• Scientific Skincare - How To Look Younger Than Your Age

    How To Look Younger Than Your Age (7 Scientific Secrets To Looking Younger)

    In this day and age, where we are constantly bombarded with photo-shopped images of perfect wrinkle-free skin, everyone is looking for the secrets to looking younger. While photo-shop is probably the biggest (non) secret, there are a number of evidence-based tips for how to look younger than your age. Of course, there are some aspects of aging that are genetic or intrinsic (internal) that we are unable to control. However, the majority of skin aging is premature and extrinsic (external). This is often referred to as intrinsic vs extrinsic aging, or chronological vs premature aging. In order to understand how to look younger than your age, we first need to…

  • Scientific Skincare - Should I wear sunscreen indoors?

    Should I Wear Sunscreen Indoors?

    It is becoming more widely known and accepted that daily sunscreen use is the number one skincare tip for younger looking skin. Dermatologists have known this for decades, but there is a surprising amount of resistance from sun worshipers. Many people still believe that a sun tan makes you look healthier and it’s hard to break this mind-set. These sun-kissed people may think that the sunscreen enthusiasts that wonder “should I wear sunscreen indoors?” are taking it too far. However, what they don’t realise is that most windows do not block all UV radiation.So yes, you should wear sunscreen indoors and here is why…

  • Scientific Skincare - Can You Shrink Pores
    Skincare,  Skin Concerns

    Can You Shrink Pores? – The Evidence Says Yes!

    Ahhhh pores! They are useful little fellas for the most part. However, enlarged pores are often a cosmetic concern for many people (including me). So why do some people have very visible pores while others have largely unnoticeable pores? What causes large pores? Why are the pores on my nose so big compared to the rest of my skin? Is it possible to shrink pores? And for the love of all that is good, why are the pores on my face getting bigger?! To answer your burning questions, here is everything you need to know about your facial pores… What are Pores? What are commonly referred to as ‘facial pores’…

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    Viola Skin: The Affordable Amazon Sell-Out!

    In the midst of what appears to be the budget skincare breakthrough, a new skincare brand is creeping up the Amazon UK bestseller list. Hot on the toes of other affordable brands such as The Ordinary and Drunk Elephant, Voila Skin offers up key anti-aging ingredients with a desirable price tag. So what is behind the rave reviews of Viola Skin? It appears the answer may lay in the ingredients. Specifically, concoctions of scientifically-backed anti-aging ingredients such as vitamin c, hyaluronic acid, pentapeptides, and antioxidants. Let’s have a look at the Viola Skin product attracting the most attention on Amazon: Viola Skin Vitamin C Serum Key Ingredients: Vitamin C, Hyaluronic…