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  • Free Radicals & Antioxidants....What and Why?

    Sam Murton

    Posted on September 28 2018

    Free Radicals & Antioxidants....What and Why?
    Free radicals are something that you’ve probably heard loads when it comes to skincare. We know they’re bad, but what on earth are they, why are they bad for our skin and how can antioxidants help? Essentially, free radicals are molecules whose electrons have split into single atoms and are no longer part of a pair, making them unstable. Because they want to remain a pair, they go off in search of a new partner, attacking healthy cells to try and gain another electron. This causes damage to the healthy cell and when it comes to your skin, can cause accelerated signs of ageing, lines and wr...
  • Is your skin dry or dehydrated?

    Sam Murton

    Posted on August 28 2018

    Is your skin dry or dehydrated?
    Keeping your skin hydrated is one of the most important factors for healthy looking skin. The appearance of dry skin can make the skin look dull, tired and less plump which can make fine lines and wrinkles appear more pronounced. The reality is that many of us have dehydrated skin, which can be caused by a number of lifestyle factors as well as ageing. Even oily skin can feel dry. Dry skin is something that is considered a skin type and is caused by a lack of sebum (oil) in the skin. Here’s a quick guide to the characteristics of each and the best products to treat them.   Skin feels tigh...
  • ACIDS - WHAT ARE AHA'S AND HOW DO I KNOW WHICH ONE TO USE?

    Sam Murton

    Posted on August 22 2018

    ACIDS - WHAT ARE AHA'S AND HOW DO I KNOW WHICH ONE TO USE?
    The thought of putting an acid on your face might seem a little scary, but there’s no need to worry... Acids are found in abundance in the natural world and have been used in skincare with proven effectiveness. When used correctly they can have some serious benefits for your skin. Alpha Hydroxy Acids, or AHAs, are an effective and gentle way to exfoliate the skin. In a nutshell, they act to unglue dead skin on the surface that can make the skin appear dull, or pores appear larger. They provide a gentle, chemical exfoliation that has been shown to be less abrasive on the skin than physical...
  • Confused about the order of skincare application?

    Sam Murton

    Posted on August 22 2018

    Confused about the order of skincare application?
    “I want to try all of these products but I have absolutely no idea what order to use them in? Can I use my Glycolic and my Vit C? How about my Retinol?” Don't worry - we’re here to help... It can get a bit complicated when trying to combine multiple products and making sure they're either in the right order or can be combined - but when you get it right it means you get all of the amazing benefits of using the best ingredients and your skin will love you for it!  THE INKEY LIST focus's on the very best key ingredients and when looking at which products could be combined into a skincare reg...