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Archives for May 2013

Dry Hair with Split Ends

Split ends can ruin any otherwise good hair day. They occur when the hair is in need of moisture and are a very common side effect of dry hair. Dry Hair with Split Ends is certainly not how anybody would want to describe their hair, but unfortunately it is very common, particularly in this day and age. Fortunately there are ways to protect your hair and prevent split ends becoming too much of a problem. What are Split Ends? Dry hair lacks the soft texture and shine of healthy, moisturised … [Read more...]

Daily Skincare Regime

In order to maintain healthy, happy skin it is absolutely crucial you maintain a Daily Skincare Regime. Looking after your skin on a daily basis should go above and beyond simply using normal soap and water. You and your skin both deserve much more TLC than that! No matter what condition your skin is in it should be treated with great care and should be both moisturised and cleansed on a daily basis, morning and night. Key points If you are unsure how to create a basic Daily Skincare … [Read more...]

Dog Allergy Symptoms

Man’s ultimate best friend – the dog. Families all around the world fully consider their canine pet as a treasured member of the family, often treating them with as much affection as they would their own children. The popularity of dogs means avoiding them isn’t always the easiest thing. In fact, as many as 40% of USA households own a dog. So what do you do when you fear you’re suffering with Dog Allergy Symptoms? How do I know if I’m allergic to dogs? The symptoms of a dog allergy can … [Read more...]

Tips for Managing Oily Skin

Oily skin has a nasty habit of ruining an otherwise good day. If you are an oily skin sufferer yourself then you will understand just how irritating a constant shine to your skin can become and we know you will appreciate our tips for managing oily skin. Skin needs a certain level of oil in order to be healthy but oily skin occurs when the sebum glands overproduce this oil. There a number of factors that are thought to cause oily skin symptoms including hormones, genes, diet and even … [Read more...]

Shaving Rash on the Legs

It is unfortunately something that woman all around the world endure from time to time – a Shaving Rash on the Legs. A shaving rash is caused by an improper shaving technique. This could be anything from holding the razor at an awkward angle, not allowing the skin enough moisture before shaving or simply using harsh soaps. All these factors could irritate the skin leaving a very unsightly, uncomfortable and even sometimes painful rash. It usually appears as red bumps that are raised and could … [Read more...]

Emollients for Eczema

Emollients are protective moisturisers used to prevent the skin from becoming dried out, retain moisture and protect it against skin conditions such as eczema. Using natural Emollients for Eczema is highly recommended as they are incredibly effective in reducing the symptoms, such as itching, whilst softening and moisturing the skin. When to use an Emollient If you feel your skin is dry or you have a skin condition or many you suffer with such as eczema, then you may find use from using an … [Read more...]

Psoriasis and Stress

Psoriasis can begin at any age, although it seems that the most common ages to develop psoriasis is between the ages of 15 and 30. As Psoriasis is a life time condition its important to know what causes flare ups As a psoriasis sufferer, have you ever noticed that the more stressful your life becomes, the more severe your psoriasis comes? Well, don’t put it down to coincidence - Psoriasis and Stress very much go hand in hand What is stress Stress can stem from almost anywhere, whether it be … [Read more...]

Makeup and Dry Skin

Makeup is a crucial aspect of day to day life for women all around the world. It can boost their confidence by making them feel more attractive and feminine. However, many may feel that there is an unfortunate correlation between Makeup and Dry Skin, making them feel even less confident than they were to begin with. Understanding why makeup may be the cause of your dry skin and knowing the best way to treat it is of the utmost importance in preventing the problem. Trust me, you’d be surprised … [Read more...]

Clothes for Sensitive Skin

Eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, acne, skin allergies. Whatever skin condition you may be suffering with, your clothing could have a huge impact on it and could actually be determining just how comfortable (or, more to the point, uncomfortable) your life is. There’s nothing that comes closer to your skin than your clothes, and because we have to wear them understanding which fabrics you should avoid and which get the green light is crucial when choosing Clothes for Sensitive Skin. Fabrics to … [Read more...]

Does Exercise cause Acne?

Acne lesions are caused by an excessive production of sebum (a natural oil within the skin) and an unpleasant blend of dead skin cells. When these two factors come together, they can block your skin’s pores and cause acne symptoms. For many of us, the genes has been inherited, however, environmental or lifestyle factors can also be a cause. Are you an acne sufferer that is also a keen gym-goer or footballer? Well, the connection between your acne and exercise may be stronger than you first … [Read more...]