The 9 Rules of Buying and Using Sunscreens Besides making it a habit to apply them every day, here are some other things that you should know about sun protection. 1) Wear sunscreen even on dark cloudy days You may not see visible rays from the sun but invisible UVB rays still lurk behind dense…

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6 Reasons Why Your Skin Has Lost Its Gorgeous Glow

From hormonal changes to good ol’ dehydration, these are the obstacles to getting radiant skin. 1) Dehydration causes dull skin Your skin is made up of skin cells which, in turn, are made of water. Deprive them of moisture and they won’t function perfectly. The result: your skin looks dry and dull. This is why…

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3 Brightening Skincare Rules Everyone Should Know

#1 It’s Not About Going Lighter A common misconception, brightening skincare is not about lightening or whitening your skin colour. The fact is we cannot, naturally, become fairer than the skin colour we were born with. Brightening skincare is to help you create a more evenly toned complexion that looks radiant, and to help you…

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Should You Mix Different Skincare Ingredients?

As a former beauty editor of about 10 years for a national newspaper and later a women’s magazine, I would often get asked for skincare tips and about my own beauty routine. And I would feel like an imposter. Why? Because unlike most industry insiders (or even most other women), I have a really pared-down…

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Here’s Why You Need To Do a Monthly Facial

Here’s Why You Need To Do a Monthly Facial There are many reasons why you should go for a professional facial once a month. If you ask anyone who has a hectic lifestyle 24/7, the most basic reason (and this isn’t even related to your skin health!) is you get to hide away in a…

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4 Main Causes Of Hair Thinning

Know What Causes Hair Thinning Before You Find The Right Solution Not all hair changes are the same so study your hair loss pattern and examine your lifestyle. If you have a receding hairline This is generally a sign of male pattern balding. On women, this can result from wearing a certain hairstyle for a…

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Why You Should Do A RadioFrequency Facial

1. You see instant lifting and firming effects the changes are more than superficial Radiofrequency (RF) facial treatments work by using heat to trigger collagen and elastin production in skin’s deeper layers. The instant results: you will see that your skin looks more supple and if you compare one side of your face post-treatment with…

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How To Maintain That Post Festive Glow

Avoid this: Smoking We all know by now that smoking is bad for health. But here’s more: smoking can give you what has been termed “smoker’s face”. And how do you identify one? Think premature fine lines – especially around the mouth area – and a greyish complexion. The latter is said to be caused…

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