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When psoriasis, eczema, cystic acne, chemically sensitive skin, rashes, lumps or bumps appear, can be a sign that there are much deeper issues going on. We are dealing with DIS-EASE, and inflammation within the body. A little topical treatment that treats the surface of the skin means it’s not solving the root cause of the […]
A professional, chemical peel is a form of exfoliation that uses a chemical solution (typically a blend of acids) to remove dead skin cells from the top layer of skin – imagine a lawn mower cutting the grass. The word peel is quite a broad term used in the beauty industry. Many peels don’t actually […]
Not all SPF’s are made equal – remember that regular moisturiser you purchased in Boots/Tesco that had an ‘SPF 20’ label on the bottom? Well, you would need about half the contents of that tub applied to your face to get the equivalent level of protection. Cosmeceutical brands offer high quality, broad-spectrum sun protection creams […]
At times we forget the skin is a living organ. It does not care if it is aesthetically pleasing. Its sole function is to protect us from the harsh outside environment, to regulate our temperature and to act as a touch receptor. In order to keep the skin healthy, it requires both internal and external […]
Do I really need SPF ?? To put it shortly, yes you do! The sun (whether you can see it or not) emits UVA, UVB and UVC rays. UVA rays are associated with ageing, wrinkles, pigmentation and age spots. UVB rays are the rays that cause sunburn and are directly correlated with skin cancers including […]
Around this time of year, many of our clients complain that their skin is dry, tight and dull. True dry skin (also known as lipid dry skin) is lacking in sebum and lipids which form a natural barrier on the surface of the skin. This skin type is typically genetic and occurs over the whole […]