downside: Dry skin. Cold temperatures, harsh winds, and time spent indoors with dry heat can wreak havoc on your skin. The chilly weather dries the outer layers of your skin, making your complexion feel tight, scaly, and uncomfortable. Cold winter air is far less humid than warm air, which means skin will be drier in the winter months. Harsh winds make conditions worse by causing moisture to evaporate more quickly from the skin. According to dermatologists, indoor conditions in..
The ELASTIderm Eye formulation you love, now with the added benefits of caffeine! Feeling a little tired? Give yourself a boost of caffeine! We’re not talking about your morning coffee, but actually a new eye serum by Obagi that will wake up your eyes! Introducing the new ELASTIderm Eye Complete Complex Serum—the next-generation ELASTIderm Eye formulation, now with the benefits of caffeine delivered via an innovative rollerball technology! Caffeine is an antioxidant that helps reduce puffiness under the eyes, and the ELASTIderm Eye Complete Complex Serum combines this key ingredient with bi..
Obagi Nu Derm is a highly popular product which has received world wide acclaim for a number of years now. Renowned as probably the most effective skin care brand available on the market today, Obagi has a huge number of fans all over the globe, and their popularity seems to increase with every coming year. The Nu Derm system, which is available through prescription, has been formulated to transform the skin’s appearance at cellular level, leading to healthier, radiant looking skin. Although the ageing of the skin is an entirely natural process, sustained exposure to the sun can contri..
Over the last few years, Latisse has been gaining more and more attention in the world of beauty and skin care. Brought to us by Allergan – the same people who brought us Botox – this FDA approved solution to thinning eyelashes has taken the world by storm and gained high profile proponents from all over the globe. The treatment, which widely argued to be the most effective way of thickening and lengthening eyelashes on the market has been scientifically proven to double lash fullness in just 16 weeks. Thinning lashes are a less commonly identified symptom of ageing, and until the..
Retinol, hydroquinone, sunscreen, antioxidants and alpha hydroxyl acids are five potent skin cream ingredients with antiaging benefits. These standout elements add real punch to creams and serums, but use them the wrong way and your skin will stage a rebellion. Retinol, which is the gold standard in skincare, is listed first because it is “among the best anti-aging ingredients we have,” according to a clinical professor of dermatology at Yale. This vitamin-A derivative sweeps away dead cells, boosts collagen and elastin and pumps up circulation. Use retino..
We all know that Vitamin C is a great tool in fighting off colds, flu and helping boost the immune system but did you know that you can use this wonderful tool to help your skin? But before you dash to your local supermarket to buy the biggest bunch of oranges you can find, unfortunately food alone will not increase your level of Vitamin C in your skin. However topical lotions and creams containing vitamin C have shown to have a good absorption rate. Topical application can deliver 20 times more Vitamin C to the skin than our bodies can obtain from food. Vitamin C (also known as L-Ascorb..
Monday morning is never going to be the most popular time of the week but even after we drag ourselves out of bed to get ready for work, a quick glance in the mirror and your eyes reveal the weekend’s secrets! The late nights, the cocktails, everything! Unfortunately for us this is no surprise. The skin round your eyes is very delicate and sensitive. It’s thin and doesn’t produce its own natural oils. Your eyes are actually one of the most active and expressive parts of your face and this means that it’s one of the first areas to show signs of premature aging like fine lines, wrinkles, dark..
The Obagi Nu-Derm System has quite the following in the USA but here in the UK, it seems to be one of the best kept secrets in fighting anti-aging, uneven skin tone and even pigmentation and acne! It’s a system that will transform, rejuvenate and even re-train your skin so it produces healthy skin cells. Basically it makes your skin act younger! The Obagi Nu-Derm System is a prescription strength system that really works. There are a number of creams involved in the whole regime which can be daunting at first however these creams are all designed to work together and the whole system is ..