It’s the time of the year again, and let’s be real, no matter how many air purifiers we turn on, the haze will not magically disappear overnight. And that means, pollution in the air we breathe and pollutants clogging up our skin.
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.
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!
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.
They say sleep is for the weak, but that’s far from the truth! Sleep is one of the most important things your body requires to recuperate, regenerate and recover. And that applies not just to your body’s internal organs, but your skin as well!
Unless you sell air purifiers, you are probably not too pleased with the return of the haze. While you can stock up on N95s to mask away the burning smell and protect your airways, have you thought about the impact of the smog on our skin?
Skincare may sometimes be a bit of a chore, especially when you’ve just pulled an all-nighter and the last thing on your mind is to apply your lotion, essence, serum, moisturiser, eye cream etc. before hitting the sack . Or you may be rushing out of the house after hitting the snooze button one too many times in the morning. Ain't nobody's got time for sunscreen!
We all have bad skin habits, big or small, which could cause our face to breakout or age a lil’ faster than we like. If your 2019 #skingoal is to achieve a flawless and glowing complexion, these 5 simple, yet essential, skincare rules will help you kickstart the new year with a clean slate (and a clean face)!