All posts tagged: acne

IS YOUR DAILY SKINCARE ROUTINE GIVING YOU WRINKLES?

Originally posted on be beautiful.:
It’s sort of like an unwritten rule – you ALWAYS need to wash your face before bed. You’ve been hearing beauty gurus and skin experts preach this for years – it’s nothing new. Makeup, dirt, and oil that has accumulated on your face throughout the day is seriously clogging your pores, which is why you need to wash it off. But, could this everyday beauty routine be the cause of your wrinkles? Washing your face with a scrub too aggressively every morning and night could potentially lead to skin damage. And if you’re already taking every precaution under the sun to keep your skin looking great, why ruin it this way? That’s why it’s SO important to only exfoliate 2-3 times a week – you don’t want to overdo it with a scrub. And remember, think longer – not harder – when it comes to exfoliating. The simple way to fix the problem? Use a gentle cleanser and softly massage it into your skin with your fingertips. Enza Essentials Extraction Cleanser is…

ARE YOU WASHING YOUR FACE CORRECTLY?

Originally posted on be beautiful.:
It may seem like a pretty straightforward concept – squirt some cleanser into your hands, scrub your face, rinse with water, and dry off. Most of us do this everyday (hopefully twice a day!) and don’t put too much thought or effort into it. But, there actually are a few face-washing mistakes that many of us do every time we begin our skin care routine. Keep reading to find out if you’re guilty of any! Mistake #1: Your hands are dirty. It may seem silly, but before you wash your face, you NEED to wash your hands. In fact, you shouldn’t even think about touching your face without freshly-cleansed hands ever. It’s so important to expose your face to as little bacteria as possible, and we all know how nasty our hands can be. Mistake #2: The water is too hot.  Since cooler weather is quickly approaching, it’s very tempting to use hot water when washing your face. Truth is, hot water washes away skin’s protective oils, leaving it dry, tight,…

Beauty Benefits of Tea ♡

I’m a big tea fan, particularly herbal teas, they’re so relaxing and are full of good stuff that can benefit you inside and out. I thought i’d share some of my favourite teas and the good things they can do for you. Green Tea  Green tea is renowned for it’s anti-oxidants and nutrients which help with fat loss, preventing cancer and improving brain function. Green tea contains certain antioxidants which reduce the formation of free radicals (basically a molecule that can cause cell damage) which can cause aging, meaning green tea helps prevent wrinkles. That’s reason enough for me to keep a mug close by at all times, but if drinking it is not your thing it has many benefits when applied to the skin. It’s known to help protect skin from UV rays when used in conjunction with sun screen, those pesky free radicals also help UV rays cause damage, green tea saves the day by neutralising the damage and helps with inflammation. Green tea is also known to have calming effects on the redness of Rosacea, if this is…