• Scientific Skincare - Does Moisturizing Help Acne?
    Skincare,  Acne

    Does Moisturizing Help Acne?

    Should you moisturize oily, acne-prone skin? Does moisturizer make acne worse? Or, does moisturizing help acne? The age-old myth that individuals with acne shouldn’t moisturize is a tough one to shake. Contrary to popular belief, regular moisturization is beneficial for all skin types – even oily, acne-prone skin! So, how exactly does moisturizing help acne?

  • Scientific Skincare - How To Look Younger Than Your Age
    Skincare,  Anti-Aging

    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 - Best Hydrating Products For Acne Prone Skin
    Skincare,  Acne,  Product Reviews

    5 Of The Best Hydrating Products For Acne Prone Skin.

    Do you have skin that feels tight and dry even though there is an excess of oil? If your answer is yes, then you may have dehydrated skin! Fear not! Here are the 5 best hydrating products for acne prone skin. Dehydrated skin is, basically, skin that lacks enough water to function optimally. In acne-prone skin, it is most commonly caused by harsh medications, excessive facial washing, and surfactant containing cleansers. Skin hydration is controlled by the outer most layer of the skin – the stratum corneum. The stratum corneum serves a vital role in skin health as it maintains the barrier function of the skin by keeping water in…

  • How To Fix Dehydrated Skin
    Skincare,  Acne,  Anti-Aging

    How To Fix Dehydrated Skin

    Is your skin feeling a little lacklustre at the moment? I’m talking dull, uneven skin tone with fine lines that are suddenly more noticeable? It’s possible, and entirely likely, that your skin may be dehydrated!But what is dehydrated skin? What are the main causes of dehydrated skin? What’s the difference between dry vs dehydrated skin? And what are the main symptoms of dehydrated skin?Fear not, this article will answer all your questions and show you how to fix dehydrated skin!