Protection – A skincare step NOT to miss!

In a world where people are spending thousands of dollars on skincare products and treatments (for anti-ageing and pigment correction), it’s ironic that the most simple, yet neglected step is sun protection. We know that the sun is a major contributor to aging skin. It causes sun spots, wrinkles, dullness, hyper pigmentation, broken blood vessels, enlarged pores, […]

The Link Between Chronic Inflammation & Our Skin

Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response. It is our body’s attempt at self-protection to remove harmful stimuli (such as bacteria) and begin the healing process. Inflammation can be beneficial in the short-term. For instance -let’s say we get a cut or a graze to our skin. Immediately, our immune cells step in to protect against […]

Is It Possible To Have Glowing Skin after 50?

Changes in our SKIN after 50 predominantly occur due to The multiple effects of hormonal fluctuations A shrinking skeleton Decreased collagen production Accumulated sun damage over the years Repetitive facial expressions over the years (causing lines and wrinkles to become etched in). Some of the typical skin changes that occur during this period of estrogen […]

Dry vs Dehydrated SKIN: Is there a difference? And what can we do to help?

DRY vs DEHYDRATED skin ‘Dry’ and ‘dehydrated’ seem like two words which describe the same thing. However there is a big difference between dry and dehydrated skin! To put it simply, dehydrated skin lacks water and dry skin lacks oil / lipids. Dehydrated skin is caused by not having enough water content in your skin, however oil production […]