Have you ever watched Dr Pimple Popper's videos? I watch them with a combination of disgust and fascination. It looks so satisfying! All that jet-propelled pus squirting out! Squeezing your own spots "until they bleed" seems like a brilliant way to get rid of the problem until the aftermath of the little self-surgery episode looks … Continue reading 5 Very Very good reasons not to squeeze spots!
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?
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
What is hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation happens when the body produces too much melanin in the skin due to hormonal, inflammatory or external factors like sun exposure. It presents itself as darker patches on the skin of the face, arms, hands and chest. Mostly areas exposed to frequent sunlight. Melanin is our natural sunscreen. It is the … Continue reading Hyperpigmentation: How to get rid of dark patches, sun damage or acne scarring naturally