Monthly Archives: February 2011

Acne Skin Care

Acne may have started in your teen years, that time when age and hormones meet to cause those awful breakouts. It is a common problem that many teenagers face. However, many adults suffer from acne as well. Women typically develop … Continue reading

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What is the Difference between UVA, UVB & UVC Rays?

Skincare is concerned with three categories of light rays ultra-violet (UV), visible and infra-red rays. The three types of UV radiation are classified according to their wavelength including UVA, UVB and UVC. They differ in their biological activity and the … Continue reading

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Do You Know About SPF & PA in Sunscreen?

What is SPF? SPF is Sun Protection Factor. The number is determined experimentally indoors by exposing human subjects to a light spectrum meant to mimic noontime sun. Some subjects wear sunscreen and others do not. The amount of light that … Continue reading

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The Importance of Sunscreen for Skin Care

Sun exposure leads to wrinkles and uneven pigmentation by damaging the dermis of the skin and is also blamed for skin cancers. Why Sunscreen is Important for skin? Sunscreens play an important role in a total program to reduce the … Continue reading

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Aloe Vera Extract for Skin Care

Aloe vera is typically obtained from the leaves of aloe plants. Historically, it has been believed that aloe vera improves wound-healing and skin inflammation. Aloe vera extract or aloe barbadensis leaf extract is a substance derived from the leaves of … Continue reading

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Hyaluronic acid for moisture of skin and more

  “Key to the fountain of youth” The phrase on above means a popular skin care ingredient often used topically that is “Hyaluronic acid”. Skin care products containing hyaluronic acid claim to hydrate the skin.   What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic … Continue reading

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Benefits of Coenzyme Q10 on the skin

Coenzyme Q10, also known as CoQ10 or ubiquinone, it is a vitamin-like, fat-soluble substance present in all human cells. It is a natural antioxidant in the body whose purpose is to combat damage from free radicals that contribute to aging. … Continue reading

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