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,..
Everyone knows someone who has annoyingly perfect and flawless skin (where are all her wrinkles?!). These are the girls you follow on Instagram, waiting for them to reveal their secrets for having such a perfect complexion. They must be born with it right? Or surely these women must spend hours upon hours on their skincare routine to achieve such fabulous skin? We think that you will be surprised to learn that achieving perfect skin is more realistic than you think. All it requires is a positive attitude and the willingness to break some of your bad habits. So what do these women do t..
Skin is often classified by specialists as dry, oily, or combination. Knowing which skin type you have easily allows you to adjust your care routine. Making sure you use the right moisturisers and cleaning products for your skin type will give you a healthy glow. What is Your Skin Type? Developed in 1975, the Fitzpatrick scale classifies human skin colour numerically. Thomas B. Fitzpatrick, a dermatologist in Harvard, intended to be able to estimate how different types of skin responded to ultraviolet (UV) light. Genetic disposition and reaction to sun exposure are factors we measure to ..
Rosacea is a common skin disorder characterised by a constantly red face, affecting between 0.5 and 10 percent of the population. It typically develops between teenage years to the 20s, and it can worsen around the 30s or the 40s. Reducing rosacea symptoms and improving your comfort is a very real and possible solution. From simple skin redness to more serious eye irritation and acne-like bumps, rosacea can be easily managed. Avoid Your Triggers Everyone has different triggers for the condition, and you might notice that your rosacea worsens sometimes. Spicy foods, caffeine, alcoho..