VI Derm Complete Care for Acne-Prone Skin’s active ingredients include glycolic and azelaic acid, Vitamin C, retinol, green tea and coffee berry extract. This formula provides exfoliation and pigment control, while infusing the skin with powerful antioxidants for cell regeneration and protection. Also contains 5% Benzoyl Peroxide to prevent bacterial growth and Salicylic acid for deeper exfoliation benefits.
Do you use face wipes to cleanse your skin? Well, STOP! Face wipes should really only be used in an emergency when you have no other option for cleansing your skin. For example if you’re travelling or at a festival. They don’t give a thorough cleanse and leave dirt, makeup and oils in your pores. They can also be high in alcohol and damage the surface of the skin. Use them only when you have to, the rest of the time – stick to a proper cleanser which is suited to your skin type.
After colouring her hair Brunette for a film role in The Good Lie, actress Reese Witherspoon has returned to her baby blonde locks. It hasn’t been the first time that Resse has had to go for a darker colour for a film role, but she never stays that way for long and always returns to the blonde colour we know her for. Clearly, she thinks blondes have more fun. Well, we certainly love her as a blonde too!
Jan Marini C-ESTA Cleansing Gel is a potent skin conditioner that also complements the use of C-ESTA facial products. It is also an excellent cleanser for use after chemical peels, laser resurfacing, or when cleansers containing glycolic acid may not be appropriate. May be used with all skin types.
Aloe Vera gel is well known for its ability to soothe sun burnt skin. It should be a must have if you’re heading on a beach holiday or travelling somewhere hot this summer. Even if you don’t burn, which with the correct SPF products you shouldn’t, it’s a great after sun for soothing hot, parched skin. It is instantly hydrating while being light enough to use in hot climates, and sinks in quickly to moisturise the skin.
It’s skin cancer awareness month, so what better time to learn all about SPF? SPF stands for sun protection factor and is a number relating to how long you can stay in the sun before burning. So, if you’d normally burn in ten minutes then an SPF of 10 will protect you for 60 minutes.
You should make sure that all your SPF lotions and creams are broad spectrum, meaning that they protect against both UVA and UVB rays. In the winter, you should wear a minimum of SPF 15, while in the summer SPF30 is generally recommended.
ViDerm Exfoliating Body Lotion contains 15% Glycolic Acid and Retinol. A luxurious lotion which works in conjunction with the glycolic acid to remove the outer layers of thickened and damaged skin, helping skin to look radiant and feeling smoother and firmer. Contains AHA’s and not be used if pregnant/ expecting.
If you’re struggling with razor bumps, brought on from waxing or shaving then there’s a cheap and effective way to treat it. By crushing up aspirin and mixing it with warm water to form a paste, you can apply the past to the effected area and the bumps will clear up faster. This is because aspirin contains salicylic acid which cleans out pores and exfoliates the skin, making it smooth again.
Beachy waves are one of the summer’s hottest hair trends, every single year. We just can’t get enough of that surfer girl style! Laid back yet glamorous, soft waves are perfect for a day or night and are a wonderful look on holidays. Don’t waste your time with hair damaging heat tools though. Instead, spray the hair with a light mist of water or salt spray and plait it before you go to sleep. When you take out the plaits in the morning you’ll have perfect waves without heat styling. Perfect!
Jan Marini Bioglycolic Sunless Self-Tanner utilises an amino acid that interacts with the skin’s proteins, so a more natural-appearing, longer-lasting color change. This gives an individual tanning shade that is in keeping with natural coloration and skin tones, along with a more even hue than can be achieved through sunbathing. A small percentage of glycolic acid aids penetration, decreasing the time that is necessary for the color to appear and lengthens the wearability.