skin

  • What we learned about our skin during lockdown

    2020 is/was a lot (look, there are a couple of more weeks left. We aren’t taking any chances of jinxing it and making it even worse). 2020 fundamentally changed how we live, work, and socialise. This year, we faced health and economic uncertainties on a scale we never experienced before. Add to that the stress…

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  • The importance of circulation for the skin

    Glowy, healthy, radiant skin – these are the ultimate #skingoals. Topical products and regular skincare routine help, obviously. But another important factor is blood circulation. How does blood circulation impact the skin, and why is it important? How can you improve it? How does circulation affect the skin? Our circulatory system impacts our whole body…

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  • How Sugar Ages the Skin

    We have all heard that sugar is bad for us, but did you know that a sweet tooth may lead to wrinkles? This surprising fact is down to what happens in your body when you eat sugar. To blame is a natural process known as glycation, in which the sugar in your bloodstream attaches to…

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  • Understanding the Skin: An Introduction

    What are cosmetics? And what can they be expected to do? To answer these questions we first need to understand the structure and function of the skin. It is perhaps surprising to remember that the skin is an organ. The skin is the visible surface of our bodies, the tangible limit of our physical selves,…

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