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The Healing Mechanism: What happens when skin heals?

Did you know that when our skin is injured or undergoes trauma, a series of reactions take place to minimise and repair tissue damage? In fact, our skin's healing mechanism is so effective that many aesthetic treatments now make use of our skin's own healing mechanism for regeneration and rebuilding of our skin.   There are 3 stages to wound healing: Inflammation Tissue Formation Tissue Remodelling Let's get to understand how the three phases work better here:   Inflammatory phase: This is the body's natural response to injury. The blood vessels contract and form a clot...

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travel skincare tips

Caring for your Skin on a Trip

Protect Whether it's sunny, cold or if you're up in the clouds, don't forget to apply sunscreen. The sun's rays can be particularly strong when the plane is high up, so remember to apply sunscreen generously or bring a hat along - especially if you're sitting beside the windows! Bring along a facial mist for some hydration in the air as well. (But remember to blot any excess mist droplets so you don't end up dehydrating your face instead — this is because facial mists usually evaporate if applied without a...

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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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Top Foods For Healthier Skin And Hair

Top foods for Healthier Hair and Skin

Avocados Avocados are full of natural healthy fatty acids and other goodness that is good for our skin. Some of it includes Vitamin K, Folate, Potassium,  Vitamin E, as well as a few varieties of Vitamin B and more. For those with extremely dry skin, avocado can help to hydrate our skin when applied on as a mask. Avocado also has wonderful healing properties for those with eczema and other skin conditions.   Berries Berries contain a powerful antioxidant known as Anthocyanin. The antioxidant can help scavenge free radicals. It may help reduce signs of...

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