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5 Beauty resolutions for healthy skin

Any time is a good time for  new goals and why not… a new you! Maybe you had in mind giving yourself a pick me up by changing your skincare regimen or a new haircut but kept on slacking and putting it off for a later date. So, why not stepping up now, get inspired […]

Can I get acne from cosmetics ?

Have you found yourself trapped in a cycle of little tiny bumps that look like whiteheads ? Normally, cosmetic acne lesions are non-inflammatory and although you may not relate cosmetic products to the sudden outbreak of acne, FYI; it may take up to 6 months for acne cosmetica to start showing up on the skin. […]

Skincare Ingredients That Should Be Avoided During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful time, full of excitement and joy, it is also a time where women face many changes,  requiring special care and precautions to stay healthy and allow normal development of the baby.  Good nutrition, healthy habits and staying calmed and relaxed are normally part of the doctor’s recommendations. But how about avoiding […]

Serum VS. Cream

Is your bathroom cabinet full of serums or are you more of a cream fanatic? I am sure that if you are like most people the answer will probably be “both.” When it comes to skin care, decisions can be hard. Temptation is as strong as a cup of coffee on a Monday morning. You […]

The risks of using lemon juice on your face

“Natural” does not always mean “gentle.” Lately, I have seen a lot of information recommending to apply lemon juice on your face. It is important to know the risks and if you apply it how to do it correctly to avoid negative side effects, including burns or hyperpigmentation. The fame of lemon as a skin […]

What you need to know about exfoliating acids

Although the acid revolution in skin care made a strong appearance in the early 90’s, the use of certain acids date from ancient times. We all have heard of Cleopatra taking baths in sour milk and other cultures using wine to rejuvenate their skin. The reason why we are still talking about them today? They […]

Are hot showers bad for the skin?

Okay, I agree hot showers are relaxing and they feel soothing and calming, release muscle tension and clear up your mind, specially after a hectic day or if it is cold outside, but does taking a hot shower comes with a price for the skin? The epidermis, outer layer of the skin is mostly composed […]


The Sun Protection Factor helps to measure the performance of the sunscreen In terms of protecting your skin from ultraviolet radiation that harms the skin causing:  sunburn, breaking down collagen and elastin, damaging healthy cells and even being able to cause skin cancer. Assuming that the skin would burn after aprox. 20 minutes under direct […]


When was the last time you treated yourself to a skint reatment ?  Regular facial treatments can have amazing benefits for the skin. They can prevent and correct many skin issues and maintain your skin looking healthy and younger looking. My philosophy in skin care is based on 4 very important blocks that transform and […]


Spice up your skin.. your life.. and your overall health !! Instead of using large amounts of salt and sodium which will make you retain fluid and cause other health issues…enhance your overall wellness and your taste buds with flavory Spices that are loaded with phyto-nutrients, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. Within the huge variety available […]