Skin and Beauty

Skin and Beauty

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 00:45

Skin Lifting Following Strip Wax

his sadly is all-to-common result after strip waxing even on a client who has previously received this type of waxing. Firstly, the results look like a burn but in fact it is the lifting of the stratum corneum (the very top layer of skin). Many people assume because the wax is hot that they must have been burned but for the wax to burn you, the wax would have to be extremely hot and the client would advise this at the time allowing for the therapist to cool the wax before applying. The visible evidence of skin lifting is a…
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 00:44

The Power of Vitamin B

The power of B vitamins: Niacinamide (vitamin B3) has been creating a huge buzz in the skin care industry due to its ability to dramatically boost hydration and collagen production, while helping to combat a range of skin concerns. Studies have shown that Niacinamide can significantly help to reduce acne severity, Rosacea, pigmentation and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. ASAP's Super B Complex also contains B5 and B9 vitamins which help to sooth, soften and hydrate the skin improving overall texture. This formulation not only helps to combat skin concerns but is an ideal general skin maintenance for…
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 00:43

Prevent Signs of Ageing

Prevention is the first line of defence in doing battle against ageing. There are three common ageing enemies that almost all expects agree on: sun exposure, smoking and the natural ageing process. Sun exposure causes photo-ageing (wrinkles or discolouration caused by prolonged exposure to the sun). Two of the main rays produced by the sun are UVA and UVB rays. UVB rays are short rays which cause the heat you can feel, they cause sunburn and can lead to cancer. UVA rays are longer rays, penetrating through the epidermal layer to reach your dermal level causing darkening of skin pigment…
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