Skincare Advise RSS

Skin aging depends on many factors, but some situations can simply accelerate it and cause greater damage if not handled wisely. Everybody knows that exposing our skin to dry air on the airplane is not good. Jet lag, something many of us suffer from after long flights is a temporary sleep disorder.  The reason for this is that our internal clock, the Circadian Rhythm, becomes unbalanced.  This causes serious stress to the body, as with any stress factor, it may accelerate the skin aging process. Collagen synthesis in the epidermis does have its own clock - skin stem cell creates new cells...

Read more

Most women are convinced that an ideal and effective skincare routine is an hour-long 10 step process, a so-called Korean beauty skincare order. Never heard about it? Many skincare brands have started putting together these sets.  You can find these in stores such as Ulta or Sephora. If you are sitting in front of a makeup table, full of all kinds of jars and bottles, you probably will be easily confused as to the proper skincare routine order. For example, Korean skincare routine tips suggest the following steps to achieve perfect skin: Oil cleanser Foam/Cream cleanser Toner Essence Emulsion Ampoule/Serum Sheet Mask Eye Cream Moisturizer...

Read more

   Micro-needle rollers skyrocketed to fame during the height of the anti-age skin care.This little inexpressive beauty tool promises to reduce wrinkles and acne scars while improving the skins complexion.Does microneedling really work as stated, and if so, how?You may be surprised but there are copious amounts of proof that dermarollers really work. There are no doubts in the dermatology communities.Just recently there was a study published in The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. The evidence confirms that one weekly microneedling treatment will improve the skins appearance and induce the collagen percentage over a 5 month period.   Specifically it says...

Read more

Always remember that micro-needle rollers, even when used as a cosmetic tool, from a medical point of view are a "manual surgical instrument" and were originally intended for professional use only. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CONSIDER SPEAKING WITH A SKINCARE PROFESSIONAL before using any skincare devices. What should I do to prevent the hazard from becoming high risk when microneedling at home? Always sanitize the micro-needle roller BEFORE and AFTER use. Prepare the skin before rolling by wiping it with alcohol or sanitation solution to remove natural bacteria. Wash your hands before dermarolling and avoid touching the skin with your hands for at least 6 hours. Keep the drum parallel to the...

Read more