Acne is one of the most common skin conditions, affecting people across the world. It can be a frustrating and embarrassing problem for a lot of people – but it isn’t something that you just have to live with. By following a few simple steps, you can get your skin on the right way to recovery and create glowing, natural and refreshed skin. What is Acne? Acne Vulgaris is caused when hair follicles become blocked with dead skin cells and oil formed from the skin and can cause scaring. The after effects can make an individual feel anxious and reduce self-esteem. It is said to..
Here at Skinstation, we know just how wonderful it feels when your skin looks and feels its best. But all too often, the effects of everyday living can take their toll. For example, the changing seasons can have a real impact - for good and for worse! We decided to take a closer look: Summer Skin There is something undeniably lovely about the thought of glowing, tanned summer skin... but of course, today's savvy skin-carers will ensure that the only tan they are rocking is of the fake variety! Tanned or burnt skin is the sign of sun damage, and it's essential to wear high-protection b..
Sensitive skin is no joke when it becomes stressed and inflamed. However, the right skincare regime will help it to look and feel its best. Here are some of our top tips for successfully caring for sensitive skin: Keep Things Simple If your skin has broken out in angry red bumps, you may be overdoing things on the product application front! Your skin has a delicate balance to maintain, and if you start to layer up on the products, you could be doing more harm than good. Never apply more than three products in one sitting and choose products designed specifically for sensitive skin. Choos..
Our faces are incredibly expressive. Not only do they allow us to show emotion and to react to stimuli, but they're very good at showing our age, and what our lifestyles have been like. Crow's feet are one such indicator: these areas of wrinkled skin that form beside the eyes are a sign of the ageing process - but they don't need to be. Here at Skinstation, we've created a guide to crow's feet, and how to get rid of them. What Causes Crow's Feet? Crow's feet are part of the ageing process, and can appear as early as in your 20s. They are caused by the skin losing its elasticity, but c..
Do you struggle with oily skin every day? Are you tired of experiencing face powder fail by mid morning? You're not alone - oily skin is one of the top appearance complaints of most young people. If you're the sort of person who buys mattifying primer, toner and foundation in bulk, here are five things that will all ring true... 1. Should You Wear Makeup Today? The Answer is Probably No... Makeup in hot weather? No, it will slide off your face in the sun. Makeup on a cold day? No, the central heating will have it melting by midday. Make up on a normal day? You'll still have an oily nose...
Dry skin is a very common condition. It's something that happens as a consequence of there not being enough moisture in the skin, whether this is through lifestyle habits, age or medical reasons. It's something that becomes a huge problem in the winter when the weather is cold but dry. Luckily, there are ways to ensure that dry skin doesn't ruin your life. Check out our helpful infographic for lots of fantastic tips and tricks for preventing dry skin! If you would like a little more help to keep your skin in perfect condition, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We..
It is well known that skincare is important; advertisements are directed towards keeping skin healthy and young looking, and typically target women. However, men’s skincare routines are just as important! While skin is very similar in both genders and routines depend on skin type, men’s skin is slightly different and requires a tailored routine. How is Men’s Skin Different? Men’s skin is typically thicker than women’s, with the dermis containing more collagen and the epidermis providing more protection against external ageing factors. As testosterone is higher in men, the skin te..
Autumn is fast approaching, and you can definitely notice the changes in the weather. The drop in temperature has already started to cause issues for our skin. The skin becomes dryer throughout autumn and winter as it attempts to recover from the vast amount of summer sun. Luckily, we’ve come to save the day! Here are a few things you can do to prepare your skin for autumn. Repair Your Skin After the Sun Going out in the sun is great, but the sun can actually break down collagen and elastin in the skin, due to UVA and UVB rays. This can lead to premature ageing. In order to prevent this,..