moisture barrier

  • How to know if you are overwashing your face

    Cleansers give us joy! Simple as. Oils, balms, gels, the difference in textures, the scent, the ritual of washing off daily dirt and grime – cleansing your face can be awesome. Cleansing is the first and crucial step in keeping our skin healthy, bouncy, and plump. But sometimes, in our enthusiasm, we can overdo it.…

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  • Ingredient highlight – Omega Fatty Acids

    Omega Fatty Acids are one of the building blocks of our body. They produce and repair the cell membranes and ensure they function – meaning our cells receive the nutrition they need and release the waste. What are Omega Fatty Acids, and how do they benefit the skin? Should you include them in your skincare…

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  • Breakouts around the mouth – what causes it and how to treat it

    Breakouts can be a right nuisance and downright painful, no matter where they pop up. But the more painful ones are the spots that appear around your mouth. What is the cause of breakouts around the mouth? How can we treat it? When is the time to see a dermatologist? The cause of breakouts around…

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  • Sensitive vs sensitised skin – how to tell the difference between the two

    Redness, itching, flushing, blotchiness, flaking. When your skin reacts, it’s never fun and can be uncomfortable. Sometimes we can be quick to self diagnose and decide we have sensitive skin. But is that the case? Or is our skin merely sensitised? On the surface, the two can look the same. What is the difference between…

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  • How to cleanse your face the right way

    A great cleanser is a source of joy, okay? Don’t argue with us on this. Cleansing your face is simple, no? Splash your face with water, and you are done. Hmmm, no. We are not savages for crying out loud. In these challenging and stressful times, it is a ritual to be savoured to keep…

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  • Ingredient Highlight – Phytosterols

    Phytosterols are a common ingredient in a human diet. They are compounds found in vegetables and plants and lauded for their ability to minimise the absorption of cholesterol. But that is not all. Plant sterols are an important factor in keeping our skin healthy. What are phytosterols? Phytosterols are plant sterols. They are plant molecules…

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