• Skin Care

    What is Alpha Hydroxy Acid ?

    PinShareTweet+1What is Alpha Hydroxy Acid? AHA and BHA are mild exfoliants which remove dead surface cells and helps skins natural shedding. They are found in citrus fruits, sugar cane. remove dead surface cells. Since AHA is water soluble it is best for sun burns. AHA melts the intercellullar glue which holds the skin cells together. Alpha Hydroxy Acids List / AHA Benefits AHA contains the following acids  Glycolic acid which can be derived from sugarcane. It exfoliates and boosts collagen. Penetrates skin easily hence can cause irritation. Lactic acid occurs naturally in milk and has moisturizing and whitening properties Mandelic acid can be found in bitter almonds Tartaric acid can be found…

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    How to use Sunscreen

    PinShareTweet+1How to use Sunscreen Most sunscreens either block, reduce or change the harmful effects of UVB ( which cause sunburns). Suncreen stops the UV photons . They may contain organic or inorganic compounds, or both. Organic compounds absorb UV rays while the inorganic ones absorb and reflect UV at the same time. Your sunscreen should contain zinc oxide, avobenzone or titanium dioxide if you need to block UVA. Most sunscreens block only UVB. If you can’t wear creams, try finding moisturizers that contain SPF. How to apply sunscreen Cleanse your face. Apply toner to close pores. Apply Face Serum. Apply Moisturizer and now you can apply sunscreen. Which Sunscreen is…

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    What is Sun Tan ?

    PinShareTweet+1The sun’s rays contain UVA and UVB rays ( ultraviolet rays). The UVB rays cause sunburns as they burn the epidermis or outer layer of the skin. The UVA rays penetrate in the skin, where they trigger the melanocyte cells that produce melanin, which is ‘tan’. Darker people tan more because they produce more melanin. PinShareTweet+1