Free radicals are naturally-occurring, unstable and highly reactive molecules that latch onto and steal electrons, such as healthy cells, ultimately causing a breakdown in DNA of the skin. External factors trigger and increase their production. More often than not, the damaged cells are those responsible for the natural production of collagen, elastic and hyaluronic acid—all of which form skin’s structure and firmness—and the depletion of this can lead to signs of ageing like fine lines, sagging, dullness and even pigmentation. Just think of a cut apple that’s been left out in the air—that wrinkled discolouration is a result of oxidation caused by free radicals. And the same effects can happen to our skin.
Growing older is not a problem to be fixed. We prefer to say ‘good skin at every age’ . Good skincare is more geared towards prevention rather than cure. Corrective skincare products will always be popular, especially for concerns such as pigmentation which can occur at any time. Look for skincare backed by science.
Arianna Huffington learned the hard way as to what happens when you do not take care of your own well-being and ignore the symptoms of burnout .Two years after creating ‘The Huffington Post’ , she collapsed, breaking her cheekbone and requiring four stitches by her right eye due to severe exhaustion and burnout. Read More
Many foot-related injuries can be prevented by strengthening the feet. Muscles found in the feet and lower legs are used more often than any other muscles in the body. A simple tennis ball can be used as an effective tool for strengthening and rehabilitating your feet along with increasing stamina and reducing tightness and pain. Read More
Skin cancer is most diagnosed cancer in Ireland with over 13,000 new cases diagnosed every year. The National Cancer Registry of Ireland expects this number to double by 2040. Skin cancer is a disease of skin cells. Nine out of every 10 cases are caused by UV rays from the sun or sunbed. Why you should apply a stand-alone Day light protection every day even in winter. A Makeup with SPF is not sufficient to protect you against the damage associated with day light. Read More
Rosacea and sensitive skin usually go hand in hand; however, rosacea is a separate skin condition that causes pronounced burning, itching, and stinging for sufferers, and this can be exacerbated by the skin care products used. Sometimes called Acne Rosacea, it is a non-contagious skin inflammation that exclusively affects the face. Read More
Blemishes, rosacea, and acne flare-ups can be a sign of a damaged skin barrier, as the bacteria that causes acne is more easily able to penetrate the skin. It all starts with the skin barrier. This is the outermost layer of the skin and the first line of defence. Read More
Retinol is recognised as the gold standard in anti ageing. The key is to start using it before wrinkles and pigmentation begins . But it is never too late to start . This is a superstar ingredient for all the signs of skin ageing. There is a theory that it thins the skin . This is not true
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