Avoid Chapped lips this winter

Avoid Chapped lips this winter

As our temperature starts to drop the air becomes less moist, this is when our lips start to get dry and cracked, we have all suffered from this tight, rough and unpleasant condition at least once during the winter months. Besides using a good lip care product there...
For the love of eyes

For the love of eyes

While you might wish it weren’t so, the skin around your eyes is one part of your body that can show the earliest signs of premature ageing, particularly without proper care. As the skin around your eyes is thinner and more delicate than the skin on other parts of...
The terrifying trend of DIY advanced protocols

The terrifying trend of DIY advanced protocols

Mention DIY and the first thing that comes to mind is probably one of those easy-to-do projects in and around the house, like repainting a wall or making your own headboard. Performing an advanced skin care protocol at home, on the other hand, should be the last...
Skin Barrier 101

Skin Barrier 101

‘Your skin barrier’ and ‘stripping the skin’ are not entirely uncommon phrases, with so many beauty magazines and skin care blogs making mention of these concepts. But what does it all mean exactly?   To truly understand the skin, and to be able to properly take...
Protect the skin you are in

Protect the skin you are in

Ageing… it happens to all of us!  And while there are many culprits that contribute towards the breakdown of healthy skin, UV exposure is one of the leading factors contributing to the acceleration of skin ageing.   In order to protect and prevent the skin from...
The Ancient Art of Double Cleansing

The Ancient Art of Double Cleansing

Way back in history, oils were always used to cleanse the skin. This is largely because oils dissolve other oils with ease, thereby helping to remove the oil-soluble impurities on our skin, including dirt, grime, and make-up.  The first known recipe for soap was found...
The Beauty of Ceramides

The Beauty of Ceramides

Believe it or not, ceramides have been around for many years and have a proven track record when it comes to an anti-ageing ingredient used in skincare.   Ceramides offer moisture retention, improved elasticity and are often used in hair care to enhance radiance...
Healthy living, Healthy skin

Healthy living, Healthy skin

There’s no way around it, these days, we judge a book by its cover – and people by their looks. Of course, we know that beauty is only skin deep, but we cannot ignore the fact that, for better or worse, both health and beauty matters and it starts with healthy skin....
Protecting the skin during stressful times

Protecting the skin during stressful times

Let’s face it, COVID-19 is all anyone seems to be talking about these days, and words like ‘isolation’, ‘quarantine’, and ‘stay safe’ seem normal as part of everyday conversation. COVID-19 has become a global pandemic, affecting more than just our health.  Jobs and...
Hand Hygiene 101

Hand Hygiene 101

  Washing your hands is easy, and one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family, especially during these stressful times surrounding a pandemic. Our hand hygiene 101 guide is a basic guide to hand hygiene.   This hygiene step is critical in...
The secret to a happy handbag

The secret to a happy handbag

As women, our handbags are often more than just a fashion statement.  For many of us, our handbags contain our whole lives, and we simply cannot just leave home without it.   Which brings about the big question – What should be regarded as an absolute necessity...
Skin Care in the City

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...
Collagen Demystified

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 with...
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