Is your skin both oily and dry?
“My skin is shiny around the T-zone (forehead and nose) and dry on the cheeks. What facial wipes would you recommend for me?”
Hypersensitive skin? What you can do.
Cosmetics can trigger unwanted reactions: redness, pain, itching, blisters. These are all strong indications of an irritation, contact allergy or even the result of over-treated skin.
Is it possible to "overdo it" with skin care? Yes!
Cleansing, exfoliating, applying cream – it's all good for the skin, isn't it?! Not necessarily. If you do it too often, the skin can react with what's known as flight attendant's disease.
How are creams absorbed by the skin?
The phenomenon of creams “penetrating” the skin has been common knowledge for some time now. However, are creams really absorbed by the skin? If so, which ingredients find their way into the skin, and is this even desirable?