Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

What are free radicals? Free radicals are molecules that have one or more unpaired electrons making them highly unstable and reactive with other molecules. Free radicals are generated by the sun’s UV and infrared rays, pollution, stress, alcohol and smoking….

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Sun Damage and Sun Protection Short-term sun damage presents as a sunburn. Long-term, unprotected exposure causes gradual damage to skin known as sun damage or photoaging, and accounts for about…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Hyperpigmentation Hyperpigmentation occurs when excess melanin causes a darkened appearance to the skin in either small or large areas. Pigmentation is the natural colour of a person’s skin and it is related to melanin production. Melanin protects…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

How can I improve the look of aging skin? Step 1: Exfoliate to increase cell turnover: The skin cycle becomes longer as we age, causing dead skin cells to collect on the top…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

What are bacteria? Bacteria are single-celled organisms found inside and outside the body. Many bacteria are not harmful, and some are indeed helpful. However, many other bacteria cause illnesses,…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 19, 2016

How can I improve acne? Step 1: Exfoliate to remove dead skin cell build-up One of the causes of acne is a build-up of dead skin cells in the pores that are not shedding properly. It is…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 11, 2016

Skin is the body’s largest organ and acts as a protective barrier from infection, injury, light, and heat. It also regulates body temperature and stores water, fat and vitamin…