While the last two articles dealt with make-up products and their application techniques, it is essential to take good care of your skin, too, if you want to avoid worsening your skin condition. Whichever beauty products you use on your skin, you must make sure that you remove them effectively at the end of the [...]
It is important to think about the types of cosmetics you use as well the techniques you need to use to apply them. If you suffer from acne-prone skin you will need to use non-comedogenic products that are designed to leave clogs unblocked.
Some cases of active acne can actually be worsened by certain types of [...]
Remember the teenager from California who posted a video on YouTube explaining how she conceals her acne? She claims that when she made the video, she hoped to help at least one person; instead, it has been watched by millions and has had over seven and a half million hits around the world.
In the video, [...]
The recent mini-heat wave has been a great excuse to spend as much time as possible in the great outdoors. But as a recent survey showed, many of us underestimate the risks of exposure to the sun in the U.K. and are not using adequate protection.
If the UVA and UVB rays are able to reach [...]
The summer weather can cause real problems for those who suffer from thread veins on their legs; the fashions for shorter skirts become something to be avoided rather than enjoyed.
Thread veins can appear for a number of reasons: if they run in the family, you will be more likely to get them too; if [...]
According to one Boston-based clinical psychologist, your emotional state may be affecting the state of your skin more than you think. He has started to offer treatment to people around the world, recommending meditation as an effective way to combat the spots that can ruin people’s confidence.
This approach ties in to the idea that stress [...]
Active acne forms on the face, shoulders, chest and back when three factors combine:
• Inefficient shedding of dead skin cells. The skin renews itself by shedding old cells to reveal the new ones beneath. When this process is inefficient, dead cells can accumulate on the surface of the skin and clog hair follicles.
• If the skin is [...]
Apparently, there is a new treatment for combatting sweating that originated rather predictably, in the world of celebrities. When botox is injected into the underarm it paralyses the sweat glands. While the NHS has been using this technique as a treatment for excessive sweating for years, it has only become a cosmetic treatment fairly recently.
When you develop rosacea it can be disheartening to know that there is no cure for this chronic skin condition. The spots and persistent flushing can also be accompanied by highly sensitised skin and can be embarrassing and uncomfortable.
Rosacea is usually triggered by environmental factors like strong sunlight, heat, cold and pollution. It can also [...]
It’s funny, but the celebrity tattoos that have taken the art into the mainstream and obliterated the old association with sailors and prisoners are still consistently being airbrushed from magazine photos. It would seem that they are not always a welcome sight!
And in the real world, where airbrushing is not a possibility, tattoos could cause [...]