As a beauty editor, I've spent many afternoons researching, reviewing and nailing beauty hacks that make life that bit nicer. Calluses from workouts? Soak your hands in Epsom salts. Ingrown hairs? Skip shaving 'down there'. Super soft and young-looking hands? Well, ignore caring for your cuticles and this is pretty impossible.
Women have been tattooing themselves as a form of expression for aeons, but new research may have just given them even more meaning. Scientists in MIT and Harvard University have created a subdermal smart tattoo that places health sensors in your skin to monitor any changes that can signify health hazards, no power or wireless link required.
According to skincare expert, Renee Rouleau, the chin and jawline area is the most common place to get acne—especially in women over the age of 20. As your hormones fluctuate and skincare habits slip, bacteria grows and breakouts happen. The worst part is that they can be extremely hard to get rid of.
We’re quick to think of acne as just another by-product of puberty, similar to bad haircuts and hormonally-charged romantic decisions. But the truth is, more and more adult women are struggling with acne they thought they’d be done with by now, or, even stranger, that they never even experienced as teenagers.
Anyone who watched Cheryl at Judges Houses on will have seen her glowing skin. While some of that is no doubt the result of her newborn, she also recently told that she swears by: "Fish oil capsules, because if you’re eating right it will show in your skin."
No one’s skin is the same. A moisturiser that quenches your mum’s skin thirst might not quench yours at all. And with so many variables out there, searching for the best moisturiser for dry skin can be more difficult than holding a plank for more than two minutes. But, if you arm yourself with the right information, you’ll find it in a heartbeat.