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Chemical vs. Mineral Sunscreen

Chemical Sunscreen Chemical sunscreen refers to the type of sunscreen that uses active ingredients to absorb the sun’s rays, convert them into heat, then release that through the skin. Chemical sunscreens allow UV light into the skin and then react with one or more of the following ingredients – homosalate, octinoxate, oxybenzone, avobenzone, octocrylene – […]

5 Reasons You Should Always Wear Sunscreen According To a Skincare Expert

Sunscreen is among the most effective ways to protect the skin barrier alongside taking skincare supplements and wearing protective clothing for starters. Feel free to book a 30-minute in-person consultation with our in-house esthetician, Becca Kisyake, to get your questions and concerns addressed if you start noticing new changes to your skin. Book here. We […]

SPF, UVA, UVB: What do they mean and what’s the difference?

What is SPF? Sunscreen is a popular theme around this time of the year (hey vacation squad), and SPF is commonly associated with it. SPF stands for sun protection factor which is how well the sunscreen protects the skin from UVB rays.  Always go for a broad-spectrum sunscreen – one that protects the skin against […]

Aloe Invisible Sunscreen: Everything You Need To Know About The New Aloe Invisible Sunscreen

Why is sunscreen important? Sunscreen has a sun protection factor that shields the skin’s health and appearance by protecting it from skin cancer, inflammation, dark spots, sunburn, and premature ageing. You should always pick a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher for daily use – hey consistency! We know it can be tough […]

Introducing our NEW Uncover skincare products

We are so excited to announce the launch of our new Uncover Skincare product range: Aloe Invisible Sunscreen, Green Tea Revitalising Cleanser, Rooibos Glow Toner and Argan Hydrating Moisturiser.  We have been carefully crafting these products for 2 years, studying the science of healthy skin with our team of top formulation scientists in the world’s […]

Menopause

What is menopause?  Menopause occurs after a year without a menstrual period. It tends to occur in our late 40’s to early 50’s marking the end of a lady’s fertile reproductive years – a natural part of the ageing process.  Menopause is divided into perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause. However, when people experience menopause early, before […]