Skin Care in the City

City living comes with its own sets of pro’s and con’s. Here is what we think about skin care in the city landscape. On the one hand, city life offers better job opportunities, night life and excitement, but on the other hand traffic jams, crime and strife run...

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Here comes the Summer sun, and the sunburn

Summer has finally arrived, the weather is gorgeous and nothing compares to a morning of fun in the summer sun with the family. This can inevitably lead to adults and children alike feeling very sore come evening as a result of not taking the correct precautionary...

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Cellulite 101

Often going by names like ‘orange-peel skin’, ‘hail damage’ or even ‘cottage cheese skin’, Cellulite, as it is most commonly called, is a degeneration of subcutaneous adipose tissue causing skin to gain a dimpled appearance. It becomes noticeable when...

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Reducing skin redness

Redness within the skin is a sure sign of inflammation, and may be caused for a number of reasons including auto-immune responses, a weakened skin barrier, sunburn, injury or infection, and is often associated with a severely dehydrated skin. When left...

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DermaFix Cosmeceutical Skin Care Corrective Coverage

In our current day and age, we seek skin care products offering results whilst ensuring your skin care routine is performed as quickly and efficiently as possible. Products that have multiple functions are the perfect choice for women in a demanding...

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How to take care of your skin as a frequent traveller

When planning a holiday or business trip, most of our attention is focused around the destination, accommodation and transportation, with little to no thought being given to the skin. Very often, the stress of travelling and a change in environment or...

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Management of Stretchmarks with DermaFix

Stretchmarks or “striae”, being the medical term, are depressed streaks in the skin that result when the underlying collagen fibres, found within the dermal layer of the skin, tear. Pregnancy and weight fluctuations are the biggest contributors to the...

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Collagen Demystified

Collagen is a structural protein found within the dermal layer of the skin, interlaced with elastin, and is surrounded and supported by glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) to form a microscopic network of fibres.  These fibres are woven together and provide the skin...

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Improvement of Pseudofolliculitis Barbae

Often mistaken as acne, Folliculitis is the name given to a group of skin disorders in which the hair follicles become inflamed creating a painful red lesion, often resulting in various painful surface pustules. The resultant lesion may be superficial or...

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Natural vs Nature Identical Skin Care Products

Beauty without cruelty - Making sense of skincare product ingredients   The demand for ethical skin care products is on the rise, consumers are becoming more aware of the process in which products are manufactured and tested. Skincare Laboratories are...

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Target Eczema with DermaFix Cosmeceutical Skin Care

When it comes to dealing with Eczema, chances are if you’ve had it, you’ve tried just about everything to “fix” it. You’ve thrown money at it, you’ve wallowed in dead sea salt baths, covered yourself in greasy emollients, purchased miracle “cures” and just about every...

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Sun Care Facts – What you need to know

Most people are confused about the correct use and effectiveness of various sunscreens and the application of these products according to the type of sunscreen used. DermaFix Cosmeceutical Skin Care sheds light on the regulations around Sun Protection with...

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Smart Skin Care Solutions for Hyperpigmentation

The understanding of skin brightening and managing of hyperpigmentation on various ethnicities is challenging. A quick gauge analysis of particularly hyperpigmentation prone skin types are clients with a darker eye colour including dark green to brown and...

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DermaFix ‘Science-Centric icons’

DermaFix Cosmeceutical Skin Care has launched our new visual identity as a transformative skin care pioneer. This includes 'science-centric icons', each representing a key area of focus for a healthy skin, providing uncomplicated, potent products that...

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Exfoliation options from DermaFix

Exfoliation is one of the most important steps in any successful home skincare routine for both the face and body, working to encourage the removal of redundant skin cell (corneocyte) build-up. This provides all-important skin rejuvenation benefits, helping you to...

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The Science of Advanced Skin Care

Brains Behind Beauty: The Science of Advanced DermaFIX Cosmeceutical Skin Care   Skin care today is a serious business, hence the need for advanced skin care professionals. A new era of online consumer intelligence and insight has arrived. While...

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How does smoking affect my skin?

We all know the damaging effect smoking has on our body, but have you ever wondered what it does to your skin? Smoking deprives your skin of oxygen, anti-oxidants and important nutrients, thereby contributing to an ageing skin as well as decreasing the...

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Glycation and its impact on the skin

Excessive Sugar Consumption linked to Collagen Damage - A cause of fine lines and wrinkles   We all know that a high sugar diet can wreak havoc on our waistline but have you ever thought of the long term affect it can have on the skin. High levels of sugar...

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How to Hydrate an Oily, Acne Prone skin

How to Hydrate an Oily, Acne Prone skin without causing a breakout   Our skin can be like a complex puzzle full of often annoying contradictions. Throughout your 20’s, 30’s and even your 40’s individuals can experience breakout activity, whilst simultaneously...

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The Ageing Timeline Approximation

 The theme of ageing is fast becoming a concern for both men and woman, as is the idea of ageing gracefully.  Men are now as concerned with ageing as we are living longer, meaning men generally have to work for longer than women. Using the correct skin care, assisting...

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DermaFix’s Top 5 summer skin care must-haves

When summertime comes around, as South African’s we typically welcome bikinis, poolside lounging and swopping out those winter boots for some colourful flip flops. Whether you're a beach bum or just running errands during the summer, you can't...

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