In the previous post from the series, we mentioned one of the skin concerns when it comes to outdoor exercise – sun exposure. Therefore, the best advice is to avoid exercising outside during peak sun time, between 10 am and 4 pm but If you have to work out within this time, wear clothes that cover…

exercise and skincare

Exercise helps nourish skin cells and keep them vital by increasing blood flow. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to working cells throughout the body including the skin.In addition to providing oxygen, blood flow also helps carry away waste products including free radicals from working cells. Contrary to some claims, exercise doesn’t detoxify the skin. The…

Eating for healthy skin

Many people spend a lot of time and money slathering on creams and using skincare products to improve their skin, but beautiful skin begins with a healthy diet.  Like other organs in your body, your skin needs nourishment to be at its best too. Foods get digested and broken down into vitamins, minerals and amino…

hydration and skin

Staying Adequately Hydrated Hydration simply means to replace the water in the body through drinking water, eating food and fruits with high water content. Our body depends on water to survive because every cell, tissue, and organ needs water to function properly. For example, your body uses water to maintain its temperature, remove waste products…

how to take care of black skin

Your Role The common saying “Black Don’t Crack” is true, however, if you don’t take care of your skin, your black would CRACK! This applies to all skin colour, race and gender. Genetics can play a role on how your skin looks but you must also play your own role to maintain your ‘good’ skin….

During dry season, it becomes pretty obvious when the skin is not properly taken care of. The skin looks really dry, flaky and sometimes, whitish and this exactly is the reason why most people dread the dry season. However, in this video, Dr Hilda teaches 4 very simple tips to help you through the dry/harmattan season. They are so…

If you have acne or an acne prone skin, being particular about the kind of facial treatment you would be having is not out of place. As a matter of fact it is very necessary. There are several reasons why it is always advised to have a professional therapist recommend a suitable facial for you…

Here, most people would refer to this skin condition as sunburn but in the real sense, it is not. It is called Melasma as the black skin does not burn. It can only tan! Aren’t we just lucky? So, have you been saying you have sunburn? You may want to change that. These patches though commonly…

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