Oily skin can lead to acne flare-ups. Learn what our dermatologist recommends to manage oily skin and fight acne.
Care for Your Skin in Every Season While most people don’t immediately think of their skin as an organ, it has many functions. It holds the nerves that provide your sense of touch, regulates temperature and keeps out germs. It can also be very sensitive to certain kinds of damage. It is important to keep […]
What are lipids? Lipids are naturally occurring hydrocarbon chains that are insoluble in water, but dissolve in natural solvents. Examples of lipids are fats, lipoproteins, fatty acids, some vitamins, steroids and phospholipids that contain monoglycerides, diglycerides and triglycerides. Think omega-3, omega-6, vitamin A, cholesterol and hormones. Lipids are essential in skin health, they help to […]
With a wide variety of choices for cleansers available these days it is easy to become overwhelmed with which one is the best for you and your skin type. Cleaning products and cleansers are often thought of as a foamy, bubbly product- they are like ‘soap’. However, skin care products are actually often soap free […]
About skin care for different skin types When asked, “What’s your skin type?” many will think only briefly and assume the question refers to skin colour. There are so many shades it is virtually impossible to type them. Yes, often the colours are generalized white, black, brown and sometimes red or yellow. None of these […]