Category: Prescriptives + Procedures

Skin Friendly Vitamins and Minerals: Part 1

When it comes to vitamins and minerals, which ones are important for healthy skin? Here is a 2 part series designed to help you understand. We’ve all been told to eat our fruits and vegetables to ensure good health. Besides keeping our heart, our lungs and the rest of our body in good working order,… Read more »

Radiant Skin: 4 Ingredients That Work

Radiant skin is indicative of healthy, youthful skin. Eating well, getting enough sleep and exercising regularly will go a long way towards achieving that glow you desire. Here are 4 skin care ingredients proven to help deliver radiant skin: 1. Topical exfoliants. Exfoliation is an important part of any skin care routine because it helps to remove… Read more »

Fitzpatrick Scale – A Skin Type Classification Scale

The Fitzpatrick Scale is a skin type classification system that was developed by a Harvard School Medical Dermatologist, Dr Thomas Fitzpatrick in 1975. Unlike the traditional skin typing system that most of us are accustomed to (Is your skin normal, dry, oily or combination?), the Fitzpatrick Scale classifies skin based on an individual’s complexion and… Read more »

Threading

If you’re someone with darker skin, you quickly become knowledgeable about hair removal procedures like threading.  For along with darker skin, comes darker (and more noticeable) hair in unwanted places – trust me; I know! Practiced in many countries including India, China and Iran, threading  is an ancient method of hair removal, which is gaining… Read more »