Caring for Dry Skin

Every skin needs moisture, from young to old, oily to wrinkled. Some people are prone to having persistent dry skin which could be due to external causes such as living in a cold climate or occupations which require constant hand washing like hairdressers and nurses. Other common causes of dry skin include ageing, chronic skin […]

Sunscreen – Uncovering The Facts!

THE SUNSCREEN MARKETPLACE About 4 billion dollars a year are spent on sunscreens. And yet, there is a lot of confusion about the use of sunscreen and misinformation about sunscreen ingredients. A 2017 survey in Australia found that only 55% of Australian adults acknowledge that it is safe to use sunscreen every day. Seventeen percent […]

Can Antioxidants Improve Your Skin?

These days, the latest craze in skin care regimes is natural antioxidant skin care. The belief that is being popularised these days is that the more natural the product being used, the more effective and devoid of side-effects it will be. This concept has a strong historical background since it is a known fact that […]

Aromatherapy – revive your senses

The art of aromatherapy has been practiced since the earliest times. Strong evidence was found to link aromatherapy to ancient traditions. Though aromatic oils had been used to treat and cure various ailments and conditions for who knows how long, the formal study on their properties only started in 1928. In its simplest form, aromatherapy […]

Skin Care in 4 Steps

Taking care of your skin is more a matter of discipline than anything else. A facial skincare routine is what you need (and you need to follow this routine with complete seriousness). So, let’s check what comprises an effective facial skin care routine. Well, very simply, a facial skincare routine can follow the following 4 […]

Choosing the right sunscreen

The world of sunscreens is indeed a confusing one! Walk into any pharmacy or supermarket and you will be confronted with terms such as ‘SPF’, ‘PA’, ‘broad-spectrum UV protection’, ‘water-resistant’. Flip over the bottle and you will see a myriad of unpronounceable sunscreen ingredients. Here are my tips on what to look out for when […]

Popping a Pill for Pigmentation – will it work

It seems counter-intuitive to take a pill for a skin problem. However, this is not a new concept or recent technology. Oral supplements for skin have existed for decades in the form of vitamins, minerals and even ingredients which make up our own skin and hair, such as collagen and keratin supplements. Before parting with […]

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