Articles

BB Creams – what do they do?

Date: 03/05/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

BB creams have taken the market by storm, emerging as the leading beauty product over serums and primers. This multi-tasker has been designed as an "all-in-one" product to be used during the day. Ideally they should protect the skin with an SPF, have a tint to even out the complexion and provide nutrients to moisturize and protect the skin from loss of moisture. In our busy lives, it's a treat to apply one product that does three tasks in one.

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Prepare for Winter with a facial mask

Date: 03/04/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

With autumn upon us, we will feel the air start to change. Before the dreaded winter dryness descends on JHB, what better time to condition and prepare our skins.

Facial masks are a great way to do just this and we have 3 amazing products from QMS Medicosmetics for you to use in the comfort of your own home.

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Retinol, a wonder ingredient

Date: 03/03/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Good skin requires commitment. It needs to be properly maintained and cared for. There is one ingredient that will dramatically change your skin for the better. That ingredient is Retinol.

Retinol, Vitamin A in its purest and most active form, helps increase cell turnover and boosts the production of collagen thus revealing a fresh, glowing complexion and treating a variety of skin concerns, such as:

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Pucker up!

Date: 07/02/2013

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Lips are often associated with beauty but can also speak volumes about our health. Regardless of whether we were born with well-defined lips or not, the quality of our lips changes with time.

Here are some tips on how to keep them looking healthy and kissable:

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Prepare your skin for the festive season!

Date: 02/11/2012

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

The festive season is upon us and what better time to prepare your skin for the change in season, onslaught of festivities and general busy-ness.

Here are some tips to ensure a fresh, healthy and happy skin:

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More sun damage on the right side of your body?

Date: 12/9/2012

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Compare your right arm to your left. Now compare the right side of your face to your left. Is there more pigmentation on the right side?

With South Africa having right-hand drive cars, most of us get more sun exposure on that side of our bodies.

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Be Sun Smart this Summer

Date: 12/9/2012

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Some of us still underestimate the damaging effects the sun has on our skins, ignoring sometimes obvious warning signs to the detriment of our health and beauty. South Africa has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world and whether you have sensitive, easily tanning or tough skin, you are still at risk.

Here are some tips to help you become sun smart this summer:

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Beat dry Winter skin

Date: 12/9/2012

Author: Ingrid Katz (Pure Aesthetics)

Winter has a habit of revealing our dull sides in more ways than one. Our faces are exposed 24/7 to the elements and our skin takes a beating especially when the harshness of a Highveld winter is upon us.

We have some tips on how to shed that dryness and reveal a glowing, hydrated and more youthful look:

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