Skin care


How to brighten up dull skin

No matter how fair or dark skinned you are, everyone loves to have bright-looking skin. You can brighten dull skin by doing the following: Chemicals: Chemical peels: This can be done at home or professionally. (Safer done by a professional). I usually do peels at least once a month. I buy mine directly from Use skin products containing brightening agents e.g. Licorice, Kojic acid, arbutin, hydroquinone, ascorbic acid (vitamin c), etc. Hydroquinone has been been banned in many countries in Europe but is still being used in the U.S andRead More

Benzoyl peroxide: the good, the bad & the ugly.

Benzoyl peroxide cleared my skin! When I used to have a lot of acne, one of the products I used then was Mary Kay Acne Treatment Gel . It is a 5 % strength formulation. I stopped using it a while ago and I haven’t had much need for it because my face has been relatively clear. Last week, I felt some acne bumps on my face and I decided to revisit this gel. I was pleasantly surprised that by the following morning, my acne had dried up. Benzoyl peroxide as anRead More

How you can delay aging skin

Use a sunscreen with a minimum of spf-15 before you leave home. Alpa-hydroxy acids (AHAs) can help even out your skin colour and delay ageing. In your face creams/lotions, check the ingredient list for Lactic acid, Mandelic acid, Malic acid, Glycolic acid: these are examples of AHAs. Quit smoking. Get a regular facial : either at home or by a professional. Moisturize daily. Take care of your skin everyday, not intermittently. Reduce your stress level. Try retinoid-containing creams e.g RoC Retinol Correxion Sensitive Night Cream, Neutrogena Ageless Intensives® Anti-Wrinkle Deep Wrinkle Serum  Have an active sexRead More

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