It’s true that there is such a thing as healthy nails with a dab of polish, but excessive use of paint, gel and acrylics can take its toll on our poor nails over time. Here we answer how often you should take a break from acrylic nails, and how you can restore your brittle, damaged nails to their former glory.
Have you ever felt your skin simply resents you after you’ve stepped out onto the tarmac following hours in the air? You’re not alone. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air in the pressurized cabins of planes is often below 20% humidity. This low humidity can cause skin dryness, making your face feel tight and uncomfortable. Learn how to combat this dryness and prep your skin properly.
Defined by weakness of the nail plate or loss of consistency that results in peeling and breakage, brittle nails affect 27% of women, according to a Dermatology Journal study. Apart from looking aesthetically unpleasant, they can be painful and very often affect self-perception. Here are five definitive tips for strong, beautiful, healthy nails.
Extended time outside, whether you’re playing a sport or not, puts you at risk of sun damage, which in turn can cause sunburn, skin cancer, and premature aging. Athletes are a particularly important risk group, as many forget to apply sunscreen, wear uniforms that don’t adequately protect them for the sun, or even feel that sun protection directly interferes with their performance.
Certain signs can make a person look older than their age a lot earlier than they should! Both wrinkles and skin texture are influenced by the natural aging process and photoaging depending on your attitude to the sun and how much you are exposed.
While caring for your feet should be a year-round routine, it’s normal to forget if it’s not a habit you’re used to yet. Caring for your feet doesn’t have to be a chore, though! Think of it as the chance to enjoy some special ‘me-time’ as part of your regular skin care routine. Here are our five tips on how to get perfect feet for this summer – and beyond!
Sun damage contributes to the faster development of the early signs of aging such as lines of expression, lack of elasticity or wrinkles. Aging, of course, is a natural process, but sun damage can be prevented and even reversed in some cases – but how?
ISDIN has teamed up with Dr. Simmons O’Brien, leading dermatologist, to help others understand how to detect the early signs of melanoma and stop cancer in its tracks. What people should look for when doing a self-examination? And how we can help prevent this disease by using sun protection?
With so many products available to help care for your skin, and pamper it as it deserves, it’s natural that at first you might get into a muddle about which to use first. Follow our step-by-step guide to perfect your ideal routine!
In 2019, the American Cancer Society estimates that 96,480 new melanomas will be diagnosed, as rates of melanoma rise across the USA. Many of these cases are preventable through knowledge and early detection. So what is melanoma, and how can we work to reduce the number of cases diagnosed each year?