It’s no secret that zero actual humans have the poreless, perfect skin portrayed in airbrushed ads and flawless Instagram accounts. In fact, in recent years, a little something called the ‘skin positivity movement’ is helping us rethink the way we talk about and treat our skin.
The latest buzz sweeping the skincare world is all about your skin barrier and why it’s so darn important. The importance of your skin barrier is not a new buzz. It has been around forever and should be the foundation of any skincare product. Here are our top tips for repairing a damaged skin barrier.
Acne scars can hang about for a very looooong time. But it’s not all doom and gloom. You can reduce the appearance of acne scars with some skincare know-how, a whole lotta’ lurve and some patience. Look for products high in Vitamins C and B3, bio-retinols, AHAs, BHAs and hyaluronic acid to help heal your acne scars.
Many of you are probably wondering what’s happening with the SPF moisturiser we’ve been working on. After all, it’s our most requested new product of ALL TIME! Well… the news isn’t the greatest… but it’s not terrible either!
Ingredients labels can be mind-boggling and there are *oodles* of ingredients claiming to be the best there is for healthy skin. To help weed through the confusion, here's a list of our top 10 superfood ingredients to look out for in your natural skincare. You’ll want to use these nutrient-rich superheroes in heavy rotation to keep your skin clear, calm, and perfectly balanced.
As you age, there are many delightful surprises that await you in your golden years. Wisdom, for one. Lovely laughter lines. Plenty of experiences to be had. And a few decades of memories (some glorious, some not-so-glorious). To keep you glowing, here are a few fun steps to keep wise skin in check.
Active ingredients come with recommended levels and other recommendations so that they are safe and effective. And for many of these ingredients, if that level is exceeded it can actually mean that product will have a negative effect on your skin. Just like Vegemit on toast, it's often a case of less is more.
But please don't panic - we're not going anywhere! However, Happy Skincare as you know it isn't going to be around anymore.... Because after a LOT of ummmm-ing and aaaaaah-ing we've decided to..... rename Happy Skincare!
While for some, stress manifests in the inability to sleep, hair loss or eating a tub (or two) of ice cream, another part of your body that takes a hit is your skin. That’s because stress triggers a chemical response in your body, which can make your skin more sensitive and reactive.
It may be just us but it seems as though the skincare world has gotten lazy when it comes to products that help blemishes (pimples and acne, that is). Even though there are thousands of products, most use the same rather harsh ingredient: Benzyl Peroxide. Or if you want a natural option: Tea Tree Oil. Yawn!
Free radicals are unstable atoms that can cause damage to your cells. What makes them unstable is that they’re missing electrons from their outer shell, which causes them to go hunting for other atoms or molecules that have these electrons, in order for them to feel whole again and become stable. But don't go feeling sorry for them just yet!