What your skin is telling you about how body

The skin is a great barometer of what is going on inside the body. If your skin is irritated, inflamed or congested, chances are high that there may be an imbalance in your gut. Our skin is our body’s largest organ; it […]

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New app is like having a dermatologist in your pocket

If you’re part of the 80 per cent of teens or 40 per cent of adults affected by acne, you’ll know it’s hard to determine whether your breakout is more than just a reaction to overindulging on the weekend, or something more […]

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Is acne in your DNA?

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions globally, affecting more than 90 % of people worldwide. Acne has previously been thought to be caused by skin inflammation, however new research by leading scientists based in the UK has proven that […]

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Why hair care routines are incorporating this trend

It’s out with the celery juice trend (thank gosh) and in with the once underrated apple cider vinegar (or ACV for short). From morning tonics to even bathing in it, we have seemed to come up with the most absurd techniques to […]

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Jade Roller: do you need one?

Welcome to Hit Refresh. This month, we’ll be bringing you articles created by experts that will help you live your best life in 2019. Today, beauty editor Anna Lavdaras takes us through the jade roller. Facial rollers are the latest miracle beauty […]

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Why is everyone getting cosmetic dental work

Obtaining the perfect smile with the help of porcelain veneers has exploded in popularity in the past 10 years, with procedures that were once the go-to for the rich and famous now being sought out by the people around us every day. […]

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Should you make the switch to natural beauty?

Welcome to Hit Refresh. This month, we’ll be bringing you articles created by experts that will help you live your best life in 2019. Today, beauty editor Anna Lavdaras takes us through her transition into natural beauty. For the launch of Goop […]

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Why the way we think about acne is changing

What if we told you that a lot of what you thought you knew about acne was wrong? It turns out that familiar common causes – like eating a triple-choc fudge brownie or forgetting to wash your make-up off before you hit […]

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I tried a Korean beauty 10 step cleansing routine for a week

Welcome to Hit Refresh. This month, we’ll be bringing you articles created by experts that will help you live your best life in 2019. Today, beauty editor Anna Lavdaras takes us through her Korean 10-step skin routine. After years of observing Korean-born […]

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‘I bathed in apple cider vinegar for 3 weeks and here’s what happened’

Lately, it seems apple cider vinegar (ACV) is being used to fix just about anything. Want to drop a few kilos? Reach for apple cider vinegar. Need to clean your apartment? Apple cider vinegar will do the trick. Just got dumped? Douse […]

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