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Skincare

What Makes a Good Moisturiser?

There are 4 important components that make up a good moisturiser, plus one bonus factor. 1) Hydration Hydration basically refers to water, which is of course essential for the health of our skin. It is what maintains our skin’s elasticity, and therefore hydrated skin is less likely to show signs of scarring, wrinkles and fine lines. 2) Humectant A humectant…

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Why Retinol Is Harmful: An In Depth Investigation

Retinol is part of a collective umbrella term for synthetic forms of vitamin-A known as retinoids. Retinoids come in a variety of forms including retinol, retinal and retinyl esters (palmitate), as well as prescription based retinoids. It works by interacting with receptors in the skin which signals the skin to produce new skill cells faster resulting in cosmetic benefits. Retinoids…

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