#FastFact Fighting Dry Skin in Winter

#FastFact the winter months are harsh on our skin. The water in our skin will evaporate much faster than usual during colder months. Cold weather and winds in combination with dry air through heating will lead to drying out our skin. While drinking much water is important also avoid using hot showers and use a…

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#FastFact Aloe Vera is a True Skin-Saver

#FastFact aloe vera contains many very beneficial nutrients, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and fibre that make it so comprehensive and beneficial for the skin. It works as a real skin-saver. While research has shown that aloe vera extract improves skin hydration, this plant also has antioxidant properties containing a great source of vitamin C and E,…

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#FastFact your skin protects you from everyday strains of life

#FastFact the main function of our skin is to act as a barrier. Our skin works hard to protect us from everyday strains as cold, heat, UV radiation, germs, toxics and other harmful risks from the outside world. In order to maintain your skin barrier you need to retain moist in your skin, it keeps…

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#FastFact your eyes can get a sunburn

#FastFact bright light sources can cause an eye sunburn know as photokeratitis. It occurs when the cornea, the cells on the outer layers of your eyes are exposed to natural or artificial bright light sources as UV rays from the sun or tanning beds. When your eyes get burned symptoms include swollen and painful eyes, redness,…

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#FastFact pineapples can slow down the skin ageing process

#FastFact pineapples are rich in alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) that can boost the collagen production. This slows down your skin’s ageing process. Simply soak a cotton ball in pinapple juicy and apply it onto your skin. Let is soak for about five minutes and then wash it off.

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#FastFact water washes sunscreen off

#FastFact don’t jump straight into the water after applying sunscreen. It should be applied at least 30 minutes before going into the water for the formula to fully get in action to protect you against harmful UV radiation. NHS says that sunscreen should always be reapplied straight after you’ve been in the water – even if…

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#FastFact hydration is essential for healty skin cells

#FastFact your body’s largest organ is your skin. In order to moisture and to deliver the nutrition to your skin cells, it is essential to replenish the skin tissue and increase its elasticity by drinking lots of pure water. Especially during hot months your body loses lots of water through sweat.

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#FastFact harmful UVB rays can reach you indirectly

#FastFact always wear sun protection while outside as UVB rays can reach the skin also indirectly. According to Skin Cancer Foundaction “people can spend long hours in the shade while still receiving quite a lot of sun exposure and risking sun damage” and shade alone can rarely provide full UV protection. No matter, if you…

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#FastFact always wear sunscreen while flying…

#FastFact you should always wear sunscreen while flying. Windows on planes can block UVB rays. Yet, UVA rays that hit your skin on a much deeper level, especially as you are much closer to the ozone layers, still penetrate the glass. In particular, for pilots and cabin crew wearing sunscreen is of huge importance. A…

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