What is the best age to start a skin care routine?

What is the best age to start a skin care routine?

The most common question we get asked as skin care professionals by parents is, “When should my child start a skincare routine?” DermaFIX recommends that by the age of 10 some form of gentle skin care routine should be in place. Prevention is always better than cure,...
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...
The Skin’s Natural Microbiome

The Skin’s Natural Microbiome

We often associate the word ‘bacteria’ with something that is bad or dirty, but what if you were told that bacteria play a big role in keeping us healthy?   You may already be familiar with concepts like ‘healthy gut flora’ and ‘probiotics’ when it comes to...
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...
Beginners guide to Skin care

Beginners guide to Skin care

There are so many routines and habits that make up our daily lives. From listening to the radio, catching up on social media platforms, having a coffee before heading to work, heading to the gym a few times a week, to how you relax in the evening. These are all...
Retinoids vs Non Prescriptive Retinoids

Retinoids vs Non Prescriptive Retinoids

In the world of beauty most people seem to be of the opinion that whatever they can get from their doctor is going to be better than what can be found in the skin retail trade. Topical treatment products such as Vitamin A Esters can also leave the consumer baffled...
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...
The World of Prejuvenation

The World of Prejuvenation

We have all heard the term – rejuvenation, we hear it every day but what on earth is prejuvenation? Is this another term we have to get used to hearing – well, yes, it certainly seems that way.   The term, prejuvenation is the act of implementing a series of...
The perfect cleansing match

The perfect cleansing match

When it comes to paying attention and taking care of the skin, the first product that pops into your mind may just be the use of a suitable moisturiser, or even an SPF to help protect us from our sunny climates. While these products are important, the truth is that...
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...
Reducing skin redness

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 untreated for a...
How to take care of your skin as a frequent traveller

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 climate can...
DermaFix ‘Science-Centric icons’

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...
How does smoking affect my skin?

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 skins wound...
The LED Masque by DermaFix

The LED Masque by DermaFix

Photomodulation – Phototherapy LED Masque   Light Therapy involves the use of a variety of colours within the light spectrum to improve various skin care concerns and conditions. Light, in general terms, has a positive effect on the body resulting in an...
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