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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Massage Oil: Getting it right for Your Skin Type
Jun18

Massage Oil: Getting it right for Your Skin Type

Massage Oil: Getting it right for Your Skin Type Despite the complexities of our skin, it has broadly been accepted that there are five commonly accepted types: normal, sensitive, dry, oily and combination. Therefore, when choosing massage oil, knowing the skin type on which it is being applied is essential. Below is a guide with recommended oils for each of the five skin types and those which should really be avoided. Don’t be put...

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Why is My Face so Dry?
May27

Why is My Face so Dry?

Why is My Face So Dry? If you have dry skin, you’re not alone. Dry skin is among the most common of all skin problems, and on the face of it, dry skin doesn’t sound like to much of a big deal, but trust me, it is if you have it. In having dry skin, your skin not only looks and feels rough but you’re also more likely to experience scaling and flaking, it may even be red or itchy and on top of all of that, having dry skin can put...

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