Monthly Archives: May 2016

  1. May 31, 2016

    Retinol Review - Dermalogica, SkinCeuticals & PCA Skin

    Retinol or Retinoids are simply other names for Vitamin A, a powerful ingredient that has the remarkable ability to improve the skin. For the skeptics out there, Retinol has a large amount of clinical research behind it to back it up, and with continuing research underway there is even emerging initial findings that show it’s potential to build elastin in the skin!

    Retinol – The benefits, formulation & uses

    Retinol’s anti-ageing abilities are the most well known benefits of using a vitamin A serum, however this power ingredient has an array of proven other benefits including helping with acne and large open pores. By stimulating cell turnover and collagen growth, proven anti-ageing results from retinol use include the reduction of fine lines, smoothing of skin texture and the normalisation of pigmentation. But don’t be fooled, these results don’t happen overnight! Experts believe it takes around four to six weeks on average for results to become

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  2. May 25, 2016

    Multi-Priming for Targeted Skin Concerns

    Late last year multi-masking took the beauty world by storm, and with the same basic theory at play Multi-Priming is born.

    WHAT IS MULTI-PRIMING?

    Multi-priming, as the name implies, is the art of using several skincare primers to treat a range of skin concern at the same time. With many primers available, it’s difficult to find one that will help treat all of your concerns.

    Makeup primers are an absolute godsend when applying a flawless makeup finish, achieving a smoother complexion and boosting the longevity of your makeup application. Basically, if you haven’t been using a makeup primer, then you’re missing out! With a primer for almost any concern, here’s how to find a primer to counter many different skin issues…

    Redness & Sensitivity

    If your skin is easily irritated, sensitive or prone to redness then you’ll be looking at a primer that works to soothe and protect your skin. Ingredients that assist

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