Will blue light also accelerate ageing?

If the papers are to be believed there is something new to scare us. That is blue light. Replying to your e-mails, catching up on your favourite Netflix series and that daily dose of whats app, will give you wrinkles. The cosmetics industry wouldn’t be the cosmetics industry, though, if it hadn’t found a solution for this; special blue light creams and serums to protect us against so-called screen face. What does this actually mean?

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hands
How to Take Years Off Your Hands

“If you really want to know the age of a woman, look at her hands, don’t look at her face. The face may trick you, but the hands never do.”

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vitamin e suspicious Dermatologically Tested
What You Didn’t Really Know about Vitamin E Cream in Your Skincare Products!

Vitamin E miracle or marketing?
It is no longer a great secret that anti-oxidants are an essential part of my skincare products. Everybody is, of course, familiar with Vitamin C, which I have written about previously in my blog. But another heaven sent gift is Vitamin E. Quite some miracles are being attributed to Vitamin E cream, such as the disappearance of scars, just as snow melts in the sun. But is this really the case, or is it mainly intended to entice us into buying all those expensive pots? Time for the truth…

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Pityriasis Versicolor
Summer Pigmentation Spots: It Could Be Pityriasis Versicolor!

Do you suffer during the summer months from varying dark or light patches on your neck, chest and/or back? And do they resemble pigmentation spots which disappear in the winter? Then you might have the condition Pityriasis Versicolor…

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Laser Treatments
Laser Treatments

Good quality creams combined with an appropriate skincare routine make your skin radiant, smooth, strong and healthy. It can even help prevent ageing. This is pretty impressive, however, in my experience, this still isn’t enough for most women and men!

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choosing exfoliant
Help with Choosing the Exfoliant

Radiant skin thanks to the Exfoliant
You can find this in more of my blogs; exfoliating is a very important part of good skincare. And there is no other product that will give you such fast results! Your skin will have a fresh radiance and an even aspect. But exfoliating needs to be treated carefully, if not then your skin won’t improve at all… As I receive many questions about exfoliating and the lack of good exfoliating products, once again some further explanation together with a few example products below to help you in choosing.

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Niacinamide in the Treatment of Melasma
Niacinamide in the Treatment of Melasma

Last week I was completely focused on the book that I am writing about skincare. During my ‘solitary confinement’ I was delving deep into literature searching for the latest news…

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Ingredient Choice for Pigmentation
Ingredient Choice for Pigmentation

Last week I told you about how I came back from my skiing holiday with an over brown face and two white sunglasses eyes. This illustrates again how difficult it is to protect yourself properly against the sun.

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Hydroquinone
Hydroquinone

A lily white skin. You can find many stories in history books about this ‘ideal’. It was not only in the Georgian times, when wigs and white faces were fashionable, that people strived for a pale smooth face, but even long before this.

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Melasma: Ascorbic Acid Versus Hydroquinone
Melasma: Ascorbic Acid Versus Hydroquinone

One in five consultations with the Cosmetic Dermatologist is about pigment spots. Pigment spots can be stubborn and can make you look (maybe even more so than wrinkles) older than you actually are. If you see all the “enlightening” products available on the shelves you ‘ll be fooled into thinking that these annoying spots are simple to get rid of.

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