Free radicals- what are they ?

Free radicals- what are they ?

June 13, 2022 2 min read



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. 
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Skin care

Skin care

June 13, 2022 2 min read

 

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.

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Burnout

Burnout

May 30, 2022 1 min read

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.
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Exercise your feet using a tennis ball

Exercise your feet using a tennis ball

May 30, 2022 2 min read

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.
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Skin Protection - All you Need to Know

Skin Protection - All you Need to Know

May 30, 2022 10 min read

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. 
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Rosacea Skin Care

Rosacea Skin Care

May 30, 2022 6 min read

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. 
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Skin and The Skin Barrier

Skin and The Skin Barrier

May 30, 2022 5 min read

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.
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Silk pillowcases can elevate your sleep quality and raise the bar on notion of beauty sleep.

Silk pillowcases can elevate your sleep quality and raise the bar on notion of beauty sleep.

May 13, 2022 1 min read

Good quality mulberry silk pillow cases made in Ireland. Mulberry silk pillowcases are a dream to sleep on year round; silk is a thermoregulating material which means it will keep you warm during the colder months and cool in the summer. Mulberry silk is one of the most popular types of material used in pillowcases, as it tends to be lighter weight, smoother and more breathable than other versions. 
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Retinol- tips for use

Retinol- tips for use

May 05, 2022 2 min read

 

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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✨Giveaway ✨

✨Giveaway ✨

May 05, 2022 1 min read

We are running a fabulous giveaway over on Instagram. Win this fabulous SkinCeuticals kit worth €250 instagram.com/tv/CdJ2AbXKiCJ…. #GIVEAWAY #skin #skincare #radiance #glow #share #backedbyscience
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How does menopause impact your skin?

How does menopause impact your skin?

April 15, 2022 2 min read

How does menopause impact your skin?

Oestrogen is an essential ingredient in maintaining healthy skin. It activates oestrogen receptors in key skin cells, stimulating the production of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid to promote healthy skin and a vibrant looking appearance.

As oestrogen levels decrease during menopause, the skin loses a large amount of collagen over a short space of time.

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How does menopause impact your skin?

How does menopause impact your skin?

April 15, 2022 2 min read

How does menopause impact your skin?

Oestrogen is an essential ingredient in maintaining healthy skin. It activates oestrogen receptors in key skin cells, stimulating the production of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid to promote healthy skin and a vibrant looking appearance.

As oestrogen levels decrease during menopause, the skin loses a large amount of collagen over a short space of time.

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