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Skin Care Ingredients

For most of us understanding the long list of active ingredients in products can be confusing so the aim of this blog page is to explain which ingredients to look out for, which we should add to our skin care regime and most importantly which ingredients will make visible changes on our skins and what their specific skin care uses are.

How Arbutin Helps Clear Hyperpigmentation

Dr Alek Nikolic Discusses Arbutin and Its Role in Treating Hyperpigmentation

If you struggle with dark pigmented skin marks and have tried various skin care products or skin treatments with slight effect then this article may be for you. Dr Alek Nikolic looks at the benefits of adding Arbutin to your skin care regime found in the Obagi Nuderm range of skin care products and why this may be the wonder molecule to treat stubborn hyperpigmentation caused by UV damage, Melasma, or inflammatory skin conditions. Read more

Shield Against Atmospheric Ageing With SkinCeuticals

The Skin’s Greatest Enemy Is No Longer Just The Sun

Ground level ozone (O3) pollution is shown to cause signs of premature aging.


Like the air we breathe, ozone pollution surrounds us around the clock. Ozone pollution oxidizes lipids and depletes skin’s natural antioxidant Read more

Introducing SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Masque

The Brand New Masque From SkinCeuticals: Phyto Corrective Masque

Contains Three Botanicals, A Calming Dipeptide & Hyaluronic Acid

I have always been a big fan of the SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Gel and I must be honest I am not sure if it is the green colour, the botanical medicinal smell or the calming effect it has on my skin and the way it makes my skin feel after each use that makes me love this product. It might be all four but from the very first time I used the Phyto Corrective Gel I liked its refreshing smell and its skin effect. Read more

Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate

Lipid Soluble Vitamin C – Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate

The Best Topical Vitamin C For Your Skin

I have written a fair amount on Vitamin C and its numerous benefits for the skin as can be seen with the following blog articles: Vitamin C Serum, Vitamin C Quick Reference Guide, Vitamin C in Skin Care Products and Why Use Vitamin C in Your Skin Regime. All of these articles can be found at: Vitamins For The Skin. Read more

SkinCeuticals Blemish & Age New Clinical Evidence

    Dr Alek Nikolic Reviews Three Important Studies

    See clinical evidence that demonstrates the effectiveness of Blemish and Age Defense Serum

    SkinCeuticals have revealed 3 important studies that demonstrates the skin benefits of using SkinCeuticals Blemish and Age Defense Serum and why we should all add it to our skin care regimes. Read more