Ways To Keep Your Skin Looking Fresh When Travelling

Travelling makes us giddy above everything else. That adrenaline we get whenever we are having a weekend getaway or a long-awaited holiday is something we have always been waiting for. The prospect of travelling cheers us up, especially nowadays with all the stresses in work. But in all of our excitement, we have a tendency to ignore or compromise our skincare routine. As a result, we experience breakouts, excessive skin oiliness, parched skin, or sunburn in the middle of our travels – not Instagram-worthy at all.

We all know that being the most exposed part of our body, the skin is easily affected by the harsh environment. This is one of the reasons why most of us follow a beauty routine in the comfort of our home where our trusted beauty products are within our reach.

It is important to maintain your beauty regimen especially when you are travelling. Following a beauty routine can be a challenging task when out of town, but beauty and travel aren’t mutually exclusive. You can always make prior plans to make space and time for your beauty essentials. With just a few simple tricks, you can stay confidently beautiful on your next day’s trip. Here are some travel beauty survival tips which can help keep your skin flawless and make you stay confident whenever and wherever you travel.

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A Guide In Understanding The Importance of Dermatology

A Guide In Understanding The Importance of Dermatology
Primary care doctors can assist you with any general health issues, however, if you have a more specific chronic complaint, it would be more beneficial to seek the advice of a medical professional specifically trained in that field. This is true when it comes to skin diseases which are common and sometimes, can be deadly too. Whether a skin problem can be easily treated or requires a specialist’s treatment, you should see a dermatologist. The thing is, many people shrug at the idea that seeing a dermatologist regularly is just as important as going to the dentist for a periodic check-up.

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How to Take Care of Oily Skin?

How to Take Care of Oily Skin
Over-active sebaceous glands that produce excessive amounts of skin oil called ‘sebum’ are what causes an oily skin. The occurrence of oily skin is a natural process that you cannot stop which can also bring you advantages such as being less prone to wrinkles and other signs of ageing. However, if uncontrolled, an oily skin can cause problems such as clogged pores, shine and runny cosmetics. This can be mitigated and balanced by having a good skincare routine and being gentle with your skin.

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How Stress Affects Your Skin

How Stress Affects Your Skin
Stress can be reflected in our physical appearance. When in full health our skin appears smooth and soft, but when we are ill, blotches, acne and discolouration of our skin can become evident.

Stress causes a chemical called cortisol which makes our skin sensitive and reactive. Our bodies are constantly creating cortisol as it is critical for the regulation of our metabolism. An increase in cortisol after a stressful event can lead to a plethora of negative health effects.

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