Beat the winter blues – A daily winter skin care routine

With cooler weather is just around the corner, this means that your skin is in for a change. By making some minor changes to your daily skin care routine – will help you maintain your youthful appearance.     The first thing to note is that indoor...

Caring for your skin as you enter winter

During winter your skin’s protective barrier cracks, drying it out and making it less able to repair itself. Exposure to the cold, harsh weather, outdoors and adjusting to the heated indoor temperatures puts your skin in different extremities, thus drying out...

Top 10 tips for healthy hydrated skin

  The weather, harsh soaps and cleansers, your nutrition, amount of sleep, exercising, stress and smoking can all affect the condition of your skin. Genetics and imbalance of hormones can cause the skin to be either too oily or dry. The condition and appearance...

Eczema and your skin

Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a skin condition characterised by inflammation and redness, it causes constant itching, is found among all age groups. It is important to remember that atopic dermatitis is an itch that, when scratched, erupts into the rash that is...

You only get one skin!

The skin is our largest organ and plays a very important role as our first level of defense against a host of environmental aggressors. Your skin is the most visible part of your body and is the first thing that you see when looking at yourself and what anyone else...

Protecting your skin in summer

While we all love summer and spending time outdoors, we need to understand that UV rays has a very bad effect on our skins. Healthy skin is the reflection of overall health condition of an individual. Summer is the time when our skin needs more protection. Taking care...

Safe fun in the sun

In the summer time, moms eagerly await to get their little ones outdoors and into those cute summer outfits. It’s the time for outdoor fun – like playing in the blow up pool in your own back yard, jump’s into the swimming pool from time to time, or...

Eczema

What is Eczema? Eczema is a skin condition that can present itself in a variety of ways. It can occur all over the body but particularly in areas such as inner elbow, knees, wrists and ankles. It is generally linked to people with dry, sensitive skin. Symptoms of...

Psoriasis

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, which causes new skin cells to form too quickly – almost 10 times faster than normal skin. With skin cells developing every 3 to 4 days instead of every 28 to 30 days, a rapid build up of skin occurs,...