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Star Advice: Celebrity Beauty Specialist Dishes Out Winter Skin Care Tips

Dorothy Tan

Tags A Flawless Face, Gorgeous Skin

Skin care expert Malvina Fraser has more than 30 years of experience in the beauty industry. In that time, she has worked with many high-profile celebrity clients, including Madonna and Yasmin Le Bon. Recently, Fraser shared some winter skin care tips with the readers of Hello magazine. In a nutshell, it is necessary to take extra good care of our skin during the harsh winter months, when the cold air and strong wind dry it out. Putting on a hydrating mask while sitting in a warm bath two hours before bedtime is a good way to relax and rejuvenate dry winter skin. After...


Skin Detox: How To Give Your Skin A Break From Too Many Products

Dorothy Tan

Tags A Flawless Face, Gorgeous Skin

With so much skin care products on the market, it is easy to end up with an overly complicated skin care regime. Sometimes less is more, and using too many products can actually lead to congested, dull and unhealthy skin. Going back to basics with a skin detox by cutting back on the number of products you use would give your skin a much needed break. To kickstart such a detox, use a simple moisturizer like the very gentle and natural Jojoba oil for a few weeks. For people with more mature skin, stop cleansing with water and switch to a...


The Itch: What Causes Eczema & How To Deal With It

Dorothy Tan

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Statistcally, one to three percent of the adult population suffer from eczema, a skin diseases that causes its victims to experience a hard-to-ignore prickly itch, alongside other unpleasant symptoms like red, flaky skin. While science could not yet pin-point what causes eczema, nor has it found a cure for it, there are still ways to prevent flare-ups and to help sooth skin irritated by the condition. According to Diane Dunn of the National Eczema Association, moisturizing is key as the disease is believed to be caused by a defect in the skin barrier that results in its inability to retain moisture. Keeping...


Baby Bump Skincare: Tips For Getting That Radiant Pregnancy Glow

Dorothy Tan

Tags Gorgeous Skin, Skin Concerns

  We have often heard of that enviable glow that women would supposedly acquire when they get pregnant. However, being a new mum can also come with its own set of skin-related problems. One of the most common and biggest skin issues for pregnant ladies is melasma, which is brown discoloration that starts appearing on skin during pregnancy. This means that sunscreen becomes more important than ever, so putting on a broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen daily is an absolute must. To prevent dry and itchy skin, use a mild cleanser and do not take long showers, especially with hot water. It is...


The Sensitivity Battle: Do's and Don'ts Of Caring For Sensitive Skin

Dorothy Tan

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Sensitive skin is an issue that many people have to deal with, especially in places where there is a lot of pollution or where the weather is hot. While it may seem difficult to care for sensitive skin, there are a few simple skin care rules you can stick to in order to prevent sensitivity issues from cropping up. For instance, there are a number of ingredients that should not be present in skin care products for sensitive skin. Foam: People often want their cleansing products to foam as it makes them feel cleaner. However, it is usually a sign of...