Regardless of your skin type we all experience a variety of skin concerns throughout our lives. The best way to prevent or reduce the appearance of these is to understand what causes them so you can treat them effectively. Deep dive into each concern to learn what they are, how they're caused, and the best ingredients and products to use to help soothe and treat them.
Fine Lines and Wrinkles
It’s never too soon to start thinking about anti-aging. However, when you’re younger the focus is on prevention and creating a strong foundation. As you get older your skin will also begin to naturally produce less collagen and it’s normally in your thirties when you’ll start to see the first [...]
Acne is caused by the overproduction of oil which then becomes trapped in your pores alongside dead skin cells. Inflammation occurs when bacteria also becomes contained within the lining of your pores. If you are acne-prone then you may notice that your pores are more visible as the blocked sebum [...]
Hyperpigmentation is a broad term used to describe patches of skin that have darkened due to melanin production during the healing process after the skin has experienced some type of trauma like cuts, sun damage or spots. Hormonal changes can also lead to pigmentation so if you’re experiencing pregnancy or [...]
Melasma is similar to hyperpigmentation but the dark marks are larger and they don’t fade by themselves. Melasma appears as larger, widespread marks which look brown or grey across your cheeks, above your lips, over your nose, on your forehead or on your chin.
Dark circles are a broad term to refer to shadowing or darkness around the eyes. There isn’t a singular reason for why people develop them meaning each one needs a different solution.
Rosacea is a skin condition that is caused by inflammation which causes redness and texture in the skin. It is a permanent condition but if you treat it correctly then you can minimise the degree to which it manifests on your skin.
Eczema is a skin condition which is characterised by areas of rough, dry skin that often feels itchy. There are seven types of eczema, but the most common is atopic dermatitis which has no clear cause but is thought to be indirectly related to allergies. Another form is contact dermatitis [...]
Extreme dryness is when your skin really struggles to make its own oil meaning that your skin feels constantly itchy, dry, and tight. You may also experience scaly patches on your face as well as persistent redness. Extreme dryness often goes hand in hand with increased sensitivity too.