Get glamorous hands

Glamorous girlsÂ’ hands work hard – surely they deserve some extra special TLCÂ…with Johnson’s Baby Soothing Naturals Intense Moisture Cream and according to to a survey this is what girls in the UK do to their hands in just one … Continue reading

Pangaea launches new wrinkle-busting range

London: Europe’s leading dermaceutical company, Pangaea Laboratories, has launched a new skincare range containing the latest wrinkle-busting technology. Medik8®, consists of 24 products combining cutting-edge biotechnology (use of fat based delivery systems, ‘liposomesÂ’) with the latest dermaceutical peptide ingredients. All … Continue reading

Kojic Acid

A natural skin-lightening agent found in a Japanese mushroom. It works by blocking the formation of pigment. It is used for toning the skin, lightening age spots, freckles and general pigmentation problems on the face and body.


A synthetic antioxident that resembles co-enzyme Q-10 but has smaller molecules, allowing to be more easily absorbed by the skin. Its manufacturers claim it is more powerful than any known antioxident.


DMAE DMAE, or dimethylaminoethanol (chemical name deanol), is a compound found in high levels in oily fish such as anchovies, sardines and salmon. It is also produced in small amounts by the human brain. It is sold as a food … Continue reading

Beta Glucan

Beta Glucan is a powerful immune stimulator which is also effective in the diet in preventing coronary heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol and increasing good cholesterol levels. It is found in mushrooms, barley, oats and yeast.

Best anti-wrinkle supplements

For the food sources and explanations of these supplements see Diet and also Anti-Ageing Elixirs Vitamins: A, B complex including folate acid and biotin,C (L-Asorbic Acid and Ascorbyl Palmitate) and vitamin E Minerals:Calcium, chromium, magnesium, selenium and zinc Amino Acids … Continue reading

Vitamin C ester

This is a combination of Vitamin C with palmitic acid (a fatty acid derived from palm oil) which is more easily absorbed by the skin. It is a powerful antioxident which can help skin heal, particularly skin which has been … Continue reading

Vitamin C

An antioxident which is applied to the skin to neutralise free radicals. Topical Vitamin C encourages collagen production and repair. But can burn and irritate the skin as well as loosing its potency when exposed to the air.

A Derivatives

Deritivatives of Vitamin A such as retinyl palmitate and retinly linoleate have gained popularity with manufacturers becausethey are thought to work like Retin A but with less irritation.