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.
5 ways to keep pimples at bayOur skin has its up and downs and on really bad days, we just want to hide under our blankets. And it can affect anyone – even stars with access to the top dermatologists in the world. Kendall Jenner addressed critics of her skin at the Golden Globes by saying “Never let that s— stop you.” New Zealand pop star Lorde has been opening up about her own “years and years and years”- long acne battle and is letting people know she doesn’t need any unsolicited advice, #thanksbutnothanks. The singer let out all her grievances of dealing with acne in an Instagram story saying, “For the real though, acne sucks.”
4 ways to tackle pigmentationReal Tweet: “bored in class so I played connect the dots with this kids freckles”. Jokes aside, what can we do about freckles and dark spots? Here's the lowdown on pigmentation you need to read ;)
5 tips for clean, healthy poresDo you know that the skin is the largest organ of our body and has millions of pores and follicles on it? Now, imagine each follicle to be a straw and each pore to be an opening where this straw is inserted. It is through these openings that sebum (oil) from the glands underneath your skin comes to the surface of our skin.
Father’s Day SpecialThis Father’s Day, we are going to tell you why men need facials! Women swear by facials to get rid of the gunk in their pores and to achieve that silky, smooth complexion and younger-looking skin. But when it comes to men, they usually shun facials like the plague! Somehow, the sad excuse that “my soap can do the job just fine” has managed to survive past the millennia and into our 21st century. A little like cockroaches…
For most of us going through puberty (and sometimes even after!), pimples are THE bane from HELL. They hurt when they are forming, they look and feel disgusting once they are RIPE with pus, and they positively OOZE with yellow sulphur-like toxins when they burst! But that’s not all. After the breakout, the pimple signs off with a little parting gift: an acne scar.
Some people are blessed with perfect, zit-free skin The rest of us, unfortunately, do not. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in America, an estimated 80 percent of all people between the ages of 11 and 30 have acne outbreaks at some point, with more than 50 million Americans affected annually. Blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and cysts… And the problem isn’t limited to hormonally-charged teenagers! People in their 50s can still get acne…