Causes of Skin Aging and What You Can Do About It

Our skin is a pretty incredible organ. It’s the largest in our bodies and its primary jobs are to protect our bodies from impacts, changes in pressure and temperature and to keep out “bad” things like harmful chemicals, radiation, micro-organisms and other foreign bodies.

Menopause and your skin

As most menopausal women will tell you, menopause means havoc for your skin. 

But seeing as menopause happens when both natural skin aging and premature skin aging (which is mainly caused by cumulative exposure to the sun) are starting to set in, it’s hard to tease out how many of the changes in your skin are due to aging and how many to menopause.

Eye creams: Are they needed?

Eye creams: We love them, but are they needed?

Both men and women REALLY care about the appearance of our eyes. 

Does humidity cause breakouts?

We KNOW that humidity causes breakout because we have experienced it ourselves. But in 2017 we got some confirmatory scientific proof, (1) in a Saudi Arabian study of 144 women aged between 22-24 with acne, humidity and heat significantly correlated with the number of pimples.

Evidence-based Beauty Tips: How to shrink pores

It’s one of the facial features that we are asked about most. When it comes to the things that make pores bigger and what can be done to change that, what does the evidence say?