The Power of Peptides for the Skin.

Peptides

Peptides for the skin? Do you need them?

Sometimes, there are skincare ingredients like peptides for the skin that may spark your interest. But, perhaps they seem a little mysterious or, too good to be true.

They sound like something your skin needs, and the beauty consultant thought you did too. But, they couldn’t explain why? You want to trust them; after all, it’s a well-known brand. Why not? Right? Well, sometimes. 

With so many ingredients popping up every second minute, you’d be wise to understand why you need them before spending any money.

Niacinamide: 8 reasons why it’s a must have in your beauty regimen.

Niacinamide

So many ingredients so little time.

You’d be forgiven for feeling confused when it comes to choosing your skincare. After all, everyone has a point of view and every brand wants you to believe they have the secret to skincare utopia. But, in truth, we can narrow it down to, not hundreds of ingredients but a handful that truly work. One such ingredient is Niacinamide.

5 cosmeceutical skincare brands giving your skin a workout.

Cosmeceuticals Skin Workout

Ever wonder what a Cosmeceutical is?

If you’re interested in the appearance of your skin, then you may know something about cosmeceutical skin care and some of the brands making this claim. But, as it’s a made-up word it may be new to you. 

Unfortunately, the word cosmeceutical has been used and abused by marketing departments the world over, so much so, it’s hard to sort fact from fiction. 

We need to talk about bee venom.

bee venom

Beetox versus Botox™

You want to look your best. But, you’re not quite ready for Botox. You’ve heard about creams working just like Botox. Bee venom comes to mind. You ponder. If the claims are true then surely bee venom could be a more natural alternative to botox. After all, botox, it’s a toxin. Right?
Bee venom has been around for a while now but, is it a replacement to Botox? The short answer? Well, no not really, but then again there’s more to this story and it’s worth taking a look.

Vitamin D and the sunshine conundrum

vitamin D

The beauty vitamin we all need.

If there were a vitamin that could be named universally as the beauty vitamin, then for me, vitamin D would be the one. Often called the sunshine vitamin, stimulated by exposure to the sun it’s a hormone that interacts with a type of cholesterol found in your skin.

This magical interaction should store vitamin D for when your body needs it. Great, that all seems simple enough, get a little sunshine, and you’re good to go. And yet, we seem to be missing out.