Skin injectable procedures have been a popular anti-aging treatment with women since the mid 90’s.
For years now, we’ve been spending what can amount to a small fortune on anti-aging skin care products designed to keep our skin looking young and fresh.
Although more commonly associated with hormonal teenagers, acne can also afflict adults well in to their 30s and 40s.
Let’s face it, when it comes to skin care products, we’re more than a little spoilt for choice.
With everything from diabetes to bad skin being attributed to having too much of a sweet tooth, it's clear that the health risks of chocolate consumption far outweigh the benefits.
The UK is well-recognised for its growing economy in beauty and fashion. Last year, sales of beauty products grew to 2.3 billion, according to market analyst NPD Group. London is where most of the magic happens with rows of salons lined up on high streets that now offer a wide range of products and treatments including laser hair removal and a chemical peels known as glycolic. Some of the prices are unbelievably cheap, but is it all too good to be true?
Since its approval by the FDA in 1997, laser hair removal has improved significantly, both in its effectiveness and efficiency. The first-laser based hair removal system was ruby-based and wasn't welcomed with much enthusiasm as it was slow and only suitable for those with very light coloured skin and dark hairs.
Hirsutism is when a woman has excessive hair growth in areas including the face and neck. Though this is most common in menopausal women (due to the in-balance of hormones), anyone with an excess of the males sex hormone called androgens can suffer from it. There are a range of methods to treat this including cosmetic and medical; here are some of our top choices.
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Ingrown hair occurs when hair curls back or grows sideways into the skin. The condition is most prevalent among people who have coarse or curly hair and can be caused by non-long-term hair removal methods including shaving, epilating or waxing. Ingrown hair irritates skin and produces red bumps that look like pimples. Here are our top tips on how you can best treat them.
At a young age the skin produces a high level of ceramide molecules which helps skin looking youthful and nourished. These molecules are on the outer layers of your skin and are generally replaced within forty days. The ceramides are constantly replenished by nutrients brought to the deeper skin layers by the bloodstream. However, as with everything else, ageing causes skin cell production to slow down, hence the process takes up to 50% longer.... read more
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