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 and tight, and..
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 th..
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..
As we start to age and our skin begins to show signs of getting older, it can be very easy to think that our skin no longer needs a care routine – after all, it’s aging, right? You can’t do anything to help your skin look more youthful? At Skinstation, we know that’s definitely not the case, and we’re here to tell you that it’s never too late to start putting a routine together to keep your skin happy and healthy! Whether you’ve kept up with a skincare routine in the past and you’ve just gradually lost your motivation, or even if you’ve never even followed a routine – it’s not hard to do..
Valentine’s Day is all about the romance: the flowers, the delicious romantic meal, and quality time with your partner. But Valentine’s is also about you! Making sure you feel special and pampered is a big part of this day, and why not treat yourself and your skin to make sure you feel amazing? Celebrate Valentine’s with a boost of confidence and a glow that will last for more than one day. Be Flawless Having clean, blemish-free skin is every woman’s dream. Although hormones and genes can sometimes pull the rug from under your feet, it’s quite easy to achieve that smooth and soft skin..
Maintaining your skin is an important ritual that you should ideally be undertaking every day, as this will ensure that your skin will stay looking younger for longer. However, when it comes to men that are relatively hairy compared to others, it can be quite difficult to maintain your skin. However, we at Skinstation know about all the tricks of the trade, meaning that we know some incredibly useful tips and tricks to take care of your skin is you have a bit more hair on your body than usual. Tip 1: Use a Different Moisturiser Have you ever tried to apply a moisturiser to a patch of ..