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Why is my skin so RED?

2020-06-15T00:27:04+00:00

Rosacea... This skin condition refers to a range of symptoms that generally begin with modest redness on the cheeks, nose, forehead, and chin. As the condition progresses, symptoms typically worsen to include persistent erythema (redness) of the nose and cheeks and small blood vessels may begin to become more prominent. As these later stages, eatery pustules or papules many become apparent. Diffused redness can become permanent, often worsening as a result of aggravating factors including (but not limited to) Exercise Coffee Alcohol Spicy food Hot Showers Exercise UV Exposure Diffused redness is also an indicator of collagen loss (our skins building [...]

Why is my skin so RED?2020-06-15T00:27:04+00:00

Winter is coming – and here’s your wintervention

2020-06-02T05:11:53+00:00

With the relief from the scorching summer weather and the cooler temperatures settling in across the country, it’s time to face facts: winter is nearly here. While the changing seasons can bring with it the novelty of winter fashion and warming beverages (chai lattes, anyone?) it can also present a few challenges for your skin. Several people find as winter comes around, their radiant summer complexion is slowly taken over by dry, dull skin, but this doesn’t have to be the case! To help you prepare for winter, your Brenwood team has put together some top tips to take care of your [...]

Winter is coming – and here’s your wintervention2020-06-02T05:11:53+00:00

Getting your winter skin from BLAH to YAY in Five Easy Steps

2019-07-25T05:53:35+00:00

Winter -It’s a time of reflection and observation. As the weather cools, more time is spent inside and there’s a tendency to slow life down. It’s a period of nurturing and the perfect opportunity for bit of me-time. But did you know Winter challenges the skin more than any other season, so it is very important to give it extra care and attention over the next few months. And did you know that if the temperature drops below 8 degrees, our sebaceous glands dramatically slow production of sebum (or oil), or can stop completely? A lack of sebum weakens the barrier [...]

Getting your winter skin from BLAH to YAY in Five Easy Steps2019-07-25T05:53:35+00:00

#11 Using soap to clean your face? Then your skin is going to look like crap….

2019-04-12T04:25:29+00:00

Yes, soap is the last thing you should be using on your face - sure, use it for your smelly bits but if your using soap on your face - your skin is going to look like crap. Why? Well, most soaps are alkaline and our skin is acidic – to get technical your skin’s natural pH is around 5.5.  (In fact, our skin is protected by a thin layer called the acid mantle.) As soap’s pH ranges from 8-10, and this instantly strips the skin of its natural moisture instantly sending your protective acid mantle into a tailspin. The result [...]

#11 Using soap to clean your face? Then your skin is going to look like crap….2019-04-12T04:25:29+00:00

#10 Is your Skin Sensitive Or Sensitised?

2019-07-26T03:24:25+00:00

It’s interesting, we often see guests who advise they’ve sensitive skin. Or, do they? When we start to look further, we often find that our response is… “You don’t have sensitive skin, but your skin has become sensitised.” So, what’s the difference? Well, there’s a big difference between the two. Just like dry, oily, or combination skin, sensitive skin is something you’re born with. It doesn’t just happen. Usually, sensitive skin people have fair complexions that flush easily or swell a bit to the touch. They may even get red or blotchy for no apparent reason. That’s why skincare and make-up [...]

#10 Is your Skin Sensitive Or Sensitised?2019-07-26T03:24:25+00:00