We promise it’s easier than a digital detox. You’ve probably heard of a body detox, a mental detox, a digital detox but a skin detox? Not exactly a novel concept, [...]
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.
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.
We often see skincare packaged and marketed differently for men and women. But do you ever stop to wonder if it really is any different?
Father’s Day Special
This 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…