The truth about dry skin. Part 2 (Body)

Dry Skin

Arggghhh!! Dry, itchy skin.

If you’ve been struggling with dry skin for a while then you’ve probably read your fair share of articles across the web on the do’s, the don’ts and the why’s of dry skin.
Then comes winter. In despair you add more moisturiser. Hoping for relief. A little, you lament. How can you solve your dry skin issues?

5 Beauty Myths : Vitamin A

5 Beauty Myths - Vitamin A

Since the swinging sixties..

First discovered by dermatologist Dr. Albert Kligman in the 60’s, when it comes to our skin, most of us have heard about the use of Vitamin A (retinol) for the improvement in the appearance and dysfunctions of the skin.  Even if you’re not using it, you possibly know someone who does or you’re thinking about it or you dabbled for a while, but your skin became too irritated so you gave up.

The truth about your dry skin. Part 1

Dry Skin

It’s just dry skin.

In my part of the world it’s winter. This usually means dry, red and irritated skin for many of us.  
Why is that? Of course, it’s obvious. Right? Sitting in front of the fire, long hot showers, over-heated offices and constant exposure to the extremes of winter. But what about when your dry skin is ever-present?

2015 Non-Surgical Symposium

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A non surgical way to beauty.

Thinking of non surgical corrective and cosmetic enhancement like injectable toxins and dermal fillers, the stereotype of beautiful celebrities unsatisfied with their appearance for all the world to see comes to mind.
The image of the ageing movie star or the young wannabe with ridiculously inflated lips leave me with an opinion of beauty I’d personally like to avoid. The image looking back at us across the internet is hard to avoid and yet like a train wreck so hard to look away.

Skin Boosting Masks.

skin boosting masks

The transforming powers of a facial mask.

There are times when the addition of a mask in your skin care regimen can be the solution when the skin is in need of a pick-me-up. Like all skin care, there is much to choose from and once again a  hit or miss affair when it comes to what’s best for you.

8 things sabotaging your skin care results.

sabotaging your skin

Self sabotage of any kind is hard to admit to.

How many times have you started to lose a little weight and then just when that gorgeous black dress was feeling comfortable again you go and binge on chocolate? Or, finally your making headway and getting a few things done at the office, when you find yourself scrolling through Facebook or Instagram? But what about our skin care results?

Tattoo removal in a picosecond.

tatoo removal

Regrets of the past.

When it comes to tattoo art for the body. There are those who do and those who don’t. Then there are those who regret. Once a permanent reminder of past lovers, past dreams or past lives.  The tattoo, the statement of your identity etched in ink is no longer as permanent as it once was.