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How To Take Care Of Your Skin After Summer

Summer is slowly coming to an end. For many of us, it was a time for creating new memories and of relaxation. But not necessarily for our skin. The memories that our skin has after sharing the vacation with us are mainly dehydration, discolorations, deepened wrinkles and, if we’re lucky, some freckles. What can we do then to help our skin come back to balance and face the challenges of office life? Exfoliating Sun, wind and water exposure can result in lots of dead skin cells gathered on the surface of our skin. Exfoliating is the easiest way to remove them. Depending on your skin type you can choose between mechanical and enzymatic exfoliators. Both are easy to make at...

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How To Deal With Sunburns

If you've underestimated how strong the sun can be, even in Europe, then here are a few pointers for you. The skin is our largest organ and sunburn can be dangerous if ignored, especially where children and seniors are concerned. Even for a healthy adult sunburn that covers more than 15% of the body surface shouldn't be ignored as it may require medical intervention. How much is 15%? When it comes to adults the Rule of Nine can be helpful. This rule is widely used to determine the percentage of total body surface area that has been burnt. According to this rule, the back and chest each equal 18% of whole body surface area, each arm equals 9% and each...

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