Many of us had acne in our teenage years - it was almost to be expected. But if you’re over 25 and still suffering, you are in the increasingly large contingent of women who still have acne into adult age. So why is adult acne getting more common, particularly for women?
One of the oldest questions women have been asking theirselves is how to maintain a younger looking skin and stop the wrinkles. As we hit our late 20s, we start to wake up to slightly crinkly skin more and more often and panic. Has it BEGUN? Will my life from here on out be accompanied by a constant background prattle of anti-ageing or not anti-ageing? Not necessarily. First of all, what are wrinkles? At its core, wrinkles are skin folds. The dermis (the middle of three layers in our skin) is composed of collagen and elastin strands which are responsible for the elasticity of our skin, but as we get older these strands begin to loosen and unravel. This makes the dermis...
One of the oldest questions women have been asking themselves is how to maintain a younger looking skin. As we hit our late 20s, our skin starts to gradually lose its plumpness and vigour, and it seems that following that it is a constant battle against gravity. So how do you fight this?
Among the most well-known vitamins of this world - A, C, D or K - there is one secret little sister, vitamin F, which has superpowers for skincare but barely anyone knows of it yet. We think it's just a matter of time before that happens, but in the mean time, what exactly is it?
You may have heard about your skin's pH, or at least remember the concept of pH from chemistry class, and the fact that it should be balanced. I remember seeing ads for a skin care lotion when I was younger that always talked about the optimal skin pH, but don't remember understanding too much about it.