Have You Got The Dry Skin Blues? The winter season is well and truly upon us, and with it comes all the joys of the cooler months…winter clothes (especially amazing boots!), homemade soups and roast dinners, red wine at the right temperature, gardening in the middle of the day without the harsh sun…the list goes on. Unfortunately winter also brings with it a few downers and our main bugbear is dry skin! Despite the action many[…] READ MORE
Super Easy Skin Care Tips Our skin is a water-containing barrier that protects us from our environment. The water content of the skin varies depending on gender, age and where on the body we’re looking at. Because the skin is porous, water vapour is constantly lost through the skin via evaporation. Low humidity and windy environments – which is what we are exposed to in winter – accelerate this non-sweating water loss through the skin. Water[…] READ MORE
Vitamin C for skin – Overexposure to ultraviolet radiation and environmental pollutants can accelerate skin aging by degrading collagen and triggering oxidative stress in the skin. Not all is lost, however, as the anti-aging benefits of a time-honored remedy used by ancient civilizations to heal their skin can help overcome these undesirable effects. This magical ingredient is none other than vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, found in citrus fruits and some vegetables.