Category Archives: Anti-Ageing

RESCUE ME WITH VITAMIN F

Also known as linoleic acid, vitamin F is an essential fatty acid; in fact, the F stands for fat. Another unsung skin care hero in the vitamin camp, it has an anti-inflammatory effect to help repair the skin’s barrier. Found … Continue reading

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RESCUE ME WITH VITAMIN D

Easily absorbed by the skin and has a key role in cell metabolism and turnover. Vitamin D also improves skin texture and smoothness and is frequently used in creams for conditions like psoriasis and rosacea. DIY: Vitamin D Mask: This … Continue reading

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RESCUE ME WITH VITAMIN C

The Free Radical Fighter and Brightener! There are many different types of vitamin C, including ascorbic acid, L-ascorbic acid and magnesium ascorbyl phosphate – but whatever form, this is my favourite antioxidant because it does so much. It stimulated collagen … Continue reading

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WHY CLASSIC COLD CREAMS HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF TIME

WHAT EXACTLY IS A COLD CREAM? Cold cream gets its name because it’s cool to touch. It’s a rich and super thick face cream that works brilliantly as a cleanser. It is ideal for most skin types, including dry or … Continue reading

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PAMPER YOURSELF WITH POMEGRANATE

POMEGRANATE These tiny molasses are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins C and K, potassium, copper, zinc and iron to hydrate and prevent premature ageing. The wonder fruit also fights bacteria and inflammation from acne breakouts, while stimulating collagen production to minimise fine lines … Continue reading

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Plump Scrawny Hands – Covid Hands SOS

Plump Scrawny  Hands As we get grow older, we lose muscle we lose resulting in thin, scrawny hands. Try the pinch test to see how quickly the skin springs back on the back of your hands. If it doesn’t ping back quickly, then … Continue reading

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The Hand Tightener – Covid Hands SOS

The Hand Tightener Our hands actually start to age as early as our early thirties. Changes in our hormone levels can also cause skin to become thinner, making veins more visible. To improve skin tone and sagging a Smartxide CO2 laser … Continue reading

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COVID HANDS SOS – HAND LIFT

The Hi Tech Hand Lift A Hand Lift without scalpels? Yes, you can with the Vampire Hand Lift.  The 60-minute treatment entails having blood drawn from the arm, which is then spun in a centrifuge to separate out the platelets. These are then … Continue reading

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COVID HANDS SOS – LIGHT THERAPY

Zap Age Spots with Light Therapy Hands take a lot of abuse and most of us pay less attention to their care and protection. They are subjected to cumulative sun exposure and collagen breakdown just like the skin on your face, neck, and … Continue reading

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COVID HANDS SOS

Well, I don’t know about you, but my hands are suffering in this current Covid Crisis?   I was brought up to wash my hands regularly (not just after bathroom visits) and have been almost religious in my use of … Continue reading

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