sensitive skin

  • bisabolol skincare benefits

    Bisabolol: What Is It And How Does It Help Skin?

    Here’s why I don’t like the “natural = good, chemical/synthetic = bad” nonsense. If I say bisabolol, what does that make you think? “Ugh, it sounds like a chemical. Will it kill me?!” But, what if I say chamomile instead? “Oh, that’s one of the best natural remedies. Sooo soothing.” It is soothing. Thanks to […]

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  • skin pH

    What Does pH-Balanced Means?

    Ever wondered what pH-balanced means? Every serum and moisturiser proudly boasts about its pH these days. Is it just another marketing ploy or does your skin’s pH really matter? A bit of both. Here’s everything you need to know about skin’s pH and which skincare products should (and should NOT) be pH-balanced. What Is pH? […]

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    Chamomile For Skin: Is It Soothing Or Irritating?

    Who said that all natural ingredients are always good for you? Take chamomile. This dainty little plant can soothe irritations… or give you a bad allergy attack! Yes, dainty little chamomile can do that. Should you use it or is chamomile a natural ingredient you’d better steer clear of in your skincare? Here’s what science says: What Is Chamomile? […]

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  • sunburn

    How To Treat A Sunburn

    How do you treat a sunburn fast? The best thing would be not to get one at all, but that doesn’t always work out. I learned the lesson the hard way… “Gio, stay in the shade. And don’t take off your hat again!,” my mum said, as she put the damn thing on my head […]

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    What Are The Best Moisturisers For Sensitive Skin?

    “Help! How do you find a moisturiser that doesn’t irritate sensitive skin?!” I hear ya. Finding the right skincare products for your needs is hard enough without your skin throwing a tantrum every five minutes. “This has too much fragrance. Keep it away from me.” “That has lots of retinol. I’m too delicate for that.’ […]

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