It’s always exciting and maybe just a little bit scary to try out a new skincare product and see how it will make a difference to your skin. Maybe you just wanted to pamper yourself with something new and different, or freshen up your tried and tested skincare routine.
Face mapping, also known as face reading, is an ancient medical practice that stems from traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda teaching. Essentially, your face is seen as a map that can help you identify issues that your body may be having. This is done by associating parts of your face to specific organs or body parts.
Skincare may be daunting for many, especially those who are new to the game. From cleansers to toners, serums to creams - figuring out the differences between brightening and whitening, hydrating and moisturising, anti-ageing and more. There are just so many terms which may seem so confusing and intimidating.
It’s summertime and that means lots of outdoor activities ?- from nature walks to picnics to chilling at the beach. We all want that post-holiday tanned skin to show off in front of everyone. But disaster strikes when you realise that your skin feels a little bit too tight and it resembles the colour of a tomato more than the gorgeous shade of tan you were aiming for.
Pregnancy is definitely something to be joyous about, but not many women understand how to handle your skin whilst carrying your baby to term. As your skin faces hormonal changes, you may be more than a little confused. You find yourself with different skincare concerns you’ve never faced before, and your holy grail products are no longer working its magic. While it may be true that you would have a glow like never before when you’re pregnant, there are many things you should take note of to keep that glow and accentuate it further!
As a society, we have always been obsessed with the idea of the ideal beauty. From Cleopatra’s fame as a femme fatale with indisputable beauty, to the iconic 1950s star Marilyn Monroe, and even now with stunning celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o, we are constantly trying to keep up with the ever-changing beauty standards. But beauty itself is an unpredictable quality that fluctuates, depending on whose view we’re looking from.
We all know that certain someone whose skin exudes flawless radiance we could only admire and envy from afar. Truth be told, we all have that glow potential—we just don’t necessarily know how to give our skin the best care it needs. While genetic factors may mean that our skin is predisposed to certain conditions like acne, pigmentation etc., we can still achieve healthy, glowing complexion when armed with the basic knowledge of making the right choices for our skin.
Mother’s day might be happening this weekend, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find reasons to pamper our mom even after it’s over! We’ve put together a list of facial treatment for every mom out there, and all you have to do is pick out which suits her best! Bring her on a girls day out, and just lie back, relax and enjoy!