The red carpet isn’t somewhere that you’d associate with no makeup. The glitz and glamour of such prestigious events often alludes to celebrities looking flawless; whether it’s how they dress or their hair and makeup, we’re always obsessing over how they look. However, one celebrity decided to ditch the make-up and start what is being called the ‘No-Makeup Movement’. Alicia Keys took to the red carpet at MTV’s Video Music Awards to show off her beautiful bare skin with no make-up in sight – and with a little help from Obagi, she made sure that her ‘bare means beautiful’ outlook was well and..
Winter is a beautiful month; snow covering the hillside, dark nights where you can see the stunning night sky, and it gives you a great excuse to stay nice and cosy in your warm house. However, if there’s one frustrating thing about winter, it’s the fact that it can cause your skin to become itchy, dry, and inflamed. At the Aesthetic Skin Clinic, we understand this annoyance, which is why we have suggested some fantastic tips in which you can treat or even avoid entirely the stresses of itchy, dry and red skin. Use Plenty of Moisturiser If you like to moisturise your skin during..
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s life; having a life grow inside of you is truly amazing. However, pregnancy also means lots of changes happening to your body. At Skinstation, we want to ensure all our clients that what happens during pregnancy is normal and is nothing to be ashamed about. As such, here are the ways in which pregnancy can affect your skin. How Does My Skin Change During Pregnancy? There are a couple of things that you will develop whilst you are pregnant, such as: · Stretch marks · ..
Keloid scars differ from other scars because they don’t stop growing. A scar typically forms when the skin is broken by a cut, a burn, a scratch, or anything that damages the skin. The protein collagen is produced in more quantities around the injury to help seal up the wound. The scar that results from the healing process typically fades over time. With keloids, however, the healing process is different. The scar doesn’t stop growing, becoming bigger than the wound and occupying healthy skin. Keloids are more common in areas such as the head (particularly the earlobes), neck, shoulders, an..
Heading off on holiday is something that everyone looks forward to. Whether it’s a hot destination, a colder climate or even somewhere that is notoriously humid, everyone has their own idea of the perfect getaway. However, it’s important to have your skin in mind when it comes to planning your holiday. Your skin will be used to the climate that you spend most of your time in, so you can imagine that heading to a place which has a very different climate can play havoc with your skin’s health. Depending on the climate you are going to be experiencing, there are a few steps that you can tak..
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..