Author: The SKIN Magazine

Your Skincare Regime based on your Menstrual Cycle

BY LISA WILLIAMS Does your skin welcome you to ‘breakout city’ when it’s time of the month? We all know from Biology that female sex hormones are responsible for our menstrual cycle and their link between acne, but were you aware that your menstrual cycle has a lot to do with ‘good skin days’ too? Women are naturally designed to look better when they’re more fertile. Understanding the relationship between your hormone levels and your skin can help you deal with changes over the course of the month. Here’s how you should deal with your skincare to get the most out of your skin every day of the month. Read More: Is Tom Brady & Gisele Bündchen Anti-Inflammation Diet the Reason for Their Good Looks?

What Should a 45-Year Old Look Like?

BY LISA WILLIAMS That is the question puzzling scientists from all across the globe. Researchers have found that humans age at vastly different rates, with some showing signs of premature ageing at a relatively young age, while others still looking youthful well into their fifties! What are the factors that result in such vastly differing ageing processes? Is it the genetic makeup, the lifestyle or just pure dumb luck? Below are some women in their forties. It is a well known saying that all of us can thank our genes for how we look before the age of 20, but we can only blame ourselves for how we look after. Even women blessed with great genes can throw it all away with neglect and poor after-care. It’s no secret that women who choose to embrace aesthetic advances will look far younger and better than their peers. Coco Chanel poignantly summed it up “ There are no ugly women in the world, just lazy ones”.     At 41, Lure Hsu Continue Reading

Ideal Beauty – The PERFECT Female Face Found

BY LISA WILLIAMS Florence Colgate was crowned the most beautiful woman in Britain in 2012. The 18-year-old student beat 8000 other participants in a competition in the search of the “Perfect Face”. Contestants were judged without makeup and were barred entry if they received plastic surgery or chemical enhancement. Some speculated her beauty secret was the air in her home town, or possibly a special ingredient in the chips from the seaside shop she was part-timing at. But it was really the blue-eyed blonde’s flawless mathematical facial proportions that added up to her success in winning the title as Britain’s most naturally gorgeous face. Read More: Forget Brows: Women Are Now ‘Thread’-Lifting Their Faces  

Why Chin Contouring May Be The Only Treatment You Need This Year

BY LISA WILLIAMS There’s something about a strong, defined chin that’s captivating. A well-balanced facial proportions is one aspect of a beautiful face and the key to balancing out the face lies in the chin.   A receded chin lends the face a shortened appearance. The profile of a receded chin is even more obvious from the side. One further disadvantage of a receded chin is its propensity to enhance the appearance of your double chin.     By bringing the chin forward, you can immediately enhance the appearance of the overall facial shape. Another advantage is that a strong chin can mask any signs of double chin, and give the neck the illusion of a more slender silhouette. To achieve this upgrade, physicians are using advanced liquid face lift products, including dermal fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm and even anti-wrinkle Botox, to contour the chin, without undergoing surgery. Read More: Don’t Be a Statistic – Age as Well as (And Even Better Than) a Man     Receding Chin Continue Reading

The Real Reason Why Korean Celebs Have Slimmer faces

BY LISA WILLIAMS You’ve indulged a little, and it’s bloating up your face. Or perhaps you just have a naturally round or squarish face shape that makes you look pudgier than you really are. These tips that will make you look thinner instantly – sans diet and exercise! – may sound like the rare unicorn in the beauty world, but they’re REAL. So should the water start to rise, we’re definitely bringing them on the ark…