INFLAMMAGING: INFLAMMATION AGEING Have you heard of inflammaging before? A portmanteau of “inflammation” and “ageing”, it’s an evolving medical term used to describe the foremost cause of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. In other words, it stands for [...]
The Dirty Truth About: Clean Beauty (How to Make an Informed Decision) Is clean beauty a skincare revolution – or a pointless indulgence. More and more companies are offering skincare products free from 'toxic', 'nasty' and 'suspicious' chemicals. But [...]
WHAT MAKES OUR FACE MOISTURISER THE BEST FACE MOISTURISER FOR YOU? So here you are, searching for the best face moisturiser. You could scroll through the endless results on Google and still not sure which one is the [...]
Nature versus Nurture: Is it about how well we look after our skin, or is it down to our genetic inheritance?
NATURE VS NURTURE: IS IT ABOUT HOW WELL WE LOOK AFTER OUR SKIN, OR IS IT DOWN TO OUR GENETIC INHERITANCE? For centuries, people have drawn the line between Nature vs Nurture. In the nineteenth century, the English [...]
PALM OIL: IS YOUR SKINCARE KILLING ORANGUTANS? Is that bottle of shampoo on your bathroom shelf worth a life? The Palm oil story Let me tell you a story of a faraway place where the orangutans swing in [...]
It doesn’t just hold everything in. Unsplash/Lucaxx Freire THE SKIN IS A VERY IMPORTANT (AND OUR LARGEST) ORGAN: WHAT DOES IT DO? Our skin is a big deal – literally. It’s the largest organ in the body and [...]
PROBIOTICS IN SKINCARE: WHAT’S THE BOTTOM LINE? Ah probiotics, remember the good ol’ days in the 1920’s when a simple little graze on your hand could end up killing you and you did whatever you could to avoid [...]