Basic Skin FAQs

  • Different types of wrinkles and what causes them

    The fact of the matter is – if we are lucky enough to get older, we’ll get wrinkles. It’s just a reminder in case you spend a lot of time on social media. In theory, we might avoid them if we never laugh or frown or drink with a straw. That said, we love a…

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  • The difference between chemical and physical exfoliation

    Our skin sheds daily, and this process is called desquamation. The process can slow down due to outside factors (like weather change, for example) or age. The dead skin cells don’t shed as they should, and it can cause congestion, breakouts, or uneven, rough skin. That is why many swear by exfoliation since it speeds…

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  • What are best acne-fighting ingredients?

    Acne is a common skin condition that affects millions of people. While the first association you might have when someone mentions acne is teenage skin, adult acne is also common. Not to mention – with the pandemic and constant mask-wearing and all the stress, more people are breaking out. Why does acne happen? How can…

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  • Back to the basics – The lowdown on pores

    The size of pores is one of the most predominant concerns people have about their skin. How large they are and how they look. What are pores, and what do they do for the skin? Can they open and close? Can pores be erased? In the day and age of various filters, it is easy…

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  • How to pick the best antioxidant for your skin type

    Talk to any skincare nerd or a skincare expert, and they’ll tell you – you need antioxidants. As a group of ingredients, they are effective and have plenty of benefits for the skin. The thing is, it can get confusing when faced with a variety of choices. What are antioxidants, and how do they benefit…

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  • What is heat rash?

    With the heat comes sweat. And sweat can sometimes cause heat rash. With the heat waves being more and more common, it doesn’t necessarily mean you need to holiday in a hot climate to develop heat rash. What is heat rash, and how does it look like? How can you prevent it or treat it?…

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  • Summer skincare sorted

    Summer is here. While some of us think the best day ever is spent sunning on the beach, others will shudder in horror at the mere thought and stick to staying indoors. Just like winter can cause skincare problems, the same can happen in the summer too. Oil production increases, blemishes appear more often, and…

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  • Body breakouts and how to treat them

    Summer is here, and with summer comes sweat. Add to that the stress of the ongoing pandemic, you might be seeing spots in places where you never broke out before. Body breakouts are common and can be uncomfortable. Depending on where the blemishes appear, they can be a bit tricky to treat. What are the…

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