Life happens and somehow the years fly by. Then before we know it we are in our fourth decade. The changes…. Around our late 30’s / early 40s women typically go through a transitional period (which can last several years) caused by hormonal fluctuations. This period is often referred to as ‘perimenopause’. Due to the […]
….The Low Down Hyperpigmentation Is common and usually harmless. Patches of skin become darker in colour due to an excess of the brown pigment ‘melanin’. Usually occurs from:- Sun damage over the years Post acne or other skin trauma (post inflammatory hyperpigmentation). An example is dark marks that appear after a pimple. Note:- every time […]
These anti-aging foods benefit your SKIN & so much more:- AVOCADO is superfood packed with monounsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants. They also contain phytochemicals and other essential nutrients to help prevent the negative effects of aging. Blueberries are rich in anthocyanins, a compound well known for its anti-aging effects. They are also packed with antioxidants […]
Four Common Skin Conditions Rosacea An Inflammatory disorder causing redness and sometimes small pimples on the face. The small surface blood vessels (capillaries) enlarge, giving the appearance of a flushed face. The exact cause is not 100% known. However avoiding the ten below things can help manage the symptoms. Specific triggers to avoid include stress, […]
Permenopause ….who me?? Perimenopause usually starts in a woman’s late 30’s or early 40s. It can however start earlier or later. It is a transitional period caused by hormone fluctuations, particularly the levels of circulating estrogen and progesterone. This period can last up to 10 years. Due to the shifts in hormone production, perimenopause can […]
More and more studies are linking our GUT health to our SKIN. Our GUT does much more than purely absorbing nutrients and energy from our food. It also:- Plays an important role in our immune system (about two thirds of our immune system lives in the gut). Produces more than twenty four hormones that influence […]
The Why’s & How’s of adult acne.