Could Water Be Doing Your Face More Harm Than Good?

Could Water Be Doing Your Face More Harm Than Good?

In my time browsing skincare forums and blogs alike, I've often seen people mention that water irritated their skin and caused breakouts, flare ups and even allergic contact dermatitis. Could this be the case for you too? H20 is actually an irritant to the epidermis and although we use it everyday to bathe and wash [...]

Why Drinking Lots Of Water WON’T Solve Skin Problems

Why Drinking Lots Of Water WON’T Solve Skin Problems

How many times have you heard drinking lots of water gives you clearer skin? Even if you drank 2 litres of water a day, it's definitely going to keep your body hydrated which is so important and have you running to the toilet every 30 mins! Contrary to popular belief, this became a beauty tip [...]

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 Quick Skin Tips – What To Look For When Choosing Skin Care Products

DMP Quick Skin Tips – What To Look For When Choosing Skin Care Products

The shelves can look like an endless array of flashy products that capture our attention with, "new formula" this and, "anti-aging" that. For the most part, it's all just a marketing gimmick and we all happen to fall for it once in a while. Unless you're a trained professional or have some background in Chemistry [...]

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 [...]