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Different Skin Types And Their Care Routine

The type of skin you have usually determines the kind of products you ought to use. It is important to select skin care products made specifically for your skin. This is why knowing the type of skin you have is very critical. If you don't know what skin type you have, don't worry. We're here to help. Skin types The different skin types are as follows; Dry Skin Dry skin is usually flaky and rough. Sometimes, it can itch a bit. It might feel tight with some wrinkles.  Normal Skin This type of skin has a balanced production of sebum (naturally produced oil). The skin is neither dry or oily.  Oily Skin This is when the skin produces extra oil...

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Eczema In Babies

Babies have sensitive skin - fact! It can sometimes be confusing figuring out how to care for baby's skin. Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis is very common in babies. It usually shows up as dry and patchy skin on the legs, hands, chest, scalp, chin, face, around elbows, knees or ankles. It can appear in other areas as well. It is ,however, unlikely to appear in the diaper area due to the presence of moisture.  Causes of Eczema in Babies Usually eczema occurs when the baby comes into contact with Soaps Lotions Shampoos, etc. Pay attention to what you use on the baby. Certain foods can also trigger eczema. They include Eggs Peanuts / Groundnuts Milk Wheat Soya Fish Treatment Options...

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Skin Bleaching And Its Side Effects

One cannot talk about skin care without touching on skin bleaching. In simple terms, skin bleaching is the process of using natural or synthetic products to lighten skin tone or to reduce dark patches on skin. Although not desirable, there are a lot of creams, soaps, pills and concoctions a lot of people use to achieve an overall lighter complexion. How does it work? People use different techniques to achieve their desired results. The common ones include Lotions, creams and pills Chemical peeling Hydroquinone Microdermabrasion Use of laser treatment Apart from a heightened sense of self-esteem for a short period, skin bleaching is not known to have any health benefits. For the most part, skin bleaching creams and lotions reduce...

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Face Masks - Do They Work?

Face masks, like many other skincare remedies, help in improving the health and general appearance of the skin. It is common knowledge that a lot of people are looking for quick fixes when it comes to skincare. If you're one of such people, it's time to burst your bubble. Skincare doesn't work that way. If you're ready to put in the work, be consistent and patient, you're on the right page. Generally, face masks are skin care treatments which can be done in the comfort of your homes or at the spa. When done regularly, face masks allow skincare products to better penetrate the skin. This enables the products to work better. Types of face masks Clay masks - these usually...

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Acne Prone Skin? These Tips Will Help

At one point or the other, we've had to deal with acne. As an every day occurrence, dealing with acne can get tedious and sometimes frustrating although this is the time for lots of patience. If you're struggling with acne, these tips outlined below will be of great help. Do not scrub facial skin There's often this temptation to scrub the face (especially with the hard sponge) during bath times. If you have oily skin, you might be making things worse. Scrubbing the face might trigger the production of more sebum or facial oil which could contribute to the formation of more acne. Instead, use a facial sponge to gently wash face. Clean face twice daily There's no compromise when...

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