Vitamin A deficiency and skin conditions

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin, it comes in two forms bio-available Retinoids or Carotenoids the form found in fruit and vegetables. The most significant factor about vitamin A is the distinction between retinoids and carotenoids. The vitamin A from animal sources is retinoids, also called retinol while plant source vitamin A is carotenoids, such as beta-carotene.

Eating and Juicing your way to skin health

The reason products like the NutriBullet are so much better than a traditional juicer is you gain all the fibre often disregarded with a regular juicing machine. Traditional juicing is less beneficial than eating the vegetables or fruit, so ditch the juicer and get something like the NutriBullet. Whole juicing enables you to gain the maximum mix of vitamin-rich ingredients, more of them than eating as when it mashes down into a glass you can take so much more than the huge plateful if you were to eat regularly the ingredients.

Milk for Health but what about Acne?

One of the reasons that milk products aggravates acne is due to milk containing hormones. Cows that give the milk are pregnant and milking most of their lives; these hormones are not injected into the cows; they are natural hormones that cows make during every "menstrual" cycle, but throughout pregnancy, these hormones are produced continuously at high levels and so are found in all cows' milk. Because acne in many cases is caused by hormonal balance or sensitivity to hormonal changes; the reason many of us suffer during our own menstrual cycle, the natural hormones in the milk trigger acne breakout.

20 Ways to get a better night’s sleep

So many people have problems getting a good night's sleep, diet, exercise, unplugging from devices are just some of the ways to gain better sleep. What about easy ways, natural ways to gain a better night's kip? Too many people turn to sedatives, sleeping tablets, medications that put you to sleep in more ways than one and account for an increasing number of drug related admissions, to emergency rooms.

Nearly everything you are being told about modern health is wrong

Premature aging is more prevalent today than it was 30 years ago, and this is a direct result of diet and terrible eating advice promoted by companies looking to make money. Let's start with some words that will set a few cats amongst the pigeons, sugar. The entire new-age narrative that sugar is not good for you. In reality, this is not entirely correct, as often is the case a little knowledge is a bad thing. One of the biggest issues with the promotion of healthy habits is the pigeonholing of sugars and carbs. Sugars are not sugars and carbs are not carbs; people are promoting ill-informed rubbish while ignoring the fundamental biochemistry that separates fact from fiction.

Vitamin D Deficiencies role in skin conditions

Fish oil the essential fatty acid lie everyone believes There is a huge trend promoting the health benefits of fish oils, polyunsaturated fats and essential fatty acids. What is the worry with this is the research against the health benefits is very suppressed. There is allot of research that flies in the face of the health benefits associated with these oils and acids. In fact, a great deal of the research highlights cancer increasing properties of the oils and acids. Polyunsaturated oils could be seen as one of the largest lies of the last decade and is directly causing an increase in cancer and health complications.

How to prepare for laser hair removal

I am sorry but we cannot perform your laser session today! That is a statement you do not want to hear when coming in for your laser hair removal appointment. One of the common reasons we have to turn people away for their session is not coming in with a tan but about to go on a weekend away in the sun. The client came in with no tan, had exfoliated, cleansed, had not applied any moisturisers or other products and had even nicely shaved the area, but during the consultation process informed us they were going away between visits. I will stay out of the sun while I am in Spain, I promise! We just cannot risk it, if you are heading out for some time in the sun your laser sessions will just have to wait until you come back.

The full Brazilian bikini line laser hair removal information

Laser hair removal of the bikini line, we discuss everything related to removing the pubic hair. Covering the main bikini lines, Brazilian, Californian, Hollywood, American, Standard & the extended bikini line. If you are wondering if bikini line laser hair removal is for you then you have found the information you were searching for. The in-depth article covers costs of laser hair removal in Dublin, and we are the home of laser any bikini line for €49.

Laser hair removal facts and common treatment questions

People have so many questions about laser hair removal that we decided to create a single resource to answer every question we possibly can. It also links to all our laser hair removal content, from this page you should be well informed to make your decision if laser depilation is right for you. We are also adding to the resource on a continual basis, if you have a question why not send it in and we will do our best to answer no matter what your question might be.

