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The Best Skincare Ingredients For Your Skin

In our search for the elusive youth elixir, we must have accumulated over a dozen half-finished anti-aging serums in our vanity cupboard. Knowing what works can help us narrow down the selection and zero in on products that’s most effective for our needs. We’ve all heard about active ingredients that can turn back the clock on aging skin — products made with things like acai, alpha-lipoic acid, and alpha-hydroxy acid. […]

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How ‘Natural’ Vitamins May Harm Your Body

There is a misconception that ‘natural’ is safe, leading many to believe that as long as they use plant or fruit based ingredients, they will be reaping all the benefits with nary a side effect. This erroneous thinking can have devastating consequences when taken to its extremes. A woman in China almost died after injecting herself with liquidised fruit in a bid to be healthy. The 51-year-old suffered liver, kidney, […]

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Hormonal Acne Decoded

Many of us spent our teenage years fantasizing about being a grown-up: You’d have your own house, make your own money, and wake up with flawless skin, because that’s what adults do, right? We can’t do much about the house and the money, but we can help you out with that last issue. We tend to think of acne as a problem for the young, and there’s a good reason […]

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