Most experts agree that using a face mask can make all the difference to your skin. Sure, it’s just one step, but think of it as a way to super-charge your skin. Face masks are fantastic for taking away all the signs of stress and leave your skin looking fresher, healthier and happier. Plus, what… Read More Unmasking the Truth: Our Favorite Face Masks
Aloe Vera is one of nature’s super-heroes. The plant itself, which is short stemmed and has thick, fleshy leaves, originated in Africa, but can be found all over the globe these days. However, it is the gel produced that has captivated the world. Aloe Vera has been used for medical and cosmetic purposes for centuries.… Read More Ingredient Guide: Aloe Vera
With the holy month of Ramadan just around the corner, it is time we all prepare ourselves. Fasting during the month of Ramadan has a multitude of benefits; it is one of the best times to detoxify your body, and lowering the toxicity levels in the body will help with break outs and other skin… Read More Keep Your Skin Healthy this Ramadan!
Let’s be honest, anyone who has ever flown on a long flight knows that it can wreck your skin. Airplanes are notoriously cold, dry and full of recycled air – yuck. We know that a lot of you are planning on escaping the UAE summer, so we thought we’d give you a list of our… Read More Leaving On a Jet Plane? Don’t Forget These Essentials!
You may not know, but there are two causes for acne. The obvious one is hormones, but did you know that in many cases in Dubai, the significant rise in problematic skin is due to a skin infection caused by the elements in the air? The good news is that as a bacterial infection on… Read More Cellucur to Acne’s Rescue
We cross the border from Belgium and to return to France, where the science of beauty is rumored to be born. A science our friends at HelioNature know well. HelioNature is an all-natural clinical brand. There are NO artificial colors and no animal extracts; just the very best of plant extracts and essential oils. Pure, natural… Read More HelioNature- Our New Find from the South of France
We’ve already covered how to keep your cool when the humidity starts to rise, but there’s another beauty danger when it comes to the summer. You may not recognize it as something bad, but it is definitely something to look out for. We’re talking about air conditioners. Stepping into an air conditioned building or room… Read More A Hidden Summer Beauty Danger
Spain conjures up so many images: sunny days with sunnier personalities and highly active lifestyles to name a few. Spaniards are renowned for their beauty and resilience in a tough economy. So when a Spanish skincare brand surfaced from the recession asking us to bet on its future, we jumped on the opportunity. Mr. Alejandro Avendano… Read More Spain’s AthenaLab protects Dubai!
While shopping for beauty products we often stumble upon ingredients we have no knowledge of. Hyaluronic acid is an ingredient that has gained a lot of popularity in the beauty and skin care industry. You may have seen it as a key component in toning lotions, regenerating face masks and revitalizing serums. Wondering what it… Read More Hyaluronic Acid Explained!
Visits to the dermatologist can be more harrowing than the dentist here in the Middle East, regardless of how well you look after your skin and hair. Although using sunscreen is always paramount, the climate can still take its toll on our skin and make it seem beyond repair. In the UAE many of us… Read More A Complete Skincare System from Jan Marini