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Eye Creams

The area around the eyes is one of the first places where you will see signs of ageing. Knowing how sensitive this skin area is and how sensitive women are about ageing, eye cream producers seem to compete based on the creative marketing promises rather than come up with effective products. General guidelines for use… Continue reading Eye Creams

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Face Masks

Facial masks being part of the skin- condition skincare products can be divided into three major functional categories   Purifying / Exfoliating Brightening Hydration / Anti-aging   Benefits     -          Detox the skin by drawing impurities out of the skin -          Remove dead skin -          Kill bacteria -          Absorb oil     -          Helps to manage hyperpigmentation, sunspots, age… Continue reading Face Masks

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Moisturiser: Formulations and Types

Cosmetic emulsions are all those creams and lotions that people apply to their skin in order to retrieve certain rejuvenation and delay the physio – pathological ageing process. Balance between these three elements will determine the type of moisturiser it is and the purpose it serves: Occlusive agents Emollients Humectants Ingredients that coat skin forming physical barrier… Continue reading Moisturiser: Formulations and Types

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Skin and Hair Conditioning Ingredients: Humectants, Occlusive Agents, Emollients

When it comes to conditioning ingredients used in personal care products, there are three major ones:   Humectants Dial up the moisture content in the top layers of the skin by attracting and retaining water Our skin and hair are semi- permeable (allowing stuff to pass through). If water can get in, it can get… Continue reading Skin and Hair Conditioning Ingredients: Humectants, Occlusive Agents, Emollients