Category: Insights

Understanding Your Skin: Determining Your Skin Type

Understanding Your Skin: Determining Your Skin Type

Everyone’s skin is unique like a fingerprint and differes by various factors such as oiliness, sensitivity, elasticity and so on, but generally all varieties can be categorized into four main skin types: normal, oily, dry and combination. Determining your skin…

Chemical Peels 101

Chemical Peels 101

If you’ve been wondering what chemical peels are, how they work and whether you should get one done, we’ve summed up a short guide through this treatment technique to help you stay informed and make up your mind! Chemical peels…

Aromatherapy Oils & 5 Ways To Use Them

Aromatherapy Oils & 5 Ways To Use Them

If you’re into skincare, wellness or beauty products in general, you’ve probably heard a lot about essential oils, aromatherapy and the benefits it has to our health. If all those stories weren’t clear enough or sounded like bogus to you,…

Infographic: The Effects Of Dehydration

Infographic: The Effects Of Dehydration

You’ve probably been listening about the importance of drinking enough water for some time now. It may seem logical and essential, but we think we can never emphasize it enough. So here’s another reminder about the importance of hydration and…

GUEST POST: 3 Summer Skincare Essentials

GUEST POST: 3 Summer Skincare Essentials

Whether you’re getting ready to hit the beach or relax by the pool, there’s no doubt that summer is here, which means it’s time to stock up of some summer beauty products! From facial cleanser to moisturizer to natural sunscreen,…

Causes and Cures for Ashy Skin

Causes and Cures for Ashy Skin

Ashy skin is a very common concern amongst the mySkin community. Don’t let ashy skin get your down: we have tips to help ease your skin’s trouble.

GUEST POST: What role does race play in plastic surgery?

GUEST POST: What role does race play in plastic surgery?

Many women choose plastic surgery because they want to defy the aging process. Some want their self-esteem back while others just want to look like Barbie dolls and make an impression. The problem with plastic surgery is that it chases…

GUEST POST: Top 5 Exotic Spa Treatments

GUEST POST: Top 5 Exotic Spa Treatments

All of us are subject to trends and marketing. In terms of spa and spa business, it is no longer good enough to visit your local spa. Nowadays, people are searching for a global option for their relaxing wellness vacation….

Biconi Interviews mySkin!

Biconi Interviews mySkin!

mySkin loves cooperating with other amazing blogs who work hard to contribute to amazing skin worldwide. That’s why we were thrilled to be a part of Biconi’s Expert Interview Program.

Tea Tree Oil – A Natural Remedy for What’s Ailing You!

Tea Tree Oil – A Natural Remedy for What’s Ailing You!

Scour the web and you will see a multitude of uses for Tea tree oil. Anything from curing excessive body odor to cleaning the kitchen sink (literally). The uses most backed by research and why we love tea tree oil, are of course those that benefit skin.

The acne on your arms isn’t really acne

The acne on your arms isn’t really acne

Warmer weather is here but you are embarrassed to put on that sleeveless dress because you have strange, rough patches of “acne” on the back of your arms. And no matter what you do to treat it, it doesn’t go away.

GUEST POST: Strategies for combating stretch marks

GUEST POST: Strategies for combating stretch marks

Try as you might to keep them away, they appear for many different reasons, especially during pregnancy and when you suddenly put on a lot of weight. No matter how easy they appear, they are a real nightmare!

Help! Why is my skin peeling?

Help! Why is my skin peeling?

Peeling skin is also one of the common problems members of the mySkin community seek help for. In this article we cover some of the causes for peeling skin and treatment options.

Prep your skin before waxing!

Prep your skin before waxing!

Getting ready for the warmer weather also means thinking about exposing more skin and hair removal. Waxing can be a great option for removing unwanted body hair for 2-3 weeks depending on your hair growth. If you plan to try…

The Naked Truth about Skin: Rosacea

The Naked Truth about Skin: Rosacea

Many of us apply blush to add a healthy pink flush on our cheeks. But for some, rosy cheeks aren’t planned or wanted. According to rosacea.org, 16 million Americans suffer from Rosacea, a condition that causes redness and acne like…

“Facelift book” – The rise of the Selfie and Plastic Surgery

“Facelift book” – The rise of the Selfie and Plastic Surgery

Smile for the Camera There’s no doubt about it – the rise of selfies has become an epidemic, flooding social media. Everywhere you look, whether it’s Instagram, Facebook or more, people are snapping themselves and sharing it with the world….

3 Ingredients Your Skin Should Get to Know

3 Ingredients Your Skin Should Get to Know

With all of the skincare products out there, it can be confusing to know which to choose. You may feel like you need a PhD to understand what all of the ingredients are. Read on to learn more about 3 of…

When wrinkles and pimples collide – adult acne

When wrinkles and pimples collide – adult acne

You’ve reached that age where you’re focused on battling grey hairs, wrinkles and age spots.  You have a regimen down that has you feeling and looking youthful. Then one day you wake up with a pimple and then the next…

Guest Post: Dermal Fillers – Is 33 too early?

Guest Post: Dermal Fillers – Is 33 too early?

Injectable facial implants, also known as dermal fillers, wrinkle fillers or facial soft tissue fillers, are medical device implants approved by the FDA for use in helping to create a smoother and/or fuller appearance in the face, including cheeks and lips….

Parts of your body you’re not including in your skincare

Parts of your body you’re not including in your skincare

We all have our skincare routines. While being aware that skin health is important, we do everything to cover every aspect of it. But it’s not easy – there’s weather, humidity, UV rays, aging signs – who wouldn’t be overwhelmed…