As the biggest human organ, skin absorbs lots of toxic substances. They get inside the body and – with the blood – to all internal organs. For example, harmful ingredients can be found in beauty products. Are you aware of a number of toxins you deliver to your body through the skin? Believe it or not, your skin absorbs as much as 60% of substances you apply! More than 10 thousand various ingredients are allowed to be used in the production. Regrettably, lots of substances we use every day are dangerous for our health. Do you know...

Sensitive skin is very problematic when it comes to taking care of it. This state of matter is influenced by weather conditions, lifestyle, components of cosmetics and urban pollution. If you frequently experience discomfort during morning and evening routine, learn the tried-and-tested methods for taking care of sensitive skin. Daily Care Of Sensitive Skin Once a week use delicate peelings. Best are enzymatic preparations that dissolve epidermis and remove dead skin cells. Avoid coarse-grained peelings since these might irritate and...

Retinoid is a vitamin A derivative. As a constituent of beauty products, it’s enormously valued by the manufacturers mainly because of its beneficial action delivered to skin. What is retinoid ready to offer and does it trigger any adverse reactions? How to apply cream with retinoid? Retinoid – Medicinal and beauty properties Retinoid controls growth and is responsible for differentiation and regeneration of epithelial tissues. Moreover, it’s connected with correct night vision, slows down secretion of pituitary gland hormone...

Before you start enjoying a sunbath, think about protecting your skin and hair from the sunlight. Use oils, sprays or creams with UV filter. Thanks to them, your holidays will be the best and safest in your life. Check it out! Let’s protect hairdos from the sun! Hair and skin need the same sun protection. I am sure you want your hair to be luminous, elastic and healthy all the time. When you go on holidays, take products enriched with moisturising ingredients and UV filter. Such cosmetics prevent dehydration, loss of shine, thinning...

One of two most important processes with a beneficial influence on skin condition (right next to the cleansing) is moisturising. You should never take for granted the role of water in the organism. Why is it so important for our skin? Our organism is made in 70% of water and about 20% of it is located in the deepest layers of the skin, i.e. dermis. However, it is not permanently located there because it migrates to the surface and systematically evaporates. Every day, you lose about 0.5l of water, which is particularly easy to observe...

Every year, the main fashion designers, famous hairdressers and the best make-up artists set trends in terms of fashion and beauty. Have a look at the trends for spring/summer of 2017. How to style your hair, what hair accessories will be trendy and what cosmetics should you use? In the forthcoming season spring/summer 2017 wet hairstyles and smoothly combed back hair will be trendy. It will be the best if you tie your hair in a seek bun. For styling such hairdo you can use gels or cosmetic oils. Also, hairsprays and mousses will do their...

Hybrid manicure is becoming more and more popular. Most likely because it provides a long-lasting and natural effect. Is this an ideal manicure? Unfortunately, not really. Why? The popularity of hybrid manicure The hybrid manicure combines the classic manicure with durability of gel. At the same time the use of this method minimizes the disadvantages of the two methods. Why is it so popular? It might be because: it is durable; it can be applied quickly; it doesn’t interfere with the natural nail plate; it protects the nail plate from...

Emollients, proteins and humectants constitute the basis of the three stages of the hair care. Each of those substances has a different function but they all complement one another and should be used simultaneously. What properties do they have and how to use them? Emollients – properties Emollients have lubricating properties and protect the hair from moisture loss. They consist of hydrophilic and fatty acids and fats. How to use emollients? The amount of emollients used should be adapted to the condition of our hair. If the dose...

Sadly, so many women skip using tonic during their daily face skin care. They aren’t even aware of the huge importance such a cosmetic has on skin health. Keep reading to learn which features are characteristic for a toner and how to cleanse face skin the right way. How NOT To Cleanse Skin Most people, regardless of the skin type they have, tend to use aggressively cleansing cosmetics. In this way, they unconsciously remove the protective hydro-lipid barrier from off their skin, and at the same time, expose complexion to various...

The skin of the hand has few sebaceous glands and a thin layer of adipose tissue, which is why under the influence of external factors it quickly loses the protective lipid coat. As a consequence, your skin becomes dry, cracked and red, and your nails are dull. How to take care of your hands and nails? How to get rid of dark spots at home and in a salon? Check below how to do it properly. How to take care of your hands? Even though we can use the professional beautician’s help, we should be able to do the basic treatments at home. Hand...