How to get rid of blackheads

Acne treatment products contain keratolytic ingredients, salicylic acid and glycolic acid; these are the most common included active ingredients. The active ingredients help in loosening and softening the keratinaceous plug. The correct name for skin cells is 'keratinocytes' and the suffix “lytic” meaning to decompose or disintegrate, therefore, 'kerato+lytic'. Enlarged pores are one of the concerns when not performing extraction; when using a correct procedure and products specially formulated for acne, we have a proper and professional treatment combating and curing the blackhead infestation.

A is for Avocado Eat your way to clear skin

One of the side benefits of Coeliac disease, trying to find the silver lining here folks, is a gluten free fresh diet is naturally healthy for our skin. With ties between high gluconic diets and acne, plus skin conditions prevalent in Coeliac sufferers in many ways, a gluten free diet is just a smart move for skin health. We have to be mindful, though, pre-packaged gluten-free food is often high in sugars, sorghum, tapioca, millet, potato and corn starches; these are all higher in carbohydrates and again are often aggressors of skin complaints. Apart from being high in carbohydrates, they also lack nutrients, empty calories we can call them. So the qualifying statement with gluten free and health is fresh is best and pre-packaged often not a good choice.

Client comments regarding acne and rosacea make me angry

It is my job and responsibility to be abreast of the current research pertaining to skin conditions. Being a specialist in the treatment of acne, rosacea, eczema and psoriasis, in my opinion, carries certain responsibilities. I can forgive what beauty salons often tell clients as to be fair, the training level of skin complaints is just not part of the general beauty curriculum. Although, when we start speaking of Dermatologists, then there is no excuse to perpetuate misinformation and ignorance of the treatment and triggers of said skin problems.

Stress, acne and Coeliac disease

I put my constant breakouts into the I am stressed out basket, and regardless that will be one of the triggers. What I did not expect was to be diagnosed with Celiac disease. Returning home from Zest last year, I was in bits, the pain I was experiencing, I cannot say just how terrible it was. Doubled over and wondered what on earth was wrong with me, For several weeks I had been trying to put on a brave face for my clients when in reality I could have just sat and cried in pain. There was little choice but to visit the doctor, quickly sent away for tests it came back that I had to have my gallbladder removed, and I had Celiac disease a double whammy of great news.

History of waxing, hair removal and the bikini line

Hair removal, a modern thing? Well no not even close, even a bare down there Hollywood has been in play for several centuries, bet you didn't know that! Women and men for that matter have been tweezing, scraping and waxing since ancient Egyptian times. The Greeks were very fond of removing their body hair and culturally hair removal has played a major part over the centuries. Come with mt for an adventure into hair removal, waxing and just how long has that bikini wax been popular for.

Laser Hair Removal Information Side Effects, Treatment, Effectiveness

Plucking, shaving, waxing or laser, most of us have tried to remove unwanted hair on our body in one way or another. Waxing, plucking and shaving are quick, inexpensive the procedure is straightforward but, they are temporary measures. Laser hair removal is the third most popular beauty based procedure in the world, with over 27 million treatments carried out over 2014. Laser technology has advanced a great distance from when it started in the early 90's, from slow & very painful, only able to treat light skin tones; to fast, less painful and able to treat all skin types.

Acne causes, treatment and how to minimise the chance of acne breakout

Despite teenage acne being some of the most problematic to treat, due to hormone derived acne, adults suffer from the condition to a great extent. Teenage acne often presents during puberty, increases in the androgen hormone lead to stimulation of oil produced by the sebaceous glands. Hair follicles in the dermis become congested with sebum, and you can think of acne as a roadblock in the skin. Environmental factors such as emotional stress, skin care products, food types and medications can all stimulate the sebaceous gland and create the environment for bacteria growth.

Acne makeup mission

A concealer with an acne trigger sounds like an evil marketing marriage Image Skincare, I Conceal Flawless Foundation has no place in my Acne Clinic. Maybe it is a sly marketing move, I mean a concealer that has an acne irritant in it. I was ashamed of myself for only recently discovering a certain Image Skincare products contains a particular ingredient. How could this be? How could I not have noticed this until now?