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The skin is the largest organ in the human body. The fortunate thing is we are able to monitor its condition at all times and have direct access when we want to treat it! It is also vitally important to our appearance and self esteem, and we all want to do our best to get our skin looking and feeling great . At Skinsmart, we want to give you the best tips and most accurate information to ensure your skin health. Articles on our skin blog aim to address common skin issues, offering advice on how best to manage them.

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The relationship between stress and disease has been well described with many conditions proven to be triggered or exacerbated by stress. Well known examples are hypertension, migraines and epileptic seizures. However, does stress worsen skin conditions? The answer is a resounding ‘Yes’.  In fact, this has been clearly demonstrated during the pandemic over the last 18 months, when mounting emotional stress has triggered some skin diseases and caused other stable skin conditions to flare up.

Winter is fast approaching, so it’s high time to revisit the impact that winter weather has on the skin and look at what we can do to keep our skin hydrated and healthy in the colder months.

Anti-oxidants in Skincare

13 Apr 2021
Kesiree Naidoo
10 min read

What are anti-oxidants, what do they do and which ones are best? Skin ageing is a complex process driven by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Essentially it is a manifestation…

The relationship between stress and disease has been well described with many conditions proven to be triggered or exacerbated by stress. Well known examples are hypertension, migraines and epileptic seizures. However, does stress worsen skin conditions? The answer is a resounding ‘Yes’.  In fact, this has been clearly demonstrated during the pandemic over the last 18 months, when mounting emotional stress has triggered some skin diseases and caused other stable skin conditions to flare up.

Winter is fast approaching, so it’s high time to revisit the impact that winter weather has on the skin and look at what we can do to keep our skin hydrated and healthy in the colder months.

Anti-oxidants in Skincare

13 Apr 2021
Kesiree Naidoo
10 min read

What are anti-oxidants, what do they do and which ones are best? Skin ageing is a complex process driven by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Essentially it is a manifestation…





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What happens at a cellular level when we age?

25 Jul 2018
Kesiree Naidoo
2 min read

– Gradual loss of elasticity: Collagen and elastin in the dermis keep the skin supple and firm in youth. Loss of elasticity occurs with degeneration of collagen and elastic fibres of the skin with age. Old fibres accumulate and are fragmented and disorganized. The accumulation of these old fibres inhibits the production of new collagen…

Ageing, or “maturing,” is a natural process that happens to all of us and in fact begins the moment we are born! It affects all our organs including the skin. Sooner or later we start to notice this, particularly on our skin as it is the organ that we are most aware of. How we…

The impact of winter on your skin

20 Jun 2018
Kesiree Naidoo
2 min read

We all experience drier, and somewhat more sensitive skin in the colder, winter months, and the solution is not as simple as ‘drinking more water’ to hydrate your skin. There are many factors that can contribute to dull, dry, dehydrated skin , and many ways in which you can remedy the situation during winter. Cold…

So we know that winter really does leave us with a compromised skin barrier, and dry and sensitive skin. How can we remedy the situation? Here are some useful tips on how to change our skincare and winter behavior to help keep our skin hydrated and comfortable! Cleansers : Most of us make use of…

Dry, dull looking skin in winter is distressing and well as uncomfortable. If you are distressed by winter skin concerns we have good news! Skinsmart has a variety of skincare products that will not only help to hydrate and plump up the skin but also target other concerns such as fine lines and wrinkles. Cleansers…

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