Thursday, January 18, 2018

Caring for the skin *

Dermatologist Dr Rachael Eckel during a lecture at the celebration of the first anniversary at The Skin Health Insitute.

Listen up ladies and gents! Chances are skin issues such as rosacea, acne, age spots and ingrown hair may have you grimacing.

Chances are you've been trying for decades to get those issues out of the way. And chances are you've given up the fight! Recently at the gala celebration of the one year anniversary of The Skin Health Institute in Maraval, World renowned skin care expert Dr Zein Obagi of ZO Skin Health, discussed myriad topics including skin health science and some of the main culprits behind troubling skin issues like acne and rosacea. Obagi also clarified a lot of misconceptions about moisturisers. He said from the least expensive to the most expensive brands, moisturisers are an absolute waste of time and are among of the main culprits responsible for skin problems.

Products should be specially formulated and contain ingredients that work at the cellular level, Obagi said, to improve and activate cellular functions. Most moisturisers on the market, Obagi noted, address only the skin's surface and have very limited or no benefits.


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