Alumier Skin Experts / June 4, 2018

My sister always wanted to follow in our mum’s footsteps. Mum is Jane Hiscock, the author of the VTCT Beauty Therapy NVQ. I was never interested in therapy, I was creative. I did A-Levels in Photography, Art, Fashion and English Language for Journalism. I was adamant I was going to…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 6, 2018

Rosacea is a skin condition characterized by facial flushing, persistent redness, visible vessels and blemishes.  The first sign of rosacea may be redness or flushing that comes and goes. Rosacea…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 6, 2018

As you learned from AlumierMD’s previous post on exfoliants, chemical acids are a great way to treat a number of skin concerns like dark spots, acne, dry patches, fine lines, and more. We skimmed over…

Alumier Skin Experts / April 6, 2018

Exfoliation is crucial to maintaining healthy skin. The regular removal of the superficial skin cells helps encourage skin rejuvenation, fade dark spots and discoloration, remove flaky patches, improve the appearance of fine lines and keep pores clear. Exfoliated skin also helps…

Alumier Skin Experts / January 3, 2018

If you’re already using retinol as part of your skincare routine, then you probably know that it is the gold standard for preventing the signs of skin aging. Other than broad spectrum sunscreen there is no other product that is better…

Alumier Skin Experts / October 13, 2017

Every day your skin comes into contact with a number of stressors that clog pores and cause damage to the skin. Is it any wonder that the more polluted the environment around us, the more it affects our skin? A 2016 study[1] found that women who lived in urban areas had…

Alumier Skin Experts / September 13, 2017

We all know that sugar is bad for us–we shouldn’t consume too much as it has negative effects on the body and mind. But did you know that sugar doesn’t just affect your internal health, but also the look of your…

Alumier Skin Experts / May 9, 2017

Your skin is the largest organ of the body and we tend not to be as kind and gentle to it as we are to the rest of our bodies organs. We keep our internal organs healthy by exercising, following a good diet, trying to get decent sleep, as…

Alumier Skin Experts / February 16, 2016

Why should I use sunscreen? It is well known that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes skin cancer and premature skin aging. A 2011 study from Australia reported that daily sunscreen use reduces melanoma risk by 50% and reduces the risk of…