We all know that vitamins are good for us; whether it’s because we’ve read it in a magazine or heard it in a passing conversation, incorporating vitamins into your diet does have its benefits. However, can you solely rely on these useful nutrients to give you flawless skin, or do you need to enlist other help to keep your skin looking great all year round? The Main Four Vitamins Keeping your biggest organ healthy should be part of anyone’s health and beauty routine. This can be done in a variety of ways, but including the four main vitamins in your diet can drastically help your skin ..
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..