Monthly Archives: June 2014

Skin Care Routine

Maintaining Your Skin Hygiene, Towards Healthy Skin Healthy skin comes from having a good daily facial skin care routine. Your skin is able to cleanse, heal and even renew itself. How effectively it does these things is partly governed by how well you take care of it. Having a good daily skin care routine is […]

Acne Control

How to Prevent and Control Acne Acne can affect anyone but with good acne control habits, the severity of the condition can be reduced. The seriousness of the acne condition varies from person to person. Some people suffer from very serious acne conditions. Others are more fortunate as they only have a mild attack. There […]

Effects of Alcohol

THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ON THE SKIN Ending the day with a small drink can be relaxing. But what are the effects of alcohol on the person? Are they all harmful? Or does alcohol have any good effects on the body? There have been some studies done which suggests that drinking alcohol in moderation can […]

Facial Cleansers

GUIDE ON CHOOSING FACIAL CLEANSING SKIN CARE PRODUCTS Facial cleansersas the name suggests, cleanse your skin from dirt, grime, oil, sebum and bacteria. There many different types of face washing cleansers available in the market today. A good one should be gentle but yet is able to clean, protects and nourish. Before you start to […]

Freckles

How to get rid of Freckles Freckles are small brownish spots on the skin, often turning darker or increasing in number upon exposure to the sun. These brown spots usually appear early in life, increase in number during the summer months and their colour fades during winter. After the age of 40 – 45, they […]

Tanning Tips

TIPS FOR TANNING Use these safe tanning tips to sun tan safely in the glorious sunshine. Take special care of your skin against the potential dangers of sun damage. Besides sun tanning, consider other tanning options available to help you achieve that glorious golden tan. There are 3 ways to achieve a tan: Sun Tanning […]

Whiteheads

Cause, Prevention and Removal of Whiteheads Whiteheads are also known as closed comedones. They are sebaceous follicles that are filled with sebum, dead skin cell and bacteria. They have only a microscopic opening to the skin surface. Since the air cannot reach the follicle, the material is not oxidized, and remains white. A light yellow […]

Best at Home Facial

NO TIME TO GO TO THE SALON? DO YOUR OWN FACIALS, IT IS JUST AS EFFECTIVE Facials are usually done in the salon but you can do this equally well at home. If you are keen on doing it yourself, here are step by step instructions. Try it once a month for deeper cleansing and […]

Blackheads

Cause, Prevention and Removal of Blackheads Blackheads are symptoms of the very common skin problem known as acne. It is caused by over-active sebaceous glands of the skin. Acne is a skin condition where the hormones of the skin’s oil glands lead to clogged pores. Symptoms such as whiteheads, blackheads, papules, pustules or pimples, nodules […]

Skin Type

KNOWING YOUR SKIN TYPE HELPS YOU TO CHOOSE YOUR SKIN CARE PRODUCTS The key to developing a skin care routine that works for you is to analyze and know your skin type before buying any skin care products. Regular re-analyzing, about once every 6 months, is necessary as the nature of your skin will change […]