How to use moisturizers

How to use moisturizers

This post explains how to layer skincare and thus how to use moisturizers in your skin care routine. Skin care layering isn’t always as straightforward as the famous saying: “from thinnest to thickest”. This is a rule of thumb, yet when it comes to moisturizers that’s not always right.  How should you be using your moisturizer and what things should you consider when layering skincare? Firstly,  you need to consider what is the main component of your products. Are they water or oil based? 1. Water-based products You should start with water based products. These are mists and toners. The...

What’s the hype about anti-oxidants?

What’s the hype about anti-oxidants?

We should start by wondering what are anti-oxidants but first I am going to tell you what are free radicals. By the end of this *cough* exceptional post you will know: What are free radicals and why do we care Where do they come from What are anti-oxidants and why do we care Without further delay, I present you free radicals. What are free radicals and why do we care? Free radicals are reactive species, molecules that have an unpaired electron. They are highly unstable and to become stable they “steal” an electron from other molecules that become free radicals...