100% natural African Shea butter has a smooth soft texture. When fresh it has a tinge of light grey to yellow colour with a natural aroma that reduces with time. Although it becomes harder with age, it never loses it sheen.
It’s the perfect time to purge the beauty bins, cabinets and drawers of goodies from last year.
Are you Green with your skincare? In keeping with the true spirit of St. Patrick’s day mySkin.com profiles a blogger whose passion and commitment to green skincare is commendable and note worthy.
This tete’-a-tete’ with Toxic Beauty blog has been a true learning experience and its given me a deeper insight into organic skincare.
Is the glowing complexion and ageless skin of the women from the Orient a result of their deep spirituality, their food habits or a result of a balanced lifestyle? Turns out, that it is a part of all this and a little more. Here are some of the best kept skin care secrets from the Orient. Here are some of the best kept skin care secrets from the Orient- Ginseng, Wakame, Nightingale droppings, Pearl powder and more.
You’ve cut the birthday cake bidding goodbye to being a year younger. Aging is a natural process which we can accept with positivity if we age with grace and style. Remember- aging is not in your hands, but looking good certainly is! In this quest of looking youthful, anti-aging products help us a lot.
Love Them Now – Complex carbohydrates like whole wheat breads, pastas and fruits are packed with goodness. These carbs contain essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals and fiber, which are required for the overall functioning of our body. Good carbs help to trigger cell generation in the body, giving you gleaming and youthful skin.
Think spas and a world of indulgence comes to mind. All of us love spa visits to massage away our aches, pain and worries. Next time round when visiting a spa or enjoying a luxurious spa vacation look up for these fabulously sought after exotic treatments that we’ve scoped out for you from across the continents!
To make life a little simpler here are the 5 most common skin offenders that lead to skin irritation.
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.
All I want is everything! I want a beautiful, glowing and smooth complexion that will be the envy of all especially in the harsh winter months. But just as Murphy’s Law would have it, this remains my wishful thinking. Come winter and my skin goes from just right to dry, flaky and dull. The low humidity levels, the chill in the air and the consequential inadequate amounts of natural skin oils leave my skin feeling very unhappy. So how does one combat dry and flaky skin?
Over the last two decades the HIV- AIDS virus has spread across the globe. This virus makes the immune system weak rendering the person infected with this virus too weak to fight off infections. Some of the opportunistic infections that crop up because of HIV or AIDS are skin infections. Read on to understand ways to alleviate the pain and strife that occur with these infections.
Are you a James Bond ‘Goldfinger’ fan? Do you prefer Silver like Kim Kardashian? Would you like a Platinum ring? Read on to know more on the Glitter n ‘ Sparkle present in your skincare products.
By 2050, half the population in the US will be African-American, Hispanic, Asian or Native American. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about one-third of the population now has skin of color. September being National Hispanic Heritage month, we bring you the top 5 skincare tips for brown skin.
Some time back, I read about a couple whose baby was taken from them by the authorities because they felt that the baby, who was only a couple of months old, was a victim of child abuse. The authorities noticed…
Smoking affects our skin adversely besides causing lung disease, heart and blood vessel disease, cancer, and other illnesses. One of four smokers dies of diseases directly related to smoking. Many others suffer years of pain, ill health, and discomfort. I do not want to write an advisory note; its my effort to help us strengthen our resolve to quit smoking this year around.
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.
There are many myths about skin care based on racial ethnicity that just don’t ring true. One such myth is in reference to African/Black people, and that black (facial) skin has a natural moisture to it so therefore there is no need for black skin to add a moisturizer.
There is no statistical proof that junk food like pizza, chocolate, fried foods, or food containing caffeine or fats are the cause of acne. Acne is a consequence of overly excited sebaceous glands.
Lavender, that sweet, intoxicating scent has been arousing our senses since ancient Greeks discovered that breaking up its dry leaves released a scent so delicate and absorbing that it would be one of the most sought after beauty plants around.
When discussing dark skin such as that of Africans, African Americans, Asians etc., one of the most widespread fallacies is that there’s no need to wear sunscreen if your skin is dark. This assertion cannot be further from the truth.