Blog: Everything about Skin

Fruit Acids vs Retinol

Reducing the effects of aging on your skin requires a combination of ingredients including broad spectrum sunscreens, exfoliants, antioxidants, emollients, and cell communicating ingredients. Vitamin A derivatives such as tretinoin and retinol are widely recommended by skin care professionals for their ability to help reverse sun damage, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, boost collagen production and increase skin cell turnover. While many individuals cannot tolerate tretinoin because it is highly irritating to skin, retinol is an over the counter alternative that is effective and better tolerated.

 

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Increasing your Collagen

A fibrous protein called collagen is responsible for keeping your skin taught and firm. As you age or expose yourself to environmental risks such as tobacco or ultraviolet radiation, the proteins degrade, leading to sagging skin and wrinkles. Although you can't stop aging, there are things you can do to promote new collagen synthesis and protect your body's largest organ the skin.

 

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When to use TCA peel

Chemical peels are an effective way to correct acne scars, address uneven pigmentation, improve the texture and tone of the skin, smooth out fine lines, and more. Medium chemical peels, also known as TCA (trichloroacetic acid) chemical peels, provide more dramatic results than light chemical peels, and they don't require the extended recovery time of deep (phenol) peels. A TCA peel can be used to treat any area of the body and take only minutes to complete.

 

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How to Get Rid of Freckles

Ephelides, otherwise known as freckles, are harmless tan spots of melanin, common in people of fair complexion. Freckles are genetic in nature and can be triggered by exposure to sunlight. That’s why your freckles usually appear in the summertime and fade in the winter. Extremely pale or fair-skinned people do not produce enough melanin to protect themselves from the sun, and therefore produce these dark pigmented spots as a result. Freckles are not completely unrelated to age spots, as it is the sun damage that is creating spotting.

 

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Gelatin In Beauty

Everybody loves gelatin snacks and gel-o shots, but did you know that gelatine has a lot of uses in skincare? So what is gelatine? Well, it is a substance that is extracted fromanimal skin and bone. This substance has properties like that of collagen and helps in increasing the elasticity of skin. As a result, numbers of years get reduced on face.

 

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