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Skin barrier: What is it and why is it so important?

Healthy skin has an acid mantle which helps protects our skin from external pollutants, irritants, bacteria and other potential contaminants. Generally, an acid mantle has a pH of around 4.5 and 5.5. A healthy acid mantle not only keeps all the bad stuff away from your skin, your skin is also able to hold moisture — leaving your skin plump instead of tight and itchy by midday. Unfortunately, our acid mantle can be damaged if not carefully managed. Leaving aside factors such as age, harsh aesthetic treatments and UV, the skin care...

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Quiz: What’s Your Skin Condition

Did you know? Skin type does not equate to skin condition. Skin types are constant - we're born with it, but skin conditions can change with age and various external or internal stimulants. For example, you might have oily skin (skin type), but a stint of intensive exfoliation without ample hydration might have led to a flaky, tight and irritated skin surface, while skin beneath is still prone to oiliness and congestion - a dehydrated skin condition. Skin conditions can be reversed with proper care and the right products. What's your...

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