DMP Definitions – Emollient

Suffering with dry skin? Has the sun and wind made your skin look like Queen Elsa's been around you? Or perhaps more seriously, do you suffer with Dermatitis or any other skin condition? Keep reading. Essentially emollients work as a deep moisturising agents for the skin working to soften the skin cells at a molecular [...]

DMP Definitions – Comedogenic

DMP Definitions – Comedogenic

You've probably heard or read 'Non-Comedogenic' on skincare packaging before. Today I talk about Comedogenic, it's meaning, why you should avoid ingredients that are and a shout out to my favourite brand! Definition: 'Comedo' meaning blockage and Comedogenic meaning that the ingredient has the potential to block your pores which causes blackheads, whiteheads or a full [...]

DMP Definitions – Beta Hydroxy Acids

DMP Definitions – Beta Hydroxy Acids

"Welcome back, welcome, welcome back!" To another post on DMP Definitions where I explain common skincare terminology in layman terms. Last week the series looked at Alpha Hydroxy Acids and now onto the next letter of the Greek alphabet. The series continues today with you guessed it, BHA's or Beta Hydroxy Acids. What are their [...]