Your Top 3 Antioxidants for ageing

Your Top 3 Antioxidants for ageing

Choosing antioxidant supplements and skincare in store or online is a wild ride – we’re marketed with claims of the “ultimate” anti-ageing pill, or “serums that “turn back the clock.” Are you kidding? There’s no such thing, don’t fall for it. It’s deceptive, it’s...
PRESERVATIVES IN SKINCARE

PRESERVATIVES IN SKINCARE

Out of the gate, we all know that preservatives found in food should be avoided, shouldn’t the same be said for the preservatives found in skincare products? The short answer is no. Many skincare products require preservatives to keep them stable and to make them safe...
ADAPTOGENS UNCOVERED

ADAPTOGENS UNCOVERED

Adaptogens have become a buzzword in health and wellness circles over recent years, but the truth of it, is that they’ve been around for centuries and are ubiquitous in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicines. Adaptogens are herbs, roots, and other plant substances (like...
WHAT ARE BIOFLAVONOIDS?

WHAT ARE BIOFLAVONOIDS?

Get comfortable and hold tight, this one is going to get a little ‘sciencey’! Bioflavonoids, aka flavonoids or “vitamin P”, are a large class of powerful phytochemicals (compounds in plants), and their health and antioxidant benefits are impressive and...
The Skin-mind connnection

The Skin-mind connnection

Imagine you’ve had a really bad day, you’d call your best friend and tell them, right? Well, the same relationship dynamic exists between your emotional world and your skin. If your cortisol levels (also known as your stress hormones) spike, DING DING – your...
BIO-RETINOL AND RETINOL WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

BIO-RETINOL AND RETINOL WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

WHAT IS A RETINOL? Let’s not beat about the bush, retinol is a powerhouse when it comes to skin rejuvenation and acne management. It’s a synthetic derivative of Vitamin A that tackles concerns ranging from collagen production to fine lines and skin texture. Though due...