The Vitamin C ingredient

Time and time again, we hear experts sing the praises of Vitamin C but why is it so incredibly essential? The answer: Vitamin C is an antioxidant that strengthens blood vessels and gives skin its elasticity and strength. However, Vitamin C is water-soluble. Meaning, your body cannot store it or accumulate it, so you would… Read More The Vitamin C ingredient

Face The Facts: Treating Pigmentation, Melasma and Rosacea

Hyperpigmentation, melasma and rosacea are three of the most common skin complaints here in the Emirates. But what exactly are they and how do you treat them? Let us break them down for you. Hyperpigmentation and melasma are both very common conditions where the skin becomes darker in areas. Hyperpigmenation literally means too much pigment.… Read More Face The Facts: Treating Pigmentation, Melasma and Rosacea

What are cosmeceuticals?

These days most of the premium skin care products on the market are known as cosmeceuticals. The term refers to beauty and skincare products that combine cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Cosmeceuticals are applied topically in the form of creams, moisturizers and exfoliants and have become popular in the anti-aging, sunscreen and skincare industry. Research shows that some cosmeceuticals… Read More What are cosmeceuticals?