Retinol: Saint or Sinner?
Sep03

Retinol: Saint or Sinner?

What is Retinol? Saint or Sinner, in a few words… “Retinol is a vitamin A compound, a retinoid that is one of the first antioxidants to be widely used in nonprescription anti-wrinkle creams. Available in both prescription and over-the-counter variants. Prescribed retinol creams are effective and they do exactly described, , not least because they contain high concentrations of their active ingredients, but as prescription...

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Rosacea: All you need to know…
Aug27

Rosacea: All you need to know…

1 What is Rosacea? …in a few words “The basic definition of Rosacea is that it’s a (relatively common) skin condition that mainly affects the face, the result of which is redness in the face, which can be accompanied by small red, pus-filled bumps.
 Rosacea can occur in both men and women, but tends to be more common in women and in people with fair skin (but not exclusively). Most cases are first diagnosed in middle age,...

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5 Health Benefits of Sunshine
Aug21

5 Health Benefits of Sunshine

5 Health Benefits of Sunshine, in a few words… “1. Sunlight is the only natural source of vitamin D available to the human body. 2. Moderate exposure to the sun gives skin a healthy-looking, glowing complexion. 3. Sunshine increases the amount of endorphins released by our brain, giving you that feeling of pleasure or euphoria. 4. Exposure to the sun can ease painful joints due to the increased production of pain relieving...

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Sebum: Why it’s Essential for Every Face…
Aug15

Sebum: Why it’s Essential for Every Face…

What is Sebum? …in a few words… “Sebum is an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands. It is a cocktail of fats, wax esters, squalene, triglycerides, cholesterol and cellular debris, which is discharged as sebum through the sebaceous duct connecting the gland to the hair follicle” And in a few more words… Well, the dictionary definition of Sebum is: “…an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands”...

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The Fine Line Between Sunburn Hysteria & Vitamin D Deficiency…
Aug08

The Fine Line Between Sunburn Hysteria & Vitamin D Deficiency…

Is Too Much Exposure To The Sun Bad For You? …in a few words “In a word, Yes! The risks associated with prolonged exposure to the Sun, especially intense middle-of-the-day sunshine are very real. However, it’s not all bad. If you take the correct and sensible precautions of covering up, applying high SPF sunscreen and staying hydrated, you will still benefit from increased Vitamin D production and increased levels of...

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Argan Oil: The Benefits for Your Skin, Hair & Beauty…
Aug02

Argan Oil: The Benefits for Your Skin, Hair & Beauty…

1 What is Argan Oil? …in a few words “Argan Oil is an oil that is extracted from the kernels of the argan tree found almost exclusively in south-western Morocco. It is a plant oil that is rich in Vitamin E, and it has a smooth texture and a pleasant aroma. These qualities make it a perfect and much sought after ingredient in both the cosmetic and food industries alike” And in a few more words… Try as you might,...

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