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Is Your Skin Purging or Are You Breaking Out?

Purging! It sounds scary but is it? Purging, more often than not, occurs when your skin reacts to or has a sudden acne flare up from using a new skin care product. Is this something you need to worry about?  Although it's nothing to worry about, a sudden acne flare up might be a bit irritating especially if you're looking at clearing existing acne. You might be tempted to do away with the new skin product but don't. This is just the beginning of something amazing. Why does it happen? Your skin might be getting rid of harmful toxins including dead skin cells, oil, dirt, bacteria, etc found under the surface of the skin. This occurs mostly after using chemical-based...

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Dehydrated vrs Dry Skin

Often times we tend to confuse dehydrated skin with dry skin and vice versa. This is expected due to how similar they are. However, there are some major differences between the two. Whilst there's a deficit of water in dehydrated skin, dry skin lacks natural oils or what is referred to as sebum. Another major difference between the two is that whilst dehydrated skin in a skin condition, dry skin is a skin type. Hopefully, this clears up the confusion between the two. Now that we've established the main differences between the two, let's further dive into some differences. Dehydrated Skin Having dehydrated skin is your body's way of telling you to drink more water. You're probably losing a lot...

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All You Need To Know About Exfoliation

If you're new to skincare, you might be bombarded with a lot of skincare jargons and products. Don't let that scare you. One very popular jargon used in skincare is 'exfoliating'. In today's post, we explore the world of exfoliation. Exfoliation - What is it? In simple terms, exfoliation means removing dead or old skin cells from the surface or outer layer of the skin. Contrary to popular beliefs, exfoliation can be done on the entire body and not just the face.  Types of Exfoliation There are basically three (3) main types of exfoliation Physical Exfoliation This is probably the most common type of exfoliation. It involves the application of a scrub, often granular in nature, on the surface of...

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Preventing Acne

Acne is basically a condition where dead skin cells, bacteria, sebum, hair or particles block the pores of your skin. Acne can occur on any part of the body but usually affects the face. A lot of people suffer from acne which makes it a crucial part of skincare. Truthfully, preventing and treating acne is tough.

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