Hyaluronic acid (Hi-a-loo-ron-ick acid) or HA is a naturally occurring sugar molecule produced by our skin cells. It's literally a part of the framework that structures our skin, called the extracellular matrix. It occurs naturally in most of the connective tissues in our bodies. Why do we need to apply it if our skin produces … Continue reading Hyaluronic Acid: What is it and why is it in everything?
In the first post, we took a look at how and why you should check in with your skin from time to time. It helps you to spot any changes or problems early which in turn lets you do something about them sooner rather than later. Sometimes our skin issues are due to good old … Continue reading Have you inspected your face lately? Part Two: What now?
When was the last time you took a good look at your skin without any product on it? In all its natural glory, in natural light? The horror! Have you touched it? Squeezed it? Poked it with a finger? A clean finger mind! Well, that took a weird turn... How are you supposed to know … Continue reading Have you inspected your face lately? Part One: How to check in with your skin
Aloe Vera is well known as a treatment for sunburn but it can also be used to treat eczema, dandruff and even acne. Aloe is now found in many drugstore products including moisturisers for sensitive skin, shampoos for dandruff and many anti-aging products. You can keep it in a pot in your house and snip little … Continue reading The beauty benefits of Aloe Vera – A natural treatment for sunburn, acne, pigmentation and much more
We all love a spa day. Getting pampered and scrubbed. You leave the place all shiny and soft..smelling vaguely of essential oils and rose water...your credit card still reeling...
Here are a few tips and recipes to create those spa results from the comfort of your own home without the associated credit card melt-down!
We've all heard the weird scratchy sound when we pull our leggings on...For an instant, you worry that your dry heels are actually rough enough to tear them this time. You try to make time for a pedicure or a treatment but they can be so pricey! Do it at home! I've used this method … Continue reading How to have gorgeous feet (on the cheap) almost over night