Tag: retinol

Sometimes less is more: Spotlight on Vitamin C

Sometimes less is more: Spotlight on Vitamin C

When it comes to skincare, sometimes less is more. As we’ve covered in the first 2 segments of this series, overusing or combining certain products can have the opposite effect of the one you are hoping for – irritation, dryness…

Sometimes Less Is More: Spotlight On Retin-A and Retinols

Sometimes Less Is More: Spotlight On Retin-A and Retinols

In the quest for healthy skin many of us will try anything and everything. Armed with a drawer full of products we follow every tip we have every read or heard. And then we wonder why our skin isn’t “perfect”….

Combat Those Age Spots!

How many of us think that age spots are completely related to age? I too, accepted age spots as part of the ‘growing older’ skin genesis. Little did I know that these little brown spots were a lot more than just a side effect of aging.

What is Accutane?

The word “accutane” is the trade name for isotretinoin, a medication that is structurally almost the same as natural vitamin A, and is known as the vitamin A retinoid. It is a powerful drug used to help reduce the amount of oil released by oil glands in your skin, and is usually prescribed to treat severe acne, but only after other acne medications have been tried, with unsuccessful results.