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Dehydration Treatment

Dehydration Treatment

Dehydrated skin is not a skin type- it is a condition of the skin. It doesn’t discriminate between dry, oily or combination skin and can be aggravated by topical skin care as much as lifestyle (binge drinking, smoking or environment for instance).

It’s hard to describe dehydrated skin, since it can present itself differently in many people. It’s generally skin that appears lackluster and dull, sallow or “tired,” and when pulled taut, it almost seems to wrinkle. If you press your finger upwards on your cheek and if you can see horizontal little lines more than likely your skin is dehydrated. It generally soaks up moisturiser yet can look […]

By |September 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Winter creating Dehydrated skin?

Is my skin dry OR dehydrated?

Many people don’t actually know the difference between dry skin and dehydrated skin.

Dry skin refers to skin that is lacking in oil
Dehydrated skin is a lack of moisture (water) in the outer most layer of the skin

Oily skin can experience dehydration since dehydration is a lack of water, not oil. This means oil activity can still be normal or even overactive in dehydrated skin.

To confuse a little more both dry skin AND dehydrated skin can show signs of:-

Irritation and sensitivity
Tightness/ taut feeling on the skin
Rough, flaky and possibly scaly, red skin
Fine lines and in severe cases cracks that can sometimes bleed

The causes of dehydrated […]

By |August 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Puffy eyes

What Causes Puffy Eyes?

Puffy eyes can mean you have an excessive accumulation of fluids around the surrounding skin tissue. Because the skin around the eyes is fragile and the thinnest skin in the body, puffiness and swelling can be rather prominent.
Puffy eyes can make you look tired and unwell and can make some people feel very self conscious.
But why does fluid accumulate to form puffy eyes?
Puffy eyes can be caused from:
• Allergies or change in weather
• Sinus problems
• Dehydration or bad diet
• Eye fatigue and tiredness
• Excessive stress
• Crying
• Aging
• Genetics
• Excessive salt intake
• Applying too much eye cream or applying to close to the eye area
• Kidney conditions

Some effective tried and tested puffy eye remedies are:-

WATER!
One of the easiest […]

By |July 24th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Puffy eyes

What Causes Ordinary Puffy Eyes?

Puffy eyes can mean you have an excessive accumulation of fluids around the surrounding skin tissue. Because the skin around the eyes is fragile and the thinnest skin in the body, puffiness and swelling can be rather prominent.
Puffy eyes can make you look tired and unwell and can make some people feel very self conscious.

But why does fluid accumulate to form puffy eyes?

Puffy eyes can be caused from:
• Allergies or change in weather
• Sinus problems
• Dehydration or bad diet
• Eye fatigue and tiredness
• Excessive stress
• Crying
• Aging
• Genetics
• Excessive salt intake
• Applying too much eye cream or applying to close to the eye area
• Kidney conditions

Some effective tried and tested puffy eye remedies are:-

WATER!
One of the […]

By |July 24th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Sugar effects on skin

Sugar effects on skin

If the promise of a slimmer waistline isn’t enough to curb your sweet tooth, maybe the desire for smooth skin will. It’s a bitter pill to swallow, but experts now believe that a lifetime of overeating sugar and processed foods can make skin dull and increase wrinkles.

A hot topic right now is sugar and the skin and those that have watched ‘That sugar Movie’ know what I am talking about!
In the skin care world is “Glycation”. Glycation is essentially that glucose (from carbohydrates and sugars) that you digest attach to proteins such as collagen in your body and form new molecules called advanced glycation […]

By |July 13th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Droopy eyelids

Droopy eyelids

Droopy eyelids can be very embarrassing and can easily make a person appear aged well beyond their years and very tired looking. Droopy eyes can be caused by a variety of conditions including aging, lifestyle, genetics, diabetes, stroke, Horner syndrome, myasthenia gravis, or a brain tumor or other cancer that affects nerve or muscle reactions. Here are some common causes:-

Both sagging eyelids:
• Medical conditions such as: myasthenia gravis, ptosis
• Migraine headaches
• Normal aging process
• Normal variation of the eyelids

One sagging eyelid:
• Growth in the eyelid, such as a stye
• Medical issues
• Nerve injuries
• Normal aging process
Droopy eyelids usually starts from around the age of 40 and worsens with […]

By |June 28th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Lactic Acid Peels

Lactic Acid Peels.

Lactic acid is being discovered all over again, as new information emerges showing that it useful as a probiotic in anti-acne treatments.
– Natural Anti-aging, Skin Lightening and Anti-Acne –

Look around your kitchen and you’ll find a handful of natural health remedies, from cough-soothing honey to puffy eye-reducing cucumbers. Your refrigerator may hold a real-life fountain of youth: milk. It contains lactic acid, which is the key to healthy, smooth and plump skin.
Lactic acid is the most gentlest of the alpha hydroxy acid’s (AHA). It is very versatile and has a great function of being able to treat a number of different skin conditions.
AHAs are acids derived […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

TCA Peels

TCA Peels

TCA (trichloracetic acid) is a non-toxic chemical and is a relative of vinegar (acetic acid) TCA Peels are professionally formulated to help diminish the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, acne, scars, pigmentation and reverse the visible signs of aging.

TCA peels (Trichloroacetic Acid) are a powerful exfoliating agent, removing the outer damaged layers of the skin in the epidermis. Superficial or “light” peels (such as the TCA 15%) remove only the top layer, mostly the layer of dead skin called the stratum corneum. TCA is a stronger exfoliant than the AHA’s and BHA’s, therefore a lower concentration is used when formulating.

TCA peels are light-medium depth peels (depending on their […]

By |May 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Acne tips

ACNE TIPS

Acne tip No.1: Wear only Mineral Makeup
The makeup you use has a big impact on the health of your skin. Use only a good quality mineral makeup for acne, congested skin.
What is mineral makeup?
Mineral makeup should contain 100% minerals like titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, mica and iron oxide and be free of organic dyes, preservatives and fragrance. There are some brands out there that abide by this definition but there are many brands that are actually adding other ingredients often found in traditional makeup (like preservatives).
Do your research, read the labels and opt for a reputable brand!

Acne tip No.2: Wash your makeup brushes fortnightly.
When […]

By |May 1st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Melasma Treatment

Melasma and Melasma Treatment

Melasma is a common cause of pigmentation and can be caused by genetic, hormonal and UV factors. Melasma is one of the most resistant skin conditions to treat and can take time and persistence. With the use of prescription creams, peels and the latest in laser treatments, up to 80% of melasma conditions will improve. The condition can be recurrent, and having both a treatment and prevention program (along with finding out the cause) is the foundation to achieving results that is long lasting.

Melasma is a form of blotchy, brownish facial pigmentation affecting the forehead, cheeks and commonly the upper lip areas It tends to affect […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments
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