5 ways to keep pimples at bay
Our 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.”
5 common skincare mistakes to avoid
We all want flawless glowing skin; but sometimes, it is not what you lack, but what you are over-doing to your skin that is preventing you from getting there. Truth be told, we may be committing skincare harakiri on a daily basis without even realizing it!
5 tips for clean, healthy pores
Do 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.
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Most of us have a skincare routine that we stick to out of habit… but what if you are repeating the wrong steps?Here are 5 of the top skincare mistakes we are all guilty of:
1. Washing your face too many times: Most people are under the impression that cleansing your face more often can lead to a clearer and healthier complexion. But too much of a good thing can end up being bad. In fact, the black substance in blackheads has nothing to do with dirt and is simply a pore clogged with a bit of oil that’s open to the air – oxidation turns it black. While washing your face a couple of times a day may help loosen blackheads and unclog your pores, you should not do it too often.
5 bright ideas to lift your gloom
What’s dull skin?
Do you know that healthy skin cells turn over every 28 days? For most of us, this only happens during our teenage years. Once you reach your 20s, the rate of cell renewal will start to decelerate. And once you reach your 30s…
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.