• green tea serum for acne treatment
    Skincare,  Acne

    Green Tea Serum For Acne

    Many scientific studies have highlighted the beneficial effects of green tea on a variety of skin conditions. These effects are largely down to the polyphenols (antioxidant molecules) that are present in green tea. Green tea polyphenols can block the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and have anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. The latter two of which suggest a potential benefit of green tea serum for acne.  Acne Mechanism Acne is a common inflammatory skin condition characterised by blocked and inflamed hair follicles and sebaceous glands (oil glands) that results in lesions. The condition is caused by a number of overlapping factors: (1) Excessive oil production (2) A build-up of dead…

  • acne vaccine
    Skincare,  Acne

    Acne Vaccine: Everything You Need To Know.

    What’s the best way to treat acne? If you suffer from acne, then it’s highly likely you’ve searched far and wide for the answer to this question. You’ve probably also tried many treatments, either prescribed by a doctor or bought over the counter, that may or may not have helped. Some of these acne treatments may have also had some nasty side-effects. It often feels like a never-ending cycle when you're trying to find a treatment that works. Couple that with the fact that you have to give each treatment a good few weeks or months to see results, you can be left frustrated, depressed, and no closer to finding…

  • Scientific Skincare - Main Causes of Acne
    Acne,  Skin Concerns,  Skincare

    The 4 Main Causes Of Acne

    Understanding why you get acne is the first step in a successful treatment plan. Afterall, its easier to find an effective treatment when you understand how that treatment works. There are 4 main causes of acne that are consistently backed by science. So how can understanding the main causes of acne help you in your search for effective treatment?