Q & AOur experts answer your questions
Q: I have an oily skin type and I exfoliate my skin every day, but I recently read that over-exfoliating could be making things even worse and resulting in even more breakouts. Is this true? A: "Exfoliation is probably the most over- and under-used step in most...
Q: "So many beauty experts warn that it's bad to squeeze your pimples, but is it really that bad?" A: In a nutshell? Yes - it's possibly one of the worst things you could do to your skin. We know how tempting it can be to squeeze or pick at your pimple (especially...
Q&A: I’ve noticed that some creams come with a thin, plastic cover underneath the lid. Should I keep it?
Q: I've noticed that some creams come with a thin, plastic cover underneath the lid. What is this, and should I be hanging on to it - or is it ok to throw it away? A: Good question! In all my ten years in the beauty industry, I've never once thought to investigate...
Although they’re both injectables, Botox and fillers are two very different treatments that offer two very different outcomes. We asked Dr Rory Dower, a specialist plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon based in Somerset West, to give us the lowdown to help you make a more informed decisions.
If you’ve ever had a bikini wax, you’ll be familiar with pesky ingrown hairs. We speak to an expert to explain how to prevent them.
Does the SPF in my makeup offer enough protection, or should I be wearing sunscreen as well? We answer this burning beauty question.
We’ve all been guilty of wearing a little makeup while working out, whether it’s a touch of concealer or full coverage foundation. But is wearing makeup while working out really that bad?
We know that childhood sunburn is one of the most important preventable causes of malignant melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer. Kids are especially vulnerable because they have thinner skin, a less developed immune system and because their behaviour means they spend much more time than adults outside playing in the sun. So how do we protect our kids? The Skin Cancer Foundation of South Africa answers this burning question.
Q: Why should we make our salon more green?
Andrew Wassenaar gives three reasons why this is a good idea for your customers and your business.