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31 Jul
Many adults, at one point or another, have dealt with acne. These breakouts, while uncomfortable and in some cases painful, are a normal part of the human skin. However, in many cases, acne breakouts may be a symptom of underlying conditions like stress and hormonal imbalance. Stress acne is just as popular as other types…
10 Mar
Ever wondered what the black spots/lesions on your face are? You're wrong if you ever described these as pimples; these are indeed blackheads.  Blackheads are the small bumps or lesions that appear on the skin caused by clogged hair follicles. Rightfully named blackheads, the surface of these bumps are dark/black in appearance. Not limited to…
13 Sep 2021
Fighting acne can be a pain, especially when nothing seems to work. With acne, almost everyone has a different story. Most times, the key players in this story are genetics, diet, and skin type. This is why you shouldn’t take skincare recommendations from just anyone. Especially not from someone with a different skin type. Having…
21 Mar 2021
Menopause often comes with a plethora of symptoms, including skin changes like hot flashes, dryness, itching, rashes, and acne. Menopausal acne develops in women for mostly the same reasons that teenage acne does. Any change or imbalance in hormonal levels affects our skin’s natural defences, triggering acne, and there is no bigger time of hormonal…
20 Sep 2020
At some point in one’s life, you will have to deal with acne (save you are one of the lucky ones). By now, many people have come to terms with the fact that they would never have unblemished skin. Acne is caused by several reasons from hormonal imbalance, wrong skincare and make-up, poor diet, health…
4 Sep 2020
Safety is key and wearing a mask is paramount during the pandemic, but it’s also cumbersome and can cause skin concerns, especially on the chins. We all understand how important and blissful it is to have smooth skin. Below are some tips on how to have a total smooth skin despite the use of masks:…
10 May 2020
Naturally, healthy skin has a 10-20% water content, but when it falls short, it starts getting dry and flaky. Flaky skin occurs when the protective natural oil produced by the skin begins to dry up. As a result, water loss in dry skin is 75 times greater than normal skin. As the skin loses both…
18 Jul 2019
If you have stubborn acne or a scar that has refused to leave, this can be very disturbing and at times, can reduce one’s self-esteem especially cases where the acne is big and very obvious. For cases like this, we will be sharing some tips which can help in reducing acne and clear scars. Cleanliness…
27 Jun 2018
You probably already know about the health benefits of watermelons but do you know of its beauty benefits? Originating from southern Africa, watermelon contains vitamins such as Vitamin A, B6 and C, and is also packed with lycopene and amino acids, all combining to contribute towards the healthy skin, aiding the immune system, and benefitting…
3 Jun 2018
Pimples – we all get them and we all hate them. You might think because you’re grown up and have left puberty behind, you can’t get breakouts, but you still can! So what causes them? It is mainly the overproduction of oil-blocked hair follicles that don't allow the oil to leave the pore, often resulting…
19 Sep 2017
What’s the one thing we can be sure to come but never at the right time? The dreaded  pimple from your uninvited acne breakout. It seems like whenever we need to look our best, our face decides otherwise as our usually flawless skin tries to show the world how we really woke up. Thankfully there’s…
13 Oct 2015
Your face is your selling point, it is the first part of your body people see when they look at you. You know, first impressions count and your face can be part of that first impression. This post is on how to prevent acne as well as treat it, if you do suffer from acne…

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