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Why Do I Get Pimples When I Switch To New Products?

Why Do I Get Pimples When I Switch To New Products?

So you have bought some new skincare products and tried them on but to your dismay, pimples and acne formed. Why is it so? Read on to find out more. 

Firstly, what is acne? 

Acne is a skin condition characterised by red pimples on the skin, especially on the face, due to inflamed or infected sebaceous glands. It is otherwise classified as a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit. Pilosebaceous unit is made of hair follicle, sebaceous glands and hair which are found everywhere on our bodies except our lips, palms and soles of our feet. 

So what does a healthy normal pore looks...


Get started on organic skincare for great skin and health!

Get started on organic skincare for great skin and health!

It has always been our first instinct as human beings to take a shortcut to everything. Whether it is about reaching on time or losing weight, we need fast and prompt results. Sometimes we are so determined in this race against time that we do not even question how sustainable this would be or how safe the process is. This is exactly one of the many questions I often get asked when I talk about my love for organic beauty products.

 

The first question often asked is, ‘Does it not give too slow results?’ It might take long to...


I keep losing hair until I found this easy and effective remedy to hair loss!

I keep losing hair until I found this easy and effective remedy to hair loss!

As a mother of two, and having gone through hormonal changes in my body during my two pregnancies, I completely understand how it feels like to lose so much hair it freaks me out. Especially when my paternal family has genetic traits of balding, it scares me even more. 

So I did my research on the most natural hair loss treatment available in the market. And I found out that peppermint oil stimulates the hair follicle by increasing blood circulation and oxygen supply. Hair follicles and roots are able to grow at their full potential when there is a large supply of oxygen.

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Oils To Avoid During Pregnancy

Oils To Avoid During Pregnancy

So I've been asked in a couple of occasion, what are the oils considered UNSAFE to use during pregnancy. Here are some of the common essential oils to avoid and why. Do note that this list is not exhaustive and those in red fonts are best avoided during pregnancy. If in doubt, always consult a licensed medical professional for advise and always use essential oils with extreme precaution during pregnancy. 
  • Aniseed (Pimpinella anisum) - Promote menstruation and facilitate birth. 
  • Angelica (Angelica archangelica) - It is said to regulate menstrual flow and ease painful...


2 Biggest Myths About Naturally Derived and Organic Skincare

2 Biggest Myths About Naturally Derived and Organic Skincare

As more awareness is raised about the potentially harmful chemicals in our skincare products can cause to our health, more people are willing to learn more about them. However, it also leads to the emergence of misleading information and speculations that can confuse the consumer. Here's 2 biggest myths about naturally derived and organic skincare and the facts: 

 

 

1. Organic skincare is more gentle on the skin but not as effective as synthetic mainstream brands. 

 

Because effectiveness is often associated with getting instant results, doesn’t mean naturally derived and organic skincare are not effective. Naturally derived and organic skincare have...