Neem Benefits

Skincare ingredients

The Neem tree, Azadirachta indica, has been used in traditional Indian & African medicine for centuries. In Africa a paste made of need leaves is applied to the skin to soothe and heal the blisters and rash from chickenpox and measles. Neem’s Anti-Cancer Properties In 2019 a group of scientists studied the bioactives in neem….

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Arginine: the secret to a youthful complexion

Youthful complexion

As an ingredient, arginine has a long, almost never-ending list of benefits. It boosts circulation, promotes healing and balances oiliness, and on top of that is even considered the ‘magic bullet’ for anti-ageing when taken as a supplement. Arginine, or L-arginine as it’s often referred to, is naturally present in many of the foods we…

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Relieving hormonal acne at home

Acne may be more synonymous with our teenage years, but even when puberty becomes a distant memory, many women suffer from uncomfortable and confidence-knocking acne. Due to periods and the all-too-common polycystic ovary syndrome, adult acne is more prevalent in women than it is in men. Its link to hormone level fluctuations means acne can…

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Menopausal acne: all you need to know

According to a recent study, around 85% of us will have acne at some point during our lives. The underlying causes of those flare-ups, whether long or short term, can vary drastically, but stress and hormonal imbalances are by far the most common causes of adult acne. Women in their 40s and 50s are particularly…

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Self Facial for Acne

If your skin is oily and you have acne that is more visible during this lockdown – then you may need to need this self facial.  We recommend you give yourself this self facial weekly to heal acne and keep skin glowing. What is needed: For the facial steam A bowl – 20 cm diameter…

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Hormonal Acne Treatment

Hormonal acne

Between puberty, periods, pregnancy and menopause, there isn’t really a time when women are not going through hormonal changes. This because oestrogen and progesterone levels fluctuate throughout your monthly cycle and they drop just before your period. When oestrogen and progesterone levels drop then the levels of androgens (male hormones which women have too) are…

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