Your Lifestyle

Living In A Humid Climate

A little humidity can be a good thing for keeping your skin soft and hydrated. But when the water in the air tops 50 percent or more, it can leave your complexion sweaty and shiny and can even lead to breakouts. You may be surprised to learn that you do not actually perspire much more when the humidity is high, but that sweat simply stays on your skin longer because it does not evaporate into the air as quickly. When sweat hangs around it can result in blocked pores. In addition, humid air can stimulate the sebaceous glands to produce...

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Living In A Dry Climate

Living in a dry climate that lacks humidity makes it tough to maintain a hydrated complexion. In order to obtain that dewy looking complexion, you have to work a little bit harder. Sunscreen Want to prevent the need for dry skin remedies in the first place? Make sure you are protecting your skin from sunburn with a broad spectrum 50+ sunscreen. We know you’ve heard this lecture before so we won’t go into the nitty gritty, but trust that what you’ve heard is all true. Wearing sunscreen is the best way to keep your skin looking amazing now and for...

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Living Harmoniously With The Sun

"We've golden soil and wealth for toil ..." As we head into the summer season most of us will be taking advantage of the warmer weather by spending more time outdoors. While it may be good for the soul to soak up some sun after winter, there is a fine balance between enjoying our glorious outdoors and doing permanent damage to your skin. Skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australia. Over 434,000 people are treated for non-melanoma cancers in Australia each year, and a further 11,500 people are treated for melanoma. In 2011, there were more than...

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How Your Diet Affects Your Skin

The food you eat - from wrinkle fighting antioxidants in fruit and vegetables to hydrating health fats in fish - matter to your skin as much as it does to your waistline. The condition of your skin really reflects what you have put in your body, and a healthy diet is really an "inside-out" approach to healthy, happy skin. Your skin is the largest organ of your body, and it's health is easily influenced by what you eat. Proper nutrition supplies your skin with the materials it needs to maintain it's beauty and strength. Here are our tips on foods...

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