Tips and Musings on Skin, Health & Living Well, from your friendly beauty experts.
Blemish Prevention

Blemish 101: Banish that Blemish

Nothing quite spells trouble than when you wake up with an outbreak on your face, and nothing seems to work. Try the following suggestions to control your blemishes and regain your confidence.   Find a cleanser that suits you Using high pH cleansers or harsh soaps that leave skin feeling squeaky clean may...

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Get to know: What are Cosmeceuticals?

You've probably heard of Cosmeceuticals,  but what actually are Cosmeceuticals and what do they do for our skin? The word "Cosmeceuticals" is a portmanteau of cosmetics and pharmaceutical, which also describes its effect on our skin.   Compared to regular over the counter (OTC) products, Cosmeceuticals contain active ingredients that benefit our skin...

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Banish that Blemish

Blemish 101: What causes Acne?

The causes of acne are often complex and multi-faceted. It doesn't just affect our face - it can also affect our back, neck, and chest and even buttocks. What exactly is acne? Here is a simple definition:   "Acne is a disorder that affects the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. The small...

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