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Winter skin solutions for weathered Skin

Fresh winter chill in the air means only one thing: dry dehydrated and irritated skin. The combination of aggressive weather, and central heating, have been shown to reduce Natural Moisture Factors in the skin. This also has an impact on the ceramides, which main function is to retain the moisture and lipid levels in the uppermost layers of the skin, allowing for a healthy stratum…

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Cosmeceuticals versus cosmetics

If you have ever wondered what the difference is on using cosmeceutical verses using a branded cosmetic, the answer is always in the ingredients and its ability to penetrate the skin. A cosmetic can only work on the surface of the skin and not treat a specific skin disease or skin condition. In contrast a cosmeceutical is a medical grade product that contains ingredients that…

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LED light therapy

What does light therapy do? Almost everyone falls victim to the inevitable signs. Wrinkles, sagging skin, and acne scars are common ailments, but thanks to medical technology and developments of cosmetic surgery, high-end skincare techniques are readily available.LED light therapy benefits offer an alternative to more invasive techniques like fillers or liquid facelifts, plus it is completely non-surgical.When applied to the skin, the LED lights…

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The importance of sun protection during the winter months.

Sunscreen in the winter! Really? Do not be fooled into believing that winter equals no sun damage! UVA is around 12 months of the year and makes up 95% of the rays that reach the surface of the earth and it can penetrate the skin much deeper than UVB rays and is responsible for ageing, even if it is cold and cloudy. These rays can…

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Why is hyaluronic acid good for the skin?

Why is Hyaluronic Acid good for the skin? Hyaluronic acid the “key ingredient” for plumped glowing skin. Our skin cells need water to repair and if our skin is dry and dehydrated the quality of our skin will be affected. Hyaluronic acid can be found in everything from serums to sheet masks and even injectables. It is a must product for your skin routine and…

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