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Do you do a skin patch test?

hand Do you do a skin patch test?

How many of you perform a patch test on your skin whenever you’re using new skin care products or cosmetics? I have never but I’ve been increasingly worried about my readers getting allergies due to my recommendations. I don’t do patch tests because I am lazy but I know skin allergies are possible even with natural products or ingredients. Well, I’ve developed rashes from using mineral powder which is supposed to be all natural!

Going against gravity-induced aging

yoon eun hye Going against gravity induced aging

I was sniggering the other day when I read a tip in a book that we should try to counter the effects of aging by doing some reclining exercises. Apparently, that would help to contain aging caused by gravity. I thought it was some bullshit until I saw this:

Is layering more products on your skin good?

skincare article Is layering more products on your skin good?

I found this article “Multi-Layered Beauty” in last week’s copy of the Urban from The Straits Times rather interesting and useful. Those from Singapore are likely to have read the article but I thought I’ll highlight a section of it here for the benefit of those who did not read it, as well as for my readers from the other parts of the world.

Skin care strategy to counter UV damage

sun protection Skin care strategy to counter UV damage

By now, we should have realized the importance of wearing sunscreen on a daily basis, even at home. However, you may want to know that wearing sunscreen daily is still not sufficient to obtain maximum photoprotection. Although sunscreens are useful, but because of inadequate use, we cannot expect it to shield our skin from all the damaging UV rays.