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If you have a dehydrated skin, try a hydrating serum!

If you have a dehydrated skin, try a hydrating serum!

Is my skin DRY or DEHYDRATED?? Many of us assume that the terms ‘dry’ and ‘dehydrated’ mean the same thing when describing our skin.  The truth is that all skin can be dehydrated. People are born with their dry skin types, but dehydrated skin can happen to anyone. Dehydrated skin may seem dry, but it’s not the same has having a dry skin type. Dry skin is characterized by fewer oil-producing glands on the face and body. Using a face oil as part of your skincare routine will give it a great boost. Dehydrated skin, on the other hand, is a...

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Myth: Water is a Good Moisturiser

Myth: Water is a Good Moisturiser

Although the addition of water to a beauty or skincare product might seem naturally hydrating, water can actually be extremely drying for the skin. ⠀⠀When left on the skin on its own, it evaporates and leaves the skin extremely dry. It can remove the hydrators in your skin. ⠀⠀Moisture is the key to maintaining smooth, healthy and radiant skin. While drinking water helps our cells stay hydrated from within, when applied to the skin externally, water doesn’t have the same hydrating effect.⠀When water is used in skincare products, it only dilutes other key ingredients and fails to add any nourishment...

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The Most Effective Anti-Aging Ingredients in Skincare

The Most Effective Anti-Aging Ingredients in Skincare

"Nature gives you the face you have at 20. Life shapes the face you have at 30. But at 50, you get the face you deserve.” ~ Coco Chanel  The very first question most people have when exploring the realm of anti-aging skin care is, what skin rejuvenation products have been proven to be effective? There are several active ingredients that have been clinically proven to be effective skin rejuvenators. One of the most effective treatments is vitamin A derivatives such a Retinol or Retinyl Palmitate and experts say that there is absolutely no other ingredient that can compete with...

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Essential Oils in Skincare - Good or Bad?

Essential Oils in Skincare - Good or Bad?

Usually, essential oils are extracted from the plant by steam or water distillation or in the case of the citrus essential oils by cold pressing. Our native New Zealand essential oils of Manuka and Kanuka are steam distilled from the leaves and twigs.

 

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Skincare as unique as New Zealand is

Skincare as unique as New Zealand is

The SoSimple skincare range is inspired by herbal medicine and tried-and-true ancient skincare treatments used for centuries by women to maintain flawless skin and a youthful glow.

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